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    On living a stylish, balanced, adventurous, delicious life after 50.


  • Supporting Player

    Supporting Player

    Every wardrobe needs a few good Supporting Players. This little cotton sweater doesn’t look like much on its own, but is a nice lightweight layering sweater... Read more

    Posted on 23 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Eyewear Roundup

    Eyewear Roundup

    eyewear (similar) | stone necklace | chain necklace | watch | bracelet (similar) | jacket (similar) | bag | top | pants | shoes Eyewear Is An Accessory… I’m... Read more

    Posted on 22 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Thinking About: The Why Of Style

    Thinking About: Style

    Getting right to the point. (Ha!) Pointy-toed black patent kitten heel pumps. I’m suddenly enamored of this style again, and am so glad I kept these shoes... Read more

    Posted on 21 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • It’s Leopard Season

    It’s Leopard Season

    Leopard Print Is A Neutral… But very few are neutral about leopard print. I find that people tend to either love it or hate it. I’ve been in the “love it” camp... Read more

    Posted on 19 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Everything Old Is New Again…

    Everything Again…

    Out And About In Santa Monica Saturday evening le Monsieur and I took the train to downtown Santa Monica. We’re so thrilled to have this option now! Read more

    Posted on 18 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • On The Beauty Beat: Eyes And Lips

    Beauty Beat: Eyes Lips

    It’s Berry Season… Ok, so we’re starting with the lips. Most days I’m all about the “My Lips But Better” color. But I do like to change things up a little with ... Read more

    Posted on 15 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Les Essentiels: Little Black Pants

    Essentiels: Little Black Pants

    When I’m not wearing jeans, you’ll find me in a pair of Little Black Pants. They’re one of my can’t-live-without wardrobe foundation pieces. Read more

    Posted on 14 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • 5 Things I Always Pack In My Carry-On Bag

    Things Always Pack Carry-On

    So I’ve been keeping a big secret but now I’m going to dish…I’m headed back to Paris in October!! I already have a long list of things I want to see and do,... Read more

    Posted on 12 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Dipping A Toe Into Fall Trends

    Dipping Into Fall Trends

    fragrance | jacket | tee (similar) | earrings | watch | jeans | bracelet | bag | shoes Parsing The Fall Shoe Trends I’ve come to regard trends as opportunities... Read more

    Posted on 11 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Autumn Is Coming…

    Autumn Coming…

    In the imaginary world of Game Of Thrones, seasons can last for years. In our world, it sometimes just feels that way, especially when there are some new fall... Read more

    Posted on 08 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Building A Fall Travel Wardrobe

    Building Fall Travel Wardrobe

    Fall is my favorite season to travel. The temperatures are (usually) cooler, and the crowds are thinner. Yes, there’s some travel on our calendar this fall, so... Read more

    Posted on 07 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Not My Grandmother’s Pearls…

    Grandmother’s Pearls…

    A Classic, Updated… I’ve been finding myself drawn to pearl jewelry lately. There’s something about the way pearls worn near the face reflect a soft light back... Read more

    Posted on 05 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • A Little Pre-Fall Shopping

    Little Pre-Fall Shopping

    scarf | sweater | earrings | watch | bag | jeans (petite/plus) | shoes Transitional Season Pieces Despite our ongoing heatwave, I’ve had this cotton sweater on... Read more

    Posted on 04 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Long Weekend Sale Alert

    Long Weekend Sale Alert

    We’re in for another hot day in Southern California, but my friends in the northern part of the state seem to be getting the worst of the heat. San Francisco hi... Read more

    Posted on 02 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Casual Outfit In Navy And Olive

    Casual Outfit Navy Olive

    Strolling Into The Long Weekend Like… Do you have plans for the Labor Day weekend? Le Monsieur and I are looking forward to a little down time before our... Read more

    Posted on 01 September 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • On The Beauty Beat

    Beauty Beat

    Can you believe we’re at the end of August already? This year has been flying by. Drugstore Beauty We’re heading into a few weeks of hot, arid weather in... Read more

    Posted on 31 August 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • On Trends And Personal Style

    Trends Personal Style

    fragrance | jacket | scarf | earrings | watch | tee | bag | nails | boots Turn... Read more

    Posted on 29 August 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • On My Mind: How To Help

    Mind: Help

    I’ll admit, the past couple of days I’ve had trouble focusing on anything aside from the devastating storm in Texas and parts of Louisiana. This may be the wors... Read more

    Posted on 28 August 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • She Wore Blue Velvet

    Wore Blue Velvet

    The Velvet Jacket This is my kind of jacket! Lightweight, slouchy but not too oversized, and a gorgeous color that’s easy to style. Read more

    Posted on 25 August 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Climbing Out Of A Style Rut

    Climbing Style

    When A Style Groove Becomes A Style Rut Above: I’ve been relying heavily on accessories like these leopard mules to add interest to my summer outfits. Read more

    Posted on 24 August 2017 LIFESTYLE