Princess Day

Do you have a friend, mother, sister, daughter or other special female in your life who is tough to shop for? Or perhaps you’ve just run out of gift ideas for her over the years. An elements of image gift certificate is the perfect gift! It’s easy!  Simply choose the amount you’d like to spend or the service you’d like her to have. Then contact me at 303-463-4839, 303-868-8925 or dana@elementsofimage.com. We’ll discuss her needs and your budget, and I’ll put the perfect package together to fit them both! A suggestion?  A Princess Day:  Treat your mom, best friend or [..] read more

Jeans for a Holiday Party?

The other day when I was surfing for fashion sites, I came upon the cutest U-Tube video. It was three British women all in their early ’20’s discussing whether jeans are appropriate for holiday parties. What are your thoughts? They came to the conclusion that you shouldn’t wear jeans to a holiday party for the following reason: “Jeans and dressy tops are so 2001.” This struck me as funny! 2001? Really? (Well, perhaps in England.) Nordstrom and even Net-a-porter.com show almost everything with jeans. “It’s really the only time of the year that you really get to dress up.” I [..] read more

Never wear?

Yesterday on about.com, Cynthia Nellis posted an article titled, “Top 5 Things a Grown Woman Should Never Wear.” She lists: overalls, pig tails, knee socks, tie dye, and rabbit fur. I’ll agree with Cynthia on the overalls. They’re cute on kids, but they just don’t flatter any adult woman’s figure type. Luckily, I can’t say I’ve seen anyone wearing them around town. Pigtails-They can be okay for working out or perhaps skiing, and the little short ones look kind of cute for a sporty look. Knee socks-Showing up as a trend this season, they’re a little different than what you [..] read more

Beyond a Simple Fashion Statement

The other day I picked up a copy of the NY Times and came upon a review, (Beyond a Simple Fashion Statement by Roberta Smith) of a Photography exhibit titled “Dress Codes.” Naturally, I was intrigued. Unfortunately, I can’t just jet off to New York to see the exhibit, but there were some interesting quotes on dress and image in the article that I thought I would share. “Clothing is a language that we study carefully and read almost reflexively, like the expression on a person’s face. What we wear is an interface between our bodies (and our selves)–“ “From [..] read more

Signing, Sips, and Style

WHEN: Friday, October 2, 5-8 p.m. WHAT: Book Signing and Fall Fashion Party WHERE:  Violet, The Affordable Boutique 1439 Larimer Street, Denver CO 80202 Join us as I sign copies of my collaborative book, Image Power, What You Need to Know to Look Your Best. I will also be giving fall fashion tips on “How to Wear it 3 Ways” and will be available to answer any of your style questions. Of course we’ll have Stylish Sips and Scrumptious Snacks! Call your girlfriends, and plan to start your girl’s night out at Signing, Sips, and Style!