• When To Splurge And When To Save

    It’s easy to dress with elegant style when you have an unlimited budget. You can buy the best of everything and engage a stylist to curate chic, fabulous ensembles. (Doesn’t… Read More

  • How To Have Je Ne Sais Quoi

    The chic woman always has that je ne sais quoi… That indefinable quality. An elusive manner of comporting herself that defies explanation. The phrase literally means I don’t know what.… Read More

  • How To Simplify Your Beauty Routine

    If you’re reading A Chic Life, you aren’t someone who rolls out of bed and scavenges an outfit from decrepit garments bearing stains of unknown provenance. You take care with… Read More

  • Enjoy Life: 2 Steps To Simple Pleasure

    It’s a French attitude to deliberately take pleasure in things like food, love, fashion, beauty. But you can make it your attitude too. You can enjoy true pleasure in your… Read More

  • Evening Tidy Ritual: 4 Quick And Chic Steps

    But a chic life is an organized life. By ‘organized’ I don’t mean uptight, perfectionistic, or regimented. I don’t mean boring or cheerless. By ‘organized’ I mean calm and ordered;… Read More

  • Have A What Not To Wear List: 11 Things I Avoid

    It can be overwhelming to curate a capsule wardrobe, confusing to identify your signature style. How many pieces do you need? Are you boho chic or rock chick – who… Read More

  • Have Beautiful Hands: My Chic-And-Simple Approach

    The state of her skin and nails display her self-care. How much she touches her face and whether she bites her nails betray her self-confidence. Her elegant gestures show her… Read More

  • Elevate Your Mind: Small Ways To Be More Chic

    A lovely way to be more chic and elevate your mind is to expand your horizons by learning new things and exposing yourself to fresh ideas. Elevating your mind adds… Read More