From left to right: 1) Throwing it back to my college days with one of my favorite art books. 2) Nothing like a good breakfast to start the day. 3) New beauties. 4) Can’t go wrong with $3 Primark loafers. 5) Valentines chocolates. 6) Kicking off a classic.
Archives for February 2016
This year we’re celebrating a big milestone, 5 years since I started Trends and Tolstoy! It’s hard to believe so much time has passed since I was photographing my Abercrombie henley’s with a point-and-shoot self timer. My style has changed but the message of the site remains the same, fashion and intelligence can, and often…Read More
I found this cashmere off-the-shoulder sweater at the new Savers in Wilmington for only $5 and immediately wanted to pair it with a leather skirt for a textural contrast. The elaborate choker necklace and red lip make it perfect for date night but it could be paired with jeans and flats for daytime. I like the idea of…Read More
I’ve covered quite a few nonfiction books on Trends & Tolstoy (The Romanov Sisters, Textile and Fashion Arts, Black Mass, etc.) but this one is a very different breed. Seven Days in the Art World by Sarah Thornton is a mix of an art review, a narrative nonfiction story, a memoir, and a high society gossip…Read More
Over the knee boots have been trendy for a few seasons now and I’ve been incorporating them into my wardrobe slowly but surely. It’s very difficult for a petite, curvy woman like myself to style high boots. For one thing, you want enough leg to be showing for the look to be proportional, but you…Read More
From left to right: 1) A sneak preview of the MFA Boston’s new Pairing Picasso exhibit. Now open to the public! 2) Getting fancy with the bathroom selfies at the Copley Fairmont. 3) BREAKING: I got a donut maker. I am now a baker. 4) Travel necessities. 5) Dreading the inevitable. 6) Cold weather fixer uppers.