Penny Edition: A Throwback Sketch


One of the best things about getting dressed in the fall is reintroducing myself to pleasures of  wearing LAYERS – after a good five, six months of weightless dresses and breezy shirts, it’s a pleasure to slip a jacket over … Read more

Hot For Teacher


This week I was invited to give a scarf tying demonstration to a Ladies Fashion Club based in Virginia.

There are a couple guidelines I follow when speaking or just “being” in front of people, especially if I know my … Read more

Presidential Blues: A Political Appointee’s Plus-One


This past Monday, on a balmy DC evening, I was the lucky recipient of a plus-one invite at the Political Appointee Summer Appreciation Picnic on the White House South Lawn. With hundreds of federal employees and their guests (a raucous … Read more