Panama Hats & Pretty Dresses

Accessories, Style

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In the dog days of summer there is nothing a Panama hat won’t fix.  That and a cool linen dress to beat the sultry heat.  This outfit reminds me of the styles I loved and wore in NYC, where the summer humidity is often hair and style-destroying unless you choose wisely! Reformation are a U.S. […]

Temperley London (Call Me Coco)

Style

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I have a growing love affair with Alice Temperley, whose feminine but rock-inspired sensibility meets well with my idea of dressing in contradictions.  For SS15 the designer focussed on upping her game in daywear: her core pieces and versatile separates resulted in plenty of fresh, modern looks with all the usual beautiful Temperley signatures (lace, leather and tailoring). […]

Me & Mini Me

Style

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When I started this blog over four years ago, I would never have imagined that I’d still be blogging at this point in time, let alone with mini-me on my arm. Things have been a little quiet on StyleOnTheCouch lately – I needed to wind down late on in my pregnancy – then there was […]

Fashion Essentials: 5) Leather

Essentials

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For this part of my Fashion Essentials series I am talking about a great love.  I have an on-going romance with leather; no longer a fashion luxury but a fashion staple (faux or no).  The three key items I want to focus on for your capsule closet are the leather jacket; the perfect leather pant […]

Lover The Label Rosebud Skirt: Lace & Cashmere

Style

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It’s been a very busy week, Blog Reader. I’ve been job seeking, house hunting, soul searching… I’m going through another series of transitions (which for some reason always starts with a new hairstyle) and feeling excited about change again. When transitions occur I find that I stick faithfully to my fashion favorites; those styles that […]