Posts tagged style

Daughter buys a car in less than 8 hours

   March 16, 2014 7:12 am    0

The urge to get a new car strikes every spring. Last year my daughter, Kelly, who lives in Pittsburgh, paid off her old Chevy Cobalt and thought about a newer car but found nothing appealing. This year, the old Cobalt was begging to be replaced. She shopped online looking at cars at John Fries Auto Sales,…


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Fashion Friday — geometrics intersect with fashion

   March 14, 2014 6:08 am    0

I found a lot of styles for spring that are rocking geometric patterns. And metallics and a lot of other things I probably won’t wear. But I would if I were younger. This top at left from Intermix online showed up in some designer clothing ideas in InStyle. It’s way out of my price range…


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Red all about it — World Stroke Day, red shoe day

   October 29, 2013 11:37 am    0

It’s Tuesday, Red Shoe Day and World Stroke Day. I’ll tie them together. Just give me a minute. A lot of people in my family and circle of friends have been affected by strokes. My grandfather, father, niece (and she was only 30) and many others close to me — young people — have had…


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Fashion Friday — a chandelier in the locker?

   August 30, 2013 6:51 am    1

Is that a chandelier in that locker? Why, yes it it is. When my boss, Marnie Mead, told me her daughter, Nicole Oberle,  had a chandelier in her locker, I was thinking she went to school with Harry Potter. But no. Magnets, mirrors, wallpaper, mini chandeliers and assorted accents adorn as many lockers as homes. Preteens…


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Fashion Friday — must-have manis accent fall wardrobes

   August 23, 2013 7:33 am    0

Wine shades with metallic stickers; olive and dusty green; spatter in green and gold; French tulip twist in olive green and emerald green; blue on azure blue; and dip dye with pink, blue and natural. These are nails we are talking about. It’s all InStyle this month. My September InStyle magazine arrived with a hefty 720…


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Fashion Friday: Fall into top 10 colors for autumn

   July 26, 2013 6:16 am    0

Thanks to Her Times fashion writer, Christine Eddy, we get a peek at fall colors. The mix is vivid, vibrant and rich but includes some nice neutrals. The chart at left is from Pantone, and if you click on it, it will take you to the 4-minute video Pantone released that includes designer styles in…


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Midweek fashion fix features cool color

   July 10, 2013 6:17 am    0

It’s hot, humid and I have been sweating for days. I want some cool looking (and feeling) clothes that feel great. I loved this outfit — far left — that InStyle posted for their Look of the Day feature yesterday. It’s of Miranda Kerr in a white tank with a floral print midi skirt with a lot…


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House Lady visits Asbury Woods Estates

   July 6, 2013 9:15 am    0

This Asbury Woods Estates home is one of those dream tours. It still looks brand new, and it features a lot of glass, white and hardwood. Check it out in House to Home this week in my column:  Thoroughly beautiful on Thoroughbred Loop.  The home sits across from Asbury Woods, and it includes  3,470 square feet of…


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Fashion Friday — a geometry dressin’ lesson

   July 5, 2013 5:02 am    0

If you think that all the new geometric patterns aren’t for you, don’t be too hasty. Wait till you see Erie’s Christine Eddy in a colorful geometric pattern skirt in Her Times on Sunday — she looks awesome! The patterns can be small or large and they can look great — and slimming. So, don’t count…


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House Lady visits Cherry Street charmer

   June 22, 2013 6:46 am    0

Homes on Cherry Street have long commanded attention, and the home at 4417 Cherry Street is a must-see listed at $168,500. Read my story on it here in this week’s House to Home. It’s also the weekend of the Garden Conservancy Tour — check out Sue Scholz’s column on how to Tour fantastic area gardens this month.  Other…


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