The Science of Shopping on a Budget, Part I

Yes. I have made many Nordstrom purchases, particularly during the semi-annual, annual, or anniversary sales. And, you may on occasion find me wandering around Macys. But, I typically forego department stores and malls on my…

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Shades of Grey They Say

Incredibly luxe. Yes, I love bold colors, but I have deep commitments to the versatility of neutrals: the blacks, the tans, the whites. So, I am delighted to welcome grey as the go-to-neutral of the…

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Classic Casual Friday

TGIF. This short jacket is a fitting update to a true classic. It is pin-striped with a sassy shape that creates a feminine silhouette. Finished by chic oversized buttons, it is the perfect topper to…

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Oh So Refined

All in the detail. This sleeveless top with a subtle floral print is oh so refined with a high collar with ruffles and a column of buttons with a ruffled border. It creates an overall…

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Looking Back, Looking Forward

Classy and sassy. These vintage, Italian-made Maraolo pumps were handed down to me by a family member. The two-tone pumps feature a square cap-toe and a stacked heel, which provide a fashion forward look. Pumps—Maraolo…

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