Red Hot

One of the benefits of working in the fashion industry is you learn to be a very savvy shopper. Between work perks, samples sales and online discounts, it’s been years since I’ve paid full retail price for anything.

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I do not like the idea of happiness — it is too momentary — I would say that I was always busy and interested in something — interest has more meaning to me than the idea of happiness.

Georgia O’Keeffe, Notes to Anita Pollitzer, Abiquiu, New Mexico

Pearls, Please

I’m normally not one for frilly anything, but I decided to step out in an über feminine dress by Talulah for a wedding last weekend. I was initially drawn to the fact that it resembled a flamenco dress…

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Slip On

My version of the Little Black Dress is the opposite of what one normally wants in the go-to staple. My version is borderline Amish, definitely not bodycon, and especially no emphasis on cleavage or the behind.

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Of course I am not worried about intimidating men. The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Rock the Boat

The last time I owned a pair of platform sandals was 1994, and I couldn’t be more thrilled that they’ve made their way back into my closet. I fell in love with this pair of Loeffler Randall suede sandals because they’re retro yet minimalist, which makes them work with pretty much everything in my closet.

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Groove Thing

Maybe it’s the blooming tulips all over NYC or the Austin Powers fan in me, but when I saw this groovy Tory Burch top, I instantly caught spring fever. The patterns are reminiscent of 70s wallpaper, and the little buttons on the cuff are a flower child’s dream.

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