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2013 Holiday Collection Picks from Peruvian Connection

Warm manta dresses and alpaca mittens. Coated black jeans, moto jackets that glisten. Brown jacquard gift bags with tissue wrappings—if you (like me) count these among your favorite things, you should most certainly get yourself to Peruvian Connection for the cozy delectables that will become your (or her) wintry wardrobe staples. Ranging from the diminutive and sparkly…

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Long Tall Sally Holiday Collection 2013: Hurry Christmas, Hurry Fast…

(You may want a train that loops the loop—but I just want some LTS loot! ) Though I can hardly stand the wait (and certainly can’t stand not quoting Alvin and The Chipmunks holiday tunes come November)—I think Santa  is probably well aware  (by now) of my desired sartorial pal-late. Oops, and I think I…

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Peruvian Connection: A Veritable Ruby of Modern, Bohemian Style

When most of us think ‘Peruvian Connection’, we think Aztec-print blanket shawls, fringed knit long skirts, and nubby wool sweaters. Born of the Hurlbut womens’ intrepid vision in 1976, nearly 40 years later, Peruvian Connection still is stocked with those sumptuous, ethically-sourced alpaca wool and pima cotton staples of yore. But today’s PC is far…

Rockin’ Barefoot Tess’ Ella-Ella-Ella-Eh-Eh-Eh…

If it’s not clear yet—I adore ankle booties. With denim; with dresses; even with fierce pencil skirts and prim lacy tees—and year-round, too! I’ve tried the hidden wedge 80%/20 western-inspired Clyde ankle boot from Barefoot Tess (and loved it) for casual/weekend wear, but hadn’t come across a more elegant, elevated ankle bootie until….the Barefoot Tess…

Love That (Tall) Body You’re In!

*This blog will be appearing exclusively in Statuesque Magazine. Though it was intended to run on Valentine’s Day, it is just as true a week later… “To  love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”-Oscar Wilde Whether you adore or despise Valentine’s Day (I fall somewhere in the middle), February 14th is a great occasion to…