A Perfect Pair

As much as I love color, lately I’ve been wearing a lot of neutrals.  You know how much I believe in basics and I’ve recently found an outfit formula that’s easy, elegant and fresh. Up Top The outfit formula is basically a solid colored neutral top with the same hued jacket. Essentially it’s an “unmatched twin set.” As you can see below I’m wearing a white blouse with a white jacket and jeans. A guideline for wearing a monochromatic color scheme is to vary the textures. I don’t wear much texture…unless it’s flat. I’m just not a fan of nubby [..] read more

The 5 Hottest Spring 2018 Accessory Trends

Clothes, check! Shoes, check! Colors, check! What are we missing from our spring outfits? Accessories, of course! Here are 5 of the Hottest Spring 2018 Accessory Trends…and baby, there are some great ones! The 5 Hottest Spring 2018 Accessory Trends Small Frame Sunglasses Can you hear me singing a song of joy? Well if you can’t, I bet you can hear my handbags giving a shout out to small frame sunglasses! Seriously, I have been lugging around huge (prescription) sunglasses for quite a few years now (and it limits my handbag choices since the case is even more gigantic!) I [..] read more

Spring/Summer 2018 Fashion Colors

Trends! So far we’ve talked about fashion trends and shoe trends. Today, let’s discover color trends for spring/summer 2018. Each year, Pantone, the international leader in color forecasting, releases its color predictions for the season. I have to admit—I love this season’s palette! There’s something for everyone: brights, pastels, neutrals, warm color and cool colors. While the shades I’m showing and talking about seem extra specific, in the stores and fashion, you’ll be able to find a lot of variations on the general themes. Here is my take on several of the spring colors and some ideas of how you [..] read more

I Found a Hole!

I found a hole as I was editing or auditing my wardrobe, moving my winter clothes out and my spring things into my bedroom closet. But it wasn’t a hole in a piece of clothing. Rather I have a huge hole in my fall/winter shoe wardrobe! When I edit my closet, I take the old season’s clothes (in this case fall/winter) and put them into storage. Then I move the current (spring/summer) clothes into my working closet. I edit the items as they go out of closet A and the items coming into closet A. Essentially, I am analyzing my [..] read more

It’s a Jean Thing!

Jeans are absolutely perfect for “Springtime in the Rockies” when you don’t know what the weather will be from minute to minute. Sure, every Colorado girl I know, and every one of my Denver wardrobe-consulting clients has at least one pair of jeans. This post isn’t about your basic, everyday jeans. Instead I’m highlighting several of the spring jean trends for 2018. While skinny jeans are now a classic, today I’ll mostly be talking about other denim styles and details. Top Jean Trends for Spring 2018 Frayed Hems I can see the puzzled look on your face and know what [..] read more