Summertime Living is Easy







Warm hues and a light, fresh and breezy style. Wearing this papaya candy color belt dress by Mango is like wrapping yourself in summertime itself. You'll feel as good on the inside as you look on the outside.

Make your livin’ easy.  Click on the links below to purchase one or more of the items for yourself.


1. Mango Belted Dress $29, mango.com
2. Ben-Amun Gold and Blue Enamel 'Amazon' Earrings $38, bluefly.com
3. Chan Luu Turquoise Bracelet Wrap $90, bluefly.com
4. Skechers Bobs Sneaker (similar) $50, skechers.com
5. Botkier Brandy Leather 'Logan' Small Satchel $239, bluefly.com

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Soft Summer Pastels







Capture the soft, pale, light of the season in this vintage inspired pastel polo by Lacoste.  Pair it with pink cat-eye sun glasses, blue sling back sandals, and a translucent bangle to set the right tone in these waning days of summer. 

Love hue right back.  Click on the links below to purchase one or more of the pieces for yourself.


1. Lacoste Short Sleeve Polo (similar) $46, amazon.com
2. Isaac Mizrahi New York 57mm Cat Eye Sunglasses $48, nordstrom.com
3. Alexis Bittar Lucite Bracelet (similar) $97, alexisbittar.com
4. Jack Rogers Lilliana Leather Slingback Sandals $128, nordstrom.com

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Lovely, Lacey Lingerie







There's something fabulously feminine about lacy lingerie from an era when the finer things in life were truly a treat.  Click on the links below to purchase one or more of the pieces for yourself.


1. Josie by Natori Robe (similar) $26, amazon.com
2. La Perla Niloufer Slip $364, laperla.com
3. Natori 'Enchant' Chemise $160, neimanmarcus.com
4. Josie 'Spicy Essentials' Bra $19, nordstromrack.com
  Josie 'Spicy Essentials' Boyshorts $9, nordstromrack.com
5. Chantelle Mouvance Bra $78, saksfifthavenue.com
  Chantelle Mouvance Hipster Briefs $45, nancymeyer.com
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This should be your FIRST resort.





Some fresh style for the waning days of summer.



Last Resort Swimwear



Stretch out the last weeks of summer with a cool  caftan, a beautiful new pair of sandals, some Warby Parker sunglasses and a great sun hat. Then find a shady spot and indulge in one last summer novel. My choice?  A mystery by Michael Connelly. 

Roberto Cavalli Floral Cotton & Silk Caftan (similar) $649, luisaviaroma.com

Nordstrom Wide Brim Sun Hat (similar) $22, nordstrom.com

Downing Walnut Tortoise Sunglasses $95, warbyparker.com

Lauren Lorraine 'Ibiza' Crystal Thong Sandal $108, nordstrom.com


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Swim or Run or Do Yoga




Swim     Run     Yoga

 If you don't go, you won't glow.





Get inspired to perspire.  
Beauty starts from the inside out.

Click on the links below to pick up this gear for yourself:

1. Gottex One-Piece Sultan High-Neck Swimsuit $150, bluefly
2. Michi Illusion Jacket $235, saksfifthavenue.com
Michi Shadow Colorblock Leggings $179, saksfifthavenue.com
3. Alo Yoga Enamour Sports Bra $29, amazon.com
Alo Yoga Burn Performance Shorts  $35 amazon.com

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Slimming Styling






Click on the red arrow below to watch a video in which I share slimming styling advice.




Slimming Styling - How to look thinner


One last trip to the beach!




Back to the beach one last time.





Personal style emerges when you start to inhabit your clothes rather than simply wear them. And then something else magical happens. Your outward appearance exudes your inner character. And it’s like you’re creating your own personal atmosphere.

Click on the links below to purchase one or more of the pieces for yourself and start your own magic.


1. Gottex Swim Pareo $99, saksfifthavenue.com
2. Echo Design Floppy Hat $48, zappos.com
3. Spiral Paper Parasol $11, greatlookz.com
4. Strut Your Stuff Flamingo Francis Tote (similar) $198, katespade.com
5. Elizabeth and James Horatio Round Sunglasses $77, theoutnet.com
6. Kenneth Jay Lane Coral Enamel And Gold Plate Bamboo Earrings $36, bluefly.com
7. 2750 Metallicotw Superga $40, superga-usa.com


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