How to Shop Your Closet

"Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening." - Coco Chanel Are winter doldrums sinking you? Are you so over cabin fever? I'm envious of Californians right now; I'm itching for an outdoor life. And my clothes—ugh. I turn my back. Be gone. I peer into my closet and cannot bring myself to sport my winter uniform anymore....more
I recently decided I needed to actually clean the dust bunnies from my closet which required me ...more

Eight basics for fall '08

I've been traveling quite a bit this fall, and now that the airlines are charging for checked luggage, I've gotten to be a pro at packing light.  I've learned two things from living out of my suitcase: I don't really need all that many clothes to get through a week, and having clothes I really love makes it easier to pull together outfits that actually work.   ...more

I have had to learn this the hard way.  It is definitely a trial by error thing.  But, ...more

Economy scaring you? Shop your closet

Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that the economy is bad, and it's only getting worse. But it's also November, which means that we're on the brink of Holiday Party Season, AND the weather is changing (finally) so it's time to bust out your brand new fall wardrobe. Except that the economy is bad, so who can afford a new fall wardrobe? Or a new party dress? Or a new ANYTHING?!? Ahem. ...more

We were blessed to get an amazing deal on a very small house in a fantastic neighborhood. ...more