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Shop The 100: Charm Bracelet

June 26, 2012


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It’s no secret I have a thing for storied pieces, and I can think of no greater piece in a personal collection that exemplifies a story than a charm bracelet. It’s a visual representation of your story – your life. It’s milestones and memories; a gift built by you and for you and, ultimately, something […]

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Shop The 100: #13 Brooch

May 22, 2012

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I know, you hear the word “brooch” and immediate you think of your grandmother or that aunt that wore too much perfume or the ladies at the country club. We need to re-frame and re-position the brooch because, really, it is a tremendously versatile piece when you apply a little creativity. There are endless incarnations […]

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Shop The 100: #12 Boyfriend Cardigan

April 25, 2012

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While I cannot actively promote criminal activity on this site for fear of The Man coming to confiscate my freedom and my jewelry collection, I will tell you the best place to find the best boyfriend cardigan is in someone else’s closet. It could POSSIBLY be in your husband/boyfriend/roommate’s closet. But I wouldn’t know. You, […]

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Shop The 100: #11 Blazer

April 17, 2012

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There are many things that make an ensemble interesting – and it does not begin with how much it costs. Where it really begins is the interplay of high and low, tough and elegant, masculine and feminine. There is no single piece in your collection that does this better than a blazer. The boys may […]

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Shop The 100: #8 Bikinis

April 2, 2012


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The bikini. It is iconic, but can strike fear in the hearts of women thanks to awful dressing room lighting and mirrors. Is it meant for everyone? No, but it is meant for more women than they think – if they only had one key accessory… Confidence. The key to pulling off a bikini is […]

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Shop The 100: #7 Belts

March 26, 2012

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Creating that perfect silhouette happens in two ways: (1) the way in which your clothing is cut or tailored and (2) the correct belt and where it is worn. It is not enough to have the right belt, it must be worn in the right place. Belts are an under-appreciated accessory in my opinion. They […]

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Shop The 100: #6 Bangles

March 21, 2012

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You know how perfume should be placed at your pulse points for maximum alluring effect? I feel the same way about jewelry. Most especially bracelets – hanging ever so elegantly at the curve of your wrist while you use your hands to tell a story. And there’s something about a bangle – the solid, unyielding […]

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Shop the 100: #5 Ballet Flat

March 5, 2012


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Created for Brigitte Bardot by the legendary pointe shoe manufacturer Repetto, the ballet flat could possibly be world’s most perfect shoe. Simple and elegant, this comfortable shoe has a signature style made famous not only by its originator, Bardot, but also the iconic Audrey Hepburn. Style options – as well as price ranges – are […]

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Shop The 100: #4 Aviators

February 27, 2012

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[C]reated in the mid-1930s for Air Force pilots by Ray-Ban through a commission of the U.S. Government, the aviator has long since made the crossover from “military functional” to “completely chic.” I double dog dare you not to think of Top Gun when aviators are mentioned. These go-anywhere frames are wearable by just about anyone, […]

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Shop The 100: #3 Ankle Booties

February 20, 2012


Shop: BCBG ‘Lardenas’ | Calvin Klein ‘Felisha’ | Kate Spade Leopard | Vince Camuto ‘Stacie’ | Sam Edelman ‘Jayla’ | Delman ‘Larue’ Oh, the ankle bootie. I will admit to being a late adopter of this trend, but I blame the 80s and their silly tiny slouchy boots that made no sense to me. The […]

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