As promised, white pants into fall. When visiting Paris in October years ago, I saw a woman wearing white jeans with a heavy weight plaid wrap jacket and Converse sneakers and thought, “Perfection!” Visit Denisa’s website and see her current projects! Sweater: Eileen Fisher; Blouse: Jack Wills from ASOS; Pants: JCrew; … Read moreWhite Pants Early Fall
I firmly believe that having the right tools makes the difference between tolerating certain activities and enjoying them, as well as the difference between workmanlike and great results in the same pursuits. For me, this is most obvious in cooking. Making lemon zest without a zester. Ugh.* But I think it’s true in … Read moreThe Directrice Challenge
I did what you said. Dress: Marni from The RealReal; Shoes: JSlides; Belt: Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti; Brooch: Rebecca Collins; Bag: Sophie Hulme * I have one other piece of religious jewelry, but I don’t think it counts as such: an antique wood bead bracelet adorned with a religious medal. When … Read moreDenim Dress Altered
It’s September 23rd and I am still showing you summer clothes. I have another 3-5 summer posts before we’ll change seasons. I hope you can accept that. (Note: There is no alternative.* Also, I have no ideas — yet — for fall.**) If you haven’t seen last Thursday’s post, please take a look. … Read moreCinnamon
Despite my mother’s lukewarm reception, I now own JCrew’s Point Sur Wide-Leg Crop Pants in four colors: army green, caramel, white, and black. The total number sounds less crazy if I explain that there are white and black pairs, right? Let’s also spend a few seconds on my clomptacular* sandals. The … Read moreWhite Pants Now and Always
Egad! Summer is over. So soon? I just brought my sandals up from the storage bin. I don’t know how The Directorate feels about Strapless Utility Dress, but the Directrice herself loves it. This dress has so many faces.* Something happened to the buckle on the self-belt — the buckle prong is, somehow, missing … Read moreShine On, Strapless Utility Dress!
Every summer, JCrew has one or two white blouses that are just the thing for the season. * Several years ago, a friend of mine ran the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington D.C. He was astonished to find that each runner who completes the run is greeted by a Marine in uniform at … Read moreLet’s Move!