In The Navy

In The Navy

When I was in junior high, a mere thirty years ago, wool pea coats were all the rage. They kept us very warm, looked cool (especially paired with penny loafers), and went with all of our "Preppy Handbook" outfits. They had a "new" feel, but have actually been around for centuries. Originally worn by European, [...]

Fall Into The Gap

The Gap has previewed their Fall 2012 collection and it's super. They are finally returning to what they do best-cool, classic,style. The line features must-have basics like tailored wool blazers in rich autumnal hues, embellished sweaters, and classic khakis and denim (but with a cool, modern twist). They are plenty of statement pieces along with [...]

From My Style Book

It's a gloomy day here in Minneapolis so I've been playing with my shopstyle and stylebook apps (again). It's so fun to browse through hundreds of items and then put together dream outfits. I created four great looks for spring. They're fun, a little flirty, and contain a variety of price points. I love this [...]

Nails On Pointe

I've shared my love of ballet with you all before. I think it's one of the most beautiful art forms and I always dreamed of being a ballerina (don't most girls?). One of the things I love the most are all the muted colors. The beige, pink, and white of ballet slippers, tutus, and leotards [...]

Spring Styles

This amazing weather has me imagining perfect spring outfits. I spent some time today searching through my shopstyle app and putting together a couple of super fun spring ensembles. I seriously could spend all day doing this, and if you haven't downloaded the app yet-what are you waiting for? Here are two of my favorite [...]