Kim Johnson Gross



March 29, 2011

Tags: spring accessories, charm bracelet, style accent

I'm loving the femininity and personality of charm bracelets as a spring/summer style accent

CLOSET CONFIDENTIAL: Business style for a curvy woman

March 28, 2011

Tags: Personal style, shop your closet, professional dress, curvy

I had the privilege of working with a 30-something year old Sophia Loren look-alike banker to help her find her professional style in her closet.
Needs: business day & a lot of evening business related fundraising events
Body: fit, curvy, well-proportioned. Italian decent and coloring—jet black hair.She feels most comfortable covering her arms (more…)

Spring Color!

March 16, 2011

Tags: Akris Punto

Akris Punto linen jacket in one of my favorite colors.

First Spring Purchases

March 16, 2011

Tags: Women & Fashion Palm Beach, Akris Punto, Stuart Weitzman, Zappos, Spring Colors, Saks, Roundabout Consignment Shops, Amex Points

Stuart Weitzman "Roccia Serpent"
I recently spoke at two Women & Fashion lunches in Palm Beach and needed to jumpstart spring when deciding what to wear.
I knew I needed COLOR and a nude leg as opposed to black tights and boots. I picked up a pair of Stuart Weitzman beige python pumps—a nude leg and nude-colored shoe looks best with everything in the spring summer months. The combination elongates the leg and makes your feet disappear.
I went to Saks with my Amex gift card (worth LOTS of Amex points) & picked up a chartreuse linen (more…)

Spring Closet!

March 16, 2011

Tags: Spring, Closet, Colors, Shop Smart

I distinctly felt a bit of spring in the air yesterday and realized it was time to shed—shed my closet of all the dark, heavy woolen layers I've been wearing all winter, and also to shed a few pounds.
It's also time to Assess Dejunk & Renew my SPRING CLOSET—see what fits, dejunk (more…)

Kitchen Closet

March 10, 2011

Tags: Mark Bittman, vegetable soup, recipe, kitchen, pantryclosets, wardrobes

We have many different kind of closets and wardrobes in our lives. Our kitchen "closet" is our pantry. It holds the chic (our particular taste treats) and the simple (basics). And our kitchen wardrobes change each season as does our clothes wardrobe. In warm weather we tend to eat more salads and grill food, (more…)