Right Now the “F Word” for me is Fall

Right Now the “F Word” for me is Fall

printed dressI am not ready for summer to end. Retailers are really pushing their fall lines, but it’s still 90 degrees here! Why are we rushing the end of summer? There are still weeks left of barbecues, swimming, and ice cream. I don’t want to think about wool, sweaters, or jackets right now. On the other hand, I am willing to break out a pair of  Frye boots and pair them with a summery dress. I think this outfit screams summer, but I have to admit it will transition nicely into the fall. Don’t get me wrong, I love fall, just not when it interferes with my summer.frye bootstransition to fallfrye boots

I found this dress on the clearance rack at Target, but there are tons of printed casual dresses available online. Check out Madewell.com , OldNavy.com, and Loft.com. I think all of these dresses would be great with boots and a scarf. Similar Frye boots available at 6pm.com.

Are you really breaking up with J.Crew?

Are you really breaking up with J.Crew?

The article “J.Crew, We’ve Grown Apart” published in The Wall Street Journal on May 27, 2015 reports that J.Crew has recently let women down. It maintains that J.Crew has been a disappointment to women this year due to its  poor fabric quality, inconsistent sizing and bewildering styling. The article notes that many former J.Crew devotees are fairly upset by the changes made to this much loved brand. Read more