Going Bohemian

According to the dictionary, the term “Bohemian” is applied to people who live unconventional, usually artistic, lives. The original Bohemians were travellers or refugees from central Europe (hence, the French bohémien, for “gypsy”). I have loved this spirited, feminine style since I was a little girl and in fact was nick named “zingara” in Italian[…]

Art in the Wardrobe

I have always believed ‘Fashion is Art’, particularly when you think of the likes of Alexander McQueen, Vivian Westwood, Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier and many more. There has been a different fashion movement going on the last couple years where the reverse has been true and Art has inspired Fashion. The designs of Frida Khalo,[…]

Loving Lace

Chantilly Lace, crochet lace, linen lace: Love it. Although it is not clear when lace originated, it is believed to have surfaced in the early sixteenth century and that place was apparently Venice. As Venice was an important trading centre, it was in this city on water that the first lace pattern books were produced[…]

Working It!

“Style for the professional woman is an expression of her vitality, self-confidence, and power to superbly deliver her product, service, or philosophy in the marketplace.”  Women don’t have to turn away from their love of style to compete in the corporate world. Great style (combined with wit and intelligence) is an effective communication tool for women[…]