what to wear: a lunch date

Going out to lunch is one of my favorite things to do. Whether it’s with friends, family, or colleagues, I look forward to taking a break in the middle of the day to […]

what to wear: rehearsal dinner

Preparing for her brother’s wedding on the Cape, my niece Jennifer visited Coco Blanca this weekend to shop for a dress to wear to the rehearsal dinner. She was successful with this gorgeous […]

a week in san francisco

My husband Vin and I planned a much-needed escape from reality and headed west for a week in San Francisco and the wine country. After spending three glorious days in San Francisco, we […]

coco blanca’s look: a picnic

Ushering in spring with an outdoor picnic? Playful accessories keep picnic wear fun and chic. Dress to impress in cute and comfortable separates. Skip dresses and skirts in favor of shorts; they’ll prove […]

the secret to packing linen

Tina: I am packing a lot of lightweight linen and cotton fabrics for an upcoming trip. Should I just iron everything when I get there or is there a way to prevent wrinkling? […]

coco blanca’s look: casual dinner on the patio (+ a recipe!)

Anyone that knows me, knows that I love to entertain. Whether it’s a formal dinner party or a light supper on the patio, I put my all into it and hope everyone enjoys […]

gift giving made easy

So, you’re going to a friend’s home for a dinner party, or perhaps their beach house for the weekend. A wedding is nearing, or you’re attending a housewarming party. What could be more […]


Morna: I’m going skiing for the first time. What should I pack for “apres-ski?” Susie, Coco Blanca: After having the opportunity to go on several wonderful ski trips over the past several years, […]

so fresh and so clean, clean

Paula: I love the Coco Blanca concept of using white in design, but how do you get stains out of a white sofa or rug? How do you keep it all clean? Susie, […]

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