If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that along with these shopping tips you probably know, I am militant about only buying clothes you love. In fact, I staunchly believe in holding out for the perfect item, i.e. denying immediate satisfaction. And often I believe holding out for a certain price or quality.
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
What woman doesn’t love shoes? Even if you don’t consider yourself a shoe-girl, you’ll be happy with the many fabulous spring shoe trends available for spring/summer 2018. I’ll be honest…I’m more excited about the spring shoe trends than the spring fashion trends. There is truly something for everyone! Whether you wear heels, flats, sandals, slides, etc., you’ll find more comfy choices than ever. Not all of my picks are brand new trends, but I’m outlining the shoe trends I feel have a lot of traction for 2018 and beyond. Shoe Trends for Spring 2018 Slingbacks Yay! Slingbacks are back! This [..] read more
In this age of women’s empowerment and the notion that we’ve come so far, it could be so easy to dismiss personal style. Should our style, image, or how we look matter to our success? Absolutely! And quite honestly, personal style, image and first impressions aren’t limited to women. Men are in this game of presenting themselves with style just as much as women are! So back to the question of why image and style are important…there are far more reasons than you have time to read about today, so I’ll just concentrate on my top 3. 3 Reasons Personal [..] read more
With the Olympics going strong, I’ve been watching a lot of sports lately and got to thinking… I’ll be the first to admit it. I’m not what you’d call athletic. I’ve certainly never been accepted onto any team. Although I’m a pretty fearless skier, the U.S. Olympic Committee definitely isn’t calling. On the other hand, I know that if shopping were ever a sanctioned Olympic sport, I’d be the captain of the team. Well, the U.S. team anyway. And we’d have the most stylish uniforms ever, lol! Now I know what you’re thinking, “This woman must be crazy! Shopping isn’t [..] read more