How to choose the right earrings

Almost every woman I know has pierced ears. And there are some great new earring trends out there, and we could talk about jewelry for days, so I thought I’d start with some basics. The number one thing to keep in mind when deciding what jewelry to wear is that you only want one major focal point. In other words, you want one piece of jewelry to be your dominant “show-stopper” and the rest of your jewels are supporting players. So if… You’re wearing a statement necklace or combination of necklaces, your earrings should be a little quieter. It doesn’t [..] read more

Personal Style: It’s All in the Details

As a Denver, personal stylist, I’m sure a common misconception of my industry is that we arrive at your home and immediately start telling you what’s wrong and exactly what you should do differently. Nothing could be further from the truth! With a background in retail and outside consultative sales, I’ve always collaborated with my clients. No one, especially me (ask my husband) wants to be told what to do. Personal style is the foundation of every decision we make about your wardrobe. And to make sure my clients feel included in the process from the get go, I assign style [..] read more

Yes, You Can Wear White in Winter

At a time of year when so many turn to wearing black, why not try the polar opposite…white! Though it is absolutely fine to wear bright white year round, there’s something so rich and “wintery” about the off white shades during the snowy months. I find winter white to look more professional than pure white when it’s cold. But considering personal coloring, preferences and all the questions I get about white (yes, you can wear it after Labor Day,) here are a few ideas and guidelines for looking fresh in white both professionally and casually. Winter white from head to toe [..] read more

How to wear more than one metal in an outfit

“Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver and the others gold. ♪” If you were a Girl Scout, like me, you knew this song. Have you ever wondered if your metals can be friends and if can wear gold and silver together? The answer is a resounding “YES!” The old fashion rule of only wearing matching metals is as obsolete as “no white after Labor Day.” Today’s fashion allows you to wear mixed metals with abandon. Beyond gold and silver, there’s bronze, copper, rose gold (my newest obsession,) pewter and more. Feel free to wear 2 or more of any [..] read more

Professional Dress from the Inside Out

Wearing the right foundation garments can be crucial for a professional image. In other words, how you dress on the “inside” affects how you are dressed on the outside. For the most professional look, it’s important to have proper support, eliminate any bumps or lumps and erase visible panty lines. The following tips will help you look great and feel great on the “inside” and the outside! Bras With all the media attention bras, (or the fact that most women don’t wear the right size bras,) have been getting over the past several years, it actually surprises me how many [..] read more