Monthly Archives: April 2015

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Get ready for festival season

The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Southern California last week informally marks the beginning of festival season throughout the United States. And what I saw at the Coachella event truly sets the mood for summer dressing. This is the place to see and to be seen. Take note of all the maxi dresses, ripped jeans, cropped tops, gladiator sandals, hippie-chic […]

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Ready for a warm-weather getaway?

Summer is just around the corner, and weekend getaways to the family cabin, Chicago and Colorado are already on my mind. The quintessential wardrobe for warm-weather getaways starts with the basics: a great fitting pair of jeans, a white T, a cardigan or blazer, a spectacular tote or cross-body handbag, a festive scarf to jazz things up, […]

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Making Mother’s Day magical

Mother’s Day is May 10, and there are three ways to make the occasion special for all the mothers in your life — including sisters, moms, aunts, grandmothers, best friends and the ladies who have kindly mentored us professionally or personally. Here are my three top ways to make all kinds of wonderful for my […]

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New Discoveries No. 2: Nia

Tracey recently told me about the Nia™ (Neuromuscular Integrative Action) Technique classes she has been taking. Nia™ is one of the most advanced forms of fusion fitness — blending martial arts, healing arts, dance and spiritual self-healing to create a high-powered, synergistic workout. Nia™ classes, which are offered Sunday mornings by Dr. Sherry Wheaton, encourage women to embrace […]

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Shop Local event April 16-18

We are combining two great things — Eileen Fisher fashions and Clothes That Work — for our Shop Local event Thursday through Saturday next week. If you bring in gently used apparel (no more than five items, please) to the shop on one of those days, then we will give you 10% off your purchase. […]

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Enjoy a burst of pink for spring

I am clearly obsessed with pink, as it has been one of my favorite colors since I was a little girl. And I can’t think of a better color to wear as we slide (finally!) into spring and all its wonder. Hot pinks are an instant pick-me-up, but so are the more subtle variations of […]

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Eileen reaches for chambray skies

We just unpacked the latest arrival from Eileen Fisher, and the NYC-based designer has embraced the chambray skies in an astoundingly fresh and current way. As I was steaming some of the key pieces of this collection, I was impressed by the wide range of blues for almost any skin tone or color preference. Blue […]

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Happy April Fool’s Day (really!)

We wish you a merry, whoops, wrong holiday. Happy April Fool’s Day. I forgot the origin of this rather silly holiday, so I took a whirl through cyberspace to get the scoop on the annual celebration for the inner pranksters in many of us. Here is what I found on Wikipedia: The earliest recorded association between […]