Fashion News: Easy or Innovative?

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This week’s fashion news segment comes to us courtesy of Western Bonime, our Marin County Darling. Western is a fashion journalist, designer, and an instructor at the Academy of Art in San Francisco. Karen Horyn knows fashion. She should, she’s been reporting on it for a gazillion years for the New York Times Fashion section. […]



As Fashion Week 2014 continues, I’m excited to see a lot of what I like to call “Fiercely Feminine.” It’s a combination of sexy and strong.  You know those days when you feel like you need a little bit of armor, but still want to look like a woman?  Well, this year, designers  have got […]

Fashion News: NYFW 2014 Rundown

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Spring is just around the corner, but with New York Fashion Week happening NOW, fashionistas everywhere are thinking ahead to next fall. While I’m excited for the balmy looks of spring and summer, I can’t complain about what’s in store later this year.  Color, pattern, texture, and shine abound.  This fall is going to be […]

Freestyle Friday: Fashion Week 2014 “MAD ABOUT PLAID!!”

Tadashi Shoji, Rodarte, and Costello Tagliapietra at Spring 2014 New York Fashion Week.

Tadashi Shoji, Rodarte, and Costello Tagliapietra at Spring 2014 New York Fashion Week. There’s nothing better than the feeling of fashion in the air during Fashion Week! That magical time of  year when thousands of fashion’s finest assemble in cities such as New York and London to display and show their absolute finest collections and set […]

Homage to Mademoiselle Chanel


  Jacket: Vintage Christian Dior (similar here) | Sweater: Marc by Marc Jacobs | Skirt: Marni for H&M (similar here) | Shoes: Uterque (similar here and here) |Purse: Vintage Gucci (similar here and here) | Black and Gold Bead Necklace: Sasha Maks Vintage | Faux Pearl Necklace: Sasha Maks Vintage |KJL enamel cuff| Rhinestone ring: […]

Paris, Je T’aime


This look was built around the earrings sourced in Paris in the Marais. The green, pear drop, pâte de verre stunners called to me from a small shop window on a rainy day at the end in October last year. I found the 70′s chiffon, ruffled, floral print dress in one of my favorite vintage […]