Posts Categorized: Fashion

Sweater Girl

I love sweaters! Just call me your sweater girl. 😉 There is just something about sweaters that stands the test of time and popularity – sweaters are always in style.  Fall is here and I look forward to wearing all my sweaters – I have a vast collection! Around the world, cultures are noted for… Read more »

Middle-Age Charm School

OK, I confess; I am middle-aged. The birthdays just keep coming every year, and my mind sometimes has a hard time wrapping around the age thing! I keep going back to Coco Chanel’s quotes.  She has some pretty good ones regarding age that we should all consider.  I love the fact that she was active,… Read more »

The Hermès Mystique

I don’t know what it is about Hermès that just makes me weak in the knees…and I know I’m not the only one! I just finished reading a new book “Bringing Home the Birkin” by Michael Tonello. I just drank in the book! It is about an eBay seller who starts out selling Hermès scarves… Read more »

A Date With Destiny? Wise Words From Coco!

I love quotes, and this is one of my favorites regarding one’s personal appearance: “I can’t understand how a woman can leave the house without fixing herself up a little, if only out of politeness.  And then, you never know, maybe that’s the day she has a date with destiny and it’s best to be… Read more »

A Boring Marimekko?

I love Marimekko designs!  I love the brightly-colored printed fabrics and simple styles.  Being half-Finnish, I’m always interested in what my Finnish kinsmen are designing and I’m always excited to run across something made in Finland. Marimekko was started in Finland in 1951 by Armi & Viljo Ratia.   They had artists apply their graphic designs… Read more »

The Chanel Faerie Visited Me Twice Today!

I am an unabashed, unapologetic Chanel freak! Anything Chanel is on my list of holy-grails, and I’m always in search of those ever-so-elusive authentic Chanel items. Sometimes I just forget about actively seeking them, going back to finding “realistic” items because Chanels are so few and far between. That is, until today! 😆 I was… Read more »