Whew! It’s been awhile since I’ve been over here on the blog. Between selling/buying a home, getting both kids settled into new schools (one a college freshman) and a bunch of other things along the way, I am exhausted to say the least! But I’m also excited/hopeful to getting back to some normalcy as well as blogging again. So let’s get right to it, and talk about Fall Fashion Must Haves!
A continuation from my last post (New York fashion Week 2021 – Part 1), read on for highlights and my favorite looks from Thalé Blanc and Epperson. Also linked to some other standout designers and collections that embody my personal style preference: strong and effortless chic with a feminine edge. Continue Reading →
In what seemed like a blink of an eye, New York Fashion Week 2021 has come and gone. Pre-pandemic, I had attended NYFW for several years, and to say that it felt different this season would be an understatement! But different doesn’t mean bad or worse. In fact, in some ways it was better. Most of the collections showed virtually, or in formats such as presentations and “meet and greets”. Although I will always love the full-on energy and excitement that comes from an in-person runway show, I also appreciated the flexibility and calmness of watching a show virtually or by appointment. In addition, many designers opted to show outside of the official schedule. Love this as it gives us all more time to appreciate the individual collections.
Read on for three standout collections (Nicole Benefield, Negris LeBrum and Fllumaé) that showed for NYFW this month. Continue Reading →
As many of us are sticking to a tighter budget this holiday season, I wanted to make sure I included gifts in a range of prices. These are my Fave Gifts Under $50. All are gifts that I would love to give as well as receive, and I particularly chose these from brands or retailers where I love to shop. Don’t forget, you sometimes have the option to pick up in-store if you’re worried about getting the items before Christmas. Happy Holidays!
Happy December! Hope you are well and enjoying the holiday season. Although this season feels different than those in the past, I’m determined to make the most of it. And since many of us will be spending more time at home than usual, I’m starting my gift guide series with Gift guide: Home Edit. In particular, these are gifts that are also great to gift yourself to enhance a WFH (Work From Home) and a more self-care aware lifestyle. 😉
Hi! Hope you all had a wonderful, peaceful and safe Thanksgiving. 🙏🏼 Before I start posting some gift guides for the holidays, I wanted to share some amazing Black Friday and Cyber Week Sales. If you click on the store/site names below, it will bring you directly to the site. Many of the sales have codes to use in order to get the discount so don’t forget to include them at checkout before you finalize the sale!
Note: Some of these sales may change throughout the week, so keep a lookout. I will update this post with specific product faves so stay tuned…
Gigi New York / Graphic Image – Placing this site first as I have a special discount for you! Use code JOSEPHINA20 for 20%off. This code is available until December 6th. Can not be combined with another offer. Continue Reading →
Now more than ever, I want to be comfortable but without sacrificing style! And this, or course, applies not just to my clothes, but to my shoes as well. Although I’ll never give up heels completely, I’m a lot pickier about the type of heel that I’ll wear. Comfort and walkability is a priority! As we’re headed into the winter season, I am sharing my fave shoes and boots to buy now. All classic looks with great style, I specifically chose styles that you’ll be happy to wear year after year. 😉 Continue Reading →
And now it’s time to talk about jackets… Not only functional, jackets are an easy way to express your style. And when they cover your outfit for most of the colder months, finding ones that you love is so important! Below are my fave fall and winter jackets for timeless style. Particularly chose these, because they are ageless and on-trend as well!