Homemade Gifts vs. Handmade Gifts, for Christmas

I'm a great proponent of homemade gifts. I love the intent and thought put into them and have spent many Christmases making presents. I've made aprons and pickles and marinated manchego cheese. I've knitted scarves and bagged rosemary-roasted cashews. But this year I have a full-time job outside my home and plan on continuing the tradition of homemade gifts by buying handmade things from the internet! ...more
Enjoyed your post. I am a crafter and baker and so I make a lot of my own gifts.  This year I am ...more

Five Fabulous Statement Necklaces from High to Low

Big, bold, bright statement necklaces are the perfect accessory really. Dress up tee shirts with them, wear one with a business emsemble for a pop, dress up your basics, and of course, cocktail parties!...more
BTW, Overstock.com points out, rightly so, that their gold necklace is REAL GOLD, for which ...more

How To Wear Orange (Without Looking Like You're In Costume)

Halloween is nearly upon us! The leaves are changing and there's a nip in the air - all sure-fire signs of fall. I always have a pang for new school-clothes and boots at this time of year and, while I appreciate fabulous costumes, I'm more likely to work a subtle touch of autumnal color into my wardrobe. Did you know orange can be a neutral? I'm going to show you how.Here are five ways to wear orange without looking like you're going Trick or Treating.1. ...more
And one big DON'T: Don't wear it with black. You'll look like nothing BUT Halloween.more

Five Fall Fashion Trends

I've scoured the internet for the hottest fall trends and I've got five key things to freshen up your look for Fall 2012. #1. The bootie.  The bootie....more
Going from freelance to payroll starting next week. (It's been a blissful barefoot two years of ...more

Last Minute Fabulous Finds For Father's Day

Father's Day is this Weekend!! Fear not, I've got you covered. Here are a few fabulous last minute Father's Day gift ideas for your special Dad....more
@BlogHer Not at all! Our latest blog post (http://t.co/879IkJzJ) talks about last minute group ...more

5 Great Mother's Day Gifts For Stylish Moms

Daughters, Sisters, Friends, Mothers... are you ready for Mother's Day this coming Sunday? Well if you need a little help, here are five fabulous gift ideas for any stylish mom from high-end to low, it's the thought that counts, remember? 1. Fashion-loving mom? The ultimate book on Dior. Gorgeous, luxurious, fascinating....more
I dunk ebayed and bought my mom a pair of Cole Haan Nike Air ballet flats that didn't look as ...more

5 Perfectly Spring Accessories

The weather is sunny and bright - time to pack up the sweaters and wooly scarves and move on to pretty, lighter touches. But what's hot and what's not? I've got five great Spring fashion accessories that will be easy on your budget and bring you up to date without requiring a closet overhaul....more
@BlogHerStyle Great advice!!!more

How to Wear Red for Valentine's Day Without Looking Like Santa's Helper

Valentine's Day is nearly upon us. How will you celebrate? Dinner with your sweetie? Candles and wine? Romantic cards? Here are five festive ways to use red without feeling Christmas-y. 1. Throw on an adorable little RED dress from JCrew....more
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5 Tips To A Cleaner Closet

It's a new year and the perfect time to organize your closet!I know it doesn't sound like a lot of fun but I have five tips that will make it seem painless, and, I promise, you'll have less trouble getting dressed in the morning. And I'm not recommending one of those thousand dollar closet systems either! 1. Bite the bullet, throw out the plastic and wire hangers and get some of those flocked ones like these from Bed Bath and Beyond...more
Nice tips :)   One thing I always do when cleaning out my cloths cupboard is hang a small bag ...more

Your Guide to Faux Fur: The Look of The Season

Faux fur, and especially faux fur vests, are THE hottest look of the season and available everywhere. These funky accessories can be dressed up with a sheer blouse and kicky skirt with heels or worn casually with jeans and boots - but however you wear it, now's the time to get one or gift one.Herewith, the faux fur vest, to get, to give, from low to high!...more
The hat and bolero are cute. :) The only fake fur I'll be wearing this winter is on the cuff of ...more