The Science of Shopping on a Budget, Part II: Thrift and Sophistication

Lots of people dislike secondhand stores, and for good reason, given the time and patience it takes to sift through a large amount of junk. As women on budgets, though, it’s one of our sacred,…

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Easy Does It

Easy and elegant. A shapely denim jacket is a must-have. It is the perennial topper of anything from a dress to slacks. This modern jacket with its shorter length and shorter sleeves easily creates a…

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Stand Out

Browns, blacks, greys. I love the classic colors of fall. These colors become the perfect partners for unexpected colors like lavender creating fabulous fall looks. This outfit pairs a classic grey wool trouser with a…

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Looking Back, Looking Forward

Classic workweek chic. Today’s outfit features a form-fitting, lightweight wool, extra fine pin-stripe jacket layered over a silk camisole. A curve-friendly matching pencil skirt is the perfect complement. A pinstripe suit is a signature piece…

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Work Luxe

So sophisticated. This classic, polished work look packs some punch with a standout blue, faux wrap, silk sweater with side tie. The sweater is layered over a white camisole and paired with a lightweight wool…

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