Gearing up for Winter

Gearing up for Winter

I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the mild fall we’ve had in D.C. and the temperature will get even higher during the weekend. I’m planning to spend it outdoors since these might be the last warm days in months. I also need to get ready for the freezing days that will soon arrive; I’m hunting for a warm coat […]

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A Faux-Fur First

A Faux-Fur First

  The arrival of December brought cold, cloudy, and rainy days to the D.C. area. The day I had these photos taken, daylight had almost disappeared by 4 o’clock. I had been eating ice-cream at a shop (as an ice-cream lover, cold weather doesn’t stop me from enjoying a cone), and before I came out to […]

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Wrapped in Fleece

Wrapped in Fleece

Today’s board features pieces that caught my attention while looking at different websites in search of fabulous deals. Since it’s getting colder by the day, I put together a cozy outfit I could wear during the weekends and on dates with my husband or friends. Isn’t the fleece jacket cute? When it gets really cold, I […]

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The Ruffle Effect

The Ruffle Effect

  Good morning and happy Monday! I hope you had a fantastic weekend! I had four relaxing days during which I enjoyed the company of my family while watching movies and eating our favorite treats. I also took advantage of Black Friday by picking up a pair of beige suede booties (like the ones I’m wearing […]

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Gentle Autumn Pastels

Gentle Autumn Pastels

  Late November features some of the most interesting changes of the autumn season. Day by day, the vibrant colors of October begin to soften almost imperceptibly. That’s why pastels, which some only consider wearing in the spring, perfectly complement the slow approach of winter. Pastels such as light purple wonderfully harmonize with the delicate, gently […]

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A Welcome to the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

A Welcome to the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

  This week I’ve started to become very excited about Christmas. I love Christmas songs (especially those with a happy tune), Christmas movies (I always watch at least these three: “It’s a Wonderful Life”, “Elf”, and “A Christmas Carol”),  Christmas cookies as well as panettone (with a a glass of cold milk, of course), and the excitement […]

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Everything Is Just Peachy

Everything Is Just Peachy

I’m always on the look out for skirts with an appropriate style and length to wear at work. During this online search, I found this lovely peach-colored skirt. I’m enchanted by its design, and the fabric, according to the reviews, is of high quality. This midi skirt could easily be styled for work or for one […]

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A Crush on Olive

A Crush on Olive

I have a serious crush, though my husband need not worry, since what I’m crazy about is olive green! I’ve seen many of you looking fabulous in green pieces and I almost became ‘green with envy’ because I’ve only owned a puffy coat in this shade. Some days ago, I started adding different olive pieces to my wish list, and […]

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An Essential Holiday Hue

An Essential Holiday Hue

The holidays are approaching so fast that I’m starting to look for some pieces in bright red, my favorite color for this time of the year. I usually wear only tops and sweaters in this color; lately, I’ve been searching for a red dress but have not been lucky enough to find one that measures up. […]

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An Instant Transformation

An Instant Transformation

If you want to transform a simple outfit into a stylish and chic look, you just need to add a faux-fur vest. This versatile and cozy piece is ideal for layering and mixing with different textures. Today’s inspiration board features a vest I recently saw online and would like to try on. Every time I have an item on my radar, I imagine all […]

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A Fashion Treasure Hunt

A Fashion Treasure Hunt

Since I’ve seen so many of you looking fabulous in a pair of boots worn over skinny jeans or with a skirt, I’ve recently started to search for my first ever over-the-knee boots. And the stylish looks you’ve created have inspired me to purchase a new hat representing one of this autumn’s latest fashions; I’ll soon […]

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Reporting for Double Duty

Reporting for Double Duty

I’ve been looking for a burgundy dress for a couple of weeks and have recently found this classic piece online. The dress is perfect to wear both at the office and on a casual date. Its cut also allows us to layer it as the weather turns frosty. I styled this piece in such a way that a […]

