Objects of Desire

The Perfect Shirtdress


The first shirtdress I purchased was designed by Theory. A co-worker had introduced me to Rue La La and the first item I scored was a silk A-line shirtdress in Navy, which happens to be my favorite color. I just…

Poppy Florals, Garden Variety


Floral trend returns yet again! Flowers are expected to bloom in spring everywhere, every year, right? Oh well! This is a trend that is not going anywhere, anytime soon. Romantic, edgy, floaty, girly, this season’s poppy florals is blooming and…

Find Your Perfect Suede Piece


A comeback from the ‘70s, supple suede emerges as spring/summer must-have fabric in body accentuating shapes and earth tones. Spotted on a myriad of Spring 2015 runways in dresses, classic trench coats, kimono jackets, skirts, culottes and button-up skirts, the…

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Interesting Stories from So Modishly Chic Readers

Wearing Slouchy Skinny Jeans with Sneakers is not a Mistake

“A perfect fashion marriage is pairing slouchy skinny jeans with high top sneakers.” How is wearing slouchy jeans with sneakers a common mistake? This morning, I read an article on Who What Wear by Allyson Payer titled “Did Victoria Beckham...

Oh Baby it's Cold Outside

Culture: A Case of Fool Me Twice

Someone dear to me said I should stay away from politics and focus on fashion alone. I wish I could! With my Nigerian people, I am at my wit’s end. It is now a case of “Fool me once, shame...