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Fall Layering Pieces in Trending Colors

It's fall layer season! And sweaters-pumpkin lattes-cozy jackets-falling leaves-boots-crisp mornings season!It's the season for lightweight toppers that we can layer over our tank tops and t-shirts when the temperatures of early fall get chilly.Although I've never professed to be as much a fan of fall as some, I do have a drawerful of chunky sweaters that I'm kind of excited to wear again.[...]

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11 Spring 2023 Fashion Trends That You Can Actually Wear

Although it still feels like winter in the U.S., spring is only a month away! 😳 It's time to explore spring fashion trends!Take a minute to Google spring fashion trends; you'll find a variety of sources that let us know what the trends will be for spring, ranging from Vogue to Glamour to AARP!When I research the fashion trends for spring 2023, I'm looking for trends that a real person w[...]

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Spunky Spring Color Trends

Spring is about to make its entrance (really!) and the new season introduces a new palette of colors in the fashion world.Welcome to the 2023 spring color trends!I look forward to sharing each season's new colors and learning a little about what elements go into the fashion color forecast.One of my favorite things about a new season is discovering the color trends. Seasonal color trends in[...]

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Retro Sneakers – Step into this FalL Trend!

Let's talk about the retro sneaker trend. I'm a little obsessed. And I don't really know why.It could be because the style, in laser-like fashion, sends me to an image of my workout wear, circa 1982. Picture high-cut-leg leotard + bright tights + scrunched down leg warmers + white Reeboks. Yep - I felt pretty workout fashionable!I have a warm spot in my heart for those shoes. So now that r[...]

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Wide Leg Jeans
Styled Classic & Trendy

Wide leg jeans are definitely trending. And I'm here for it!I'm reminded of the 70s when jeans were super flattering (even though we had to lay on the bed to zip them when they were just out of the dryer - no stretch in those days!).Despite my love of fashion and clothes, I'm not an early adopter of new trends. But while this trend is new to younger women, it's a familiar friend to others[...]

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Wide Leg Pants – Love or Hate?
Come Shopping with Me!

I had a fun faux shopping trip at Banana Republic focusing on wide leg pants. C'mon into the fitting room with me to check out the styles.If you see any styles (both pants and tops) that you love, I've linked all of the items from the post below. They are all at Banana Republic and most pieces are available in more than one color. Simply click on the image of the item you'd like to explore[...]

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Fall Trend: Faux Shearling

Faux Shearling Coat

You may already know that faux shearling is trending this fall and winter. You can find shearling jackets in all kinds of styles and colors. Most that are in the budget friendly price range are faux shearling, which makes me feel a better about wearing it. Sherpa is another term you may hear. Sherpa is a fabric made from polyester (fleece), acrylic, or cotton and is sometimes called 'faux[...]

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Spring 2022 Color Trends

It's always fun to explore the new color trends for spring as we transition from winter dark to a lighter season and warmer weather. Fashion takes its cues from color experts when it comes to a season's color trends, resulting in an array of colors we see in retail land, festively introducing us to the spring color trends. (Color trends we see for spring carry over into summer as well.)Wha[...]

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Jeans Trends Part 4
Wrap Up: More Shapes & Some Jeans tips

We are finally at the last post in the four-part Jeans Trends series. Boy, have I learned a lot. I hope you have also become more familiar with the trends that we've been hearing about and seeing over the course of the past several months. As we move into fall and winter and jeans become more of a wardrobe staple, it's my prediction (although I'm not a trend predictor) that we'll be seeing[...]

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Jeans Trends Part 3
Bootcut & Flared Jeans

Welcome to the third segment in my jeans trends series (check out part 1 and part 2). This post features two similar, but different, jeans styles: bootcut and flared.If you count yourself among those of us who remember the flared styles of the 70's, you are probably doing a secret happy dance about the return of these jeans styles to "in." Jeans that are constructed with volume at the hem[...]