Summer days are quickly approaching and before we know it, school will be out. I'm already dreaming of family beach vacays and weekend getaways in the months ahead, and while they are a ways off, I am channeling vacation vibes with brights, embellishments and flirty styles. And, I am thrilled to have been asked by Paradise Valley Lifestyle magazine to share a few of my favorite things for refreshing your summer style! The magazine is hitting mailboxes in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area this week (or check it out online), and you can shop the items featured right here. Cheers to the crazy, lazy days of summer! ...Read more.
There's nothing like a pop of color to give you a sunny outlook and sometimes we just need that extra pick-me-up, right? Color has a huge influence on our mood and how we're perceived by others too. I have a tailored red dress that gets me compliments every time I wear it. This hot pink top paired with one of my favorite girly skirts has the same effect. When you look good and love what you're wearing, you feel inspired and get more accomplished. Winning! ...Read more.
My mini and I donned our best stripes in recognition of the first #NationalStripesDay, a day created by the one and only J. Crew. Classic stripes are reinvented in a variety of cuts and styles every spring. From skinny to wide, navy and white to multi-colored, there are so many looks to choose from this season. Of course, you can never go wrong with an always-in-style, preppy striped tee. And, while horizontal stripes are a popular look, vertical stripes are ultimately more flattering with their long, slimming line. Note that a great pendant or statement necklace can break up the widening effect of horizontal ...Read more.