Friday Favorites: Velvet

My favorite cold-weather textile without a doubt has to be velvet. To me, it is so luxurious and adds a beautiful pop of something different to a look. Interestingly, velvet actually refers to the structure of the fabric, where the fiber is typically wool or cotton. And for a little tidbit of history, velvet used […]

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Friday Favorites: Denim Jackets

There are few items more versatile than a denim jacket, in my opinion. They are the perfect transitional piece that can bring you from warm to cool weather and vice versa, they are an adorable accent that can top off any look, and can be worn with anything from athleisure to dresses. I picked up […]

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Friday Favorites: Espadrilles

I get so excited for the warmer weather for a lot of reasons: being outside more, seeing the blooms open up, going to the beach, and of course the fashions. One category in my spring/summer wardrobe that has become an absolute staple in my closet are espadrilles. Over the last few years, I have bought […]

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The Swimsuits I Wore in Kennebunkport, Maine

You might not know this, but I love swimsuits. Which is funny because I do not regularly frequent the beach or pool in the warmer months, and I am vehemently anti-sun 😂. Nevertheless, I love to have a few options in the wings whenever a beach invitation or vacation arrises. I got quite a few […]

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Friday Favorites: Blue and White

There is no other color combination that make me as happy as blue and white does. Putting on my art history cap for a minute, Chinese porcelain has a long history of trade between East Asia and the West. Before the East-West trade existed, the highest-quality porcelain was reserved only for Chinese royalty. When trade […]

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A Very Special Florentine Souvenir

Want to know a secret? I was actually thinking to write this article in the fall, and started writing one but scrapped it because I thought the time frame had passed. The past few days of writing, I obviously said “to heck with that”, and now here we are. This post is all about my […]

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Holiday Gifts for your Men

Coming off of my holiday gift guide for the ladies, I needed to acknowledge the wonderful men in the world! I asked my male followers what they would want to receive as a gift, mixed in what I want to give the special men in my life. From fathers to brothers, friends, cousins, boyfriends and […]

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Holiday Gifts for your Ladies

I have realized over the last few years that gift giving and receiving is one of my love languages. I adore the holiday season for a plethora of reasons, but a big one is thinking, planning, shopping, wrapping, then finally watching the receiver open their special item. When I receive a gift, my excitement doesn’t […]

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