Shapely Assets

Last week someone asked me what they should wear under their cute summer dresses. Now, for me, it really depends on the dress. A baby doll usually requires the usual undergarments, but anything that fits tighter than that requires extra reinforcements. Body shapers are a life-saver for me. They conceal any flaws I want to [...]

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What’s In My Beach Bag?

Yesterday was super warm and balmy here in Minneapolis and it called for spending some time in the sun. I dug out my beach bag and did a quick inventory since I haven't used it yet this year. I always leave it packed (even in the winter) so I can just grab it and go. [...]

Style Inspiration-Snow White and the Huntsman

One cannot watch "Snow White and the Huntsman" without being completely gobsmacked by the costumes. They are truly incredible! Academy Award winning costume designer Colleen Atwood just may win herself another Oscar. Atwood, a favorite of Tim Burton, is the genius behind such movies as "Edward Scissorhands" and "Alice in Wonderland", but with this new [...]

Madewell Summer Picks

I love Madewell, mainly because not only do they carry their own brand, but others as well. Their clothing and accessories are casual or edgy, depending on how you style the look. They have a vast offering of merchandise, the quality is great, and the price points vary. It's a great place to find anything [...]

CFDA Awards

The CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Awards were held Monday night honoring the best of the best in fashion. Here's a run down of this year's winners: Womenswear Designer of the Year-Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen for The Row Menswear Designer of the Year-Billy Reid Accessory Designer of the Year-Reed Krakoff Swarovski Award [...]

Denim Jacket 2012

Just when I think denim jackets are over, someone styles it in such a fabulous way that I need to pull mine out again. Jenna Lyons, the powerhouse behind J. Crew ( and one of my idols) sported a denim jacket and skirt to the Met Gala recently and I'm in love. She is so [...]