1960s Eye Makeup

For Halloween (yes, forever ago), I dressed up like a science officer from Star Trek: The Original Series. This involved big hair and dramatic eyes. Since then, I've been hooked on 1960s eye makeup ....more

Have Your Cake and Wear It Too

I love shoes. I love dessert. Now, I can have both in one ....more

Ode to Black Skinny Jeans

Last year for Halloween I wanted to be Death from the Sandman comics. To do this, I needed black pants. This seems like a straightforward clothing item that I would already have, but you're assuming I'm the kind of person who can find pants that fit ....more

Pick of the Week: Dip-hem Skater Dress

This is a power dress. It's the sort of simple dress with an eye-catching detail that lets your inner star shine. It's all about the skirt with it's sexy-sweet dip, abundant pleats and beautiful movement ....more

Pick of the Week: Comfy Blazer

I'm getting ready for a work trip next week. It will be a whirlwind. I'm flying very early in the morning in time to land and get to an expo that huge and rather hectic ....more

You Monster

Let's be bad guys, or -- as is often the case -- the unleashed and misguided scientific experiments of a delusional madman. T-Rex just wants to be loved, you guys. Why are you running away? ...more

Etsy Shop of the Week: Complements By Jo

It's Halloween! (I know it is not technically Halloween today, but it's October, which is Halloween for the whole month). I love costumes ....more

Ankle Boots

Looking for the perfect ankle boots for fall. Want to help me shop? Top: grey bow boot, G by Guess "Tarrah" at Macy's $75buckle wedge, Naturalizer "Quimby" $139red vintagey button boot, Miz Mooz "Strut" on Amazon $160Middle: tri-color bootie, Seychelles "Stick Your Neck Out" on Amazon $70woven bootie, H&M $99blue suede bootie, Anne Klein "Sondra" at Macy's $106 (sale)Bottom: biker bootie, Miz Mooz "Deanna" on Amazon $175grey leather and suede, Easy Spirit "Pedrina" at Macy's $98 (sale)brown leather and suede, Alfani "Dadine" at Macy's $65 (sale) ...more

Dramatic Makeup

October is the perfect month for anyone who loves a dramatic look. Because of Halloween, you can get away with more in the makeup department than you can the rest of the year. You want to try false eyelashes? ...more

Fall Folklore Trend

Between Alexander McQueen's bad wolves and Docle & Gabanna's forest creature princesses, it was destined to be a folklore fall. Folklore is a look I first encountered a few years ago in Japan, where there are whole stores devoted to the style. It's a bit of a prairie style mixed with boho elements and woodland creature themes ....more