Oops, I Made A Mistake

Guilty as charged! For what? Glad you asked! Yep, even though I’m a Denver wardrobe consultant and basically shop for a living, I make shopping blunders. Not to brag, but I do make relatively few purchases that aren’t just right. (I’ll tell you why a little later.) Nevertheless, I make them. My big mistake happened on my last shopping trip. I bought a pair of pants that were really, really wrong! I finally took some time to shop for myself after I was done with a client the other day. It was nice…I really allowed myself some time to try [..] read more

Cold Shoulders for every age and all bodies

Are you resisting one of the hottest, easiest and most comfy trends of the season? That’s right– the cold shoulder trend is fun and very easy to wear! Even if you think you’re too old to wear the trend, think again! No matter what your age, your shoulders are still a gorgeous body part. We haven’t seen cold shoulders (at least I haven’t) in fashion history before, which leads me to believe you might not be sure how to wear them for your body type. Here are a few tips for every different body types so you can start exploring. [..] read more

6 Style Tips for Short Waisted Women

Quite honestly, before I took my initial image consulting training, I was simply clueless about the term “short waisted.” What was even crazier was that my mom, who had taught me tons about style, used it all the time! But once I was able to understand it…a whole new world of dressing opened up! I’ll also admit that learning how to dress for this body type and lengthen my own short torso helped me feel better about my sometimes-chubby middle. This post explains how to determine if you’re short waisted, or you have a short torso and longer legs; or [..] read more

3 Ways to make your waist look smaller

No matter what body type you have, you’ll always look slimmer and shapelier by creating the look of a smaller waist or hourglass figure. Here are 3 ways to try out: 1. Look for garments with seams at the waistline. I know it sounds counterintuitive to point to your waist if you don’t think it’s as small as it “should” be; however, it draws the eye inward to the middle of your body and creates definition. Here are several fantastic examples on my Pinterest board of how a seam can whittle your waist. And a few examples of what not to [..] read more

5 Secrets to finding your perfect pair of jeans

Shopping for jeans is my favorite hobby…said no one ever! I have an inverted triangle body shape (wide shoulders, smaller lower body,) so I actually have a harder time finding tops than bottoms. Nevertheless, like you, I have my challenges finding the perfect pair of jeans. Here are a few tips, some based on my personal experience, to help you find your denim for fall! 1. Don’t be afraid to experiment Quite honestly, I don’t really need another pair of jeans. I have a few, and I actually don’t wear jeans all that much. In the summer, I never wear [..] read more