12 Makeup Mistakes To Stop Making Today & Why

I've been guilty of every one of these crimes of beauty at some point in my lifetime. But you live and you learn.  Makeup is supposed to be fun, and it's 100% ok to find your way through trial and error. Here are 12 steps to make sure you've got the healthy makeup basics down!...more

7 Jackets You Need to Keep You Warm this Winter

How many jackets do you need to look stylish in Silicon Valley or that matter in Germany?  Seven jackets you need to keep you warm in Silicon Valley.  Jackets are an accessory. They look beautiful in your closet and on you.  Don’t just choose one.My jacket collection began the month before I got married.  Before because a month after I was married we moved to freezing Germany. Freezing Germany but oh so lovely Berlin, Germany....more

Platinum in Progress

Why do they say blondes have more fun?  There are several different blondes from yellow to ash blonde, dirty blonde you get it.   I really don’t know. However I say, platinum blondes have more fun....more

Usher in the Holidays in Style: 5 Show-Stopping Party Dresses

I love celebrating the holidays, and every year I imagine having some sort of fancy party plans that would require me to wear a sassy dress and heels.With that in mind, I did some of the legwork for you ladies who have exciting party plans. These aren’t your run of the mill "throw a sweater over them and you can also wear them to work" kind of dresses; these are some total show-stoppers to usher in the holidays in style!...more

My December Stitch Fix: A Grinchy Fix with A Gem

With all the boxes being delivered to my front porch this month, my December Stitch Fix is one of my most anticipated. Sure, I’ve got lots of clothes in my closet by now, but there is something about the holidays that makes me want to treat myself to a little something-something while I’m shopping for everyone else!Here’s my stylist note for December:...more

How to Wear a Poncho (Without Looking Like Your Grandma)

Poncho SeasonOne of the many, many reasons that fall is my favorite season is all the incredibly soft sweaters that come out. Of all of these sweaters, ponchos are my favorite because you are practically wearing a blanket and getting away with it (another reason I love blanket scarves as well). Ponchos are just so dang cozy!...more

5 Services to Keep the Men in Your Life Dapper

Use these services and you'll have the sharpest-looking man in the neighborhood. ...more

My November Stitch Fix: Comfy + Casual

The weather outside isn’t frightful yet, but I’m already feeling the urge to snuggle up under a fuzzy blanket, drink some hot cocoa and nibble on some snickerdoodles. After over two dozen Stitch Fix boxes, I’m doing quite well on work-appropriate clothes. However, I’ve recently realized that my weekend casual wear could really use some upgrading....more

Black and Gold Glam Smokey Cat Eye Makeup Tutorial

This black and gold smokey cat eye has been one of my favorite Fall looks that I have created.  This look is dark, smokey, and alluring.  I feel like I have been creating a lot of light, bright, and holiday-inspired looks lately.  I...more