Many, many years ago, as I got older and as my lifestyle evolved as well, I really leaned into building a capsule wardrobe of high quality items. I made a list of capsule wardrobe essentials and decided to hone in my shopping on quality over quantity. I began to spend less at fast fashion spots […]

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Capsule Wardrobe Basics: High Quality Items To Build On


February 29, 2024

Styling Classics I wit & whimsy

Ever since I first invested in a real leather jacket I haven’t looked back at having it be a staple in my wardrobe. I have two leather jackets I wear with regularity and it remains one of my favorite layering pieces to add a bit of edge to any look. The first black leather jacket […]

What to Wear with a Leather Jacket


February 28, 2024

Over the years with all my travel to France, I began picking up some Chanel Makeup and Chanel Skincare to try. There are some absolute gems to be found in the line and some certain misses as well.  As I have tested more of the makeup than the skincare, this post is focused on Chanel […]

Chanel Makeup Review

The Best Chanel Makeup Products


February 27, 2024

En Route to Rêverie

As the founder of a travel advisory that specializes in France and England, I split my time between my home base in New York and Europe. I love any opportunity to be back on the European continent but depending on what country you plan to visit and what your trip priorities are, there can be […]

When Is The Best Time to Travel to Europe


February 26, 2024

It’s been very busy in these parts with back to back house guests and family in town while I still attempt to play catch up on work following my nearly three weeks away. I’m also pushing through the last of tax season to dos and getting ramped up on a variety of En Route to […]

The Weekly Edit


February 23, 2024

Early Spring Picks from Amazon Fashion

Despite the cold weather in New York currently, I am fully looking towards – and shopping for – Springtime. As such, today I am sharing another roundup of new favorites from Amazon Fashion. It really is fun to start looking towards warmer weather dressing and there are definitely a few pieces here that I’m ready […]

New Spring Picks from Amazon Fashion


February 22, 2024

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