The Ripple Effect

  Ripple Effect: an effect from an initial state that can be followed outward incrementally.   Hmmmmm. This phrase is often used to describe a profound or lasting economic, political, or social impact. But I’ve been witnessing one this summer in my closet.

Casual Friday: A Simple Plan

  This outfit is so simple that you might be wondering why I’ve even bothered. I’ll give you four reasons. White blouse: JCrew; Floral Camisole: Theory; Jeans: JCrew; Shoes: Cole Haan ZeroGrand Wing Tip Oxford in Marble Ivory Court Shoes; Bag: Tom Tote from Les Toiles du Soleil; Watch: Michele CSX with white alligator band

Stripe Makes Right

  I’ve never hidden my affection for stripes, as well as stripes on stripes. Here is my summer version of Jermyn Street: pin-striped tropical weight wool with crisp cotton striped shirting. Top: JCrew Bow Shoulder Top available in a different fabric; Pants: JCrew; Shoes: Tory Burch; Bag: Coach Poppy Tote


  What’s the easiest summer outfit?   And here are some charming denim skirts, also on sale.     Have a fantastic weekend!   Blouse: Marc by Marc Jacobs; Skirt: Eileen Fisher; Shoes: Giuliana Sandals from Sundance; Bag: Coach Poppy Tote; Bracelet; Dina Mackney