While the calendar may not note it just yet, there seems to be no denying that there is a longing for spring making its presence known.  The slightly longer days, glimpses of snowdrops peeking up through a softly retreating cover of snow and the warmth of late winter sunshine feeding the soul, all signs point to the coming transitions.

With those changes comes the invitation to begin revisiting our wardrobe choices as we embrace the next chapter of the year.  One of my favorite ways to welcome the upcoming season is with the classic palettes of navy, tan and ivory, each of which is so perfectly well-suited towards all things spring. 

This trench coat is an absolute must for me as it will easily complement many of the pieces that have already found a home in my closet.  Truly, it's beautiful with the perfect amount of gold detailing against the quilted body and tortoise clip belt tying the silhouette all together. 

Navy and cream never disappoint and a gold button cardigan perfectly captures the spirit of spring. I'll be wearing it now with some tried and true tan boots and high-waisted dark denim.  A classic leather bag, neutral silk scarf and traditional pearl earrings round out the look in timeless style.

Loving it as much as I do?  Here are the pieces I picked to put it together...

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TIMELESS TRANSITIONS



 



While the calendar may not note it just yet, there seems to be no denying that there is a longing for spring making its presence known.  The slightly longer days, glimpses of snowdrops peeking up through a softly retreating cover of snow and the warmth of late winter sunshine feeding the soul, all signs point to the coming transitions.

With those changes comes the invitation to begin revisiting our wardrobe choices as we embrace the next chapter of the year.  One of my favorite ways to welcome the upcoming season is with the classic palettes of navy, tan and ivory, each of which is so perfectly well-suited towards all things spring. 

This trench coat is an absolute must for me as it will easily complement many of the pieces that have already found a home in my closet.  Truly, it's beautiful with the perfect amount of gold detailing against the quilted body and tortoise clip belt tying the silhouette all together. 

Navy and cream never disappoint and a gold button cardigan perfectly captures the spirit of spring. I'll be wearing it now with some tried and true tan boots and high-waisted dark denim.  A classic leather bag, neutral silk scarf and traditional pearl earrings round out the look in timeless style.

Loving it as much as I do?  Here are the pieces I picked to put it together...

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Hello 2024 and happy new year!  A clean fresh slate always inspires me as we turn the page to January.  While coming in off the holidays can sometimes feel bleak and barren, I like to greet the new month with colors, fabrics and feels that mimic the shades of nature this time of year.  Dusty greys, bold embers and frosted sage all embody the look and feel of the landscapes that surround us right now.  This look I've put together here reflect each of those in easy to wear ways. These mix and match pieces have me feeling cozy and warm and leave me looking polished and ready for the day.  

Hope you're finding something beautiful to take comfort in this month.  Enjoy the day!

xx

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WHAT TO WEAR: WINTER

Hello 2024 and happy new year!  A clean fresh slate always inspires me as we turn the page to January.  While coming in off the holidays can sometimes feel bleak and barren, I like to greet the new month with colors, fabrics and feels that mimic the shades of nature this time of year.  Dusty greys, bold embers and frosted sage all embody the look and feel of the landscapes that surround us right now.  This look I've put together here reflect each of those in easy to wear ways. These mix and match pieces have me feeling cozy and warm and leave me looking polished and ready for the day.  

Hope you're finding something beautiful to take comfort in this month.  Enjoy the day!

xx

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 Happy December! And cheers to all the festive bits that come with it.  From fireside snuggles to brisk evening strolls amid the twinkling light displays we wait all year to embrace.  The holiday season offers so much and something for everyone.  I hope you take the time this month to reflect upon the year gone by and the joys and lessons it has brought you.  There's always so much to learn from and to look forward to.  Time takes on such a different dimension at the year's end as we engage in the run up to Christmas while slowly anticipating the new year.  My hope is that you have the opportunity to take from the year what has  served you while savoring being in the moment his holiday season. 

If you are thinking of treating yourself or others to a true luxury gift, I've put together a snapshot of a few of my favorite picks for gifting and for getting. They are each just so stunning in their own special way which makes them the absolute perfect choice for "you are loved" this Christmas season.  Please do let me know which are your wishlist items.  I'd love to share notes!

Wishing you all the most precious of holidays making memories with the ones you love!

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 Happy December! And cheers to all the festive bits that come with it.  From fireside snuggles to brisk evening strolls amid the twinkling light displays we wait all year to embrace.  The holiday season offers so much and something for everyone.  I hope you take the time this month to reflect upon the year gone by and the joys and lessons it has brought you.  There's always so much to learn from and to look forward to.  Time takes on such a different dimension at the year's end as we engage in the run up to Christmas while slowly anticipating the new year.  My hope is that you have the opportunity to take from the year what has  served you while savoring being in the moment his holiday season. 

If you are thinking of treating yourself or others to a true luxury gift, I've put together a snapshot of a few of my favorite picks for gifting and for getting. They are each just so stunning in their own special way which makes them the absolute perfect choice for "you are loved" this Christmas season.  Please do let me know which are your wishlist items.  I'd love to share notes!

Wishing you all the most precious of holidays making memories with the ones you love!

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Autumn days and cozy nights evoke so much emotion in me and leave me wanted to embrace every facet of fall to the fullest extent.  And, of course, no October daydream would be complete without a mention of the gorgeous English countryside.  From the rolling hills to the quaint cottage homes, England holds all the charm and majesty the season has to offer.

Today's look is a nod to all of that. Smokey sage, rich browns and black embers blend together to seamlessly create a timeless look inspired by the autumn outdoors.  And, with transitional dressing being centered upon layering for comfort, these pieces are absolutely perfect for creating a look while keeping comfortable. 

