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David Bowie and the Current State of Gender Fluidity

As you have probably been reading a lot this week, David Bowie was the original gender maverick. He was one of the first in the public eye to incorporate gender fluidity, the buzzword of 2015, into his on-stage personas.  If you think about it, it is pretty amazing that David Bowie was addressing these issues, with which we are only now becoming more comfortable, 40 years ago! Keep reading to hear how gender issues have come up in our house and scroll down to see how we have caught up in 2015, when designers like Gucci have men in pussy-bow …

Shopping Tips

Real Life Style Approved Sweaters

Now that the weather is finally, really turning, we are here to answer a question we get asked a lot. How can something as simple as a great sweater be so hard to find? Want a reasonable price too? Then you really have to work! RLS would like to help you out this season by pointing out some of our favorites. Happy Shopping! PS  I just bought the Lands’ End drifter for myself in Ivory. .. Land’s End Drifter Cable Crewneck Sweater, $49 . . Garnet Hill Ribbed Crossover Sweater, $128 . . Athleta Passage Sweater Vest, $118.00  / . …

Seasonal Trends

Fall/Winter 2015 Trend: Sixties Mod

Creatures of the Wind, Christian Dior, Calvin Klein . The sixties mod look has been evolving for a few years now and I never get sick of it. Bright candy colors, classic shapes with a mod twist, funky florals and geometrics, it is all so fun! The jeans and t-shirt look below is the perfect look for me to wear on a Closet Makeover day. Happy Shopping! .   Pair a short a-line dress with block-heeled boots, add some python print and a turtleneck and you have the modern version of a true Sixties look. H&M Leather Dress, $250 The …

Seasonal Trends

Fall/Winter 2015 Trend: Polished in Plaid

Rodarte, Miu Miu, Michael Kors . Have you heard? Plaid is back! And not just the grunge revival, which I am not so excited about, but sophisticated plaid and rocking menswear looks. I can not wait to rock the plaid blazer over faux leather leggings look this fall. My riding boots gathered dust in the closet all last year while I obsessively wore all of my ankle boots. They are getting exciting to see the light of day again! Happy Shopping! . A plaid flannel shirt appropriately channels the Nineties, but a plaid wrap jacket combines a popular silhouette of …

Seasonal Trends

Fall/Winter 2015 Trend: Eighties Redo

Rodarte, Saint Laurent, Louis Vuitton . Go big or go home. This is the response Elle Magazine gave a reader asking if she should tone down the “80’s Madonna” trend this season. We are not sure we agree here as RLS. We say, go rich or go home. If you are reading this blog, you are probably old enough to have been around somewhat in the 80’s. You can do a trend the second time around, but you have to luxe it up this time. Scroll down for our modern, grown-up take on the 80’s looks for Fall/Winter 2015. Happy …