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Winter Musthave: Merino Wool Sweater Dress

Hey Y’all! I hope this week is going well for you! Winter this year is no joke. We’ve had more than two rounds of snow and one of them a blizzard! I get lots of questions about how I stay in the winter, so I’m giving away my toasty secrets in this blog post. Cashmere and wool will be your best friends. This gray merino wool sweater dress is a new closet staple of mine. What I love about merino wool is its warming and moisture wicking capabilities. Wool traps more dead air than any other fiber out there. Dead air keeps you insulated and is a fantastic buffer against the cold. Plus, merino wool can absorb up to 30 percent of its dry weight before feeling wet. Isn’t that insane!? These are just a few reasons why I love this gray merino wool sweater dress. Read more…

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Staycation at the Hilton Norfolk THE MAIN

A few weeks ago, I got the chance to do a staycation at Hilton Norfolk The Main, a new high rise hotel set in downtown Norfolk, Virginia. The luxury hotel graciously had me for two nights and I felt so spoiled. It was nice to escape, even just for the weekend! The hotel is steps away from the water and the newest addition to our skyline. Read more…

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Elegant Textures :: Velvet Shorts + Silk Blouse

Hello My Beautiful Friends! Yay for the first Wednesday of 2016! Fun fact: I used to wear velvet all the time when I was a competitive figure skater. Back in the day, most of the dresses were made of 4-way stretch velvet. Plus, it kept me warm out on the ice when I was competing.┬áThese […] Read more…

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