Buy Now This Dress!

We discovered this smashing Milly Dress while shopping for another post.  It is a spectacular stand-out of off-the-shoulder style,  one of the season’s biggest trends.   This is a universally flattering shape, a lovely bit of shoulder and neckline, balanced by...

Star Spangled Milly

Wow. Just as we were about to shop for looks for Star Spangled Banner fashion for the 4th of July, I received a message from Milly filled with wondrous things for the Yankee Doodle Dandy in all of us.  With bold colors and twists on spangled stripes, these looks are...

Summer Shirt Dress Style

  Wondering what to wear on a sweltering summer’s day?  You don’t have to be a MAD MAN to know that nothing beats the ease of a SHIRT DRESS.  Every modern minded girl’s wardrobe should have a least one of these wear-anywheres. They are ideal for...

Kentucky Derby

Saturday, May 2nd, will mark the 141th Kentucky Derby. Alternatively referred to as “The Run for the Roses” or “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports,” the Kentucky Derby is so much more than a 1.25 mile race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses – it is one of the...

Spring Fling with Milly

Michelle Smith, founder and designer of MILLY, is teaming up with NBC and Morning Joe co-host and author Mika Brzezinski on an initiative called “Know Your Value”. Through on-air appearances, digital content and nationwide conferences, the goal is to...

Mardi Gras

What to wear next week to a Mardi Gras party?   Mardi Gras is french for Fat Tuesday, referring to the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season, which begins on Ash Wednesday.  It is celebrated around the...

ForEverglades Palm Beach

Off we go to Palm Beach for the Tenth Annual Foreverglades Benefit on Saturday, February 14 at The Breakers.  We never turn down an opportunity to break out our warm weather attire before New York’s temperatures catch up, and this is THE occasion.  Bryant Gumbel will...

Black Tie Short Cuts

We had a wonderful question from a friend in Chicago, “Can short dresses be worn to black tie event? What about hosiery? Chicago cold winter evenings . . . .”   This is oft asked query –  Long or Short?   Generally speaking, a short dress is...

Emmy Awards

We are really excited for the 66th Annual Emmy Awards  airing  live, Monday, August 25 on NBC, where the top talents of television will be honored. The Emmys for us this year will have more than a bit of “hip” going on.  From the host, Seth Meyers, to the...

Summer Tunics

Just as we are packing for a seaside holiday, we discovered our tunics were looking a little too well worn. We quickly did a spin through out favorite retail sites for find some super looking tunic, most of them are  ON SALE.  The chicest way to wear them is with a...

How to Wear a Maxi

At first I wasn’t a big fan of long dresses.   Having gone through the “granny dress” phase a long time ago, I did not want to revisit those bygone days of love and peace, not that I don’t believe in the concepts.  And not being terribly tall, I  thought that my frame...

Swimsuits One Piece Wonders

Yes, we are well into that often dreaded time of year . . . swimsuit season.  We are always on the lookout for a great one-piece suit and more importantly, a perfect cover up.  Whether you like a strapless, a halter or a plunging we have gone shopping for a timely...