Smart, Chic and Made in USA – Choose How You Wear This Vivacious Poppy Print – Commandress

Floral Maxi Dress and Floral Coat Made in USA

Whether it is a skirt, shift, sheath, maxi dress, romper, or coat, there is a poppy print style to suit your taste. There is nothing like a beautiful floral print to make a piece of clothing special and perfect for special events. This year, my eyes landed on Trina Turk’s Julietta Print Stretch Cotton Sheath […]

Dear Commandress – What Is Casual Cocktail Attire?

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 […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – Talbots Chic Pindot Suiting

Talbots Chic Pindot Suiting - professional fashion | chic offices style | spring suit #commandress

A work-appropriate look you can get excited about.  Talbots is looking mighty fresh this spring! I’m particularly enamored with their new Chic Pindot Suiting Collection – including the pencil skirt, sleek straight-leg pants and two-button blazer shown here. The black and white combination is perfect for spring, but I would wear this suiting with rich jewel tones the […]