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Fashion week!

It’s fashion week and I’ve just returned from two days at the IFB Conference.   What an amazing event! It was so exciting to trade ideas, strategic plans and goals with fresh new faces. All attendees seemed to be going down similar paths, and we all share the same passion for fashion in some way or […]

Does Size Really Matter?

Handbags people!  Handbags! Lots of clients and friends often ask me questions about handbags.  What’s the right style? How often do I change handbags? What do I keep in it?  Do I carry to much?  Why do my shoulders and neck hurt? What is the right shape handbag for my figure? When do I use […]

It’s not always so black and white!

They need no introduction, apology or explanation. They command attention. The marriage of non-color colors. Both can stand alone and make a bold statement (think wedding or funeral). It’s the Perfect contrast (think yin and yang). Yes! You guessed it! Classic black and white. Clean, stately, polished and so easy to match. Some of life’s […]

Pantone, how it’s a good tool for my clients and readers…

For many years as a designer, I would find all kinds of inspiration from so many different things, whether it be nature, objects, vintage, circumstances, travel, or my favorite inspiration, color! Color to me sets a mood and tells a story.  What better way to greet the world than saying, “Hi! This is the mood […]

Casablanca

I’m so in love with this Field guide hatbox by Moulinette Soeurs.  This beautiful cotton canvas piece has a cute inside cotton lining, and is trimmed in chocolate brown leather.  It measures 5 x 16 in diameter, and has a detachable strap.  You could not only find this conversation piece at Anthropologie, you could also find lots […]

Holiday Gifts

My pick of the season for holiday gifts this year is C. Wonder.  The reason I’m choosing this as a best bet for holiday gift shopping is the freshness of the merchandise.  It’s not the “same old same old”.  C. Wonder has everything from jewelry, bags, bright colored clothing, home decor, stocking stuffers and personalized monogrammed […]