Wine, Velvet and Florals, Oh My!

I had you at wine, didn’t I? In my post on Mauve last week, I had the hardest time limiting myself to talking about just one color. Since I’ve been seeing so many great color combos, such as mauve and wine, and interesting trends this fall, this week, I’m featuring 3 fall 2017 trends! Wine! Yep, I love to drink it and wear it! While wine as a fashion color doesn’t exactly sound new, it actually is. While the hue’s big sister, burgundy, is closer to purple and has been popular a few autumns now, wine is more red. Think [..] read more

How to Wear Mauve for Fall

When I featured this mauve coat in a post about color combinations, I hadn’t really thought about how popular the color is this season. The fashion industry has been touting pink as a big trend for the past several seasons, and this season Pantone (the color experts) is calling it “ballet slipper pink.” It’s a very, very, very light shade of pink, but it seems to hint (to my eye) at being mauve with massive amounts of white added to it. We’ve discussed it before—extremely light pastels like Ballet Slipper can be very hard to wear for many women, actually [..] read more

Tropical Travel Packing Tips

Disclaimer: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links.  At no extra cost to you, I will earn a small percentage, which will help offset the costs of consistently bringing you style information at no cost to you on this site! Thanks for your support!   My husband and I just returned from Maui last week, so today I want share some packing tips for tropical locale with you. And yes, you’ll have to look at some of my photos, too! (I mean it’s no fun if I don’t post pics, right?) First of all, y’all probably know [..] read more