Style Icons: Sarah Manning and Abbie Mills

Over the years, dozens of people have asked me to cite TV shows and movies that feature characters whose personal style I admire. And I’ve always struggled. For a while I was dressing in the Zoe Deschanel vein, but never really identified with her specific brand of retro-girly. I was hard-pressed to reel off the names of any contemporary characters whose wardrobes I wanted to raid.

But now? Two of my current favorite shows feature leads whose closets I covet endlessly.


Insomniac Sale Picks: Colorful Bib Necklaces

*In this late-night feature – which will run on Tuesday and Thursday of each week – I’ll gather up three fun items that are currently on sale online and share them with you! I would LOVE suggestions: Stylish wide-width pumps? Classic v-necked sweaters? Chandelier earrings? Petite dress slacks? What would you like to see featured?*

Luna requested a few picks for colorful bib necklaces, so here we go:

colorful bib necklace

J.Crew Factory Asymmetrical Clusters Necklace – was $54.50, now $27


How to Be Intentional With White

I’ve begun updating some of my greatest hits posts so they’re more current. This is one of them!

how to wear white

White, like black, is considered by many to be a tone that “goes with everything.” But in my humble opinion, neither white nor black goes with everything! And just as you should consider how you incorporate black into your outfits, it will help your style seem more refined and sophisticated if you learn to utilize white not as a fallback plan, but as an active color.