Luxury Living For Practical People

Do you have a fashion crush on Cartier? Get giddy over Gucci or head-over-heels for Hermes? Do you want your home to be as beautiful as a Bunny Williams estate?

Many of us want to invest in our homes and wardrobes, but don’t want to make costly mistakes. This site will give you the knowledge you need to plan for pieces that you will adore, and with the reassurance that you thought about all aspects of it on your lifestyle. So, when you make the purchase, you’ll know you made the decision that is right for you!

From high-end decor, dress, and design – learn to chronicle a clever collection of couture.


Fashion Changes. Style Endures.

From Chanel and consignment to Rodeo Drive and resale, you can have luxury living in your life. But it requires research and reflection before making costly mistakes. This site and my services give you the tools and tricks to make the best choices. It is not about being cheap. It’s about being clever.


“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street. Fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening” (Coco Chanel)


Come chronicle couture with us in both design, decor, and dressing!

“Charlene has a level of simple sophistication that shows in her style. She knows where to spend and when to splurge.” – Cindy

“Charlene’s knowledge of classics shows in her closet and home. She makes shopping so much easier!” – Janis

“I love Charlene’s practicality. She knows luxury is great, but that it needs to work in the every day life for most of us.” – Ali

“Charlene takes the time to break down the good and the not so good of an item so you can see if it is right for you.” – M.K.

“I wish I had found Charlene’s site earlier! I would have saved so much money and time!” – Gwen

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