Designer Spotlight | CLOSED

I’ve always been a simple black jeans kinda gal. “Why wear blue when you can wear black?” I think I’ve said that about 1000x. Then I saw the A BETTER BLUE Pearl jeans by German denim brand, Closed, and my entire perspective on jeans sortof, well, changed. A small, family-run company based in Hamburg, ClosedContinue reading “Designer Spotlight | CLOSED”

Trading In Summer Nights For Twinkle Lights | How to plan an epic winter getaway

Although summer is still raging across the pond and even here stateside at shore towns on the coasts, for many of us, summer 2020 has been less than ideal. Let’s face it, maybe it’s time we get on board with the #teampumpkinspice cult? Concede this summer in terms of travel hopes and start focusing onContinue reading “Trading In Summer Nights For Twinkle Lights | How to plan an epic winter getaway”

Designer Spotlight | Alberta Ferretti

“I try to transform a dream’s magic into reality.” – Alberta Ferretti As I scroll through the fashion social media sphere, there is one designer noticeably absent from most Americans’ feeds: the incomparable, Alberta Ferretti. Ms. Ferretti is an icon by every definition. As one of the most important forces in Italian fashion for 40Continue reading “Designer Spotlight | Alberta Ferretti”

Bigger Than Fashion | Dior Couture Like Never Before – 75 Years In The Making

After my message on Monday, a return to regularly scheduled programming. I have some exciting new content coming this week including blog posts on the most critical step to overall skin health and anti-aging, Where to Wander, and even an unboxing! But first, DIOR. 75 years ago following a devastating war, Paris designers scrambled toContinue reading “Bigger Than Fashion | Dior Couture Like Never Before – 75 Years In The Making”

Where To Wander | A Morning At The Market – Ortigia, Sicily

“The aroma of bright citrus, fresh basil, and aged dry herbs clashes with an intrusive medley of anchovies and sardines. Then comes along a strong note of ricotta and burrata, a finish of coals from oven-fresh loaves and roasted garlic cloves. The confusing scented market plume should be a bit off-putting, but in this caseContinue reading “Where To Wander | A Morning At The Market – Ortigia, Sicily”

Where To Wander | Sunrise in Ortigia, Sicily

“The sunrise over Ortigia, Sicily, is as close to heaven as the gates themselves. With the city’s patron saint Santa Lucia playing Peter, those she welcomes to her whimsical world enjoy all the splendors of the gods.“ Ortigia, Syracuse, Sicily. Where to begin. Yes, you should vacation here. It should be at the very topContinue reading “Where To Wander | Sunrise in Ortigia, Sicily”

Top 5 Summer Sales To Shop This Weekend | Italian Edition

This weekend there are summer sales happening at every corner of the e-commerce universe. And as I have Italian holidays on the mind, what better to shop than sales featuring some of the top Italian designers? All of the boutiques below are especially special if you are outside of Italy as I’ve found that theseContinue reading “Top 5 Summer Sales To Shop This Weekend | Italian Edition”

Where To Wander (Post-COVID) | Mark Italy’s Magical Aeolian Islands At The Top Of Your List

As we sit and wonder where to wander when travel begins again, put the both booming, yet low-key Aeolian Islands at the top of your list. For the travelers out there, this quarantine has been stifling, stripping us of the love that drives our curiosity, learning, and exploration. So now, as we eagerly await officialContinue reading “Where To Wander (Post-COVID) | Mark Italy’s Magical Aeolian Islands At The Top Of Your List”