Effortless Summer Dressing

Do you want to look cool, fresh, chic, put-together, effortless and stylish this summer?  Then keep your clothing simple!

Summer dressing for me is about easy pieces that make you look like you tried but keep you feeling and looking fresh and cool all day.  Dresses and jumpsuits are are my staples in the summer – lightweight, flowing, looser fit are the qualities I tend to look for, especially for everyday.  Additionally, they are fun to accessorize with jewelry, shoes and handbags to change the look.

Here are a few selections (all Nordstrom) with links to purchase or more information:

I love a shirtdress!!  This can easily be worn with a sneaker, sandal, or bootie and it will transition well to the fall with a long sleeve top underneath or a jean jacket.

Lou & Grey Tie Shirtdress

Try a casual jumpsuit to change up your wardrobe.  Super comfortable, easy and cool because when it gets really humid your thighs won’t touch 🙂

Lou & Grey Brushmarl Jumpsuit

Midi-length dress – this one is intended as a beach cover but I love it as a dress too (love the pockets)!  Try wearing it with a bikini top in place of a bra.

TAVIK Serena Midi Cover Up

Casual body-con dress. This comes in numerous colors – great with flip flops, a sandal or a heel.

Leith Ruched Body-Con Tank Dress

A feminine wrap dress!  Flattering on so many body types and perfect for so many occasions.

Jason Wu X ELOQUII Floral Print Ruffle Trim Warp Dress

An breezy A-line!  When it’s hot you will look cool in this.

ALL SAINTS Romey Sleeveless High/Low Dress

A slip dress!  Going shopping or out to lunch?  This is so much cuter than shorts and a tee.

Reformation Halsten Slip Dress

Stylish Jumpsuit – If you don’t have one yet this is a piece to add to your wardrobe.  Don’t like to show your arms – wear with a light weight jacket, blazer or cropped cardigan.  There are many styles available in jumpsuits – there is one to fit your body type!

Reformation Gilda Crop Wide Leg Jumpsuit

Easy and effortless equals chic and fresh…Enjoy one-piece dressing for your most fabulous summer yet!

Thanks for stopping by….Cynthia

Central Park Conservancy

On this special May Day, I had the pleasure of being a guest at The Women’s Committee of the Central Park Conservancy’s 37th Annual Frederick Law Olmsted Award Luncheon held at The Conservatory Garden in Central Park (at 105th Street and 5th Avenue). Three women were honored with the Award this year for their hard work and dedication to the organization.  The Women’s Committee, a powerful team of fundraisers and Park Ambassadors, raises an incredible $10 million of the $80 million annual budget and over $175 million to date.  Now with a membership of 1,000 women strong, their programs enable anyone to make an investment in the Park.  The Central Park Conservancy – a not-for-profit organization founded in 1980 – is to restore, manage, and enhance Central Park in partnership with the public, for the enjoyment of all.  The Conservancy raises the Park’s nearly $80 million annual operating budget and is responsible for the work essential to keeping Central Park beautiful.

The event is a spectacle of fashion and creativity!!  My girlfriend Kimberly, a member of the Women’s Committee Board, advised all of her guests to wear a hat or hairpiece to this unique event.  I had no idea the Fashion, Flowers and Fascinators (and hats) would be so fanciful, imaginative and gravity-defying!!

Following are photos from this very special day… My girlfriend and generous hostess is the stunner in marigold!! (That’s me in the polka dots – chilly day so wore my fur stole)

 

Puppy topiary topper with leash

A forest in a hat with an owl on top

The Conservatory Garden – sadly you can’t see the gorgeous tulips surrounding the area

I heard Brooke Shields and Martha Stewart attended but did not see them.  However, I did see Mayor Bloomberg who was also sporting a hat! (Below)

After the cocktail reception in the garden we headed inside the tent which held over 1,300 guests!

What an unforgettable event!  Thank you to all that generously give their time and money to keep Central Park spectacular! I loved seeing all of the enthusiasm, creativity and effort put into the fashion and the hair pieces! When you walk through Central Park look around, appreciate and think of all of the effort that goes into keeping it beautiful. Thank you to my dear friend Kimberly for having me!!

Thanks for stopping by….Cynthia

 

 

 

Christian Siriano

On February 9, I had the honor of attending Christian Siriano’s Fall 2019 Collection at New York Fashion Week presented at the Top of the Rock in New York City.  I became acquainted and quickly admired Christian when he was a contestant and youngest winner on the fourth season of Bravo’s American design competition show, Project Runway.

