Ally Shoes Review: Are They Worth It?

You might be able to tell from the photo. I am peachy keen about these block heels. They took me by surprise in the best possible way. You see, my approach to shoes has not always been what you might call foot-friendly. Much like Celine Dion’s viral quote, “When a girl loves her shoes, she will always make them fit” – I’d grab the pretty shoe even if it hurt.…

Best Travel Dresses for Petites

We all have our standards when it comes to choosing a great dress. However, those standards tend to elevate when it comes to selecting a travel dress. These need to pass muster in more ways than one! You need versatility, durability, functionality – and you want it all in a one-and-done piece. Oh, there’s the wrinkle factor too… We don’t exactly travel with an ironing board, so these also need to pack well.…

Power Dresses for Work: Blending Style & Function

When it comes to women’s workwear, we have more options than ever. Gone are the days of regimented office attire. In fact, with hybrid work limiting the amount of “in office” days for many women, it seems workwear is getting more creative. Whether you lean prim and proper, colorfully eclectic, sleek and minimal, or whimsical and feminine, your work wardrobe is an important channel for personal expression.…

How to Wear Linen Without Wrinkling

When I visited Scandinavia last summer, one thing grabbed my attention immediately. Linen – It was everywhere. Linen pants, linen dresses, linen shirts… Everywhere I turned, I spotted another impeccably chic Swede rocking linen like an off-duty supermodel. Meanwhile, every time I’ve tried linen, I felt like a rumpled mess. What did they know, that I didn’t!? Since the country is known for its clean design and minimalist fashion (this article explains), I explored Swedish linen styling strategies and quickly fell in love with the fabric. …

Best Dresses for Spring Wedding Guests Under $50

With the end of winter nearly in sight (technically March 20), your mind might be skipping ahead to spring and summer wedding season. Wondering what to wear? You’re in good company! I’ve been getting quite a few requests for wedding guest dress inspiration, so I placed a huge Amazon order. This post sifts through the good, bad, and ugly to save you time (and money).…

MM LaFleur Jardigan: Worth the price?

Classic. Comfortable. Versatile. When an “old faithful” in your closet gets a delightful new update, you can’t help but wave in approval. Today’s post will dig into one of my all-time favorite workwear pieces, its latest iteration, and how both can simplify your morning routine. The MM LaFleur jardigan has been a staple in my closet for years (think blazer styling with cardigan comfort).…

How to Wear a Dress in Winter and Stay Warm

Winter weather has a way of zapping the excitement out of our wardrobe. We get cold; we get lazy and we end up wearing whatever works. Generally, that’s a bulky sweater and jeans. If you’re anything like me, this method eliminates half my closet. Dresses are my favorite thing to wear. So, why wait for spring to arrive? I prefer to restyle and keep my favorite dresses in rotation.…

Quince Review: Honest Take on The Viral Brand

Every once in a great while a clothing brand seems to explode into our consciousness. Once unheard of, it is suddenly popping up everywhere! Quince falls into that buzzy, viral category. I first spotted it via an Instagram ad. The dreamy-looking (and supposedly washable) silk skirt sparked my interest. However, the price point ($60 vs the $150 mark) really solidified things. You know your girl loves a bargain!…

Galentine’s Day Outfits: Ideas & Inspiration

Valentine’s Day gets a lot of attention. However, when it comes to the fashion… Galentine’s Day > February 14! Why? Women tend to dress for other women, especially when those women are our nearest and dearest! Galentine’s Day is a time for fun, friendship, and an opportunity to don fashion that feels just right! So, pull up a chair and let’s explore some Galentine’s Day outfits your besties will swoon for.…

Birdies Reviews 2024: As Comfy as Slippers?

I’ll be honest, I am not a flats girl. At 4’11, heels have been a calling card most of my life. I assumed I needed that added height to look polished. Without it, I felt a bit frumpy. Notice I’m using past tense here? When my job forced me to reconsider my footwear and focus on comfort, I landed on Birdies shoes. They were completely unique, appealing both to my style sensibilities and functional needs.…