Several weeks ago, I showed you a glimpse of something wonderful. Sitting as far away from as you are, you can’t appreciate the wonder of this piece. You must come closer. No! You want to get in the necklace’s face. Like so: The next two weeks will be busy. The apartment refresh … Read moreMarzipan Necklace
I am a total homebody, happiest when I am in the nest. My job requires some travel although most trips are short — one overnight, single-destination undertakings. Earlier this month, I needed to make two such trips back-to-back and realized that it made far more sense to make a one longer, single trip. More … Read moreA Business Trip!
Another New Year! Another fresh start! While fiddling with his settings, The Photographer captured a range of personalities. Please feel free to share your New Year’s resolutions. Despite numerous ways in which I know I could improve myself, I haven’t made a resolution yet. Remember: The key is finding something that will bring … Read moreWe Begin Anew
Long-time readers may remember that I once was afraid to wear necklaces. I am pleased to say that I have conquered that anxiety. You may be thinking, “That’s all well and good for you, Directrice — a person who takes jewelry off the backs of her wedding guests — but what are the … Read moreThe Directrice Stumbles Into Something Big
I’ve always told you that the accessories are for extra credit. The busy professional who manages to sally forth four days out of five looking pretty well put together while expressing her own taste and wit gets an A as far as I am concerned. The one who does this and remembers to wear … Read moreThe Key Set, Part IV: The Finishing Touches
Exhausted by my maximalist output earlier this week, I feel the need for cleansing simplicity. It IS ok to wear a blouse and khakis and call it a day. Blouse wants a scarf! But which scarf: the fresh yellow-orange or the muddy tangerine? Fresh or muted? Let’s take a closer look. Click on … Read moreA Very Pretty Blouse
I walked down to Georgetown last weekend to look at furniture, as part of my apartment re-fresh project. Do you need a larger photo to see the awesome? * A micro-caution: The finish of the bracelet is a little rough, so I would be careful about wearing it over certain fabrics (silk) … Read moreAll. About. The Bracelet.
Be Prepared! The post in which The Directrice gives you license to buy a party dress when you have no party invitations in hand and calls it “good planning.” A few words about the dress. As you can see, the skirt is full and stiff — so it’s not the most flattering shape. I … Read moreBe Prepared!