Lovely Classics: The Little Black Dress

  Hello Lovelies, In fashion there are certain rules that can be defined as cardinal rules. Rules that surpass trends and eras, because they are fundamentally classic. One such rule is the eternal elegance of Little Black Dress, popularized by Mademoiselle Coco Chanel herself, in a 1926 Vogue article. So as we head into the holiday … Continue Reading

Lovely Classics: 7 Timeless wardrobe investments

Hi lovelies, So today we’ll stretch our imaginations and envision that we can buy anything! With an unlimited budget, it would be easy to get carried away and go on a never-ending shopping spree. But what if we disciplined our wants to seek out investment pieces that stand the test of time and trends?Ladies and … Continue Reading

Lovely Looks: An Autumnal style evolution

This fall, let’s take a stylish and creative trip down memory lane as we prepare to upgrade our autumn wardrobes. It’s well known that style can be found at all ages and phases of our lives, from the girly designs of our childhood to the structured silhouettes of our office attire. In this post, we’ll … Continue Reading

Lovely Looks: Ladylike in London

  “The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that her hardships have had on her, but is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow those hardships to dictate who she becomes.” -C. JoyBell C London is such a lovely place and definitely earns its spot as one of the … Continue Reading

Lovely Classics: Nautical stripes + Glam Turbans

The elements of classic coastal style include the quinessential marinière stripes, chic sunnies, a lounge hat or luxurious head wrap (which is currently all the rave with these Marc Jacob dolls), crisp white pants and a heirloom scarf to carefully tie on your purse, of course.   On my last trip to the French Riviera, … Continue Reading

Lovely Looks: Spring Essentials

  The birds are chirping, the trees are blooming and a warmer breeze is finally blowing our way: Spring has sprung! Therefore, I’ve put together a list of classic “Essentials” to help you build a fabulous wardrobe and enjoy the season. 1~ Feminine Wrap Dress There is nothing more liberating than slipping into your first … Continue Reading

Valentine’s Day Inspiration: Outfit + gift ideas

Hello lovelies, Whether you’re single or taken, there is always room for more amore in the air! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, let’s hop right into the fun of this day dedicated to love and romance. I haven’t always been into this holiday but why resist all the red and pink trimmings, decadent chocolates … Continue Reading

Lovely Icons: Mrs. Diahann Carroll

PTTo launch the series dedicated to the celebration of fashion icons, we will begin with honoring the legendary Mrs. Diahann Carroll. As I share a bit about what makes her such a fabulous inspiration, I will highlight what I believe to be her most stylish role: that of the phenomenal Dominique Deveraux.   Mrs. Diahann … Continue Reading

Lovely Spaces: La Durée SOHO, New York

      La Durée SOHO What better way to celebrate my trip from Paris than to visit the amazing La Durée in Soho? I can hardly think of any! Being that my it is my favorite tearoom and I’m such a fan of the “univers La Durée”, with its whimsical touch while still preserving … Continue Reading

A Lady Knows Her Worth- The Valerian Hughes LBD

The Little Black Dress continues to be a classic staple in any lady’s wardrobe and is the quintessential look for any elegant dress code. During my recent trip to New York, I was fortunate to bring along a few pieces from the French Haute Couture designer, Valerian Hughes. The styling of the shoot was done … Continue Reading