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How To: Rock a LBD with a Mommy Body

I love wearing dresses. They are a little more forgiving than pants, especially if you’re curvy like me. And there is nothing like the Little Black Dress (LBD). It’s every woman’s secret weapon.  Black is my favorite color to wear, because it’s sleek, sexy, and sophisticated (think Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s), and with the right fit can take five pounds off you like that (SNAP!). You can dress it up or down and it goes with EVERY other color so you can never make a mistake.

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Holly Fulger

Mutton As Lamb

I came upon this quote the other day from Italian fashion designer and entrepreneur Miuccia Prada: “Women always try to tame themselves as they get older, but the ones who look best are often a bit wilder.” Miuccia Prada is one of my style icons, and I love what she is saying here.

I had a birthday recently (57!) and I am finding that I have been consciously toning down my style. Part of it may have to do with the fact that I have a 15 year old daughter who is in the process of Read More

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Beka Shane Denter

Lusting After Leather

I’m trying desperately hard to be practical – to not overspend – to buy only what I need and absolutely love. But I have a confession to make:  I’ve been lusting after leather—specifically Libby Lane leather—for close to a year now. Our paths first crossed in the October 2012 issue of Vogue magazine and I’ve been smitten ever since. Read More

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Beka Shane Denter

A Hot Mess

I was watching So You Think You Can Dance earlier today; yes, I’ll admit I’m addicted; it’s my go-to television escape on hot summer nights when everyone is finally fast asleep. On today’s show, one of the judges called out a group performance as “a hot mess.” The expression, and the muddled performance resonated with me, as together they are a reflection of the current state of my closet.  Read More