Cape Back Blouse

  It’s cold here in Washington, D.C. — but for those flying south and thinking about casual resort wear for work (as well as all of my readers in the Southern Hemisphere) . . . I am wearing silver sandals, but black sandals or flats would clearly coordinate. And I’ve tried it with two bags: … Read more

Warm as Toast

  On really cold days, I wear a lot of layers. I don’t just mean a sweater over a blouse over a camisole. I mean Sweater Over Dress Over Blouse Over Pants.   I really like the look of a dress over pants — which, for me, was borne of necessity. So many cute dresses … Read more

Chameleon Jacket

    Can such a distinctively colored jacket adapt? Of course it can.     Jacket: Robert Rodriguez; White blouse: Banana Republic; Grey wool pants:¬†JCrew; Black linen pants: JCrew: Striped tee-shirt: JCrew; Black blouse: Anthropologie; Black cotton pants: JCrew; Black patent flats: Geoxx; Black cap-toed flats: French Sole New York; Black brogues: Cole Haan (2014); … Read more

Modern Tweed

  I bought this tweed dress two years ago.       These patent leather boots, however, kind of make the dress. Dress: Tory Burch “Ackley”; Boots: Fratelli Rossetti (from YOOX); Scarf: Liberty (vintage)