I recently celebrated my 60th birthday with my family in Eilat, Israel. Family includes my husband, married children, grandchildren and the baby of our family, our 18 year old son. We flew to our vacation destination which meant that luggage was limited. I love to wear nice clothes and I am not a good packer, but this time I knew that HydroChic would be my staple this vacation and packed a few sets: a jacket, shirt, skirt and capri pants. I knew that these outfits would be great for all the … [Read more...] about Looking and Feeling Chic at 60
The best thing about the end of a season is the opportunity for total wardrobe rejuvenation. Just as you’re getting bored of your summer outfits and accessories, it’s time to head out and stock up on some fall fashion and capitalize on this year’s fabulous autumn trends, which include: The Trench Vest It’s a trench coat minus the sleeves. Drape it over a t-shirt and jeans or a fitted dress to give your look an extra flair. The Bold Handbag Don’t hold back. Big, bright, colorful … [Read more...] about Fashion Trends to Look Out for this Fall
I would dare to say that there is a quiet social revolution taking place on the internet across the US and CA and world over, one in which women are saying that they are tired of unrealistic expectations about their bodies. They are protesting being constantly bombarded with over-sexualized messages to bare all. Recently, modest fashion bloggers have played a huge role in bringing modest fashion to the fore. In many ways this is true: social media nowadays allows for all types of voices to be … [Read more...] about Modest and Plus Size Fashion Bloggers Transforming the Social Media Game
Can you smell the sunscreen? Summer is just around the corner, beckoning in 90 long leisurely days of hopping between the beach and the pool, and possibly even enjoying a couple of water parks. It sounds glorious, doesn’t it? But that’s only until you remember that most of the Sunshine Season’s activities necessitate water-friendly attire, which means you can no longer push off that dreaded swimsuit-shopping trip you've been so skillfully evading. If you’re anything like me, you will … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk Swimsuit Anxiety
You may have noticed a surprising trend on the red carpet this year at the various award shows. Stars who, in the past, have been known for wearing barely-there, revealing ensembles opted for quite a different look - a more modest look. Although modesty isn’t a new trend, we’ve seen Mayim Biyalik and even starlets like Angelina Jolie and Anne Hathaway don gorgeous modest gowns on the red carpet before, it sure is a large contrast to the endless cut-out and see-through gowns we’ve seen over the … [Read more...] about Modesty is the New Sexy…in Hollywood!