A Perfect Pair

As much as I love color, lately I’ve been wearing a lot of neutrals.  You know how much I believe in basics and I’ve recently found an outfit formula that’s easy, elegant and fresh. Up Top The outfit formula is basically a solid colored neutral top with the same hued jacket. Essentially it’s an “unmatched twin set.” As you can see below I’m wearing a white blouse with a white jacket and jeans. A guideline for wearing a monochromatic color scheme is to vary the textures. I don’t wear much texture…unless it’s flat. I’m just not a fan of nubby [..] read more

How to Layer Necklaces Like a Pro

I’m so happy to have had “Bustform Betty” come into my life that I just had to take some pictures of her right away! Actually, I’ve had her about a week and haven’t found a home for her except for my desk. My husband gets freaked out every time he walks in thinking someone is there, lol! Anyway, I know y’all want to know more about accessorizing, so today I’m sharing how to layer necklaces. I am not super huge on rules, as I think it can completely stifle creativity, so the only real guidelines I’d say to follow are: [..] read more

What I Never Leave Home Without

And You Might Not Want to, Either… Okay, so “never” might be a little strong, but especially this summer, I’ve been relying on just a few key pieces of jewelry to finish most of my outfits. Not only is this an easy solution to accessorizing, but it’s also “effortless,” a common goal many of my image consulting clients have. In other words, you want to look polished and put together, but you don’t want to look like you agonized over what to wear or went to a ton of effort. So what are my summer, go-to accessories? First, I always [..] read more

7 Tips for Wearing Rose Gold

Ever since I got my new, rose gold iPhone case, I’ve been obsessed with the rosy metal. True, it’s not a brand new trend (and the real deal has been around for decades,) but I hadn’t paid all that much attention to it. After a little research, (yes, I know you’re probably find it hard to believe I research fashion,) I’ve found rose gold flatters most skin tones. And it’s softer than yellow gold or silver, creating a lower contrast. As a wardrobe consultant in Denver, I know we have a lot of cold weather left and  love rose gold [..] read more

How to choose the right earrings

Almost every woman I know has pierced ears. And there are some great new earring trends out there, and we could talk about jewelry for days, so I thought I’d start with some basics. The number one thing to keep in mind when deciding what jewelry to wear is that you only want one major focal point. In other words, you want one piece of jewelry to be your dominant “show-stopper” and the rest of your jewels are supporting players. So if… You’re wearing a statement necklace or combination of necklaces, your earrings should be a little quieter. It doesn’t [..] read more