Serving sleeves because sleeves are the secret sauce 😉 I was watching a film set in the 1800s recently and was captivated by the costume design. The full and delicate sleeves on the dresses from the Romantic Period were breathtaking. I then realized that the sleeves in the film looked similar to the sleeves on many blouses in my own wardrobe today. It seems … Read More Your Guide to Statement Sleeves: Sleeves to Try Now
Hello there and Happy New Year! Snake skin has always been a hit or miss style for me, with a lot of misses. While I am not typically drawn to this print, the overall design makes a huge difference and, depending on how it is styled, snake print can create a chic look. For example, I put this casual look together with a pair … Read More Slip into the New Year in Snake Print Shoes
Tis the season for chunky knits, layers, and textures… I traveled to West Virginia earlier this week and the beautiful foliage I was surrounded by resembled paintings of fall trees with rich brown and deep orange hues. It was a subtle, but definitive declaration that is was finally fall. I adore fall fashion and for this post, I am sharing my fall essentials with everything you need to transition into cooler weather and … Read More Fall Essentials – Everything You Need this Season
See things differently. Hello readers! I am back with the final post in my three part series on South African designers. The company featured in this post has an ethical approach to creating fashion, but also experiments with innovative uses of materials. While I saved this company for last, they are certainly not the least favorite among the South African designers I learned about this summer. While exploring the Watershed artisan market in Cape Town, it … Read More South African Designer Series Part III – Sustainable and Ethical Fashion with Ballo
For the past few years, the month of December has been a race against time to the end of the year. There is one goal that I have made less progress on than I aimed for. This year, I am not racing to the finish line to complete it, however, and here is why.
Planning or dreaming about a trip to Marrakesh, Morocco? Check out my favorite items brought back from Morocco and some simple tips for shopping the souks.
It is hard to believe that 2017 is just a few days away! The last quarter of the year always seems to pass by quickly. In 2016, I decided to push myself beyond my comfort zone by pursuing a few new creative ideas, including this blog. I spent the year taking more “fashion photos”, but continued to wonder if I was ready to actually launch a blog. The moral of the story: Just do … Read More Counting Down to the New Year!