The Fall 2019 Collection showcased his whimsical and show-stopping designs – from fantasy evening gowns and cocktail dresses to tailored sportswear.  Christian said it was inspired by ” A trip to the future.  A world where we live as a society in an outer space land.  A new culture floating in space with communities and a thriving social calendar…” “The Collection is filled with silver hammered silks, voluminous dresses, quilted jackets and oversized evening gowns.”  He said, “I wanted the Collection to feel bold, powerful and strong but still feminine and beautiful.”

Christian Siriano has also been at the forefront of embracing and acknowledging the plus-size women, offering a selection of design options, as well as, featuring many plus-size models in his runway show.  The final look was worn by the stunning, plus-size supermodel, Ashley Graham.

The following looks were my favorites in the Fall 2019 Collection shown at NYFW.

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Ashley Graham

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The designer Christian Siriano at the end of the presentation.

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Christian Siriano is carried at Neiman Marcus and other fine department stores.  Additionally, I can source pieces.

It was a thrill to experience the energy and to see the colorful, bold and feminine Collection walk down the runway.  I loved the Collection and feel Christian did a great job at designing silhouettes that work for every body type.

Thanks for stopping by….Cynthia

** All photos taken by Dan Lecca for Christian Siriano.

Marc Cain at Fashion Night Out!

Marc Cain’s Spring 2019 designs illuminated the cat walk at Serendipity Magazines charity fundraiser, “Fashion Night Out!” held at The Loading Dock in Stamford, CT.  The fashion event pulled in a stylish and enthusiastic crowd who mingled in the modern space while enjoying a DJ and a delicious assortment of small bites and cocktails.

After introductions by Serendipity Founder and CEO, Suni Unger and SVP/Editor, Lisa Meipala Kennedy, as well as, Model and Founder of Every Mother Counts, Christy Turlington Burns, the fashion show began!   Serendipity’s, Suni Unger announced the Marc Cain fashion presentation featuring Greenwich, CT and local area residents as models and, who represent and raised money for their favorite charities.

All of the Marc Cain looks featured are currently available at the Marc Cain store at The Westchester in White Plains, NY.

Kicking off the show and representing The Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol, wearing a gorgeous Green Monochrome look with double-breasted blazer and tuxedo pant.

Neoprene bodycon dress with side details to accentuate the feminine shape worn with turquoise and white accessories.  Proudly representing the Greenwich Hospital Foundation.

Plaid dress with stretch and black side paneling to create a flattering silhouette.  Worn with red, block heeled sandals for a pop of color and Marc Cain’s white monogram bag accessorized with a lily of the valley print silk scarf.  Supporting Family Centers.

Shining bright for The Tiny Miracles Foundation in a head-to-toe trendy neon double-breasted suit worn with nude accessories.  Creatively wearing a retro print silk scarf as a head wrap.

Wearing on trend green and paired with red accessories for contrast.  The knit top has a super lux feel and the peplum is flattering and feminine.  The pants, with a tuxedo stripe add a corporate flare. Accessorized with an edgy white bag with silver hardware and the lili of the valley print scarf around the neck for a classic touch.  Smiling brightly for Every Mother Counts.

Highlighting the versatility of Marc Cain’s pieces by mixing and matching this look combines a tweed jacket with embellished buttons and lace detailed sleeves with a comfy neoprene black and white cropped pant.  The bag with stitching details bring the look from office to evening.  Happily representing the Greenwich Arts Council.

Wide-leg see through trouser (with inner shorts) worn with a linen jacket with a feminine camisole which has the Marc Cain motto, “Marc Cain Loves You” on the straps.  The nude saffiano bag with silver hardware studs and black suede statement pumps finish the look.  Glowing for Opus for Person to Person.

Who doesn’t love black and white?!  This a great day to evening look worn with a the red saffiano bag with gold hardware and black mesh booties.  Standing tall for Food Rescues Us.

This is the ideal brunch outfit – neoprene pants offer the ultimate comfort and flatter the figure. The denim jacket with peplum and jewel buttons add a girly flair.  Elegantly representing Greenwich Land Trust.

Marc Cain Collections and Sports labels cater to every age group.  This rocker look includes neon yellow denim and the jewel embellished top is layered over a leopard print tank. And, the finishing touches, a leopard scarf and black patent bootie.  Rocking it for the Greenwich Hospital Foundation.

