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 […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – Kay Unger Viktoria Floral Ombre Print Midheel Pump

Kay Unger Viktoria Floral Ombre Print Pump - professional pumps - floral print pumps for work - office style #commandress

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about.  I’m easily charmed by a floral pump, and this pointy toe midheel pump is especially lovely. It’s also currently on sale for just over $100. I particularly love the cross-cross leather trim at the vamp. The Kay Unger Viktoria Floral Ombre Print Pump is on sale for $107 […]

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

Dune London Harah Block Heel Jeweled Sandals #commandress

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 block heels. These sandals have a simple shape and an easy to […]

Dear Commandress – What Does Casual Cocktail Attire Mean?

Cutwork Pencil Skirt by The Addison Story

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. The invitation states dress is “casual cocktail attire.” What should I wear? Casual cocktail attire is going […]

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

Vaneli Modesta Silver Metallic Nappa

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 “Kondo?” If not, you did not read the Mother’s Day Gift Guide post proclaiming its […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide Ideas – Gifts for the Mom Who Has Everything, Part II

Barrington Gifts The St. Anne Tote – Monogram Stripe

Today we’re continuing our Mother’s Day Gift Idea series that features a variety of gifts ranging from affordable baubles to luxurious presents. If you are still dithering over what to give your mom for Mother’s Day, today we are presenting four more gift ideas. This gift covers a few bases. Whether mom is a tea drinker […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide Ideas – Gifts for the Mom Who Has Everything

Framebridge Online Custom Fraiming

Today we’re continuing our Mother’s Day Gift Idea series that features a variety of gifts ranging from affordable baubles to luxurious presents. Does your mother want for nothing and have everything simultaneously? Today, we’re sharing four items that would please even the most discerning of moms. For the woman who has it all If a better hand cream […]

At Ease, Smart & Chic – Ivanka Trump Tadora Embellished Ballet Flat

Ivanka Trump Tadora Embellished Floral Pointy Toe Ballet Flat #commandress

Something that you’ll love to wear when you’re not in the office.  Have you made any exciting weekend plans yet? I’m planning to check out Southern arts and crafts at the Root City Market – including jewelry and other fun stuff that is made in Atlanta. And of course I’ll be shopping the Lilly Pulitzer […]

At Ease, Smart & Chic – Pretty Summer Sandals for Any Occasion

Sole Society Danna Wedge - aquatic blue & coral summer sandals #commandress

Something that you’ll love to wear when you’re not in the office. As soon as warm weather is on the horizon I find myself dreaming about new sandals (and getting my feet in shape to wear them – but that’s another story). Today I’m sharing three favorites: jeweled flats, colorful wedges and iridescent heels. You […]

Rest Your Eyes on This – Stuart Weitzman Exflat Black Iridescent Peep Toe Flats

Stuart Weitzman Exflat Black Iridescent Peep Toe Flats #commandress

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. Alas, I did not include these sleek and shiny shoes in yesterday’s post because they are not part of Bloomingdale’s Friends & Family Sale. But I’ve been thinking about […]