Paris in winter

I’ve wanted to visit Paris ever since I read my first copy of Vogue and discovered the words of Hemingway and Fitzgerald. Paris is the center of the fashion world, with a plethora of literary and art history. It is a place that both excites me and intimidates me. And I’m finally going to visitContinue reading “Paris in winter”

Banana Republic goes Mad, again

On March 1, Banana Republic debuted its second collection created in collaboration with Mad Men’s costume designer, Janie Bryant. I was excited about the first collection last year and bought a few pieces (mostly on sale), but overall the quality left me wanting. I still have a pair of cigarette pants in my closet thatContinue reading “Banana Republic goes Mad, again”

Best dressed

I enjoyed watching the 82nd annual Academy Awards last night. This year, I saw six out of the nine Best Picture nominees: The Artist, Hugo, Midnight in Paris, The Descendants, Moneyball and War Horse. I believe The Artist deserved to be named Best Picture…but I must say that Uggie got robbed in the Best ActorContinue reading “Best dressed”

Presidents Day sale

On Saturday, my husband and I drove down to Gurnee Mills outlet mall in Illinois to shop at Neiman Marcus Last Call. I probably shouldn’t have been shopping after the Jason Wu for Target experience, but I had a $25 gift card and everything was an extra 25 percent off for the Presidents Day sale,Continue reading “Presidents Day sale”

Jason Wu for Target review part 2

All of my shipments have arrived! Sadly, I did have one item canceled by Target, the white long sleeve blouse. I thought it would look really cute with the black pleated skirt that I bought in the store, but I guess it wasn’t meant to be. The blouse was an online exclusive item, so there’sContinue reading “Jason Wu for Target review part 2”