Fall

How To Wear A Pencil Skirt Right Now

Triple digits, y’all.  That is how hot it is here in very, extremely sunny LA.  Rather than waxing on about how much better it would be if the temperature gage read about twenty five degrees less, let’s make the best of it shall we?  I stumbled upon these little numbers from fashion week this past week and realized they’re the perfect fall look for this not-so-fall weather.  Plus, they’re made up of components you probably already own.  Pencil skirt? check.  Button down shirt? check. You ready?  Here’s how …

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My Style / White After Labor Day

Yesterday I was over on Camille Styles sharing my thoughts on white after Labor Day.  It seems time that we settle this little debate one once and for all, doesn’t it? While the idea of not wearing white after Labor Day has been around for more than a century, passed down from one generation to the next, I think it’s safe to say that it’s no longer relevant.  For starters, take a look at all of the front-row fashion week invitees striding down the sidewalk last week in their stark white garb.  Also, it must be noted …

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The Best US Cities for Fall Travel

Just because summer is over, doesn’t mean your plans to travel need to be.  Check out these five cities that wow this time of year.  Who knows, one might be in your own backyard… or at least a short road trip away! 1. Santa Fe, NM It may not be the first place you would think to go for fall foliage, but there’s no shortage of  autumn here.  Plus, it’s home to some of the best fine art galleries and eateries in the country.  Unpack your bags at the Bishop’s Lodge and be sure to make reservations at …

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Fall Florals on a Budget

In my opinion, there’s nothing that brings life to an indoor space quite like fresh flowers.  (Although these are nice, too!)  However, replacing fresh flowers on the weekly can get really pricey really fast.  Fall is the perfect time, though, for some pared down simple florals that are easy to do yourself and won’t break the bank.  Here’s how: Step 1: Choose a vase with a narrow neck so that it lends itself to just a few well-curated stems. Step 2:  Pick one stand out bloom.  Garden roses are a great alternative to …

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