1. The side-shave: Skip shaving the side of your head this year and instead, curl your hair to achieve all-over volume, and then tuck one side behind your ear for a sleek look, like stylists did at Jenny Packham’s runway show. 2. Forced waves: Really done-up hair can look contrived rather than effortlessly cool. For … More Beauty Trends that need to Die
“The first wealth is health.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson One of the assured ways of living a richer and more enjoyable life is to take staying healthy seriously. While our modern day culture provides an array of conveniences enticing us to move as little as possible and eat in abundance, the fact remains, our body … More Why Not Get & Stay in Shape?
“I don’t understand how a woman can leave the house without fixing herself up a little – if only out of politeness. And then, you never know, maybe that’s the day she has a date with destiny. And it’s best to be as pretty as possible for destiny.” –Coco Chanel You know that woman who … More Why Not Refuse to Underdress?
Today I wanted to share a few tips for taking advantage of the benefits of online shopping whether it’s during the holidays or throughout the year. While I would prefer to shop in person for many items from clothing to decor, when this option isn’t available, shopping online can work just as easily, and often better. … More Why Not Shop Online?
Real estate appraisers and brokers have agreed time and time again that a remodeled full bathroom will reap approximately 60-70% of the initial investment. The only other major remodel that consistently has these results is a kitchen. With that in mind, why not turn your average every day bathroom into a spa-like retreat. Whether you … More Create A Spa At Home
“Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.”–Coco Chanel Taking care of our skin is one of the most indulgent chores a woman must partake in. While it does take more time to be diligent about regular upkeep, this time … More Why Not Have Radiant Skin?
While I’m not usually one to latch onto seasonal trends, the revival of the pencil skirt that has continued to walk down the runways during the past few seasons has me smittened. I guess the bigger question is, “Is it really a trend?” After all, if something is figure flattering, allows you to feel fabulous … More Why Not Wear A Pencil Skirt?
Life can become a chaotic roller coaster that we can’t seem to control at times if we aren’t organized. And while organization is necessary when it comes to finances, household tasks and career, it is also important when it comes to taking care of ourselves. I have always found it useful to figure out specific … More Simple Beauty Routines
Whether the calendar says it’s fall, spring, winter or summer, a scarf is always a tasteful and wise choice to add to your wardrobe. While women across the globe wear scarves, very rarely growing up did I observe women wearing scarves in the manner depicted in books, magazines or French inspired movies. So while it … More Why Not Wear a Scarf?
New York Fashion Week has come and gone and while the shows continue across the pond, I’m always left dreaming and wondering how I can update, incorporate and build upon the wardrobe I already have with the ideas that were shown on the runways. Such questions can cause anyone to throw their hands up with … More Tips For Looking Fantastic Each Day