Kendra Scott Jewelry Arrives in Atlanta & A Fantastic Sale Happening Tonight

Kendra Scott Atlanta - Shops Around Lenox

Good news Atlanta: we have our own Kendra Scott store now at the Shops Around Lenox! Even better news for Atlantans and everyone else: Kendra Scott is having a fantastic sale in stores and online this evening! All of the details are at the end of this post. I’ve been a fan of Kendra Scott’s irresistibly […]

Handbag of the Year – Coach Madison Phoebe Shoulder Bag

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Earlier this year I featured the Coach Madison Phoebe Handbag in an installment of Rest Your Eyes on This. The bag is a winner – and it’s available in some fantastic new colors and materials. I’ve included a gallery of different versions at the end of this post. It didn’t take me long to buy […]

Update – Why You Need the New Coach Madison Phoebe Handbag & Where to Buy It

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Dear Readers, You may recall that Commandress featured this gorgeous new Coach Madison Phoebe Shoulder Bag in a recent installment of Rest Your Eyes on This. (Shown below – the Phoebe bag in Cobalt, Sand, Canary and Peony). It only took me a day to follow my own very good advice and treat myself to a […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – Best Office Dresses – Diane von Furstenberg Maizah Dress

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A work-appropriate look you can get excited about. Here is a chic, elegant and professional dress that has been part of the Diane von Furstenberg line-up over the course of several seasons and in several different colors – always a good sign about a dress’ value and wide-appeal. Better yet, the Maizah Dress is currently […]

2012 Commandress Holiday Gift Guide – Part 1

Crane and Co. Peacock Feather Notecards

Welcome to the 2012 Commandress Holiday Gift Guide! I’m very excited to share a variety of unique gift ideas – ranging from practical and affordable to very luxurious. This year’s Gift Guide focuses on gifts for women – and many of the brands and products featured here are Made in the USA. The Gift Guide […]

Professional, Smart & Chic – Holiday Gift Ideas – Smart Touch Leather Gloves for Women & Men

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A work-appropriate look you can get excited about. A great pair of gloves can be your hands’ best friend during the winter –  both when you’re working and when you’re not. I’ve labeled these Fownes Brothers Basic Tech Cashmere Lined Leather Gloves “professional” because they look elegant and chic – and because they are “designed […]

At Ease, Smart & Chic – Tory Burch Bovary Lace Dress

Tory Burch Bovary Lace Dress - Black

Something that you’ll love to wear when you’re not in the office. One of Commandress’ most popular features last month was a round up of Beautiful Fall 2012 Cocktail Dresses. Thank you to Reader A for telling me about another gorgeous dress that would be perfect for holiday events: the Tory Burch Bovary Lace Dress. I […]

Smart, Chic & Made in the USA – Weekend Edition – Vintage Swarovski Crystal “Bling” Earrings by JoJo Loves You

JoJo Loves You - Green Sheen Bling

“Smart, Chic & Made in the USA” spotlights American-made clothing for professional women and their families. This “Weekend Edition” features something that you’ll love to wear when you’re not in the office. Happy Friday! Today’s post is courtesy of Reader M, who wrote to tell me about some “bold earrings I have that always get […]

Smart, Chic & Made in the USA – Weekend Edition – Milly Madeline Dress

Milly Madeline Dress

“Smart, Chic & Made in the USA” spotlights American-made clothing for professional women and their families. This “Weekend Edition” features something that you’ll love to wear when you’re not in the office. Happy Friday! Here’s a perfect little summer dress by Milly that looks so chic and effortless. The Milly Madeline Dress is made from […]

Smart, Chic & Made in the USA – Business Casual – J.McLaughlin Washable Separates

J.McLaughlin Top

Commandress Special Reports – “Smart, Chic & Made in the USA” is a month-long feature that will spotlight American-made clothing.  Thank you to Reader M for introducing me to J.McLaughlin on a trip to New York earlier this year! Reader M raved about their washable jersey dresses, which can suffer all sorts of mistreatment with […]