Smart, Chic & Made in the USA – Amanda Uprichard Floral Island Print Silk Tunic

Amanda Uprichard Island Print Top - floral print top - summer outfit - Made in the USA #commandress

Today’s post is about shopping local – and an Instagram success story! Have you ever fallen in love with a brand, yet it’s taken a while to find the right item for you? I’ve admired Amanda Uprichard’s Made in the USA silk dresses and tops for many years, but it wasn’t until this spring that […]

Fashion Flashback – Pinstripe Jeans Reimagined by Ann Taylor

Ann Taylor’s Modern Railroad Stripe Super Skinny Jeans in Placid Blue

The Commandress feature ‘Fashion Flashback’ by Amy (Bergsma) Schwarzenbach features the author’s 1980s fashion retrospectives as a new way to understand – and inspire – contemporary fashion styles. This past weekend during a break from a wrestling tournament – yes, a wrestling tournament – a friend and I went shopping. As we wandered into Ann […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – Under $100 – Sole Society France Lapis Print Midheel Pumps

Sole Society France Pump

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about.  I was very pleased to see my sister-in-law Rena looking extra chic in her Sole Society Anneke Pumps yesterday! (I’ve featured this $69 studded midheel allstar here, here and here.) Sole Society continues to be one of my favorite places to look for fantastic – and surprisingly affordable – […]