My Life, Styled // Fewer, Better

I feel like today is the day to tell you the tale of the first outfit I ever bought with my own money.  I was in sixth grade, so it was the 90s, just to set the tone.  I had been eyeing it for months, but was not the kind of sixth grader who could afford to pay full price so I offered to tag along with my mom every time she went to the mall and would check up on it.  Then it happened.  One day I turned the corner at Dillards and saw that neon mini-stripe-mock-turtleneck-ribbed-tank-top by Pepe Jeans London had gone on sale along with the …

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My Life, Styled // Fall Closet Staples

I have a special place in my heart– and closet!– for classic pieces and heritage brands.  I love the craftsmanship and attention to detail that they possess and the ease in which they can transition for different occasions– day to night, work to play, and everything in between.  A navy stripe sweater, a pair of vintage jeans, a trench coat and a chic pair of flat boots for every day are a few of my personal closet staples.  A few years ago I was working with a styling client who was so fixated on the Clark’s desert …

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My Style // One Look from Day to Night

I realized this past spring during our capsule wardrobe experiment what a big difference small changes can make.  I can add a jacket here, a new accessory there and suddenly have a whole new look.  What’s that saying about a butterfly flapping its wings? It’s totally like that!  Not really, but small changes like a new bag or a pair of shoes can make a huge difference in your wardrobe.  I decided to take these two Coach Swagger bags out for a spin and see what all of the fuss is about.  It turns out they totally live up to …

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