9/20/20

From Subliminal to Sublime

Like an overnight package delivered to your door, some dreams arrive with an urgent message that requires your immediate attention. The brilliant colors make it impossible to ignore.  The setting is familiar, yet bewildering.  The dream overshadows your morning as though it’s waiting for a response.  Subliminal images of a young girl running through a gold field conjures a nostalgic mood.  She’s clutching a shiny object in her left hand.  A green sky obscures the light.  The soundtrack—music from another decade—ends abruptly on a song that you can’t get out of your head. 





This double-face jacquard sweater-coat reverses from a striking cubist pattern to a solid hue, making it a versatile, timeless option for transitioning seasons. Style Name: Akris Belted Reversible Sweater Coat.

9/3/20

Free Spirits

Free spirits don’t fear the unknown. They face the future with confidence instead of dwelling on the past.  Free spirits treasure independence—the space where creativity flourishes.  They prefer the freedom of the open road over a one-way street, lest they become too restless.  It’s the unexpected detours to scenic places where a free spirit discovers that a generous heart soothes a rebellious soul.




Whatever your mood, whatever the season, this sweater and slipdress combination is perfect, featuring a hazy floral print and off-white ribbing. Style Name: Allsaints Hera Remix Sweater & Slipdress.

8/2/20

Bien Habillé

When you live in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, style is an avocation.  It’s a talent that’s developed from living in a vibrant city with prominent architecture and splendid gardens.  It’s intrinsic to a culture that values joie de vivre.  Indeed, it’s Parisian.





Pale hues lighten the look of a sleeveless tweed dress, tailored with fringed finishes and defined at the waist with a removable belt. Style Name: Maje Rianey Cotton Blend Tweed Sleeveless Dress.


7/10/20

L'Origami

Dressmaking, like origami, uses various folds to achieve geometric shapes from flat material.  A designer can visualize the garment in a piece of fabric before making the pattern, whereas an origami artist can see the three dimensional shape in a square sheet of paper before making the folds.  A vivid spatial imagination enables the artist to see the material’s potential before constructing a beautiful work of art that can be displayed—or worn—for all to admire.







Origami-inspired seaming puffs out the sleeves of this mini-length shift made from Japanese twill with the perfect balance of structure and drape. Style Name: Tibi Origami Sleeve Chalky Drape Shift Minidress.


7/1/20

ZigZag Pizzazz

Missoni’s signature zigzag pattern is like an electric current that excites the senses.  The distinctive weave of Missoni knitwear has an unmistakable texture that feels sumptuous and authentic.  Deluxe separates like the mixed pattern cardigan hugs your curves with a custom fit that stays true to form throughout the day.  A lightweight cape has a breezy weave that caresses your shoulders; a multi-colored scarf adds pizzazz to a white pullover; and the classic triangle bikini—a geometric marvel—is unequivocal and so magnifico.







Dots plot the progression of the colorful zigzags patterning this lightweight knit cardigan with a sweeping silhouette and striped space-dye trims. Style Name: Missoni Zigzag Long Knit Cardigan.

6/14/20

Ganni Two-Part Harmony

Summer is a time of fervent activity in Copenhagen’s beautiful parks.  There’s an exhilaration in the air brought on by warm, sunny days and smiling faces.  Flowers are bursting with vivid colors; fruits are ripening with juicy flavors; and Ganni dresses are popping up everywhere.  Don’t expect to see the typical traditionalist fashion often associated with Scandinavian style because Ganni celebrates the season with unusual prints and colors that sing in two-part harmony.







Hazy blooms drift across this billowy balloon-sleeve blouse textured with crisp pleating. Style Name: Ganni Floral Print Balloon Sleeve Pleated Georgette Blouse.


6/2/20

Love POV - The Row

when you love what you do

The Row

love is your point of view


“Established in 2006 and named in reverence of London's Savile Row,
The Row emulates the bespoke standards of exquisite fabrics,
impeccable details and perfect fits. The Row combines a timeless
perspective with subtle attitudes, forming an irreverent, classic signature.
Collections explore the strength of simplistic shapes that speak to
discretion and are based on uncompromising quality.”


Love POV is a series featuring exceptional designers.





Offering timeless style, this Italian satchel in supple calfskin has a slight domed shape, rolled top handles and a roomy, structured design. Style Name: The Row Margaux 7.5 Leather Bag.


