The Little Not-So-Black Dress

Last Saturday when I asked a client if she wanted an LBD (little black dress) she said, “Yes, but not the B part.” She loved the idea of such an adaptable dress for going out, but she didn’t want to get lost in the sea of black dresses she sees everywhere. I totally agreed with her and assured her she didn’t have to wear black to get the versatility she’s looking for. One of the reasons the little black dress (and black in general) is so popular is that it’s easy and not completely memorable like some other colors. But [..] read more

Replacing an Old Friend

Last week I talked about a few of my favorite wardrobe pieces I’ve had and loved for many years. Unfortunately, no matter how much you love a piece sometimes a garment wears out. This makes me sooo sad!! This is my good friend, my linen “safari” jacket I bought on my first trip to Paris in 2008. It’s 9 years old! Dang, that’s pretty old! I’ll admit I didn’t wear it every single spring/summer for 9 years. My size changes by a few pounds fairly often, so a few seasons it was either too small or too large. Eventually, I [..] read more