Layer Liar


I refuse to acknowledge that old man winter is right around the corner.

Nor’Easters.  Blizzards.  The dreaded Snow Days (mamas everywhere shudder with that phrase!).  Nope, not coming.

Sundresses, jean jackets maybe add a shawl or a cape if it’s really chilly.  Open toe booties help keep the dream alive!

 Slip a turtleneck or a white shirt under the dress if the thermometer is being particularly challenging.

Just keep denying the inevitable.  


Once upon a time in a land known for its cold weather

there was a crazy good mild fall

where all a damsel needed to wear was 

Boots and a dress.

Fairy tales do come true!

Denim On Denim

Doesn’t get much easier than this.  There is a reason that the denim on denim trend that exploded in Spring is holding strong for Fall.

Jeans meet jean jacket.  Insert t-shirt and ta-freakin’-da!

Slip on my fave furry loafers.

Grab my pink beach cruiser (#bestmothersdaypresent) & pedal like crazy to keep up with 3 children!

Enjoy sunshine!

Fishermans Knit

They don’t really.

But the Irish sure do!


This classic cream colored knit sweater needs to be added to your closet.

Historically the Irish left lanolin in the wool, so the Aran sweaters were waterproof – a big selling feature for fishing off the Irish coast.

It looks like a kazillion bucks when paired with a knee length secretary skirt and a tall pair of leather boots.

Or with ripped jeans and rain boots.

Or on top of your favorite dress with a pair of ankle boots.

Or with leggings (as long as your caboose is covered) and a pair of slip on sneakers in leopard pony hair (yummmmm).

But it does not cost a kazillion bucks.  True story I grabbed mine in the Dublin airport for €40.  No wonder Irish eyes are smiling!

Sarong SO Right!

The next time you find yourself longingly stroking a scarf or sarong

thinking that yet another purchase would be “so wrong” (tee hee)

think lovingly of THE easiest, chicest beach outfit option, and swipe that credit card like a boss! 

T-shirt, espadrilles or flip flops and GO Beach Baby GO!


Leather Jacket Replaces The Puffer

“Puffer coats make me look slim”, said no one ever.  Winter coats are necessary, warm and usually wide.

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Now that March is here the outerwear options expand instead of your appearance!


Leather jackets layered underneath with cashmere sweaters, scarves and long sleevers allow for a new rotation in the closet – YAHOOOOZIES!



Winter White Out

If you can’t beat ’em, turn it into a fashion statement!


Winter 2015 will go down in the record books.  Snow Snow and more Snow!


Getting sick of wearing dark blacks & greys?  Why not embrace the white stuff?


Mix up the wardrobe and sport Winter White.  Who knows, it might work as reverse psychology and brighten things up!  Just be sure to add one colorful element – if nothing else, they will be able to find you in the snow!!