There's this silly cliche about women standing in front of overflowing closets and saying that they have nothing to wear. And sure, sometimes a woman's closet is stuffed full of stained, out of style pieces that don't even fit anymore. But usually what we're really saying is "I don't have...
A while back, Allegra was at a 60th birthday party - a real fancy 'do with a professional photographer. She noticed that some women kept running away from the photographer. Not because they're in the witness protection program, but because they hate how they look in pictures. You'll be unsurprised...4 Comments
I've gone on and on about how you shouldn't buy clothes that you could only wear on a special occasion. In most instances, it's better to invest in well-made, versatile pieces. But that doesn't mean I think you should show up at parties wearing the same exact outfit you wear to...1 Comment
I'm always blathering on about how versatile dresses can be dressy or casual depending on the accessories. Dress it up! Dress it down! That can sound like vague and useless advice if you don't have a ridiculous amount of accessories like I do. So let's talk details. The Base Clean, unembellished clothes are the...3 Comments
The more parties you throw, the easier it gets. You learn to schedule party day down to the minute. You figure out what needs to go in the oven when, and which closets are best for stashing clutter. But your outfit can be an afterthought. Which is a bad idea...6 Comments
The great thing about November and December is all the parties - you get to see your best and dearest while kicking back and having some fun. The terrible thing about November and December is all the parties - getting through the season requires more planning than a military campaign. Even...1 Comment