Next on the wardrobe building agenda, basic pants. When I say basics, I am talking about those pants you go to over, and over again. If you are visiting for the first time, check out my basic tops and basic shoes posts for more wardrobe building blocks to go with these pants. My daytime style is ... Read More about The Basics – Pants
Next in the basics series, shoes. If you missed my previous post about basic tops, you can check it out here. A few years ago, my philosophy about shoes was, you can never have enough! While I wouldn’t disagree with the notion now, I do find that I do not acquire as many as I had in the past. ... Read More about The Basics – Shoes
Before launching the blog, I thought (and thought, and thought) about what type of content would be most meaningful and enjoyable to my readers. Then I came back to what inspired me to start the blog in the first place, my friends. On many an occasion I’ve gotten the comment, ‘I love what you’re ... Read More about The Basics – Tops
I am NYC bound this weekend! While the destination brings its own excitement, I have plenty of other reasons to be psyched for this trip. I’m traveling solo, no kids, no husband. As a mother of three, I can tell you the plane ride itself will be a treat. I’m visiting my brother and sister in ... Read More about NYC Bound
Hello! Welcome to Modestly Speaking, a fashion and lifestyle blog. My name is Fatima, and despite the name, I’m a pretty average 30 something year old. I’ve been married to my college sweetheart for 13 years and we have three wonderful children who rule my world. We live in a typical suburb of ... Read More about Hello!