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Mustard Crush

Mustard Crush

Mustard — one of this season’s fabulous trending colors that I’m totally sold on right now! Last week,  the temperature dropped so dramatically for a couple of days (fortunately it has warmed up again!) that I needed to break out some of my coziest sweaters, among them this flowy, boxy turtleneck. I paired it with a classic pencil skirt and […]

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A Double Welcome

A Double Welcome

Today is a special day for me since I will try to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis. Being a Roman Catholic, I’ve always been excited to see a Pope. Now, this excitement has grown even greater because of the admiration I feel towards Pope Francis. Besides all his wonderful qualities as a person, priest, and […]

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One Wish at a Time

One Wish at a Time

Happy Friday, everyone! I hope most of you will enjoy a long weekend! I don’t have any special plans yet. I would just love to sleep a little bit longer since I’ve been going to bed late the last few weeks. I’ve slowly started to cross out some items on my fall wish list. My latest acquisition is this lovely (and […]

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Letting the Brightness Bloom

Letting the Brightness Bloom

Hello! Good morning! I imagine those of you who will enjoy a long weekend are, like me, eager for Friday to arrive. I  hope there will be great Labor Day sales since I experience a thrill whenever I manage to acquire a lovely piece at a fabulous price (especially if it’s something I’ve had my eye on for […]

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Artworks in Blue

Artworks in Blue

Good morning, everyone! I hope you had a great weekend. I enjoyed mine very much. On Saturday I finally had enough time to spend a couple of hours at The National Gallery of Art, one of my favorite places in Washington, D.C. Going to this gallery is one of several activities I enjoy with my […]

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A Growing Fall Wish List

A Growing Fall Wish List

Hi! Happy Wednesday! Today’s inspiration board showcases an outfit put together with some of my favorite fashion staples. This navy leather jacket is the perfect go-to outerwear for future fall dates. Also, the highly popular, light gray cross body saddle bag is very easily combined with  different outfit styles and colors. Finally, these prune ankle-tie sandals add a […]

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Stepping Into Autumn

Stepping Into Autumn

Fall is five weeks away! I longingly anticipate the days when high temperatures decrease and the leaves change their color and drop, leaving a burgundy and yellow layer on the sidewalks. Autumn is a memorable season for me because my wedding anniversary falls in November. During this time of year, I also eagerly celebrate Halloween and […]

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In Quest of Shade

In Quest of Shade

Each weekend during summer and spring, I try to spend time outdoors. Since it has been extremely hot lately, I have returned to my favorite shady sites in the city. I discovered last year that the parks close to the Capitol Building feature a multitude of beautiful, shade-bearing trees. Today’s look is a casual Saturday […]

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A Revelation in Blue

A Revelation in Blue

For the last few weeks I’ve been wild about blue pieces. First, the denim shorts I recently bought at Express, and now, this chambray shirt from J.Crew. This shirt’s perfect sky-blue color will combine with almost any piece in my closet. The high quality fabric is soft and sufficiently lightweight to wear on a hot summer’s […]

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Late Summer Wine

Late Summer Wine

While hunting for great deals during the ongoing crazy summer sales, some pieces from the new arrivals have already caught my attention. I am especially interested in the wine-colored items since they remind me of the beautiful leaves that will fall from the trees in the fall. What’s more, this shade is so easy to combine with other colors that I’m […]

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Spice Up That Basic LBD

Spice Up That Basic LBD

When it comes to dresses, the LBD (little black dress) is one of the most versatile pieces, and thus a staple in a woman’s wardrobe. Although I have acquired various LBDs the last few years, I can never look away when I pass by one of these must-haves at a store. Weeks ago, I was walking by an […]

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The Return of the Blues

The Return of the Blues

Good morning! It’s Friday again! I hope you have some exciting plans for this weekend or at least, like me, will have a little time to unwind. I only need to run a few errands Saturday morning and afterwards would love to relax by watching a movie and eating popcorn. For this type of laid-back weekend, I always prefer to […]

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