Easy outfit hack: Navy & Black.

The Trusty Navy Blazer The navy blazer is your friend, a closet staple.  Although my style is miles from preppy, my navy blazer gets serious airtime.  I find that it adds polish and structure to dresses, skirts, denim, shorts, etc.  To experiment with this hack, go find yours in your closet or pick one up … Continue Reading

Recipe: Chocolate & Sea Salt Granola.

Delicious recipe for a sweet & salty version of dark chocolate granola

Natalie, Chicago. Go Big or Go Home.

Natalie is a close friend of mine from Chicago who recently completed a big renovation – a gorgeous gut rehab of two floors in her home.  I’m about to embark on a similar project, so was eager to hear details and see inspiration pics.   I also asked Natalie about her bold, colorful chic style and … Continue Reading

Insider Tips: Things to Do in Paris

I posted the article interviewing Everyday Style Icon Caroline from Paris recently.  As a follow up to that, I also spent a few minutes picking her brain on things to do in Paris that are off the beaten path. Who doesn’t appreciate an insider tip? This is a short follow up, so if you haven’t had a … Continue Reading

Everyday Style Icon: Paris. Caroline.

Caroline has been a dear friend and sensei for me in Paris, guiding me through French lessons, where to shop, eat, and hang.  She grew up in the south of France but has settled for the past 15+ years in the 2nd arrondissement.  Taking time to dive deeply into Caroline’s classic French style and sincere, … Continue Reading

5 Things to Buy: 2018 Fall/Winter Trends.

Fall fashion was initially elusive this year with the late season heat.  However, now that the weather has cooled, I am paying attention.  A few readers were interested in hearing what Parisians are wearing. From what I see, Parisian women are keying into a handful of fall trends right now: specifically, animal prints, androgynous suiting, … Continue Reading