Wed 02.06

Maximum Height, Minimum Pain: Tall Orders

I’m the first to celebrate this new deluge of shoes that have all the height and none of the pitch (or pinch!). There’s something about flats that just misses the mark with certain looks. Sometimes you need that extra elevation to properly display your outfit, so here are my five favorites for the job. With […]

Tue 11.20

Top 5 Prints: Pretty in Print

If you’re wary about wearing prints, there’s no better time than the holiday season to get in the spirit. Printed dresses are lively and more importantly, decorative! They’re like having bells on (only without the annoying ringing) – your loud print will be loud in a good way. As long as the fabric is light, […]

Mon 10.29

Top 5 Motorcycle Boots: These Boots are Made for Riding

You’re pretty tough, and it’s time you let people know! Short moto-style boots will give you the edge you need (and a little extra height, too). They’re fierce but sensible, and a great transitional boot from fall to winter. I mean you’re not quite ready to pull out the fur-lined footwear, but it’s too cold […]

Wed 10.03

Bottega Veneta Patent-Leather Mary Jane Pumps: Ladies First

After seasons upon seasons of the reign of the chunky platform and the tyranny of the 6″ stiletto, it’s a delight to actually look like a lady again. But don’t dare cringe at the word. Looking like a lady doesn’t mean you’re automatically looking dowdy. It’s about finding that classy, polished shoe that walks the […]

Thu 08.30

Get the Look: Schoolboy Rock

I now steal clothes from my son’s closet. He’s a boys’ size 8, which is a bit snug on me but I like the tailoring! During the summer, I often wore his Ralph Lauren big pony shirts (much to his chagrin and humiliation). But the last straw for him was when I put on his […]

Thu 05.31

Summer Tops on Sale: Icing On Top

Jeans, pencil skirt or shorts, the right top is all you need to dress up any of your favorite bottoms. The hard part is finding one that exerts style, not effort. For me, you need to show some fun in the summertime, no boring somber tops. These tops on sale will keep you cool in […]

Mon 05.07

The Bra Brigade: How to Flaunt Yours Like a Snob

The Aussies have a delightfully irreverent way with fashion and an quirky take on the high-low mix. The girls Down Under also know how to flaunt what they’ve got up top – without showing off all the goods. With Australian Fashion Week in full swing, Tommy Ton snapped up a handful of hotties who show […]

Tue 04.17

Top 5 Slingback Peep-Toe Booties: Get In the Sling of Things

Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean it’s time for nothing but strappy bright sandals, all day, everyday. But if you’re a boots-and-jeans kind of girl, full-coverage ankle boots are a bit heavy, not to mention hot (although the right ones can look cool and relaxed with shorts). A bootie that’s been aired out with a […]

Mon 03.26

Mirror, Mirror: The Fairest of All Shiny Shoes

I have been watching the many fairy-tale dramas that are on these days. Now I’ve got happily-ever-after endings on the mind, so here is one fantasy that can be realized: mirrored shoes that will always tell you you are the fairest of them all (please, just let me believe!). One thing that’s not in my imagination? These shoes […]