Lilac, White and Denim combined in this soft palette for Spring.  Add the transitional jacket or wear it as a dress.

The ultimate weekend look combining soft pink suede sneakers, floral pants with racer stripe, a striped tee and a techno jersey jacket.

A perfect transitional outfit for Spring combining statement neon yellow accessories, a fashionable sneaker, a trendy transparent backpack with applique flower and pearls.  The down puffer is a great layer especially over this leopard print neoprene jacket.

This techno and pinstripe blazer with matching tapered trouser paired with an edgy silver booty is a hit worn with a long tank and lace cap for a feminine touch.

This leopard dress accentuates the figure with a tie at the waist.  The bottom of the dress is a ribbed cotton and the top is light and flows – great for office or otherwise.  Paired with red pumps and a nude bag.

Dress it down with a denim jacket or wear this champagne colored shimmering sequin dress on its own to a party or special event.

This white pant with black racer stripe down the side pairs beautifully with a cozy, soft printed sweater. Add statement accessories like this lace cap, pink and silver sneaker and great silver leather cross body bag.

This fashionista is wearing an impermeable parka with techno material pants.  Worn with mesh white boots and colorful printed scarf.

Hot pink, black and white are a great combo to transition into Spring.  The puffer is worn over a floral print top and techno stretch pants with a utility strap detail at the side – edgy but comfy!

The final look was a stunner with it’s metallic jacket and embellished top worn over faded, tapered denim with a black patent booty.

 

The Fashion Show was superb filled with color, trends and covetable looks.  The Models were fabulous and did a great job representing their fine and important charities.

Marc Cain is located at The Westchester – 125 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY

914-460-5051

Store Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-9pm,  Sun 11am-6:30pm

 

Thanks for stopping by…Cynthia

 

Valentine’s Day

St. Valentine’s Day dates back centuries and contains vestiges of both Christian and ancient Roman tradition. There are many stories about who is Saint Valentine. * One story depicts a Roman priest who performed secret weddings against the wishes of the authorities in the third century. Imprisoned in the home of a noble, he healed his captor’s blind daughter, causing the whole household to convert to Christianity and sealing his fate.  Before being tortured and decapitated on February 14, he sent the girl a note signed, “Your Valentine”.

No matter the history, it continues to be the day lovers express romantic gestures through cards, chocolates and gifts.  This Valentine’s Day treat yourself (or your Valentine) to the gift of lingerie. The gift of lingerie is so personal and special and there are so many beautiful options, no matter your taste, preferences or confidence 😉  There is nothing quite like wearing feminine undergarments.  Leave something to the imagination and find a style or a piece that suits your figure and makes you feel fabulous!

Here are a few options by Intimissimi, an Italian clothing label which specializes in bras, briefs, lingerie, vests and pyjamas for women and men. (Intimissimi for Men)

Intimissimi L’Amour You Tulle and Lace Babydoll

Sexy Mesh Balconette Bra

Sexy Mesh Cheeky Panties

Sexy Mesh Lace and Microfiber Cheeky Panties

Viscose Satin Kimono

Full Bloom Viscose Satin Kimono

Full Bloom Elena Balconette Bra

Full Bloom Cheeky Panties

Intimissimi Sexy Mesh Viscose Satin and Lace Petticoat

Nordstrom offers complete sizing for everything they carry.  Here are a few plus-size lingerie options at Nordstrom.

 

Natori Luxe Shangi-La Nightgown

Oh La La Valentine Lace Teddy

 

Oh La La Cheri Adelle Teddy

Valentine’s Day/Evening is a few weeks away.  Plan ahead and treat yourself or the one you love to something personal and special!

Thanks for stopping by…Cynthia

*History.com

Australia

Finally posting about our 3-week family vacation in July 2018 to visit our son on his “winter” break in Australia.  He was half-way through his one-year overseas, studying at The University of the Sunshine Coast as part of Elon Universities study abroad program.  We flew from NY to LA, had a 4-hour layover, and then headed on our 15 hour flight to Sydney.  Arriving a full day later we headed to our Sydney accomodation at Meriton Suites.

The  accomodations were impressive!  We had what was an apartment – a 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom suite on a top floor.  It was pristine, big, open layout, kitchen, dining table, floor to ceiling windows, high-end finishes, laundry – such a great start to a vacation! We only had a few days in Sydney so we had to see the sites!  Of course, we headed to the opera house and took a harbour boat ride.

