Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Silver Lining

Stressed out? Between work and the election -- last night's debate was embarrassing for our country -- I feel like I can see new lines appearing on my face daily. A few things are getting me through this odd time:

  • My Husband
  • Our Pugs
  • Exercise
  • Fashion
Do whatever you need to do to stay sane.

Outfit Details

Dress: Rebecca Taylor Lily Clip Dress in Black and Silver

The dress is a little scratchy but oh so beautiful and flattering.

ShoesSJP by Sarah Jessica Parker Maud Sandals

These SJP sandals seem like they were made to go with this dress, and they're on sale now on the SJP website. They're actually comfortable, too!

Monday, September 28, 2020

Orange You Glad It's Fall?

This orange patterned dress from Parker is probably more suited to a hot sunny summer day, but since it's still in the 80s (and incredibly humid) here in Atlanta, I wanted to go ahead and wear it before the temperature really starts to drop (for good). I do love this time of year, except for one thing: I miss the daylight. I love a long summer day that is sunny in the morning and still light out at 8:30 p.m. I definitely long for those lingering sunsets once Fall gets underway.

Outfit Details

DressParker Millie Asymmetrical Orange-Print Flounce Dress

Buy it at Neiman Marcus or Saks OFF 5TH today! The dress wrinkles easily -- it's linen, so of course it wrinkles -- but it's still a cute find. I usually stay away from linen, but I couldn't resist the citrus print!

Shoes: Jimmy Choo Abigail Metallic Raffia Cork Wedge Sandals

I usually don't like shoes with a large cork wedge, since they seem to wear out more easily than other types of wedges, but I got a great deal on these shoes earlier in the month.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Celebrating Fall

Happy First Day of Fall! The weather has turned so cool here in Atlanta, so it really does feel like summer is behind us. The year is going by fast, and I know I won't be the only one happy to see 2020 come to a close.

I'm celebrating the start of a new season in this ribbed dress from Milly. The material is heavy, so it's perfect for a crisp autumn day; the high today is only 71! Beautiful!

Fall to me means apples, pumpkin spice, cozy knits and long-sleeve dresses. I'm looking forward to Halloween and Thanksgiving, although these events will look so different this year. What does fall mean to you?

Today's Outfit Details

Dress: Milly Ribbed Fit and Flare Dress in Sapphire Blue

This dress is super simple - but also super comfortable. Find the exact dress at Bloomingdale's or shop a similar style in guava pink at Neiman Marcus.

Shoes: Jimmy Choo Mesh Pumps in Electric Blue (no longer available)

If you like the mesh look -- and this vivid blue color -- check out this design (with a lower heel).

Monday, September 21, 2020


Rebecca Taylor's "wear to work" collection, Tailored, launched in 2019, and it's filled with classic, professional pieces that you can mix and match for a full work wardrobe.

The timing for this collection wasn't great, though, as most people are wearing casual clothes to virtual offices these days, working from home in sweats, jeans, tank tops, shorts...  or just something that looks good from the waist up

Although most of my staff works remotely, I'm going into the LMi office about four days per week, so I still dress the part. Today, I'm wearing a piece from the Tailored collection, and although this particular dress is no longer available, you can still shop online for similarly professional clothes, should you need them. (I haven't been to a mall since February - have you?)

Today's Outfit:

Dress: Tailored by Rebecca Taylor Aime Fit and Flare Dress

The dress runs large; I'm wearing a size two for reference.

Shoes: Malone Souliers Mila Platform Sandals

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Cool Runnings

The weather has finally turned cooler in Atlanta! I don't know how long it will last, but I had a great run outside early this morning. I'm definitely taking advantage of these temperatures while I can. It was amazing to come back from a run feeling good and not completely drenched from head to toe in sweat!

This red dress from Shoshanna is perfect for the weather, featuring scalloped edges, a light crepe material and three-quarter sleeves. It runs a little large - I'm wearing a size two and the sleeves are just huge on me - but I still love it.

I always try to match my lipstick to my dress when I wear red - you can't go wrong with a strong red lip!

Outfit Details

Dress: Shoshanna Brielle Red Stretch Crepe Puff-Sleeve Scallop-Edge Dress

Shoes: Aquazzura Cosmo Rainbow d'Orsay Pointed Toe Pumps

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Stay Puffed

It was so windy when I was taking my picture that I didn't think any would actually come out! It's going to be a rainy and stormy week here in Atlanta!

Today's dress is one that I just loved from both a color and design perspective. As you probably know by now if you ever read this blog, I love a good puffed sleeve -- and the sleeves on today's dress are extra puffed!

Outfit Details

You can still buy this dress at select retailers like NET-A-PORTER or a longer version in a light blue. Saks is also carrying this dress in white, but I just love the army green color. It was fun getting my eye makeup to match!

The dress is super soft and easy to wear, fitted at the waist and with ruffles at the neckline and hem. It's feminine and chic - perfect for the office!

Shoes: Jimmy Choo Love 85 Pointed Toe Pumps in Gold

Monday, September 14, 2020

Pink on Pink

 Every woman needs some pink in her closet. I love how this color accentuates a healthy summer glow, and it can be worn on everyone. Pink is feminine and fun... there's nothing wrong with pink!

This bodycon dress from BCBGMaxAzria is designed to show off your curves, but is still ultra flattering, with a fluttering hemline and sleeves to draw the eye. The vertical ribbed detailing also helps elongate the frame, making you seem slimmer. It's all about the details!

Dress: BCBCMaxAzria Short Sleeve Fluted Bodycon Dress in Sunkist Coral (no longer available)

As Seen On!

Tuesday, September 8, 2020


If there's one thing this dress has, it's a lot of movement! I love the pleated skirt and how it flows down around my hips and legs. Combined with the color, this dress is definitely eye catching! Vogue mentioned the dress in its piece about Alice + Olivia's Pre-Fall 2019 Collection, saying it was the perfect dress for spinning around on a dance floor. I won't be doing too much dancing anytime soon, so I guess wearing it to the office will have to do for now!

Outfit Details

DressAlice + Olivia Jolene Asymmetric Pleated Satin Midi Dress in Turquoise

Available at The Outnet and YOOX.

Shoes: Sophia Webster Rosalind Jeweled Sandals in Turquoise

These jeweled sandals by Sophia Webster match perfectly. I got a great deal on them, but this exact color is no longer available. You can still find them in silver or black on the Sophia Webster website, though. I love these sandals so much, I also have them in gold!

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Dressing With Ease

 One of the most appealing traits of the typical fit and flare dress is the ease with which you can wear it. You don't have to worry about underwear choice, to Spanx or not to Spanx, what bits are bulging, etc. You can just pop it on and head out.

Outfit Details:

Dress: Halston Heritage Black and Cream Organic Notch Fit and Flare Dress

The dress has an eye-catching pattern, little cap sleeves and a flattering v-neck. Anyone, especially women with curves, will feel comfortable and confident in this dress.

Shoes: Sophia Webster Rosalind Crystal 85 Heeled Sandals in Black

These sandals are super cute, with a jeweled crystal heel that helps make them truly unique.

Troian Bellisario from Pretty Little Liars wore these sandals (in a gold hue) when she attended Meghan and Harry's wedding in 2018. Was that really two years ago? Time sure does fly by...