A Look Back in Time

July 1, 2014

Janet Kelly

Linda Farrow. /Photo by Janet Kelly. Even models sweat. Lauretta McCoy touches up Symone’s eye makeup. Hair stylist Susan Forsyth looks on; The Washington Post’s Jill Madsen stands by. /Photo by Janet Kelly. A “before” shot of models Kylie Stewart…

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Love Letter to Montreal

February 11, 2020

Janet Kelly

Montreal. / Photo by Janet Kelly. The high-end Canadian department store Holt Renfrew Ogilvy not only offers the latest in designer clothing, but also a cadre of helpful salespeople. / Photos by Janet Kelly. OUR WEEKEND in Montreal didn’t begin…

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What's in Her Closet? Brigitte Macron

August 29, 2017

Janet Kelly

…that: She may have lessons for the rest of us. JANET: That cornflower blue Louis Vuitton skirt suit (see above) she wore to her husband’s inaugural was the first time a lot of us spotted those toned gams. The woman understands her…

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Love Letters to the Library

August 15, 2019

Janet Kelly

iStock photo. LITTLEBIRDS Janet and Nancy are both of a bookish bent. We enjoy many of the same works, though it’s possible that Janet doesn’t find Lee Child’s Jack Reacher series as hilariously entertaining as Nancy does. There are other…

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What's in Her Closet? Leslie Jones

September 26, 2017

Janet Kelly

…Shutterstock. JANET: Sequins are on trend this season, and Jones sparkled at the Emmys for her first nomination in this curve-hugging Siriano gown. The dress’s combination of beading and sheer overlay alternately hide and reveal Jones’s décolletage, arms and legs….

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Selling Luxury on The RealReal

February 14, 2019

Nancy McKeon

just Kelly, but Kelly “Sellier” or “Retourne,” 25cm or 32cm, with the actual year of manufacture), I decided to take the plunge. After all, I figured, I’ve proven that I don’t need a Kelly bag, but my new apartment does…

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U.S. Royalty Rocks New Menswear for Fall

October 7, 2014

Janet Kelly

…Ike Behar. Photo MyLittleBird. Janet Kelly puts her Converse-shod foot into the picture of men’s shoes. Photo MyLittleBird. The band lies down on the job. Photo MyLittleBird. MyLittleBird editor Janet Kelly hams it up on set in between takes. Great…

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What's in Her Closet? Laura Dern

January 2, 2018

Janet Kelly

…visible-underwear look, but really, must they? Teens and tweens, maybe; grownup girls, not so much. JANET: Dern looks great in this color. And that’s about the extent of my compliments. I agree with Nancy about the wisdom of wearing a…

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Handbag Rehab

October 3, 2019

Janet Kelly

…No charge. My Ghurka bag with fading leather and a split at the bottom. / Photo by Janet Kelly. This time I took a photo of the bag and sent off an e-mail to customer service asking if the area…

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The RealReal Just Got Realer to Me

February 21, 2019

Nancy McKeon

shape and a couple of Hermès scarves. But still, Kelly didn’t pop up on the public site. There were three or four other Kelly “Sellier” bags in smooth black box calf already for sale; I assumed the savvy merchants behind…

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A Well-Stocked Bar With Good Spirits

August 19, 2017

Janet Kelly

if you’re eager to dip into cocktail culture, here are Kelly’s suggestions for tools, spirits and garnishes to equip your home bar. Kelly says you’ll have all the fixins’ for concocting a Tom Collins, Negroni, Rusty Nail, an Old Fashioned,…

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Bid on Janet!

December 1, 2015

Janet Kelly

YES, THAT SMILING MUG you see above is me, Janet Kelly, editor of MyLittleBird.  And I’m up for grabs — at least my formidable shopping skills are — on Charitybuzz, an organization whose online auctions supporting important causes include a power lunch with Spanx…

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What's in Her Closet? Holly Hunter

November 8, 2017

Janet Kelly

…City, June 20, 2017. / Photo by Kristina Bumphrey/StarPix/Rex/Shutterstock. JANET: This dress does Hunter no favors. The midi-length doesn’t flatter all figures, especially not the slight in stature. And those glittery, ‘4o’s style ankle-strap platform sandals are just wrong. The effect is…

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What's in Her Closet? Meryl Streep

December 20, 2017

Janet Kelly

…of “The Post,” Washington DC, December 14, 2017. / Photo by Erik Pendzich/Rex/Shutterstock. JANET: I admire Streep for what I’m guessing is an attempt to go beyond her comfort zone in this Prada feathered coat and pants. But the feathers…

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What's in Your Skincare Routine? We asked, you answered.

September 11, 2018

Janet Kelly

LittleBird Janet’s product stash.* / Photo by James B. Kelly. INTRIGUED BY a Wall Street Journal story that South Korean men use “an average of 13.3 cosmetic products each month” (according to the country’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety),…

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How Automobiles Drove the Women's Suffrage Movement

July 26, 2018

Janet Kelly

…the Car and Carriage Museum of the Frick Pittsburgh closes Oct. 21, 2018. Hours Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and  Sunday, 10am to 5 pm; Friday, 10am to 9pm. Admission is free.  —Janet Kelly              …

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Tickled Pink

May 11, 2014

Janet Kelly

Darice Carlton coaxes daughters Dru and Denver to smile for the camera. / Photo by Janet Kelly. Prints, please!! / Photo by Janet Kelly. SPIRITED LITTLE GIRLS and their moms in pretty spring prints settled down on May 10  to…

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Winter Coats for Less

January 26, 2016

Janet Kelly

…Kate Spade. A more casual but classic, cold-weather option is J. Crew’s toggle coat, particularly fetching in red. See all our picks for updating your winter coat wardrobe above. —Janet Kelly Janet Kelly is the editor of MyLittleBird. Read more about Janet Kelly….

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