How to Create a Holiday Capsule Wardrobe

What to Wear to a Holiday Party If you’re like me your calendar is probably starting to fill up with all of the holiday party invites. Between office parties, friends’ birthday parties (those December babies love to celebrate and I can’t say I blame them) and neighborhood get-togethers, my social calendar in December looks like […]

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My Full Circle Moment With Pandora Jewelry and Holiday Gift Guide

My Full Circle Moment With Pandora Jewelry and a Holiday Gift Guide This is a sponsored post If you have been following along with me on Instagram you probably saw my big reveal.  Last week I was so excited because the big secret I had been keeping could finally be shared with all of you. […]

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How To Be Graceful In 5 Easy Steps

How to Be Graceful My grandmother was the classiest lady I knew. I learned a lot of my “how to be chic” lessons from watching my grandmother as a little girl. When she passed away last week those who spoke of her kept referencing her poise, style and her grace. It became evident that she wasn’t only […]

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The Real Chic Life’s Favorite Fall Things

My 7 Favorite Fall Things When I was much younger I once had someone tell me that Fall was their favorite season. Fall?? Who likes fall? What about summer? I couldn’t imagine back then that anything could beat fun in the sun, convertible tops, flip flops and beachy vibes. This was way before the whole […]

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How to Pack Like a Pro in 3 Easy Steps

How to Pack Like A Pro for Vacation I have a confession to make. I am a horrible packer. Wait, horrible might be an overstatement, but I am certainly no expert. I have packing fails all the time which might actually surprise some people. I can certainly plan a great outfit for whatever events I […]

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How to be a Chic Mom at Home

The following is a guest blog post by Courtney Imade.  When I started working from home I found being chic to be far more challenging than when I went into the office every day.  It was so tempting to stay in my pajamas sans makeup and without putting too much effort into my hair most […]

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Creating a Capsule Wardrobe From Scratch

I like to use winter as a time to refresh everything. I like to organize my beauty products, clean out my kitchen pantry and cabinets, and really take stock of my wardrobe. I know a lot of people (including my youngest daughter who claims to absolutely hate winter) like to count down the days to […]

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Why the Little Black Dress is Everything

  I often use my millennial daughters as a litmus test of what’s cutting edge or cool but when my oldest daughter said the LBD was overrated I had to interject (cue the record scratching). If you have ever seen my Instagram you know I wear a lot of black. I would dare say “black […]

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To Dress Up or Not To Dress Up? Here Are a Few Reasons Why You Should

  I believe in the Art of Dressing Well. But, before I dig into this let me be clear that I don’t believe that dressing well is about spending tons of money or keeping up with the latest trends.  To me it’s about looking as if you put just a little bit of thought into how […]

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How I Prep My Fall Capsule Wardrobe

As I scroll through my Facebook feed, seeing all the posts about pumpkin spice lattes lets me know that even though the temps are still warm, fall is upon us. I absolutely love this season. Though I am no longer #teampumpkinspice, I do appreciate all things fall. My favorite thing, next to the cooler temps and […]

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