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WhyDid Wisdom: A Beginner’s Guide to Paris


A little over a month ago, I boarded a plane headed to a city I had always dreamt about going.  I romanticized it in my mind.  I built a pedestal and placed it there.  I […]

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Why Did You Wear That: American Girl in Paris, La Dernier Chapitre

If you’ve been keeping up with my Parisian escapades (parts deux et trois), you’re probably wondering what became of this romantic journey.  Well, unlike most fairytales, this story didn’t have the happy ending that little […]

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Friday Frocks: Slip This On

I was once at a bar where a guy asked me if I wanted to slip into something more comfortable… like a coma.  Needless to say, that went over like a lead balloon.  In any […]

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Why Did or Why Don’t: Slip into Something More Comfortable

In the past month, Rosie Huntington Whiteley has made headlines for wearing her underpinnings on the outside- on more than one red carpet occasion.  Personally, I love the look as I’ve worn a nightgown out on […]

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Red Carpet Recap: Academic Achievment

 Dakota Johnson in Saint Laurent, Rosamund Pike in Givenchy, Behati Prinsloo in Armani

The red carpet was red hot this year at the 87th Annual Academy Awards.  While it poured down rain in Los Angeles, causing […]

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Why Did You Wear That: An American Girl in Paris, Part Trois

Right before I left for Paris, one of my favorite clients (I moonlight as a social media and branding consultant) read my chart for me.  I had never had someone read my chart and finding […]