A Few of My Favorite Things

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and holiday season! Even though I love the holidays and am enjoying these last days of celebrating, I’m excited for the New Year. But before we move onto “what’s next,” I thought I’d reflect a little on “what is” and share a few of my favorite things. I’ve been a fan of these things for a long time and can’t imagine changing any of them! I’ve often been described as “fussy”. I prefer to think of myself as “choosy”! And why not be choosy about products and fashion items I’m going to spend [..] read more

The Little Not-So-Black Dress

Last Saturday when I asked a client if she wanted an LBD (little black dress) she said, “Yes, but not the B part.” She loved the idea of such an adaptable dress for going out, but she didn’t want to get lost in the sea of black dresses she sees everywhere. I totally agreed with her and assured her she didn’t have to wear black to get the versatility she’s looking for. One of the reasons the little black dress (and black in general) is so popular is that it’s easy and not completely memorable like some other colors. But [..] read more

The Biggest Fashion Trend for 2018

Pantone recently announced its color palette for spring of 2018 (very exciting…to me, anyway) and the fashion world is touting BRIGHT COLORS as the biggest trend for the year. I gotta admit…I like my summer wardrobe so much better than my winter wardrobe. The reason? Spring/summer colors are so much brighter and feel happier than fall/winters dark subdued shades. So why can’t we wear brights in the winter? I can’t think of any reason whatsoever! And I’m planning on experimenting a bit with the brights in my closet. Maybe, just maybe I won’t even pair them with neutrals. Today, I plan [..] read more

Decoding Holiday Dress Codes

Disclaimer: Some of the links below are affiliate links.  At no extra cost to you, I will earn a small percentage, which will help offset the costs of consistently bringing you style information at no to you on this site! Thanks for your support! At one time or another you’ve probably gotten an invitation to a wedding or party with a dress code such as Black Tie, Black Tie Optional, Formal, etc. Those are hard enough to remember, but what about when the invitation says Black Tie Creative, Festive or Casual Chic? As a Denver wardrobe consultant, I help my [..] read more