Storing Your Gems

Bracelets, necklaces, and rings look fabulous on, but what do you do with them when you’re not wearing them? This can be tricky because some items are big, bulky, and take up room. Here are some fun ways to store your accessories: Bracelets: Store them vertically on a fun paper towel holder! There are some […]

Gingham Style

Spring is always the most fun time to play with prints. I’m sure many of you have plaid in your closet, but what about gingham? I like to think of gingham as plaid’s preppy cousin. This is definitely one that you should play around with. Here are some ideas for you: Remember that if you […]

Dear Barry Chic…

I get the question, “Is it okay to wear navy and black together?” a lot. Oh, how these fashion rules have plagued us for so many years. Right along with the “Don’t wear white after labor day.” (Which, believe me, you can.) Rules are meant to be broken, right? But back to navy and black, […]

Fabulous Floppy Hat

Now that beanie season is over, it’s time to switch to my new favorite hat trend…the big, floppy hat! You all know that I love to be accessorized at all times and I love hats (especially when you’re having a not-so-hot hair day). Since not a lot of women don’t embrace this trend, it is […]

First Day of Spring

It’s officially here! Happy first day of Spring. Here in Wisconsin we have been having beautiful Spring weather for the past 2 weeks. Spring signifies warmer weather as well as longer, sunnier days. Spring also signifies newness. Flowers blooming and.. Spring cleaning! Have you started yours yet? Some people find this the perfect time to […]

Pushing Your Buttons

While doing closet edits with clients, I find a lot of coats or sweaters that are in perfect condition but there’s just something about them that bores me. Or maybe they just look a little dated. What can be done? We’re obviously not going to get rid of it. Especially if it is in great […]

And Color of the Year goes to…

Marsala! Here is what Pantone describes their 2015 Color of the Year description as: A naturally robust and earthy wine red, Marsala enriches our minds, bodies and souls. Marsala is a subtly seductive shade, one that draws us in to its embracing warmth. Much like the fortified wine that gives Marsala its name, this tasteful hue embodies […]

FIT to be tied

When I was in New York for Fashion Week, I was able to sneak away for a tour of New York’s nationally recognized fashion and design school, FIT.  What did I learn? The school serves over 10,000 talented students coming from all over the world.  Some of the designers who have passed through these halls:  Brian […]

Shopping in Soho–part 2

In part 1, I talked about the high end and affordable boutiques in Soho, but there is so much more so let’s move on to other shopping options.   If you are a fan of vintage/resale shopping, there is no shortage of it in Soho.  You will always find some amazing Chanel bags and jewelry […]