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September 2012


Cozy Sweaters

Every year when summer starts to turn into fall, I feel a little sulky. I love warm weather and even though I love fall clothes, I don’t like the temperature change.  To me there are few things worse than finding yourself in complete darkness at 7 PM and  being greeted by freezing cold air when you step out of the shower first thing in the morning (GRR!).

Whenever the sulks come on in early September, I always do a little splurge on a fall sweater. I love sweaters! I adore the feeling of being cozy and wrapped up in a great knit. I’ll typically buy a few sweaters fall/winter season but since I already have a lot, I am careful about each one I add.

This year, I wanted to share with you my favorite  and first new sweater that I picked out for fall – that I absolutely love! It’s by Vince – a brand that I always find great basics at. I still have and wear my Vince sweaters from 4-5 years ago.

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Interview Style

Interview with Marlien Rentmeester

Today’s interview is with the beautiful and talented Marlien Rentmeester, the West Coast editor of Lucky Magazine. I’ve read Lucky ever since it started in 2000 – it was one of the first magazines I ever subscribed to (Highlights doesn’t count) and I…


Black Accessories

If I could go back in time to when I first started buying more expensive wardrobe pieces, I’d tell myself to make sure that I had all my black accessories picked out and paid for before buying anything else.…

Interview Style

Interview with Plumtree

Today’s interview is with Plumtree – a lovely, very accomplished woman with lovely style and an absolutely killer wardrobe. Plumtree is a lawyer (with great advice for you future lawyers out there!), animal lover and Asian art aficionado. She…


Helen Gurley Brown

I remember the very first time I ever heard of Helen Gurley Brown. I was with my mom at Smithbooks (remember them?) and we were both looking through the bargain bin for books to rescue. I think I ended…

Food Hotels Life North America Style Travel


Even though I’ve lived in Northern California for most of my life, before this past weekend I’d never been to Healdsburg. For no particular reason, I just always ended up in Napa/Sonoma/Calistoga. My husband and I finally  had a…

Interview Style

Interview with Justin Ng

I had such a fun time putting together this week’s interview. Justin is an incredibly talented photographer and illustrator whose work I adore. He is one of those people who you can tell just loves to create beauty, and…