• Lightweight Jacket At A Great Price

    “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”…do you agree? When I was very young and working in a bank, a fellow worker complimented my shoes and asked where I got them.  I told her and she went and bought a pair.  Later another co-worker told me she could not believe what the first lady did.  I was confused but she explained that it was such bad taste to copy what someone else was wearing, and especially to go out and buy the exact same thing. It’s funny that after all these years I still remember that.  I have never been offended by anyone asking where I bought something or even…

  • Do You Remember The Color Seasons from the Eighties?

    Do you remember “color seasons”?  If you were of age during the eighties, you probably remember one of the hottest questions around,  “What season are you?”  To not answer immediately brought on a deep analysis of the color of your hair, eyes and skin undertones.  You would be “color seasoned”  by your friends in no time. (There is a simplified sample wheel at bottom of post). I was definitely a winter in my younger days and I have to say; consulting that color wheel probably saved me from choosing truly unflattering colors.  I was not style savvy in my twenties or thirties.  I was birthing babies and raising babies (okay,…

  • How To A Wear A Plaid Poncho

    It’s great to have friends from whom you can borrow! My friend Diane owns this wonderful shawl poncho and allowed me to be photographed in it while we were in  the mountains. I love the rich colors and the fact that it is a blanket shawl so there is plenty of material for warmth and for ease of wear.  Flimsier shawls seem to want to fall off my shoulders.  This one came from   The Willow Tree Boutique. Nordstrom     Dillards        Dress Barn Black long sleeve tee is Gap. Jeans are Democracy (yep, styling them again because I’m wearing them again 🙂 ) Boots are Madden’s,…