turning 50 can save your life

Turning 50 threw me for a loop. It felt as though everything changed overnight. 
In my 20s, 30s and 40s, I charged ahead with life, first throwing myself into my career — I worked as a magazine publisher — and then, in my late 30s, meeting my husband, getting married and having children. 
Those busy … Continue Reading

what to pack for business travel

I’ve been doing a lot of one- and two-night trips for business this past year, and I’m not always sure what I should pack to look cool, confident, and chic. And, to make things more complicated, I’ve been heading to different climates, too: Miami, Chicago, Atlanta, Charlotte . . . sometimes all in one week! … Continue Reading

why this “it bag” is back this fall!

I bought my first backpack when I was 28–years after graduating from college–splurging on the then-überhip black nylon version from Prada, which became a cult accessory of sorts  and put the company on the global fashion map. Now the backpack as fashion accessory is back in a big way. And why not? Style guru Jacqui Stafford told … Continue Reading