We’re in seasonal transition again, those couple of months between Winter and Spring, typically spanning 40-60degrees, where it’s nearly impossible to find anything to wear. I have this period (and its accompanying temperatures) almost down to a science, as my entire Winter wardrobe sits unwearable, my Summer pieces still in boxes, and I stand in… [Cont.]
Monthly Archives: March 2011
In the interests of full disclosure, we’re torn on our opinion of Banana Republic. Some things, like pants, they do very well. Most things, though, they don’t. And once Jenna Lyons became creative director of JCREW, Banana Republic pretty much became an afterthought to the stylish set. However, every season there is usually one piece… [Cont.]
Here are five of our favorite accessories for Spring. This Goorin Bros. fedora takes a preppy palette and makes it a little edgy. This hat will be much more at home at a club than at the clubhouse. It’s hard to pick a favorite from Denver designer Christy Lea Payne, but for Spring, we’re in… [Cont.]
Though probably not known for our shopping, there are some undeniably fabulous spots in our little city. CHELSEA- www.chelseabellaboulder.com: Chelsea typifies the boutique shopping experience with a staff of girls who know not only all the clothes, but also all the customers. You get a ton of individual attention in a sunny and beautiful space. As far… [Cont.]
In April’s ELLE magazine, fashion designer Jason Wu provides some great handbag intelligence. I am reprinting my favorite of his 10 tips. Readers of this blog will recognize #6 as reminiscent of my branding rant last month. 1. I love contrast: a hard bag with a swingy dress, a bigger bag with a shorter hemline,… [Cont.]
Cuff bracelets are among my most favorite and treasured pieces of costume jewelry. I find that if an outfit calls for only one piece of jewelry, a chunky gold cuff is always the way to go. Here are my three favorite cuffs in high, medium and low price points. The Hermes Collier de Chien bracelet… [Cont.]
Just based on the fresh and fun factors alone, I want to try this new(ish) product. Put these scent bubbles in the guest bathroom. Available online at Bergdorf Goodman.
I’ve always loved the highly feminine look of a Boudoir vanity: a beautiful antique table covered with various stylized, intricate accoutrement: makeup, perfume, jewelry, keepsakes. But much like the closet rendering the armoire nearly extinct, modern bathroom furniture has eliminated the need for the old fashioned vanity table. If you have the space in your… [Cont.]
That I’m not a size 2 or 4, because this Catherine Malandrino top is divine. These sales move fast, so grab it now!
Faithful readers of this blog know of my fondness for animal print and for JCREW. This scarf is both and can be worn all year round. Pair with stripes on top, jeans on the bottom.