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Part of living the good life is living in style – a style that works for you.
I’ve always been fashion, decor, and style obsessed. That obsession led me to report on style and store trends as a freelancer for the Post Bulletin. Years ago, I was an assistant buyer and merchandiser for a local store.
As I approach 40, I have more of the resources and know-how to execute looks that I’m proud of. Visit the Style section of my site for blogs on fashion, home decor, and entertainment style.
My decisions are a bit more evolved now at 39. I try to do the environment a solid by making responsible purchasing and recycling choices. Looking for the right clothes to wear while appreciating the beauty of a crisp fall day? So was I, so I went to Tyrol Ski & Sports where they sell Patagonia and other apparel and gear perfect for enjoying the outdoors in and with. Read More.
I’ve decided to take my purse for walks. It receives more compliments and warm smiles than Lucy, our Jack Russell Terrier. I never have to apologize for the purse’s barking or wildness. And, no one asks me if it will bite them. Read More.
A few things to know about Stephanie: She is a stylist for cabi, in the Air Guard, has served 2 tours overseas, is a part-time nurse, and the mother of two boys (7 years-old and 8 months). She loves to travel and go on adventures and to do it all in style (of course). Read More.
I was reading the September issue of Elle magazine and realized that NYFW would be going on. Then, I went online, found a show open to the public, booked my tickets for 3 shows, and did an inner girl-squeal. I was at my desk in a co-working space that at that particular moment had no girl in it to bond with. Instead, I texted girlfriends and celebrated as best one can via text. Then one asked, “What are you going to wear?” Read More.
Lollygaggers are welcome on the Tweed Ride. Really, all are welcome. This particular bicycle ride isn’t competitive. “It’s more like if you want to ride and have a tea and biscuit,” said Katherine Stecher, one of the organizers behind Rochester’s Tweed Ride. “The ride won’t be strenuous, because then you can’t tweed.” Read More.
Style Diary: August 15th
When I interviewed Josie Schwarz about her style takeaways from her time in Denmark, these words seemed to keep coming up: Natural, Minimalist, Comfortable, Hygge. Today, I put together a look inspired by our conversation.Read More.
What’s the best thing about August? The September Issue!
Each year, the September issue marks the beginning of the year in fashion. For magazines like Vogue, Elle, and Marie Claire, it’s the largest issue of the year.
Getting together at a coffee shop to talk style is delightful to have on a to-do list any day of the week. This past Monday meeting with Josie Schwarz, a Master Stylist at Rocco Altobelli Salons and Day Spas in Rochester was on mine. Read More.
Opportunities should not be wasted, right? If there’s the opportunity to buy designer jeans that fit like a glove at an amazing price, I should seize that opportunity. Waste not, want not. Carpe Denim! Read More.