Sydney Harbour/ Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge

View of Opera House and Harbour Bridge from the water.

Walked all over the city and took a stroll through the Sydney Botanical Gardens…

And, had the first of many coffees.  Australians take their coffee VERY seriously and it is some of the best I’ve ever tasted.

The next morning we woke up to the most incredible double rainbow – seemed so close we could touch it!

After Sydney we flew South to Melbourne…a bit colder there.  We spent about one week in the Melbourne area.  We took trips into the city and we explored the vast, beautiful coastal area and attended a sporting event.

Photos of the city…along the river front…

Melbourne at night.

One day we took a road trip to Phillip Island where we had a fabulous lunch at The Cape Kitchen, pet and fed Kangaroos and saw Australian wildlife and ended the day sitting on the beach waiting for the Penguins to come home from fishing all day, waddle up the beach and head to their dens in the dunes.

A very windy day on the back deck of The Cape Kitchen overlooking the open sea.  Delicious food – breathtaking view!

After lunch we visited a petting zoo to meet and feed hundreds of kangaroos and see Australian wildlife: Koala Bears, Dingos, Tazmanian Devils, etc.

Kangaroos and Jack

Dingos

Tazmanian Devil

Waiting for the sun to set so the penguins could come home.  No flash allowed so no photos of penguins – but it was so fun to see!! Hundreds waddled right past us, up and over the rocks and into the dunes.

We definitely enjoyed the amazing food and treats in Australia.  We had to try injectable donuts. A sweet start before an Aussie Rules Footy match at The MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground)

Outside the MCG, the most famous cricket stadium in Australia (also serves as a football stadium) and has a capacity of 100,024.  We saw a nailbiter match between the Melbourne Devils and St. Kilda Saints (massive underdogs) and St. Kilda won 119-117 which lead to raucous singing and celebrations by the away fans!!!  Jack said we would love the sport and the atmosphere – he was correct!!

Another day we took a road trip to see the sites of  The Great Ocean Road which is about 90 minutes from downtown Melbourne and winds for 249 miles along the wild Southern Ocean, past the world-class surf at Bells Beach and takes you to our final destination, The Twelve Apostles.

Me at a picturesque spot above Bells Beach on The Great Ocean Road

Spectacular view of Great Ocean Road from Teddy’s Lookout.

Lorne Beach – stopped for Fish n Chips at The Salty Dog in Lorne.

Arrive at The Twelve Apostles – Walking along the cliffs to get the best view of the limestone stacks off the shores of Port Campbell National Park.

Sun setting at The Twelve Apostles

The next day a historic train ride on The Puffing Billy Railway

A 3-hour train ride through the Wright Forest with lunch served in the historic cabins.

After the train ride we spontaneously decided to visit a suburb of Melbourne – St. Kilda

A view from across the harbour in St. Kilda, known for spectacular sunsets, to the city of Melbourne.

Watching the sunset and waiting for the penguins.

The white belly of a penguin.  Many came into the harbour to nest in the harbour walls.

After our fabulous week in the Melbourne, Victoria area we took an airplane North to the warmer weather in The Whitsunday Islands , Queensland.  We stayed in Airlie Beach, a popular backpacker stop.  It also happened to be The World Cup, so we watched an England game in a packed bar filled with every Brit in the area – what a wild night.  We enjoyed two snorkeling excursions. One to see Whitehaven Beach, perenially voted one of the top 10 beaches in the world and boasts the purest sand in the world and offers the added bonus of the swirling sands. On this excursion run by Red Cat Adventures we saw vibrant coral reef, swam with beautiful fish that swam right up to us – an unforgettable experience.  The second excursion, a 3-hour boat ride to The Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system spreading over 1,400 miles where a few of us scuba dove for the first time.

The view from our Airlie Beach Air BNB pad.

World Cup celebrations in Airlie Beach

The Lagoon at Airlie Beach

Ali, Liz and Cate wading in the Lagoon

Cloudy day but still we enjoyed the remarkeable waters and powder-like sand at Whitehaven Beach.

The breathtaking swirling sands at Whitehaven Beach

Great Barrier Reef – After 3-hours of cruising in open ocean you arrive at this floating dock for scuba and snorkeling.  Also a submarine so you could view the reef without getting wet.  The dive was beautiful and on the cruise back to shore we saw whales!!