This sleeveless turtleneck bodes well towards building outfits that can embrace warmer days and withstand the autumn chill.  Riding boots and open back ballet flats each find a home among the fall collection as both work beautifully with the items featured here.  I love this low profile pair from Ann Demeulemeester.  Pair them with black denim and this quilted jacket and watch how they carry a quiet confidence while letting the outfit shine.  Then, on those warmer days that come along, these mules, cashmere turtleneck and smart black trousers paired with this tote make the perfect daytime look.

Tortoise accessories, gold jewelry and a rich fall fragrance round out all the pieces as they complement them in every way.  Really is there anything not to love about fall?  All the pieces (or something similar) are linked below.  Hope you love them as much as I do!


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ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE




 

Autumn days and cozy nights evoke so much emotion in me and leave me wanted to embrace every facet of fall to the fullest extent.  And, of course, no October daydream would be complete without a mention of the gorgeous English countryside.  From the rolling hills to the quaint cottage homes, England holds all the charm and majesty the season has to offer.

Today's look is a nod to all of that. Smokey sage, rich browns and black embers blend together to seamlessly create a timeless look inspired by the autumn outdoors.  And, with transitional dressing being centered upon layering for comfort, these pieces are absolutely perfect for creating a look while keeping comfortable. 

This sleeveless turtleneck bodes well towards building outfits that can embrace warmer days and withstand the autumn chill.  Riding boots and open back ballet flats each find a home among the fall collection as both work beautifully with the items featured here.  I love this low profile pair from Ann Demeulemeester.  Pair them with black denim and this quilted jacket and watch how they carry a quiet confidence while letting the outfit shine.  Then, on those warmer days that come along, these mules, cashmere turtleneck and smart black trousers paired with this tote make the perfect daytime look.

Tortoise accessories, gold jewelry and a rich fall fragrance round out all the pieces as they complement them in every way.  Really is there anything not to love about fall?  All the pieces (or something similar) are linked below.  Hope you love them as much as I do!


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Lovely autumn has officially arrived bringing with her tons of fresh-takes and new, inspiring ways to style  daily looks for the new season.  Moody colors, monochromatic dressing and cozy layers are just a few reasons why fall is my absolute favorite time to get dressed.  Add to that, gorgeous accessories, rich color palettes and soft, warm fabrics and you'll begin to understand exactly what I mean.

Today I'm styling a few of those very items that tick all the boxes and will be extremely helpful towards getting your fall wardrobe up and running.  Chunky knits are a must-have for me whenever the weather starts to turn a bit cooler.  Whether it's a vest for layering, a roomy jumper or well-fitted black dress, I'm always reaching for these pieces this time of year.  

Fabrics are always dead giveaways of the season at hand and alongside these knits is another much-loved choice of leather.  No longer reserved only for the Moto jacket, leather comes in all shapes and sizes.  From midi skirts that highlight the figure to easy-to-style pants and trousers, leather pieces are showing up just about everywhere this season.

The perfect accessory is one that I think we are all reaching for.  But, for me, it's really the items that best round out your wardrobe and easily work with the items you feel best wearing, that are the smartest ones to invest in as the season starts.  If for you, that means a roomy luxe tote bag to caring along with you while taking the train or perhaps a great pair of sunglasses that compliment both your face shape and the colors and styles you most often wear, then that should be where you invest your money when it comes to these important extras.

I know for me, gold jewelry, a great bag and a pair of sunnies I absolutely love are what make the most sense for me and allow me to get most out of my closet each season.  The pieces I've highlighted here (or ones quite similar) are linked in the thumbnails below.  I hope you've loved reading about them as much as I've enjoyed telling you about them.  Wishing you all a lovely start to your autumn!

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STYLING AUTUMN

 




Lovely autumn has officially arrived bringing with her tons of fresh-takes and new, inspiring ways to style  daily looks for the new season.  Moody colors, monochromatic dressing and cozy layers are just a few reasons why fall is my absolute favorite time to get dressed.  Add to that, gorgeous accessories, rich color palettes and soft, warm fabrics and you'll begin to understand exactly what I mean.

Today I'm styling a few of those very items that tick all the boxes and will be extremely helpful towards getting your fall wardrobe up and running.  Chunky knits are a must-have for me whenever the weather starts to turn a bit cooler.  Whether it's a vest for layering, a roomy jumper or well-fitted black dress, I'm always reaching for these pieces this time of year.  

Fabrics are always dead giveaways of the season at hand and alongside these knits is another much-loved choice of leather.  No longer reserved only for the Moto jacket, leather comes in all shapes and sizes.  From midi skirts that highlight the figure to easy-to-style pants and trousers, leather pieces are showing up just about everywhere this season.

The perfect accessory is one that I think we are all reaching for.  But, for me, it's really the items that best round out your wardrobe and easily work with the items you feel best wearing, that are the smartest ones to invest in as the season starts.  If for you, that means a roomy luxe tote bag to caring along with you while taking the train or perhaps a great pair of sunglasses that compliment both your face shape and the colors and styles you most often wear, then that should be where you invest your money when it comes to these important extras.

I know for me, gold jewelry, a great bag and a pair of sunnies I absolutely love are what make the most sense for me and allow me to get most out of my closet each season.  The pieces I've highlighted here (or ones quite similar) are linked in the thumbnails below.  I hope you've loved reading about them as much as I've enjoyed telling you about them.  Wishing you all a lovely start to your autumn!

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