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Style Inspiration

Finding My Post-40 Style

Now that I’m just 42, I thought I would finally get around to writing a blog on finding my post-40 style! As happens to a lot of people, my eyes went to pot as soon as I turned 40. And because I already had been wearing reading glasses since the seventh grade, my eyes went above and beyond until I actually required a prescription and an astigmatic correction for every single thing I do in life. Near, far, and reading all require a different prescription with no option of contacts. So that’s how glasses got added into my over-40 style …

Fashion Accessories

Summer Sneaker News

Collaborations, storefronts, and ad campaigns…what’s new with our favorite sneaker brands? I’m here to give you the 411 on the newest happenings with Superga, Puma, and Bucketfeet, of course with some shopping recommendations. Enjoy! . . Superga’s Collaborations Italian sneaker line Superga is a favorite of fashionistas everywhere, but 2016 has been an especially big year for the classic canvas sneaker. Early this year, they released a collaboration with jewelry designer Jennifer Meyer featuring adorable sneaker prints. Here she is looking effortlessly cool in a long-sleeve dress and her “shot through the heart” patterned sneaker. . . If you’re looking for …

Shopping Tips

Marimekko x Target

My love of Marimekko was a foregone conclusion. My mother was NOT into princess pink or fluff. My twin sister and I had matching Marimekko comforters as well as a curtain my mother fashioned from a bedsheet as soon as we graduated into our bunkbeds. Very particular even then, I always loved them. Dating back to 1951 if you can believe it, Marimekko translates from Finnish literally into Mary-dress. Amusing to me that I just found this out as my mother’s name is Mary!  Although it isn’t the decor I would choose now, I have an ingrained attraction to the …

Shopping Tips

Spring Colorblocking

Once again, colorblocking is a huge trend for spring. You can choose to go bright and bold with neon colors or minimalistic with monochrome black and white. Either way, this trend is low-commitment, with no need to invest in any stand-out patterns you won’t like next season, and can be flattering on everyone. Let us know which colorblocking look is your favorite on our Facebook page! Peter Pilotto for Target Colorblock Cardigan, $35   Splendid Two-Tone Knitted Sweater, $120   Rag & Bone Kent Stretch-Satin Jersey Sweatshirt, $395     Diane von Furstenberg Louisa Colorblock Silk Top, $94.50 Prabal Gurung …

Shopping Tips

The Spring Update: Designer Fashion for Less

If you read my blog each week, you’ve probably noticed that I’m a sucker for a great hi-lo collaboration. This spring, we’ve seen some amazing new partnerships between designers and big name stores. While you can’t expect the same quality as the more expensive versions, the signature prints and designs are worth your time. Here are some of the hottest spring collaborations available online.   Duro Olowu for JC Penney offers a beautiful mix of color, texture, and pattern with an international spin. This collaboration is not only full of amazing clothes, but also kitchen sets, household items, and accessories. …