How to wear the Utilitarianism Fashion Trend

Chances are you read this blog title and thought, “What! Utilitarianism? What’s that?” Let me explain…I didn’t include this trend in my 2017 spring trend report, because the fashion gurus have been touting this trend for about 3 years now. A few other ways it’s been described is “khaki,” “the new trench coat,” “sleek utility,” and “street chic utilitarianism.” Quite honestly, utilitarianism in fashion is little vague (even to a wardrobe consultant and stylist,) and I’ve never written about it on my blog since on the runway the trend is so oversized and extreme, it seemed ridiculous, plus I never [..] read more

My Annual Spring Trend Report

While I never advise a trend driven wardrobe, this post is a round up of some of my favorite trends for Spring/Summer 2017. I’ve scoured all of my trend resources and have come up with styles and themes that are wearable. Of course, this post doesn’t encompass all of the many, many fashion possibilities right on the horizon. If you don’t get my regular updates, you can sign up in the box right over on the right,  and I’ll keep you posted as I write new blogs. Just one last preface here…I’ve highlighted a few of the trends with my Polyvore pics, [..] read more

How to wear Greenery, the Pantone 2017 Color of the Year

Pantone, the world’s foremost color forecaster, has proclaimed Greenery, a fresh, yellow green, as the 2017 Color of the Year. I for one am really excited about it. As much as I am drawn to Rose Quartz, the color of 2016, it’s neither easy to wear nor a client favorite. As a fashion consultant in Denver, green is a favorite color of many of my clients, and most love all shades of it. Yes, Greenery is a very specific color according to Pantone; however, it’s inspiration for the fashion industry, and the shades of green you’ll find in the stores will [..] read more

Trend Alert! How to Wear Spring’s Stripes

As I mentioned in my last e-Style Tip, the three topics you voted on and most want to learn about are trends and how to wear them; how to wear accessories; and dressing for your body type. If you don’t receive the e-Style Tip, where I often share a lot more then what you see here, sign up over there→. Since I’m a personal stylist, what I’m most excited about is that I can combine these topics in posts. And today’s post is all about how to wear stripes for your body type. As a Denver wardrobe consultant, dressing for [..] 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