What to Wear, styled by yours truly

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Obsessed. I am and forever will be obsessed with Black and Grey. Every now and then I might add a pop of color here and there. Maybe just there.
Nouvelle Sortie

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Nouvelle Sortie

Who can forget Kathleen Turner’s look in Body Heat? Her jump of the screen sexuality melting every man’s heart. Here’s my Kathleen’s Body Heat Homage.
Nouvelle Sortie

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2015 sounds so futuristic I find. It’s very exciting to me and has actually inspired me to to move forward past the closing of my business last year. It’s not that I’ve done nothing for a year mind you. I have completed a small remodel to make room for my folks and have moved them in. During this period I have also emptied their home and have had it rented. So you see, I have been busy.

Now I find that I want to concentrate on what’s next for me.

I’ve taken a personal inventory and established a few goals. My first list was crazy long and I realized the goals I set needed to be attainable in my world, right now. Here are just a few.

Get in better shape. Whatever that means. I mean, yes lose some weight but more important establish an exercise routine that I can stick to …whatever that means. No! I mean it!! Who likes Zumba?

Read more. Ugh, Ok, Ok, what I actually mean to say is READ… a book. I haven’t read a book since Twilight. Fashion, Home and Food Magazines don’t count, right?  I guess not. I’ll take suggestions in that department.

Take some classes. I’m going to learn Microsoft Office, which of course includes Word, Excel, Outlook and whatever else is included in that “Suite”. Ps. I’m enrolled!

Learn how to take better pictures for my blog. I’m told by some that they suck.  I don’t  necessarily disagree with that opinion so I will work on that.

Get a job.  Very exciting!

Please note, this list is in no specific order. I’m more than happy to find a job first!







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Essentials And Yes, More Leopard

jcrewI spotted this (wink, wink) and imagined it beautifully fitting into all my purses as the perfect new cosmetic bag I’ve been searching for.


It’s the perfect size and could even double as an evening clutch.

Welcome home to mama you perfectly spotted leopard bag.

I love you.


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I’m Growing Out My Grey Hair


I think this picture illustrates the fact that “I’m Growing Out My Grey Hair ” Usually, I wear my hair curly which has made the task of growing it out so much easier. Today I thought I would blow it out to see how far it has left to go. Well, It’s gotta long way to go…  I’m excited to see it through, and I think some style changes might be in store.

I’ll keep you posted!

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What I’m Wearing Today

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What I love about my wardrobe is that I have old, new and “Wow, so glad I kept that!”

Oh those boots!  I found these for $20.00 at the United Colors of Benetton’s outlet store at the Citadel about 12 years ago.  Pointed, flat, short and OMG! I just loved them. Funny, I didn’t wear them for oh, maybe 8 years or so, but for 20.00 bucks? Really? definitely worth the investment.   I just had them polished and they are fab!

The Jeans and Jean Jacket are Zara and the funky Belt is from Free People — Come on peeps ya gotta add a little funk now and then. The Tee is from Vince.

And of course there’s my Luco from Louis Vuitton. I don’t wear it often enough, usually I save it for travel but what the heck, right?

I considered  2 pics, the bottom half and the top half. But — a selfie with an ipad is, well, really, really odd. trust me.

Saturday’s are a beautiful thing.

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