Falling into September

  As part of our continuing discussion of transitioning between seasons — which could easily turn into a lifelong conversation — I suggest that we take a page from the French, and wear white denim deeper into the year. At least into September.

How to Pack for Vacation

  The Directrice presents: How to Pack for Vacation.   Perhaps some of you are thinking, Thanks for nothing, Directrice. I took my vacation in July.   Please don’t be mad. Perhaps this advice will be useful next year. Or, perhaps you won’t find it useful at all, and therefore can’t be mad that it’s … Read more

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