Style Resolution: Neutralize My Footwear!

  Neutralize your Footwear by aprilgolightly featuring high heel pumps My mother was the type that wanted everything in her wardrobe to match and by proxy I caught her matchy-matchy ways.  The fashion world has changed and the matchy-ness of yesteryear is virtually extinct. My style resolution this year is to embrace the neutral and … Read more

Cream Blush vs. Powder Blush

Both formulations are great! Your choice simply depends on the effect your trying to create, the season, weather or your skin type. Creamy, emollient blushes are absolutely fabulous, especially for older or drier skin types! For these beauty queens, it’s all about moisturizing and hydrating (a topic that I will cover in another article). This … Read more

Be the Lady in Red

Red! Red is memorable and it is no coincidence that this bold color represents both love for Valentine’s day and celebration during Christmas.  Friends still recall the solid red bikini I wore during my college years while memories of common floral prints fade away.  Powerful women like Hilary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi use red to … Read more

Rebecca Minkoff is a Genius!

Stop embracing those clutches and sling into the new cross body bag trend!  In the era of hands free everything, I’m jubilant that hands free bags are back in.  They let me be the multitasker I need to be!  And when I say multi-task, I mean shaking a new friend’s hand and sipping on cocktails … Read more

Bridal Necklace

  A friend of mine is taking the walk down the aisle in a few months.  For the occasion she picked a classic romantic dress from Priscilla of Boston on Miracle Mile in Coral Gables, Florida.  With her nuptials just around the corner, I thought I’d try to help her accessorize for the big day. … Read more

Black Swan: New York Premiere

The outfits and accessories from the New York Black Swan premier have been the subject of conversation for many fashionistas.  Natalie Portman has been getting flack for choosing a black dress that does not show off her body. I find myself disagreeing with these naysayers, and believe that Natalie Portman’s choice of color and makeup … Read more

I Know a Woman Like That

In October at the Savannah Film Festival, I had the privilege of getting a sneak peak at Virginia Madsen’s documentary on strong successful women titled, “I Know a Woman Like That.” After the film ended, Virginia Madsen and her Mother came out for a little Q&A. Virginia was dressed very casual in a pair of classic … Read more

Discover Talbots

Over the past two years Talbots has been evolving towards a more fashion forward sensibility. I must say that I am impressed after frequenting their stores and website over the past few months.  Here are a few recommendations from their current lineup: This is the perfect holiday top when worn with black pantsor the perfect date night top … Read more

Have Fashion Sense. Will Travel.

If you live in South Florida and are having difficulties picking out new clothes or updating your wardrobe, don’t hesitate to get in touch with April Lynn. Her current rates and services are as follows: Personal Services Accompanied Shopping – For 50 dollars an hour, April will accompany you while you shop and offer her … Read more

Mad About Mad Men

Mad Men has filled the void that the ending of Sex and the City and Sopranos created in my life. It mixes amazing fashion with stellar writing and acting. What else could a girl ask for? I am so mad about Mad Men that I had one of Joan Harris’s (nee Halloway) dresses custom made … Read more

Leopard is Life

Every time I see a leopard piece walk down the runway I have a mental “YAY!” moment.  Deep down I fear the day my go-to designers shelve leopard print, leaving magazines to “don’t” my leopard shoe collection. Praise be to leopard fashion gods Dolce and Gabana for allaying that fear for the season by mixing … Read more