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Fashion Profile: ‘Keep Company’ Vegan Shoes

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Sometimes I run across a product, brand, service or business that I love so much that I write about it. You all know that. I recently bought a pair of KEEP x AD-ROCK vegan shoes that I am in love with. Let me tell you about the company and the shoes. I originally was tagged […]

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Permission to be Lazy

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The other evening Monty & I attended an event where the guest speaker was meant to inspire the audience. We weren’t sure of the subject matter heading into it, but the talking points and leave behind messages were something like this. “Success is achieved by hard work”, “If you have dreams, then dream bigger”, “Make […]

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I’m on it 2017!

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I’m turning my frown upside down for 2017! First of all, we raised $5,650 for Stepping Stone Foundation last year. Thank you! That money is already being put to work to help UW Breast Cancer patients with some of their bills, while they are going through treatment. Our fundraising goal for 2017 is $50,000 Many […]

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Pdub’s Holiday Gift & Give Guide

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I have been feeling a little grinchy after a long difficult year, but decided to shake it off after many requests for a 2016 Holiday Guide. I put together a list for readers everywhere, but I also included a local segment. Many of my gift ideas are gifts with purpose; some charitable tie in, supporting […]

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Designer Profile: K/LLER Collection

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If you see me on any given day, there is a 70% chance I’m wearing some jewelry by my favorite designers K/LLER Collection. The designers behind the Brooklyn based brand are the talented Katie DeGuzman and Michael Miller who met at the Parsons School of Design where they were studying furniture design. Their interests shifted […]

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Fall Fashion: French Style

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I have been adjusting my clothing spending habits a bit and building out more of the ‘French Woman Wardrobe’. I am spending more money on really beautiful , quality and interesting pieces that: 1. Elevate what I already own 2.  I can wear into different seasons and 3. Keep for a long time. That doesn’t […]

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To Bang or Not to Bang?

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This age old question crops up with most of us at least once every couple of years when we are looking at changing our hair style. I invited my stylist Jamie O’Brien from The Beauty Room in Madison, WI to offer her expert take on this and offer up some advice as a Guest Contributor […]

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My 7 Key Pieces for Fall

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Fall is just around the corner so you might want to start thinking about your Fall Fashion shopping list and pulling some pieces from the archives. My fall shopping is DONE! Between these new additions and a few from my own archives, I’ll be mixing and matching while hitting the mark with the trends.  I […]

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My Fall Finds: Shoes & Accessories

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Here are my key accessories for Fall, some old, some new! I always purchase based on personal style but it just so happens I managed to cover a few fall trends while I was at it. Purchasing details are available if you click on the image or image details link. Petite Burst Y Gold Necklace; […]

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Brands I’m Wearing, Watching & Where to Buy

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You know how I listed the top 3 questions that people ask me in my last post? Coming in at a close 4th is “Where do you shop? So I put together a checklist for you of the brands I’m wearing now, the ones I have my eye on, and where I’m doing my shopping […]

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The Essential Luxury Tote by Strathberry

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I feel like such a lady carrying my red tote from Strathberry. Their products are handcrafted in Spain, taking up to 20 hours of workmanship for each bag. Strathberry is known for their clean lines and signature bar closure with their beautiful products ranging in shapes and sizes. From totes to the MC series based […]

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Keeping Cool in my Summer Dress

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In keeping with my new passion for dresses, I picked up this silk hand-dyed Raquel Allegra dress recently. I love everything about it; the shape, the pockets, the colors and the insets at the shoulders and hem. Added bonus it packs like a small featherweight scarf while traveling. I styled it very ‘summer brunch’ style, […]

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Pretty Printed Shirtdress

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I have been wearing a lot more dresses lately. They are easy, comfortable, and feminine. I like to style mine with just a little edge to be in keeping with my personal style. I love the nature inspired print and bold colors of this dress. I’m looking forward to transitioning it into fall with some […]

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Spring ’16 Trends 2

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The theme of my Spring Trends 2 report is a little more tomboy/ streetwear inspired. While these looks are not for everyone, they are definitely in line with my own personal daily style. Don’t despair though if this style is not your thing, I have some pretty spring dresses for Spring Report 3. Shocking but […]

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LA Costume Designer Danielle King talks Fashion

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I am happy to introduce my first guest contributor to PdubXO: LA Costume Designer & Stylist Danielle King.  Danielle’s work has included editorial styling for major magazines, personal styling for the LA celebrity community, and a long resume of costume design in the film & TV industry. Her Costume Design work earned her a 2013 Emmy […]

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Spring ’16 Trends: Part I

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Here is the first of a 3 part Spring Trends series I am sharing over the next several weeks. I have interpreted the trends from the runways with my own wardrobe hoping to give you some ideas of your own. Let me know what you think or if you have a favorite. xo Pdub   […]

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Arch Apothecary: Teaching this Old(ish) Gal Some New Makeup Tricks

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I haven’t changed my makeup ‘style’ in over 20 years. It was time. I’m getting older and my skin texture and appearance are changing so I figured I would give myself a little feel better boost. I went to see my friends at Arch Apothecary, Downtown Madison in the Capitol Square, for some help. My husband bought me […]

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Sweet Nothings, Sweet Everything!

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You know me. I love comfortable clothes, but I also like my pieces to be unique, and well made. Most of my featured items below were found under the Christmas tree, and I’m all about them. I am taking these intimates to the next level, and incorporating them into my wardrobe as intended but also as […]

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Holiday Gifts ideas from my Fave Local Businesses

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I decided to write a post featuring local businesses that I love as we enter into the holiday season. Hopefully this will inspire some Gift Ideas for you, as you tackle your gift list this holiday season. Please consider these and other small businesses as you do your shopping. I know from experience it is […]

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Material Wrld review. Selling all the clothes I don’t wear

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I have too many clothes. I have clothes that I don’t love or don’t fit me anymore. I want to simplify my wardrobe to pieces that I love and will wear often, including my special occasion and seasonal pieces. I decided last month to clean out my closet. My first pass of clean out I […]

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About Me

I'm Pamela, I'm a fashion innovator, poker player and philanthropist

I'm Pamela, I'm a fashion innovator, poker player and philanthropist

I'm recovering from Guillain Barre Syndrome and Breast Cancer, but I'm not letting that hold me back from living my life fully, and helping others.

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