News & Updates – Commandress on Instagram

Commandress on Instagram - Summer Beach Outfit Set with Print Tunic, Off White Jeans, and Gold Accessories

My sister Amy and I are planning some exciting updates for Commandress in the coming months! Today we want to update you about a change that we’ve already made. As always, please let us know what you think! Instagram We’re becoming much more active on Instagram – along with 300 million monthly active users. Wow. We’ve […]

Smart, Chic & Made in the USA – Hello Kitty Bedhead Pajamas

Bedhead Pajamas Hello Kitty Kids Pajamas

“Smart, Chic & Made in the USA” spotlights American-made clothing for professional women & their families. 12/18/2014 Update – For once my indecision may have paid off! Bedhead is having a special sale today – 15% off AND free ground shipping with code PJSFORXMAS I started off the week with a cozy flannel shirt, and […]

Smart, Chic & Made in the USA – Twirls & Twigs Chevron Stripe Twirl Dress for Girls

Twirls & Twigs Chevron Stripe Twirl Dress

“Smart, Chic & Made in the USA” spotlights American-made clothing for professional women & their families. Today I’m sharing my daughter Bonnie’s pick from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, which is a perfect back to school dress. This Twirls & Twigs Chevron Stripe Twirl Dress ($24.90 on sale; regularly $38) is Made in the USA, washable and gets an […]

Smart, Chic & Made in the USA – Pretty Dresses for Girls

Mignone Tie Dye Dress

“Smart, Chic & Made in the USA” spotlights American-made clothing for professional women and their families.  I hope that many of you are enjoying a holiday from work today! I’m saving this week’s Fashion Flashback post for tomorrow, but I do have something fun to share today. Bonnie is home from today school and my […]

Commandress Holiday Gift Guides – 15 Gifts Under $25

The Perfectly Imperfect Home: How to Decorate and Live Well

Commandress Holiday Gift Guides feature a variety of unique gift ideas ranging from affordable stocking stuffers to luxurious presents – as well as my favorite websites for online gift-shopping. Today’s post features 15 fantastic gifts that cost under $25. I often feel like $10-25 is the hardest price range to shop for, so I’ve been […]

At Ease, Smart & Chic – Lilly Pulitzer Fall Print Dresses for Women & Girls

Lilly Pulitzer Mini Evelyn Dress - Multi Hearts a Flutter - zig zag print dress

Something that you’ll love to wear when you’re not in the office. Last weekend I took Bonnie shopping for her new fall “party” dress. She enjoyed trying on several different dresses, and ultimately picked out this adorable Tiered Dress by Truly Me ($56 from Nordstrom). It’s always fun to see what Bonnie picks out for […]

Best Labor Day Sales 2013 – Updated Listing + Two Favorites – Nordstrom & Bedhead Pajamas

Bedhead NYC Botanical Cami Set

I hope everyone is having a great weekend! I’ve updated my post about 2013’s Best Labor Day Sales to include over 50 fantastic sales happening this weekend. Today I also want to highlight two of my favorite sales: (1) Nordstrom Shoe Clearance Nordstrom has a ton of great shoes on sale right now – including […]

Commandress Goes to Summer Camp – Best Aquatic & Waterproof Shoes

Keen Whisper Sandal review - women's waterproof sandal - best waterproof sandal

A special week of outdoor clothes & gear for city girls while I attend “sleep-away” camp in the Catskills with my daughter. My apologies for not posting yesterday. Remember that amazing view of the Catskills that I posted on Tuesday? That was a sunny day. Yesterday was a rainy day: Unfortunately, the rainy weather wreaked havoc […]

Rest Your Eyes on This – Peacock Rainboots & Jewels

Betsy Johnson Peacock Hinge Bangle

In “Rest Your Eyes on This,” Commandress takes a mini-vacation to spotlight something that is lovely and delightful – regardless of its practicality or its price. Next week I will be accompanying my daughter, Bonnie, while she attends a one-week “sleep away” camp in the Catskills. Nope – that’s not a joke. I’m sure regular […]

Made in the USA Sale Alert – Bedhead Pajamas 4th of July Sale

Here’s a fantastic 4th of July offer from Bedhead Pajamas:  a great selection of high-quality Made in the USA PJs on sale for $69! Sale items now only $69 plus save 25% off select summer & spring sleepwear from! Valid 07/01/13 to 07/07/13.