Styling a New Friend

A few weeks ago, I told you all about how I have to say goodbye to an old friend, my white linen safari jacket I purchased in Paris. As sad as I am about retiring the piece, I’m very excited about my new friend, my white linen blazer from Theory. Also in the last post, I promised I’d show you how I’m now styling my new jacket. As we are slowly sliding into fall, it doesn’t seem very timely to be making outfits with a white linen jacket, but if I wait until spring, I’ll forget to post about it, [..] read more

What to wear to a wedding when you work all of the time!

In my last post, I shared how to choose a dress for a wedding and be able to wear it again even if you live a fairly casual lifestyle. Today’s post is all about how to turn a dress for a wedding into an office worthy show stopper! As always, you’ll definitely want to determine your body shape and choose a dress silhouette that’s flattering for you. When you receive that wedding invitation to a good friend or loved one’s wedding, you’ll want to, choose a somewhat basic, dressy dress that can be dressed up for the nuptials and party [..] read more

Is This Too Young for Me?

Last week I was pre-shopping for a client wearing one of my favorite outfits. (Yep, you’ve seen it, lol!) All day I got compliments from salespeople in their ‘20’s. I joked with my husband later that night, “You know you’ve got it right when the ‘youngsters’ like your outfit.” Then for a fleeting moment I paused and wondered if the outfit might not be too young for me…and just as quickly decided the outfit was as fab as I’ve always thought. Quite honestly I don’t think about dressing with age appropriateness in mind too much. I definitely have a lot of [..] read more

3 Shoe Trends That Will Make Your Legs Look Longer

If you’ve been shoe shopping at all lately, you’ve probably noticed there are tons of shoes with ankle straps and wrap around (the leg/ankle) strap shoes. As a Denver image and wardrobe consultant, my common advice for petite women and those who want to lengthen their legs is to avoid any kind of shoe (um, short of boots) that cuts your ankles. However…you can wear these new trends without immediately chopping off your legs…if you follow these tips. Two of the shoe trends I’m highlighting today are newer trends and the third is a classic, nevertheless, magical leg lengthener. Ankle wrap [..] read more

How to Wear the Maximalism Trend

Have you been feeling maximal lately? Good! Today’s post is all about the new trend of maximalism. What it isn’t? Simple! But that doesn’t mean it’s difficult to achieve. The maximalism trend for spring 2017 is all about wearing bold colors, patterns and accessories in one outfit. The look is a bit whimsical and hectic. The beauty is that you can choose to be as minimalistic or maximal as you like. In the first example, I’ve combined 2 striped patterns and topped them with an embroidered jacket. (Okay, so essentially a third pattern.) The easiest way to combine patterns is [..] read more