Mad Men Style – Series Finale – Six Professional Dresses with Peggy Olson Style

The Commandress feature “Mad Men Monday” spotlights fashion that channels the 1960s style of the show’s leading ladies. Today's post includes a couple spoilers in the most sweeping sense of the word - i.e., a certain character has a happy ending … [Continue reading]

Rest Your Eyes on This – Summer Jewels

Jewels and embellishments are 'trendy' again this summer - imagine that! Here's a look at a few of the prettiest shoes, bags and jewelry that have caught my eye this week.   … [Continue reading]

At Ease, Smart & Chic – Dune London Harah Jeweled Block Heel Sandals

Something that you’ll love to wear when you’re not in the office.  Are you looking forward to any outdoor events this summer? I usually wear metallic flats or wedges to lawn events, but these Dune London Jeweled Sandals have me ready to revisit … [Continue reading]

Professional, Smart & Chic – BCBG Adele Print Wrap Dress

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about.  We're always excited to see the BCBG Adele Wrap Dress in a new print, and this navy woodblock print is just as chic as it is office-friendly. The print is interesting, understated and … [Continue reading]

Dear Commandress – What Does Casual Cocktail Attire Mean?

Commandress answers readers’ most vexing fashion & style questions. Today’s Commandress post addresses a very timely reader question about what to wear to an upcoming event. Next month, my husband and I are invited to a progressive dinner. … [Continue reading]

Mad Men Style Season 7 – The Milk and Honey Route

The Commandress feature “Mad Men Monday” spotlights fashion that channels the 1960s style of the show’s leading ladies. Oh, Betty. Without going into specifics, it's finally clear that Betty is very aware of how readily she uses her perfectly … [Continue reading]

Fresh Fashion Finds – A Jacket to Dress Up or Down

Do not dispair. We have not forgotten about our regular Mad Men Monday post, but we had a technical glitch this morning. In the meantime, enjoy this scrumptious find! Last Friday, Commandress profiled some solid linen jackets perfect for summer. … [Continue reading]

News & Updates – Mother’s Day/Weekend Sales

This weekend, there are some good online sales. It is a great weekend to shop if you are looking to fill some holes in your wardrobe. <meta http-equiv="X-Frame-Options" content="DENY" /> Ann … [Continue reading]

Business Casual Makeover – Complete your Summer Outfit with a Linen Blazer

How to add more color, interest & style to your business casual wardrobe. As the temperature heats up, people sensibly want to shed layers. While pragmatic, it can leave a woman looking unfinished not to mention cold inside if the air … [Continue reading]

Class it Up – When your strappy sandals have seen better days Kondo them.

In the Commandress feature Class It Up, contributor Amy (Bergsma) Schwarzenbach shares ideas for taking your wardrobe to the next level. Call it self-intervention, it was time to “Kondo” all of my strappy sandals. Aren’t you familiar with the term … [Continue reading]