Category Archives: J. Crew

On the Hunt for the January Sales. Get Your Wallets and Lets Go!

There really isn’t much that I need-or want for that matter at the present time.  However, the January Sales always pique my interest because there’s always something that I end up buying. And—the purchases are usually with me for a … Continue reading

Posted in J. Crew, Old Navy, Primark, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 21 Comments

My Wardrobe May Not Be Capsule—But I Have Capsule Brands

One subject that I always seem to be reading about is the “Capsule Wardrobe”.  This wardrobe is built around a few essential, classic and timeless items.  Google this term and you will find hundreds of articles and variations of this … Continue reading

Posted in J. Crew, Longchamp, Nan & Nin, Old Navy, Repetto Ballet Flats, Rondini Sandals | Tagged , , | 27 Comments

What I’m Wearing. The Summer Face. And I’ve Been a Naughty Girl

Things are back to normal. And I have a confession. I’ve been a naughty girl. Since arriving home over three weeks ago, I’ve been petrified to get on the scale. I knew I gained weight over vacation, and then some.  … Continue reading

Posted in e.l.f., J. Crew, Longchamp, Mally Cosmetics, Old Navy, Rondini | Tagged , , , | 36 Comments

The Old Bag is Tawking To Ya!

No sillies. Not me! I’m not the old bag I write of this time!  I’m talking old bags—the handbag kind. The ones sitting on a shelf in your closet. A whole bunch of ’em!   Some of the old bags … Continue reading

Posted in All Saints, All Saints Handbags, Dressing the "mature" woman, J. Crew, Longchamp, Nat & Nin, Old Handbags, Rotating Handbags, The Right Handbag for you, Tory Burch | Tagged , , | 42 Comments

How to Wear a Maxi For Women Over 50. Maxi-mizing Your Potential!

Last Friday lent itself well for running errands.  It was sunny and warm but cool air was still dominant. And I was too lazy to shave my legs.  In addition, I didn’t feel like wearing jeans or pants.  Basically, I … Continue reading

Posted in Ann Taylor Loft, Bass, Crown Vintage, Cynthia Rowley, Dressing for Mature Women, Fashion, J. Crew, Kooba, Lilly Pulitzer, Longchamp, Maxi Dresses for Women over 50, Nat & Nin, Old Navy, Over 50 Fashions, Rondini Sandals, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 55 Comments

Bringing Fashion Back Where it Belongs

I am not a fashion blogger nor am I a beauty blogger. If I am passionate about an item of clothing or a beauty product that tickles my fancy, I will write about it. I write blog posts because it … Continue reading

Posted in Audrey Hepburn style, Blogging about fashion, Bringing back fashion, Channel, Classic Clothing, Dior, Fashion, Fashion writing, Irish Dance Music. Billy Furlong, J. Crew, Jane Birkin style, Vogue, Yves St. Laurent | 42 Comments

A Weekend Getaway! The One Night Micro-Mini Vacation!

Every now and then Bonaparte and I like to take a little weekend trip.  To be honest with you, we haven’t done this in a while.  Our last weekend “trip” was to Paris (Jesus, I sound like a pretentious asshole … Continue reading

Posted in DC, Domestic Travel, Dressing for older women, Fragonard, Gap Jeans, Georgetown, Goya, J. Crew, Jean Louis David, Louis XIV, Monet, Rembrandt, Watteau | Tagged , , | 24 Comments