Tag Archives: Fashion

Hats Entertainment!

Something triggered me to write this post.  Actually, it was two things.  The first was a blog post that Michelle of Shelbee On the Edge wrote.  It was about her love of cloche hats and plaid.  Shelbee on The Edge!  … Continue reading

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Shhhhh! Don’t Tell Anyone—But I’m Glad Thanksgiving is Over!

Seriously.  Thanksgiving has never been my favorite holiday.  As much as I would love to have been the perfect hostess on this favored family day, it’s always been quite dysfunctional for me. As much as I would love to imagine … Continue reading

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In Defense of Fast Fashion

Fast Fashion.  We are all familiar with the term. We are all familiar with many stores that sell fast fashion. H & M.  Forever 21.  Zara.  Primark. Old Navy.  Target’s collaborations with many designers fall into the fast fashion genre … Continue reading

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How To Wear Plaid When You Are Over 50!

Plaid.  It’s my favorite color!   Just about any pattern will do.  Plaid is part of my heritage.  If your bloodlines are traced back to the UK or Emerald Isle, plaid is your culture. I just cannot help it–plaid makes me … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Some Things!

Ok.  So, a few weeks ago, maybe actually two or three, I was in Nordstrom Rack checking out the discounted goods and I came across a cosmetics display.  There were some decent buys.  But the one that caught my eye … Continue reading

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My House Stinks–But It Looks Festive!!!!

Oh God.  I’m sitting here at my bespoke office—the dining room table and I have a headache from the stench.  It’s awful. And it’s a good thing that Bonaparte is at work because he would get all “French” on me … Continue reading

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Are You There Retailers? It’s Me, Cathe!

In my never-ending quest to carry out some phase of exercise, I’ve been getting into my car and driving Chippy to downtown Phoenixville.   Truth be told. I don’t like walking in my neighborhood of townhomes because it’s boring.  I pass … Continue reading

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The Swiftness of Saturday—From Running Errands to Discovering a Treasure of Old Books!

Fall has finally arrived on this last day of September!  We woke up this morning to those low clouds—you know, the gray ones that when you look closely, you can see a bit of blue sky but for the most … Continue reading

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How To Be A Savvy Shopper and Make a Bad Purchase Work!

While enjoying the many photos of those I follow on Instagram earlier this morning, I was struck by an ad.  Yeah. The most annoying thing about Instagram is the never-ending parade of sponsored ads.  I hide them all. My emoji … Continue reading

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Oy Vey! Hits and Misses for The Mrs.

What a day it’s been.  In a fun way, naturally! The sky was crystal clear, and even though it was hot, the air was nice and crisp and cool. Just a beautiful, beautiful day! You know the kind of day … Continue reading

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