Ali and Cate suited up for snorkeling

The final days of our vacation were spent on The Sunshine Coast.  Jack, who was studying at USC (The University of The Sunshine Coast) gave the family a tour of his school and a feel of his life. We enjoyed the nearby beach town of Mooloolaba and now completely understand why he loved his time in Australia and did not want to leave.

A few campus photos

His dorm accomodations – his was the lower level and he had two Aussie roommates.

Mooloolaba Beach

Surfboard Bench at Mooloolaba Beach

We LOVED every minute of our 3 weeks in Australia.  The sites, the food, the coffee, the people, the relaxed life! I touched on some of the highlights but there was so much more to our vacation as well!  I hope you enjoyed the overview!  Put Australia on your bucket list and try for no fewer than 3 weeks.  So much to see and such a vast country/continent to cover.

Below is a link to an article from Your RV Lifestyle which has good information and is worth checking out if you are considering a trip to Australia:

https://www.your-rv-lifestyle.com/things-to-do-in-australia/

Thanks for stopping by….Cynthia

Red Rocks – JCrew Event – Looks 3 and 4

Red Rocks!!  It’s great as the main event or the perfect accent color.

I will be at JCrew New Canaan, CT – TOMORROW, Wednesday, December 12 for a Special Color Style Focus Event:   10:30-2pm/24 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT.  I would love to assist you putting together a great look using color or a thoughtful gift!

Be sure to :  “Mention Cynthia Hudson and in addition to promotional discounts get another 20% off your purchase of $125 or more and a FREE JCrew tote bag”

Red Rocks as the main event in the first JCrew look here.

I styled it as an outfit which could be worn any cold day, as a really great sport spectator look or heading to cut down the Christmas tree outfit.  Layered with a cozy and trendy sherpa toggle coat over a classic wool fair isle sweater with red accessories, curvy toothpick jeans and awesome Nordic boots (love the red laces).  Of course, you need your cool sunnies too!

SHOP THE LOOK – below pics of this look.

 

 

Sherpa Toggle Coat

Crewneck sweater in vintage fair isle

Curvy toothpick denim

Ribbed beanie with faux-fur pom pom

Glitten glove in cashmere blend

Nordic Boots

Sunglasses (similar)

 

The following JCrew look started out as a dressy look with the burnout velvet leopard skirt and sequined cable knit sweater with chandelier earrings but then by pairing it with the silver bootie (my own) and camp socks it went much less serious – I love it for a party but also as a unique day look too.

Red Rocks here as the accent color in the sunglasses, the coat and the socks.

SHOP THE LOOK – below photos

A touch of whimsy with the camp socks.

Wear a beret and the look goes French chic!

 

The sweater has beautiful details – the sequins make it a sweater you can dress up.

Cable-knit sequin sweater

Slip skirt in burnout velvet leopard

Daphne topcoat in Italian boiled wool

Loopy stitch oversized cable-knit scarf

Camp socks

Beret (similar)

Crystal and pearl chandelier earrings

Seaside Round Cateye Sunglasses

Harper continental wallet in metallic Italian leather

 

Remember RED ROCKS!!  Hope to see you tomorrow and thanks for stopping by….Cynthia

 

 

 

Styling with Color – Look 2

Styling with color is a fun and creative process.  I think most people default to typical and quiet combinations.  Clearly some colors compliment eachother and others do not – but I dare you to push the envelope and create a bit of surprise with your outfits.

The JCrew outfit here, styled for a casual party or even a meal out, combines a dressier, stiffer, lace fabric in the trouser with a super cozy, soft turtleneck sweater.  A more common decision would be to  dress up the red lace pant.  By combining a stiff fabric with a soft sweater in a warm color, like camel, relaxes the outfit and makes it feel more casual.  It also makes the pant more versatile.  By pairing with an unexpected combination of accessories like a tartan scarf and leopard print shoes and gloves makes the outfit more interesting.

Try styling with color by pairing combos you would not normally put together and combine a dressier piece with a casual piece – it will open up a whole new wardrobe world!!

Follow my instagram @cynhudstyle for looks and inspiration.

And find details about an upcoming event at JCrew, New Canaan, CT on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

SHOP THE LOOK – see links below photos.