5/21/20

The Virtual Touch

Relax in your at-home Dressing Room with a personalized selection of versatile separates from TrunkClub.  After learning about your style preferences, your TrunkClub stylist will suggest ways to mix trendsetting tops with your beloved jeans; add modern flair to a vintage sundress with the latest accessories; and recommend the perfect cropped pants to complement your favorite Tory Burch sandals.  





Crafted from softly distressed cotton denim, this versatile jean jacket is styled with classic felled seams and glistening metallic buttons. Madewell.



5/11/20

Subtle Sway

By now, you’re probably ready to leave the state of flux you’ve been in for the past few months.  You’re eager for a fresh perspective—a reassuring outlook.  Let instinct guide you to a new place.  Travel to a state of calm where you can unpack the stress and feel light as a feather drifting in the wind.





A classic button-up takes the day off with a lightweight linen fabrication and a gently relaxed fit. Style Name: Polo Ralph Lauren Relaxed Linen Button-Up Shirt.

5/2/20

Pretty Please

Pretty prints get preferential treatment at Ted Baker London.
Signature Skater dresses are pretty as a picture.
Top-notch totes have pretty much everything you could want in a bag.
One-button blazers look pretty smart with exceptional tailoring.
and
You'll be sitting pretty in the cropped Jimeni jacket with a pretty little bow on top.
 




A high/low hem with rippling pleats gives pretty movement to a party dress of airy crinkled chiffon with a sunny and sophisticated floral print. Twisted panels at the front have a waist-sculpting effect. Style Name: Ted Baker London Fabulas Cabana Pleated Dress.



4/21/20

Nonchalance

Like a regional dialect, nonchalance is spoken throughout California.  It’s a language of style that’s influenced by the coastal climate and the live and let live attitude.  It’s a fashion statement that values individuality.  It’s a conversation that starts on the streets of LA or San Francisco and translated into dozens of other languages.





Present poetically in this silken top that's a tastefully refined version of the classic style. Style Name: Vince Poet Silk Popover Top.



4/2/20

Ulla la

There’s an eclectic romanticism to Ulla Johnson dresses that awakens your gypsy spirit.   As spring unfolds, wanderlust takes hold and you’re eager for adventure.  Allow Ulla Johnson to be your guide on a fashion excursion across the globe.  Discover the Juniper dress with puffy sleeves and a generous skirt that’s reminiscent of a Scandinavian celebration.  Jiya, a splendid sundress with criss-cross straps on the back, features a Japanese shibori print that’s at one with nature as you stroll through the park. 





A flouncy silk mini covered in blooms and showered with silvery flecks was inspired by Dutch wax prints and Japanese shibori techniques for a handcrafted feel. Style Name: Ulla Johnson Noemi Long Sleeve Silk Blend Minidress.


3/13/20

Life Coach

Life is full of events that challenge your fiscal and physical fitness.  An objective advisor, be it a financial planner or personal trainer, can restore your confidence and teach you how to avoid obstacles.  Her expertise can be very reassuring when others express doubt.  And her professional guidance will get you back on track faster and make you stronger than before—kind of like a life coach.



Chunky hardware perfectly highlights the glove-tanned leather of a take-everywhere shoulder bag inspired by an archival design first introduced in 1971. The vintage-chic look features a removable strap so you can instantly change up your look by adding a statement strap from your personal collection. Style Name: Coach Archival 20 Duffle Leather Shoulder Bag.



3/2/20

Dressed to the Nines is a State of Mind

When you wear well-made clothes, you don’t need elaborate details to feel dressed up.  Sophisticated silhouettes draw attention to the woman whose style doesn’t require much embellishment.  She’s more interested in a superb fit that complements her bold endeavors than fancy distractions. 


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A vintage tee spells out your tendency to be untamed when it comes to matters of the heart. Style Name: Anine Bing Vintage Wild At Heart Graphic Cotton Tee.


2/24/20

Rugged Soles and Pointed Toes

New Arrivals 
&
 Sophisticated Classics

featuring

Tory Burch, Paul Green, Sorel, Rag & Bone, Vince,
Salvatore Ferragamo



A pointy-toe and wrapped heel keep the look clean-lined and polished on a suede pump designed to take you seamlessly from the office to after-hours events. Style Name: Stuart Weitzman Laney Pointed Toe Pump (Women).