Pearls, professional dress and fun facts

As I discussed at great length in this post on the pearl jewelry trend for 2016, not only are pearls versatile and great for professional dress, they’re also the birthstone for June. If you’re a not a real pearl girl, I encourage you to read this post and the prior post, as the current trend isn’t grandma’s pearls anymore. (But if you have nana’s pearls, hang on to them…they may be valuable.)  There’s truly a pearl style for everyone! Here are some fun facts, things to consider when investing in pearls, and how to care for them: The origin of pearls dates back [..] read more

The White Dress Goes to the Office

This ensemble could go to the office. It’s edgy and unexpected, yet professional! Not your personal style? Swap the bomber jacket for a black blazer. Don’t want to wear a jacket? Cover up in the office in a pastel or bright cardigan. Proportionally, shorter layering pieces work best with dresses. Now that it’s finally warming up, you may be realizing your summer wardrobe isn’t in as great of shape as you’d like. As an image consultant based in Denver, I specialize in professional dress and can help you create a wardrobe that’s polished and easy to put together.  Feel free [..] read more

Give the gift of style, an Elements of Image Gift Certificate

Is your significant other hinting that she’d like some help with her wardrobe? An Elements of Image gift certificate is the perfect gift! It’s easy!  Simply choose the amount you’d like to spend or the service you’d like her to have. Then contact me at 303-868-8925 or We’ll discuss her needs and your budget, and I’ll put the perfect package together to fit them both! Perhaps you’ve been hoping to work with a personal style expert for a long time. Feel free to hint around. Why not copy and paste this web site address in an e-mail to your [..] read more

Interview Outfits, Creating a Memorable Image

There are certainly a lot of rules about what to wear when you’re interviewing for a job. The aspect that often gets overlooked is the fact that it’s crucial to create a memorable aspect of your appearance. Especially if a firm is interviewing tons of candidates, such as law firms and accounting firms, creating  something memorable about your image  can help you stand out in the crowd. Of course, your resume is crucial and so are your answers and conduct, but wearing something the interviewers can remember you by is an additional way to stand out in the sea of [..] read more

Warm up in Trench Coats

There’s an odd phenomenon that happens in Colorado. When the weather is really cold, we wear our fabulous winter coats religiously. Then when the temperatures rise even just a bit, (and I’ve seen this happen at 32°F,) we shed our coats and freeze. It’s crazy, right? Every spring, the fashion magazines tout trench coats as a strong trend for the season. But for whatever reason, I don’t see many women in Colorado wearing trench coats or any other type of coat for spring. I propose we take a stand and start wearing spring coats! Here are a few tips on [..] read more