 

 

 

 

 

Lace Pant

Turtleneck sweater with side slits in supersoft yarn

Tartan scarf

Italian Calf Hair Touch Leather Tech Gloves

Cabana Reader Sunglasses

Earrings (similar)

Block heel pumps in leopard (similar)

I hope you are going to challenge yourself to try new color combinations?  Thanks for stopping by…Cynthia

Color for Personal Style – Look 1

As a lover of color, I believe it is a useful tool when creating your own personal style and unique looks. Mixing unexpected combinations and using colorful accessories, makes the outfit and most importantly, makes YOU stand out.

I have always loved JCrew, especially for it’s unique point-of-view. Consistently combining and styling color in fresh ways.  Which is why I was thrilled to be invited to collaborate with JCrew to host an event in their New Canaan, CT store with a focus on “Color Styling”.

The event is at JCrew:

Wednesday, December 12/10:30-2:00/ 24 Elm Street/ New Canaan, CT

Please come see me at the event!  I’ll be there offering my help, tips and styling advice.  Enjoy the discounts and if you mention my name, Cynthia Hudson, receive a cute, JCrew tote bag.

Follow my instagram @cynhudstyle – I’ll be posting all my JCrew looks this week!!!

Here is one of four looks I put together (more to come – check back).  This is a Chic Day Look – I love the combination of white, chartreuse and grey with the added pop of burgundy accessories to elevate the outfit.  And, metallics always add elegance and are a basic, so the gold bootie works well with this look.  Style Tip: Wear a lip color that matches a color you are wearing.  Chose a burgundy lip color to pick up the burgundy accessories. (If I am not wearing a color appropriate for the lip, I would choose to enhance my eye color and wear a nude lip.  For instance, a deep grey eye shadow, to match the cape, with a lip gloss or a nude/beige.)

SHOP THE LOOK – links below photos.

 

Burgundy gloves and burgundy snake skin print – luxe accessories add elegance.

Gold boots (metallic shoe) add lustre and tie the metals and embellishments together.

 

 

Jeweled embellished Fair Isle crewneck sweater

9″ high rise toothpick jean in white

Faux shearling poncho

Harper mini satchel in snake embossed leather

Cashmere-lined leather tech gloves

Ribbed beanie with faux-fur pom pom

Pave hoop earrings

Sadie ankle boot in metallic gold

 

Bring more color into your wardrobe!  Hope to see you at the event and thanks for stopping by….Cynthia

 

Men’s Holiday Style

The holidays are creeping in quickly so now is the time for you to be thinking about stepping up your holiday style game!  The key to looking put together is wearing clothing that fits you properly.  The minute you step out in properly fitting clothes you will feel SO much more confident and carry yourself taller!!

Tips for Men’s Holiday Style: Wear classic pieces with a twist like a blazer styled as a tuxedo, velvet sportcoats, monochromatic combinations.

Here are a few ideas for dressy and casual holiday looks, as well as, formal occasions:

Navy blazer styled as a tuxedo with a black silk peak lapel and flap pockets.  Worn here with a custom black stretch cotton button down with smoke buttons.  Can wear this with dark jeans, a black 5-pocket or with matching trouser.

A grey velvet blazer worn over a black button down with black trousers. Pop of color with a pocket square.

Navy tuxedo worn with classic black bow tie and clean front formal white shirt and silver studs.

Casual look for a holiday get-together.  Custom Gingham shirt over a cashmere v-neck with our custom Tech Field jacket.

Layering looks great!  Custom henley underneath a custom casual shirt topped with our custom Reversible Vest.

Casual holiday shirting – looks great with sweaters, denim, vests…

Grey velvet double breasted blazer styled with a peak lapel worn with a custom classic plaid button down.

A less formal tuxedo look:  Classic black tuxedo paired with a custom stretch navy cotton shirt and bow tie.

Winter white tuxedo jacket worn with a white button down.

Hope you are you inspired to step your style up for the holidays?!

I want to help you PUT YOUR BEST FOOT FORWARD.  If you live in Westchester County, NY, Fairfield County, CT or New York City I can assist you with my concierge-style personal shopping service.  In addition to pulling from stores if desired, I carry the largest custom, lifestyle menswear brand, JHilburn.  We offer everything from t-shirts to tuxedoes with the finest Italian fabrics and superb quality all at a great value.  Will visit you at home, office or NYC showroom and you can avoid the hassle of shopping in a store.

Wives and significant others – give your guy a gift card to get him started.

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy and healthy and happy holiday season!!   Cynthia