Winter style with layering, skirt and short jacket

Winter style with layering, skirt and short jacket

November outfits for frigid weather There is this weather that I call "winter in Germany", i.e. high relative humidity, windy and temperatures just below the freezing point. Gray sky, deep hanging clouds. Depressing. Creepy. It gets to the bones. If I had the choice between weather like that and 20 below (-28.9C), low relative humidity [...]

How to mix gingham, plaid and leather without looking like a punk

How to mix gingham, plaid and leather without looking like a punk

Mixing patterns - how far can you go We mixed floral and leopard, leopard and tartan, leopard and stripes, stripes and plaids. Now I'm trying something new, at least new for me. Plaid and gingham. It's like summer meets winter as the former is associated a cold season, the latter a warm season weave pattern. [...]

See how to create great fall style with a plaid skirt

See how to create great fall style with a plaid skirt

Plaid is a big trend this fall I love tartan or plaid and wool skirts. I still remember the pleated plaid/tartan skirt my Godmother Berta gave me when I was about five. It had extenders and I wore it until second grade. Later in life a plaid pleated skirt was always in my wardrobe. As [...]