Tuesday, May 25, 2021

I've Got a Theory

Today's dress was a birthday gift from my sister, Gail. My sisters really know how to spoil me on my birthday!

Outfit Details:

Dress: Theory Pleated T-Shirt Dress in Dark Crimson

And now please enjoy a snippet from Buffy's musical episode. The song: "I've Got a Theory," of course!

Monday, May 24, 2021

Spot On

Polka dots are always in style! This Likely dress is fun and flirty for a busy Monday in the office, and the Sophia Webster pumps, which I've had for years, are a perfect match.

Outfit Details

Dress: Likely Corinne Ruched Ruffle Polka Dot Dress

Shoes: Sophia Webster Mika Polka Dot Leather Pumps

Saturday, May 22, 2021

The Enduring Allure of Gingham

I first bought this red gingham halter dress back in 2003 to wear for my engagement photos. I was 25 and so excited to get a designer dress. To quote Back to the Future... "My God, has it been that long?"

Almost 20 years later, it still fits! And I now have the perfect shoes to wear with it.

Outfit Details

Dress: Betsey Johnson Red Gingham Halter Dress

Shoes: Sophia Webster Doris Gingham Platform Sandals

I wore this fun ensemble for an actual in-person event for Colleen Oakley's new novel, The Invisible Husband of Frick Island. I can't wait to read it! Buy your copy today.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Pink Peplum Power

Talk about a power dress! This pink peplum wonder from Black Halo is simultaneously eye-catching, feminine and professional. People will definitely remember you in this dress.

Outfit Details

Dress: Black Halo Jax Peplum Sheath Dress in Iconic Pink

Shoes: Sophia Webster Andie Bow Pink Satin Pumps (no longer available) 

Purse: Sophia Webster Patti Top Handle Bag (no longer available) 

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Birthday Love

I had a birthday since my last post. I still can't believe I'm 43!

Today's dress was a gift from my sister, Laura, and my new Valentino purse was a birthday gift from my generous husband. I am definitely feeling the love!

Outfit Details

Dress: Shoshanna

Shoes: Jimmy Choo

Purse: Valentino

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

60s Inspired

Today's dress from Donna Morgan features a bold, 60s-inspired geometric print and a high neck. What could be a stuffy look comes across as whimsical and fun thanks to the ruffled cap sleeves, ruffled hem and neck, and the sweet combination of colors. Pink, yellow and navy blue? Somehow it works.

Donna Morgan Ruffled Geo Print Dress

My parents are staying with us for about a week while they re-do their downstairs hardwood floors, and we've been watching a lot of Netflix since they don't subscribe to the streaming service at home. Last night, I made them start watching The Queen's Gambit, and they are hooked. I love the fashion in that movie, and since it takes place in the 1950s and 1960s, today's dress seems like a nod to the show. If you haven't watched it yet, I highly recommend it.

I paired the dress with an old pair of Manolo Blahniks -- one of the first pairs I ever owned. The pink in the dress was a perfect match with the pink color of the sandals.

Completing the look is a pair of butterfly Kendra Scott earrings in Rose Pink Kyocera Opal.

P.S. May the Fourth Be With You! Click to see our 2017 Star Wars themed Halloween photo.