I’ll admit it right off the bat – for me (being 5’3") rocking a midi-dress feels a little strange. I figured why not put the petal to the metal embrace a long hem line and while I’m at it, I’ll go extreme with the neckline as well. Boom-bang, you get this mauve number from ASOS.… Read More What I Wore: The Collared Mini Dress
The modern woman.
Stylish (and thoughtful) Cleveland gals & guys – I’m giving away two tickets to an amazing event at Beachwood Place for Saturday, November 23rd. This year, the event will celebrate its 5th anniversary and 100% of money raised goes towards two great Northeast Ohio non-profits, The Gathering Place and University Hospitals (UH) Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. This holiday… Read More Giveaway: Compassion From Fashion at Beachwood Place
This set of photos and artwork (via all the lovely bloggers below) was too good not to share. AL does an amazing job executing this with Jessica Chastain. BRAVA!!! bees-knees: whatyousaybabyk: missavagardner: Jessica Chastain in “Work of Art” photographed by Annie Leibovitz for Vogue USA December 2013 Frederic Leighton’s Flaming June, Henri Matisse’s Odalisque with… Read More
Reconstructing Amelia, Kimberly McCreight Ok – so so so good. Author’s debut novel knocks it out of the park. Teen drama. Teen bullies. NYC rich kid prep school. Teen suicide. (you’ll see a theme if you haven’t already – I’m a sucker for books where people die, whoops) Seriously, this book is awesome if you… Read More What I Read: October 2013
It’s not everyday a vodka company challenges you to make a signature vodka drink, let alone a signature BREAKFAST vodka drink. However, that’s exactly what happened. The darling folks at Smirnoff sent me over a bottle of their latest flavored vodka, Cinna Sugar-Twist and said – blog us a breakfast cocktail. So ta-da! I bring… Read More Vodka Cocktails – For Breakfast
Since I attended a Catholic high school I simply cannot look at a white button down (even one with tuxedo detailing and a tunic shape) as anything other than my former typical school uniform. Thankfully, schoolboy or schoolgirl chic is timeless and easily updated. Here I’m wearing black dress pants, a white button down and… Read More What I Wore: Schoolboy Chic
Last weekend at his family brunch, JPC’s mother let me know that a very special Hermès event would be happening at The Cleveland Museum of Art and I knew I couldn’t miss it. In perfect alignment, Saturday was the perfect day to spend at the museum – it was rainy and cold and I didn’t… Read More Secrets of Hermès