Nancy R. | Naperville, IL

By on March 5, 2013, in Soft Surroundings

The older I get I seem to incorporate more of my artsy side in my style.

What three words best describe your style?

Simple, comfortable and unique.

My idea of a perfect day is. . . ?

Waking up to my husband and dog, having breakfast and working out. My days are usually creative since I am an artist. Being in my garden, working on glass, pottery and fabric pieces for my artwork and ending the day with dinner with my husband. There is no room for hectic in my life.

What one fashion rule do you always abide by?

Katherine Hepburn.

What one fashion rule do you always abide by?

Don’t overdress.

The biggest fashion faux pas (mistake) I ever made was. . .

Shoulder pads in the 80’s – who doesn’t regret that style decade.

What article of clothing is at the top of your shopping list?

Maxi dresses, definitely. I am currently in love with Soft Surroundings purple knit maxi.

Describe what’s in your travel beauty bag.

Lip gloss, mascara, foundation and brow color.

The best beauty advice I ever received was. . .

If you’re fair, make sure you have eyebrows……it frames your face.

Name your signature scent.


How do you unwind?

Sitting in my gazebo listening to the birds and taking in the beauty of my garden.

Where is your favorite place to travel?

Sedona, AZ

Do you have a passion project or hobby?

Our life and working with animals. Gizmo, my cocker spaniel, and I have worked in a hospice hospital and Alzheimer’s home.

Describe the most memorable gift you’ve ever received.

My full length mink coat from my husband for our 5th anniversary.

How has your style evolved over the years?

When I was in the corporate world it was very professional. My personal life has always been more classically casual. The older I get I seem to incorporate more of my artsy side in my style.

One item I never leave the house without. . .

My purse.

Quote to

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live by?

“Live each day as if it were your last.”

What is your favorite Soft Surroundings product?Chemisette Shirt

My purple, long sleeve knit shirt.  Love it either with my jeans, leggings or white pants.  Particularly like it with my hip hugging Soft Surroundings belt.

  • Bryn

    Nancy R. is an artistic, classy woman with a loving heart. She is a seeker of truth who will fiercely defend the people she loves. I know this, because I have had the pleasure of knowing Nancy.

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