6 Clothing Items to Purge from Your Closet Immediately

Two buzzworthy topics that are particularly popular right now are simplifying your life and mindfulness. More than just being buzzworthy, both subjects are proven to create a much calmer, and much more focused lifestyle for all of us. Yet, being a wardrobe consultant, I ask “how in the world can you ever achieve mindfulness when getting dressed and a more simple, stress free life (well less stressed anyway,) when your closet is stuffed to the gills with clothes and accessories and shoes that are simply not serving you any longer?” But I know the thought of tackling your closet can [..] read more

Spring 2017 Shoe Trend Report

Hands down, the biggest shoe trend for spring of 2017 is SNEAKERS! Walk into any shoe department, and you’ll find sneakers have by far the most real estate dedicated to them. (Note, even if you skim this post, be sure to read through to the bottom to find out my best shoe shopping strategy!) I know the fashion industry has been trying to convince us to wear these formerly “gym only” shoes with everything from suits to floaty dresses, and I think it may be accepted in the larger US fashion capitals; however, in Denver, I see sneakers with jeans, [..] read more

Not All Stripes Are Evil!

Stripes are a big trend for 2017, so I’m here to dispel the common myth that stripes are evil. Not true! Almost anyone can wear stripes! As a denver wardrobe consultant, I’m here to help you figure out the best way for you to wear them. This post is a continuation on how to wear Spring 2017’s stripe trend. Even if you’re an oval, rectangle or hourglass, you may want to check it out to learn more about the trend or what to do if you’re a combination of figure types. Plus, because dressing for your body type can be a [..] 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

A winter, wool coat for all

When the mercury dips, a wool or wool blend coat is a great choice of topper to ward off the chill and look stylish. Before I started Elements of Image, I lived in Southern California for a few years. Not once while living there did I need a wool coat. (Or any coat; a leather jacket was the heaviest.) Not being a coat person in the first place, I convinced myself that because the sun is so warm in my car, and I wear a lot of jackets while driving anyway, I didn’t need a winter coat. Rather stupidly and [..] read more