Linen: Always cool and chic

The mention of linen usually evokes feelings of both love and hate, a long lived love/hate relationship. Often we love the look and feel of linen, but hate the wrinkles. I love linen and don’t really mind the wrinkles. Why, you may ask? For me, linen feels a bit old fashioned and polished, despite the way it wrinkles. I love linen suits and separates for several reasons. First, linen is cool and comfortable in really hot weather. It doesn’t stick to your skin or ever feel sweaty like cotton can. And it’s a natural fiber with a distinct look and [..] read more

Paris Summer Chic

Home at last-France and Italy were everything I’d hoped for. Along with studying all of the art and history of Europe, I’ve always been a big people watcher, and observing the trends and differences between French, Italian, and American women was absolutely fascinating to me. I could truly write a book about everything I did and observed in Europe, but I’ll start smaller for today! I’d like to tell you about the trends I saw in Paris and share with you how you too can adopt “Parisian Chic!” Linen The biggest trend I noticed was linen. Women of all ages [..] read more