Since I have been in the fashion business for over 40 years, I have finally decided to close the closet door with my last column of "In Fashion." However, before I go, I thought I would share a few of my "aha moments" gleaned from decades of writing about fashion.
-- My basic mantra is: If you look good, you'll feel good. Unless you live in a ...Read more
With the arrival of a global pandemic, our homes have become our safe havens. And after stocking up with Lysol and toilet paper, we can also think about making the best of this time of isolation. Think "hygge." It's the trendy Scandinavian word that's perfect for describing the way we want to live when times are uncertain and everyone is ...Read more
With almost 40 years of writing about the world of fashion, I have been inspired by famous women who seemed to be just naturally stylish ... Audrey Hepburn. Twiggy. Ali MacGraw. They are just a few of the fashion icons who have made memorable impressions with their individual styles and continue to summon up images that are still relevant today,...Read more
With a new season ahead, it's time to work on those style skills and update that professional wardrobe. As the new spring trends arrive online and in stores, start browsing now -- before you make the first purchase. Here are some ways to put some spring into your office clothes, even if you work from home.
Start with a bold suit. Color is the ...Read more
Time to step out of those boots and slide into some sleek sandals? Well, don't flip or flop quite so fast! This spring, boots are made for walking right back into your wardrobe. Yes, even knee-highs! And there are so many more "shoe-ins" for putting some spring into your step this season. When you don't want to invest in expensive new clothes, ...Read more
You've checked out the straw handbags, the floral midiskirts, the cropped culottes and the flatform shoes -- just a few of the latest fashion trends this spring that you can't wait to wear to chase away the winter chills. But where do you start? And how do you pull it all together? It's never too early to dream of sunny days ahead. Here are some...Read more
If there's one fashion favorite that most of us buy new every year, it's denim. This year, designers go way beyond the basics, reinventing denim in not-so-basic ways to give this tried-and-true wardrobe staple a new lease on the stylish life. Take a look at the new blues on the denim horizon for the season:
-- The straight and narrow: Skinny ...Read more
This season, be your own leading lady in red carpet runway looks that will land you in a starring role. And no, you don't have to splurge on custom Dior or Chanel haute couture to get the glamorous look. Just take a peek at what the celebrities are wearing at the awards shows this season to rock your own party style, no matter what your budget. ...Read more
Have a fling with a little bling this spring! Kick off the season by giving the love of your life (or yourself) the gift of jewelry for Valentine's Day. Here are a few romantic updates that will add a touch of sparkle to anything you wear.
-- Be the girl with the pearls. Pearls have long been a jewelry favorite, but this year, baroque styles ...Read more
Look down at your feet. It's winter, and chances are you're wearing a pair of boots. Whether it's a pair of thigh-highs or wedges, boots are one of the fastest ways to step up the style in your wardrobe this winter. Do some fancy footwork and slip into one or more of these trends right now. You might even find some of them on sale! Time to ...Read more
Now that the holiday decorations are all put away (hopefully), it's the perfect time to let go of all the extra stuff in our closets so we can really enjoy getting dressed for those sunny vacation days ahead.
There are always clothes you need to get out of your closet, drawers and wherever else you stash them -- even the laundry bin. So, spend ...Read more
What can we expect in a new decade from fashion's most creative movers and shakers? All you have to do is take a look back at the past and into the future ... not an easy way to predict the up-and-coming fashion trends, but there's always a new way to put all the oldies but goodies together with a new spin ... sometimes even with a touch of ...Read more