IS LILAC A COLOR EVERYONE CAN WEAR?

What goes around comes around, right? I especially love this when it comes to fashion! And we do get lucky this spring because the oh-so-lovely Lilac is getting her shine again! But is lilac a color that everyone can wear? Luckily, this little pastel pretty can be flattering to almost every skin tone! It’s super […]

HEEL! HOW TO TRAIN A PUPPY

Living in the city, you come across people and their dogs ─ all day, every day. You also come across the ones that you can tell have had NO home trainin’. They’re the ones that are leading their owners, rather than the other way around. And they’re the ones jumping up on your Burberry raincoat […]

CANDLES AND 5 AROMATHERAPY HACKS FOR THE HOME

A happy home is a home that smells great! Aromatherapy is one of the top holistic methods to healing the mind, body, and soul, and it’s fantastically amazing how simple it is to incorporate this scent-sational happiness into your home. Most of you are probably no stranger to aromatherapy. If you’re like me, you’re instantly […]

HEEL ME! WHERE TO GET GREAT SHOES FOR LESS AND WHY

There’s one little known fact about me and heels. I’ve been wearing heels since I was 15 years old. I felt super undressed without them. In fact, my flat feet begged for them! Lately though, I’ve been craving sexy flats for the sheer day-to-day comfort of it. I love that I have some options to […]

VACANCES FRANCAISES! YOU DON’T HAVE TO GO TO FRANCE FOR A FRENCH GETAWAY

J’adore the French language! And guess what, you don’t have to go to France to speak French! According to NationsOnline.org, French is the official language in Belgium, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Haiti, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mali, Monaco, Niger, Republic […]

4 TIPS TO MASTER THE ART OF FRENCH KISSING

Ohhhh, mes amis! My friends! My friends! When was the last time you encountered an amazing French kiss? And I don’t mean the cocktail! As a woman who loves kissing, I must say that it is definitely an art. I remember back in college I was dating this guy and … disaster! He came at […]

GET A FRENCH COUNTRY LOOK WITHOUT THE FRENCH COUNTRY EXPENSE

I looooove a dash of France in my home. It makes me feel chic and fabulous. It reminds me of my travels to the bucolic hillsides of Provence and the charm of the French Riviera where Al and I spent our honeymoon a year and a half ago. That whole trip was so breathtakingly beautiful it […]

MY SOPHISTICATION INSPIRATION FROM THE FRENCH

I’ve been obsessed with all things French for a little while now. It first started when I took my son KC to Paris for Christmas in 2010. Everything was just so beautiful and rich with details and history. But mostly, the women were sophisticated-looking, and the high-end department stores were exquisite masterpieces. I remember almost […]

DON’T MISS THE VELVET REVOLUTION

Be STILL, my beating heart! Velvet is in. It’s back, and it’s giving me LIFE, honey! It seems velvet made one of its many comebacks in the fall of 2016, tip-toeing in via shoes. We saw it on loafers, boots, strappy heels. It was fabulous. Now, this lovely richness has come back with fresh fortitude […]

GET YOUR GLAM ON WITHOUT BRUSHING YOUR BUDGET OFF – $5 LIPSTICKS TO LOVE

What does it mean to be glamorous? Well, lesson for today, Glamorous comes from the Scottish gramarye meaning “magic, enchantment, spell.” Exciting, right? To me, being glamorous is something that starts on the inside and exudes its way to the outside. So I’m always ready for a close-up red carpet moment. What do I mean by this? When […]