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My friend Sharon Santoni, who writes the lovely blog My French Country Home, is in the U.S. for a book tour promoting her latest book, “My Stylish French Girlfriends.”  She’s making several appearances all over the country, and you can see her tour…

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Or, “round up the usual suspects…” Above: a few contenders…jeans (similar) | pants | top | tee | shirt Though I won’t finalize my travel wardrobe for another week, I like to give myself time to go through potential picks, try things on in as many…

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Happy Solstice! Even though it’s officially summer, I’m not about to put aside my favorite color… necklace | necklace | sweater (similar) | tank | ring | bag | jeans | sandals Yes, there are ways to wear black in summer and a) not fry and b) look…

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I’ve been promising to write about eyewear for eons now, but I always wrestle with how best to approach the topic. I’ve worn glasses since my early 20’s, and have always considered them an important accessory and a great opportunity to make a style…

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Fifteen sleeps to go…and I’m at that frustrating point in travel wardrobe planning where we’re still too far out to get any realistic weather forecasts, yet close enough in that I need to review pieces I might want to include to be sure they’re clean and…

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On Friday, I paid a long-anticipated visit to the French Kande jewelry studio, where these unique pieces are designed and made. (Above: Nikki, the Production Manager has a meeting in the main room.) For those who aren’t yet familiar with this jewelry line…

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Stripes are a style perennial, and are everywhere this season, especially in variations of blue and white. Though I never tire of a classic marinière, I’m ready for a fresh and updated way to wear stripes. I’ve been honing in on some warm weather options…

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I’m beginning to understand that aging well requires coming to terms with our physical selves, and making peace with those changes that we can no longer control (and some we never could). Yes, we can take care of ourselves: wear sunscreen, avoid smoking,…

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Our “June Gloom” seems to be pretty entrenched at this point; mornings are cool and cloudy (light jacket and scarf weather), and if we’re lucky we’ll get some sunshine in the afternoon before the fog rolls back in again. As I previously mentioned, this…

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Over the last few years of traveling, after some trial and error I’ve worked out a few criteria for what makes a good travel bag. I do love (and invest in) nice bags, but you don’t need to spend a fortune to get a stylish and functional option, nor do you…
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