Festive Fashion & Fun

Christmas Day is less than two weeks away!   In fact, two weeks from today, it will all be over with! For those of you, like me, who keep thinking there is plenty of time left to shop, write cards, even make gifts, let me remind you that the last days of shipping and delivery…

No Jeans….

Could you do it… Could you go without wearing jeans for a year….a month….a week…or even a day! For some of you, I imagine your addiction to jeans in your wardrobe, is as addicting for me in having strong, dark coffee! …Going without is not an option!  It is part of the everyday occurrence…..maybe your jeans are…

Timeless Quality

Strolling around SoHo NYC my senses continually absorb inspiration, Be it color, beauty, character, wit or style, this designer’s eyes never cease to roam. NYC is one of the cities you should pause to look up from.  The architecture on some buildings is truly inspiring. I did that.   In the midst of the masses…

For The Sheer Joy Of It!

Dressing the part is always how I approach what I wear each day. We each create a role every time we put something on, though many don’t get as creative as others. Me, I am not fully dressed til I put on a jacket of some kind to complete my look, my ensemble. Summertime changes…

Impeccably Dressed

Among my many opportunities throughout my career, the humblest come from everyday experiences. I once consulted for Greyhound traveling to various USA cities to fit and size new uniforms for bus drivers and terminal crew/staff. Every city I traveled I was greeted with people who all had a story.  I encountered hard working people of all…

Your Lapels Are Music to My Ears

Lapel shapes create personality to the jacket.  They are inspired by design. Lapel widths must balance the overall jacket silhouette proportion.  Too wide for a person with narrow shoulders and they look like wings.  Too narrow on a barrel chested person and they look like miniatures. A well-made jacket urges you to touch the lapel.…