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 BedheadPJs.com! Valid 07/01/13 to 07/07/13.

Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale for Women & Kids

Nordstrom has started its Half Yearly Sale for Women & Kids – and there are lots of great items up to 40% off! Do you love shopping for clothes that are Made in the USA? Check out this link for everything on Nordstrom’s website that is Made in the USA. From there you can browse […]