Color Block Your Way to New Outfits

Today while I was shopping with a new client in her closet, I paired a navy dress with a turquoise jacket over it. She loved it and exclaimed, “I would have thought the 2 blues would clash.” Instead it was beautiful and brand new outfit for her. In my last post about combining colors, I explained how to create 2 neutral colors and an accent color as a way of shopping your closet and creating new outfits. The navy dress and turquoise jacket is an example of color blocking, a hot trend for 2017. According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, the definition [..] read more

Retro Look-Classic Color Scheme

I got an e-mail the other day from Anthropologie and even after going to the web site haven’t been able to delete it. I absolutely love this look!  With this next statement, you’ll think I’m crazy, but I could never wear the sweater (wrong green-wrong pattern-too bulky,) and I’m not crazy about plaid. What I like is the color combination, black/white/green. (I typically wear more of a lime or apple green over the grass green.) It’s a classic color combo and can be worn year round; And it’s perfectly professional (business casual) to boot! The skirt? While I don’t love [..] read more