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November 30, 2017

There is no trustier garment for the woman of substance than the shirtdress. Venezuelan-born socialite-turned-fashion mogul Carolina Herrera has elevated this classic dress to the stratosphere of sophistication. Even the more affordable iterations have been reworked with embroidery, multiple layers, bell...

November 28, 2017

The way you clothe yourself is a visual language, and wearing sleeves makes a statement of soulfulness. But what if your chosen vêtement didn't come with them? Here are four no-sew solutions for adding arm coverage--without interrupting other outfit elements. 

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November 27, 2017

Grey skies and soft white snow pair well with the sparkle and hushed tones of a ballet-inspired ensemble. There's something magical about the satin sheen of pointe shoes, and the gentle drape of chiffon wrap skirts. I admire the ballerina's strength and grace, discipline and balance, and aspire to those q...

November 22, 2017

From straps that fall down, heels that give blisters, to earrings that irritate (and belts that squeeze, and on and on...), sometimes fashion can be uncomfortably impractical. One of the challenges of wearing a headscarf is getting it to look good and stay put throughout the entire day. These tried-and-tr...

November 20, 2017

It's hard to get stuck in worry or negativity when you're busy enjoying the splendor and artistry all around you. Take a moment to indulge in some new scarf-tying tricks, uplifting music, and therapeutic do-it-yourself projects. After all, nothing lifts the look of your outfit like a spirit of pure deligh...

November 19, 2017

You have a life. Parties to plan, projects to launch, and children to shepherd. This takes time and energy, and a good outfit to help move things along (or at least not get in the way). So let's get real and talk about a hard-working yet chic ensemble that lets you skip the dry cleaner and the delica...

November 16, 2017

Two new headscarf tutorials are up and ready to transform your daily routine. The first is for triangles or squares larger than 32" on each side. Next is an easy trick for making a triangular scarf of any size re-wearable without further tying. Both styles take less than a minute to tie! 

Easy Silk Sq...

November 15, 2017

A classy neckline sends a powerful message of preternatural grace and self-respect. It exudes an air of timeless chic mixed with cool-girl sensibility. Let your inner beauty and good attitude shine through with these unfussy tricks for adding coverage to a low-cut top or dress.

A Multi-Strand Bib Nec...

November 14, 2017

The famously flattering all-black approach to cocktail attire is made more palatable with an ambush of vibrant color. The modest Little Black Dress--now more abundantly available than in decades past--easily befriends a bright and happy headscarf. Like the deep, dark ocean at midnight beneath a faraway fl...

November 10, 2017

Like a favorite holiday destination that always delights, it's helpful to have an outfit formula that lights you up and never lets you down. My favorite equation for fall: a three-piece combination of cardigan, sleeveless shell, and midi skirt. It has the flexibility to adapt throughout the day, and you c...

November 10, 2017

As a busy wife, mother, and renaissance woman, seasoned scarf-wearer Melissa S-G keeps her headwear collection organized and accessible. I love that she not only ran a half-marathon for charity, but completed it in a skirt and (moisture-wicking) beret. Here she shares her brilliant storage strat...

November 8, 2017

A perennial urban favorite, and especially popular this season, leather adds edgy modernity to any ensemble. This season's raw edges and built-in stretch make for less bulk and more movement. By adding just a subtle touch of this material, whether faux or real, you can add some glossy smoothness to the cl...

November 1, 2017

The famous French designer Christian Dior once quipped, "Without hats, there is no civilization." Even after the decline of hat-wearing since Mr. Dior's heyday, there are still many styles for the modern woman to choose from: beret, fascinator, cocktail, cloche, pillbox, and more. Any hat has the potentia...

October 31, 2017

Covering your hair with headscarves and hats makes for an easy hair care routine. It saves you so much time in the morning--no straightening, curling, or otherwise primping your locks. With minimal weekly maintenance, you can fully capture the benefits that headwear offers your hair: enhancing shine and p...

October 27, 2017

Monochrome is the height of elegance. For royalty the world over, it is the preferred style strategy at formal events and state dinners. Its magic lies in the tying together of different pieces into one graceful, unified ensemble. Here are some recommendations for working this look in deep, rich jewel ton...

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