Wanderlust Wednesday: Take Me to Capri

Capri, Italy. This small island draws me in like a moth to a flame. Capri has always been one of the most cosmopolitan islands in the Mediterranean, and is beloved by celebrities and international jet-setters. Capri, an island in Italy’s Bay of Naples, is famed for its rugged landscape, upscale hotels and shopping, from designer fashions to limoncello and handmade leather sandals. One of its best-known natural sites is the Blue Grotto, a dark cavern where the sea glows electric blue, the result of sunlight passing through an underwater cave. In summer, Capri’s dramatic, cove-studded coastline draws many yachts. Depending […]

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Looking for the Perfect Drop Waist Dress

A month or so ago, I saw a photo of a popular fashion blogger wearing the most adorable sleeveless drop waist dresses. Ever since then, I have been shopping around for just the right drop waist dress for the summer. When I was in junior high and high school, I remember my mom fashioning me some drop waist dresses out of t-shirts and then sewing material to the bottom of the shirts. I had several styles and colors and wore them on the regular. I loved them, and I don’t really know why I stopped wearing them, other than the fact that […]

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Woman of Style: Karlie Kloss

Twenty-four-year-old Karlie Kloss is a fashion designer’s dream. Her 6’2″ frame make her a standout on the catwalk. Her “girl next door” good looks can be glammed up with a few strokes of a makeup brush. Her everyday style is effortless and her Red Carpet looks are stunning. All of these reasons, and more (keep reading below), are why she is this month’s “Woman of Style.” I received my June 2017 issue of InStyle magazine on Saturday, and Karlie Kloss is gracing the cover in a stunning red Oscar de la Renta dress. The article inside, by Laura Brown, InStyle’s Editor-in-Chief, was […]

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Instagram Bloggers Who Inspire Me

I find fashion inspiration everywhere, especially in the style from other bloggers whose fashion sense I love. As a fashion and lifestyle blogger myself, I find inspiration by checking out other bloggers in my niche. Most of these bloggers are younger than I am, but it doesn’t matter to me because style is ageless. It would be a dream of mine to have brunch or lunch with these four bloggers and talk with them about what inspires them as bloggers and as women. Damsel in Dior – Jacey Dupree Ms. Dupree is a Texan currently living in California. I discovered […]

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Time to Celebrate the Mothers in Your Life

Mothers… where would we be without them, right? So in honor of all mothers, mine included, I’ve rounded up some great last minute gift ideas for her special day, which is this Sunday, May 14th. Between now and Sunday, you have some time to put together a memorable handmade craft for you mom, grandmother, sister, aunt, mother-in-law, or a friend who is a mother. Check out these crafty ideas. If you and a few of your friends have time to pull together a small mother-daughter brunch, then here are a few great ideas to pull off such an event. Looking […]

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