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The history of Ladurée begins in 1862, in the heart of the Paris during the Belle Époque. In the Madeleine district, Louis-Ernest Ladurée opens a bakery quickly recognized for the quality and flavor of its breads and pastries. After a fire in 1871, the place was reborn as a pastry shop, attracting gourmets to the […]

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In addition to fashion and accessories, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is a great time to stock up on beauty products and hostess gifts, and update your menswear or that of the man in your life, as well as, refresh your home. You can find all my beauty recommendations here. You can find my menswear recommendations […]

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07 . 14 . 24

Toteme on Filicudi

Swedish brand Toteme wins the award for the most remote summer residency this summer with their new space on Filicudi, an Aeolian island in the Sicilian periphery through August 2024. Its an untamed and rugged yet quaint oasis where they say they go to find solace and belonging in a daily agenda of sunbathing, napping, […]

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The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has already started for all Nordstrom credit card holders and will open to the public on Monday, July 15, 2024. If you’re not familiar with the sale, it’s a time when new fall merchandise for women, men, children, and home are on sale for a limited time. It’s a great opportunity […]

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One of the bucket list items I experienced last year was attending Wimbledon with Ralph Lauren. This year, I’m watching on television but still feeling inspired by green and white of the tournament. I’ve put together some fun on and off the court tennis fashion and accessories whether you like to prefer to play or […]

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07 . 03 . 24

4th of July Sales 2024

Whether you are celebrating the 4th of July in the US or abroad, there are a lot of great sales happening this week so make a little time for some online shopping. 24S – Up to 50% off designer fashions for women and men. & OTHER STORIES – Up to 60% off sale ANN TAYLOR – 50% off your purchase thru […]

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It’s that time of year when I feel like the only thing you can wear are dresses. Luckily, ME+EM has a large selection from which to choose whether you prefer long or short or covered up or bare. If you want to show a little leg or are the petite side, this Cotton Jacquard Floral […]

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I already posted some of these in my Bon Weekend posts on Substack but wanted to post them all together here for those of you who haven’t signed up yet. Luckily, there are a lot of new things to watch when you are hiding out inside from the 90 degree temperatures that seem to be […]

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I had a reader request for outfits to wear to the office when it’s hot outside but freezing inside because of the air conditioning. I thought this was a perfect fashion conundrum to answer with the help of Net-a-Porter who have the perfect wardrobe staples for work. And while it’s the first day of summer, […]

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Hello, Bonjour, Hola, Ciao, Guten Tag, Hej, Konnichiwa, As we approach the 17th anniversary of Habitually Chic, I thought it would be a good time to check in and also tell you about an exciting new development. I have joined Substack! Those of you who follow me on Instagram already know this news but I […]

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If you are headed to Rome before 30 July 2024, you may want to rent a car or hire a driver to visit Fondazione Iris to see the new exhibition Manna Rain by artist Rita Ackermann presented by the Amanita Gallery in a space was one of the previous homes of artist Cy Twombly.   According […]

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Every time I post for one particular luxury retail partnership, I receive messages requesting less expensive options. For certain partnerships, I am often restricted to new deliveries or certain parameters but for almost all my other posts, I try my hardest to include fashion in all price points and with inclusive sizing. As I’ve mentioned […]

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Now that June is here, it’s time to start thinking about the beach. I’ve put together five color palettes inspired this summer’s hottest beach reads to get you ready for fun in the sun. The first color story is inspired by How to Make Herself Agreeable to Everyone by Cameron Russell. It’s a bold memoir […]

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I apologize that the New and Noteworthy post for May is late this month. Even though I had all the recommendations put together, I didn’t have the necessary time to write the post. But it’s so chock full of good stuff that I hope you will consider it worth the wait. Everyone’s favorite Chicago store, […]

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As you get ready to leave on your summer vacations and holidays, Saks has your outfits covered no matter where you are headed. I’ve put three together to help get you started on your chic travels. If you are headed to London, England for Chelsea in Bloom or Wimbledon this summer, you definitely need a […]

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While Memorial Day is a time we should be remembering and honoring people who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces, it also signifies the unofficial start of summer in the US. But it’s also a great time to shop and save during the Memorial Day Weekend Sales. I’ve rounded up all the […]

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I know some of you are going to be mad about this post. You are waiting for more summer fashion posts, I get it, but it’s been so chilly and grey in NYC and according to my West Coast friends, Los Angeles. My double faced wool coats and even my Toteme Trench are too heavy […]

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