All posts tagged: tips

Eye Makeup Must-Haves

I don’t want to leave all of you hanging when it comes to what makeup to buy. I have been using the eye makeup discussed in this article every day and I have all of the inside information that you need on these products!

The Perfect Dress for YOUR Body Type

We are all built differently, and that is WONDERFUL news. The bad news is it seems most designers do not consider all of our different body types when they create clothing. There is literally not one human on the planet that can wear everything (even runway models!). The key is that we FIRST learn our body type and then SECOND learn what to do about it….

Fall Shoes

When I get dressed, sometimes I find that I get my whole outfit on and then realize I don’t have the perfect shoe to go with it. You can imagine that this does not make me happy. Shoes cannot be an afterthought! We must plan ahead, so I have identified the 6 shoes that will be extremely helpful to make sure we have in our closet this fall….

Fall Fashion: Date Night

Lately, when I’ve been getting dressed, I’ve been really obsessed with combining sophisticated and deconstructed elements. I love the juxtaposition of “put-together” and “edgy”, so that’s the way I styled our perfect date night look for fall this year. Please do not be afraid of your age, because this look is not scandalous and it can work for anyone. Fashion is all about your spirit and attitude….

Your “Base” Makeup

I like makeup because it makes me feel “put-together.” I also think it’s fun, but I’m definitely not an expert. Everything about fashion is so innate to me that I literally think I could spot a Chanel jacket from the womb, but when I watch the amazingly talented teenagers on YouTube that are more impressive than top celebrity makeup artists, I very quickly realize I essentially know nothing about makeup. But there is good news: Graye Note now has our own resident teenager to teach us the beauty ropes! She is my beautiful and sweet niece, Alexia, and she’s identified the best primer, concealer, and foundation for us at BOTH drugstore and luxury price points….

Fall Fashion: Work to Wear

When I’m at my desk ready to write an article or I’m standing in the kitchen trying to photograph chili in a way that doesn’t make it look like dog food, I want to love how my outfit looks when I glance down. If I don’t look like myself, I can’t possibly feel like myself, and how the heck am I suppose to work if I’m not myself?! So, here’s the outfit I’m wearing this fall that will make me feel inspired every time I see it….