California Winter

Don’t let anyone fool you — there’s no such thing as a California winter. Sure, we’re all in parkas when it drops below 60, but that doesn’t make it winter. Not when you’re a Michigan native… Still, I have a few winter-like pieces in my closet. This gray coat and ivory skirt from Nordstrom both scream snow-time [minus my bare legs]. I rocked them California-style and wore the combo to a work event….. Read more

Shades of Gray

Something about gray makes me feel warm and ready for winter. The color is comforting; as though to remind me January is for feeling cozy. Maybe it’s because growing up, my Michigan winters were always so gray — yet the gloom had a way of making me feel at home. To this day, I wear a lot of gray in the winter. I don’t think the color is boring or drab….. Read more