“Office Holiday” Features Little Luxuries to Make Your Time at the Office More Pleasant, Gifts Worthy of a Commandress, and Other Delightful Curiosities

Fresh Fashion Finds – M. Gemi Cara Pointy Toe Flats – Commandress

Italian Footwear Pointy Toe Flat

If you are unfamiliar with the Italian shoe brand M. Gemi, don’t fret. It is new to Commandress, too. It is worth getting to know.  M. Gemi both designs and manufactures its scrumptious luxury footwear in Italy. In addition to beautiful styles, M. Gemi sets itself apart in three ways. First, M. Gemi sizes every shoe […]

Oscar Glamour – Channeling Lupita Nyong’o’s Modern Pearls

Kate Spade New York Ziba Cat Eye Sunglasses in White Mother of Pearl

Oh, the Oscars – what a fabulous evening that seems to take place in a galaxy far far away. I won’t even try to pretend that I tune in for anything other than the red carpet fashion parade – and to catch a few moments of pure glamour. Lupita Nyong’o was clearly this year’s winner. Not […]

Friends & Family Picks – 40% Off at Ann Taylor & LOFT

Ann Taylor Embellished Flare Sweater Dress - Dark Sky

Ann Taylor & LOFT are having their Friends & Family Sales this week – you can save 40% off at Ann Taylor with code FRIENDS40 and at LOFT with code SHAREIT. Both sales end on November 16. Both stores are great places to look for festive attire that is appropriately conservative for an office holiday […]

Friends & Family Wish List – Shopbop & Saks

Fuzzi Tweed and Floral Print Top

Today marks the beginning of two of the season’s best Friends & Family Sales, and it didn’t take long for me to completely revamp my fall wish list! Here are my favorites from Saks (save 25% through 10/19 with code FRNFAM; 20% off jewelry) and Shopbop (save 25% through 10/16 with code FAMILY25). *      * […]

Office Holiday – Daytrip to Senoia & the Return of The Walking Dead


Sooooo, I probably haven’t had a reason to mention it here before – and I know that this admission may seem a bit out of character – but I’m a huge fan of The Walking Dead. Season 5 starts on Sunday, and I couldn’t be more excited. I started watching the show when it premiered after a […]

Commandress – 4th of July Weekend Sales & Promotions 2014

Here are my picks for 2014’s best 4th of July sales and promotions. I’ll update the list when I see more great sales! The newest sales are in bold.  6pm.com – hundreds of shoes, clothing and accessories on sale for $17.76 today only Alex and Ani – free shipping through 7/6 – no code needed […]

Commandress Office Holiday – rewardStyle in Dallas

The View from my Hotel Room - It's Called . . . The Eye

Hello everyone! I’m in Dallas this weekend for the rewardStyle conference and having a fantastic day getting to know new fashion brands and meeting bloggers from around the world. I’ll have lots to say about what I’ve seen and learned here, but for now I’ll share a few picture previews. Have a great weekend!

Professional, Smart & Cheeky – Hello Kitty Messenger Bag

Hello Kitty Messenger Bag

A work-appropriate look you can get confused about.  Sometimes you don’t realize that something’s been missing from your life until you find it – like this fashion-forward and super smart-looking Hello Kitty Messenger Bag (on sale for $56 from Amazon; regularly $70). Everything about this bag screams of competence. But what really sold me on it is how […]

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide Part 2 – Red Lingerie’s Big Secret

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You’ve probably heard someone say that the right bra can change your life, but have you ever tested the theory? Yes, it’s true. The right bra can instantly make your figure – and your clothes – look better than you might have ever dreamed. And that boost can lead to even greater things. In fact, […]

Office Holiday – Cool Boots for Bad Winter Weather

Atlanta Sights - Waffle House in the Snow

In case you haven’t heard, it’s snowing in Atlanta. The roads are a disaster, schools are closing and my neighbors have been spreading grits on the sidewalk  to keep it from icing over. And it seems to be working! Here’s another unusual sight – Waffle House in the snow. To be prepared, I picked up […]