The Life Aquatic | Maldivian Style

Green in Maldives

Take a dive into this summer's fashion; bright colors, solids and sheer fabrics align the summer trends for resort-ready wear. I took a trip to the Maldives to discover the true inspiration behind summer style. Dita Von Teese, Michael Phelps and Tony Parker are a few to name who have recently visited Rangali Island here in the Maldives. The local fashion scene amongst visitors is serene, lightweight and bright in color. The color scheme is turquoise, red, yellow, orange, green and pink - … [Read more...]


New Year's Eve Fashion

Everyone has new hopes for a better self in the new year. The bar is raised to accomplish New Year's resolutions and endeavors. When the clock counts down, be dressed to the nines to introduce yourself to a new number, a new year and a new you. Standing out on New Year's Eve is just one task to pursue. Take the bar to a new height this year while pulling off the look of now. Encompassing hopes for a new year, everyone is dressed to the nines to greet the future in style. Most are not able … [Read more...]

Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market

Tailgaters at Nutcracker Market

Every year we try to visit the Nutcracker Market. It sort of kicks off the Holiday season for us. This year was true to years past as being one of the best places you will find to people watch. On the trip down to Reliant Center, traffic was pretty heavy and we determined that every body on the road was heading there as well. We could  see the women with their mistletoe headbands, red sweaters, reindeer's all about what to wear. One thing that I still can't understand is how the … [Read more...]

Woooooo Hoooooo! Can’t wait to go look for a new swimsuit.

Large Woman in Small Bikini

Ok ladies, swimsuit season is in full swing. I don't personally know any women that look like the supermodels featured in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. All of us have been through the agonizing moments in the dressing room trying on the dreaded swimsuit. I’m just wondering at what age do you stop caring? I mean really… we ever get over our “problem areas”? I know we all have studied the magazine articles that tell us exactly what style we should wear according to our body … [Read more...]

Wardrobe Mistakes

woman looking in closet

Do you have a closet full of items that you never wear? Some even mocking you because they still have the price tags hanging on them?  Wondering why you ever bought it in the first place. I must admit that I’m guilty of this.  I mean, was I just in the mood to buy something? Did I buy it under pressure, wanting something new for a special event ? Was it a great deal? What on earth was I thinking at the time? On the other hand, do you have a handful of favorite pieces that you wear over and … [Read more...]