Reflect on your 2015 style and image

Businesses often spend this time of year reflecting on what was profitable and what didn’t pay off well. Why not do some reflecting upon your style, image and wardrobe for the year, before you dive into goal setting? I mean…you are the CEO of your closet, aren’t you? If you already have some ideas for your 2016 style goals,* looking back at your past year will help to ensure that your goals are truly in line with your priorities and values. Take your time reflecting and reviewing, and try to do it a few days in advance of goal setting. [..] read more

From Gala to House Party-what to wear

Whether your holiday plans include black-tie galas, dinners and cocktails with good friends, or intimate family gatherings, this time of the year provides us with a chance to look and feel more special in our clothes. In this e-Style tip, you will find all kinds of tips for holiday dressing, from all out glam to cozy and casual! Gala When your invitation reads, “black-tie,” it’s time to amp it up! Long formal gowns are common; however, cocktail dresses are acceptable also. Go for very dressy fabrics, such as taffeta, velvet, satin, and sequins. If your dress is simple, have fun [..] read more

Elements of Image Gift Certificates

If you’re looking for a special and unique gift for: -Your mom who hates shopping, -Your wife/husband/partner who has a closet full of clothes and nothing to wear, -Your sister who has 2 kids, a husband, and a full time career, but no time to shop… An Elements of Image Gift Certificate is perfect! They’re available for any of my services or packages. It’s easy! Just call me at 303-868-8925 or e-mail me, dana@elementsofimage.com. You can also schedule a time for us to talk here. We’ll discuss your gift recipient’s needs, and I’ll help you decide on the right gift [..] read more

The myth of the little black dress

I’ll assume you’re sitting down right now, but if you’re not, you’re going to want to take a seat! I’ve got a big revelation for you about the little black dress. Very few women look good in black! To truly look your best, you want to choose shades that complement your hair, skin and eyes. That said unless you have black or very dark hair, black simply isn’t that attractive on you. I know it’s not great on me at all. Now then, I’m not telling you to get rid of every piece of black clothing in your closet, but [..] read more

Dressing for Festive Casual Affairs

Let’s face it, while we may dream of hitting a bevy of black tie parties, most of us lead pretty casual lives. So what can you wear for the holidays that’s festive, cozy and casual without looking like you didn’t give any thought? Here’s a guide to what to wear for your casual holiday parties and event you’re attending this season. Casual (cookie exchange, tree trimming party, open house, etc.) Party I love the idea of being just a little kitschy at the holidays. (And I’m not talking about holiday sweaters.) Go ahead, pull out the brights. Think bright colored skinny [..] read more