Who Will Show Up to Your Next Meeting?

Who will show up to your next meeting? Of course, you will, but will you be there as the best version of yourself? There’s no question that your inner self will be on her best game. But what about your outer self or your visual image? Do your clothing, hair and make-up reflect who you really are? When your inner self and your outer image don’t match, there’s a real disconnect. You may confuse your audience, and even though everything seems to be going fine, chances are extremely good that you’re simply not being as effective as absolutely possible. Your [..] 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 dana@elementsofimage.com. 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

Gift Certificates for the Holidays

Do you have a friend, mother, sister, daughter or other special female in your life who is tough to shop for? Or perhaps you’ve just run out of gift ideas for her over the years. 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 303-463-4839, 303-868-8925 or dana@elementsofimage.com. We’ll discuss her needs and your budget, and I’ll put the perfect package together to fit them both! A suggestion?  A Princess Day:  Treat your mom, best friend or [..] read more

Does Your Blouse Undermine Your Authority?

When you have to get dressed for work day after day, and especially when it’s hot weather, it may be tempting to slip on a simple cotton blouse with a pair of slacks and call it good. Unfortunately, it’s simply not enough! Specifically I’m talking about an un-accessorized outfit consisting of a fitted cotton, puffed short sleeved blouse worn on the outside of a pair of neutral colored slacks and neutral shoes. Why is it not enough? There are several reasons. First, one of the cornerstones of professional dress is layering. Instead of the blouse alone, layer it with a [..] read more

10 Fashion Tips for Tall Gals

Recently I asked my followers for blog post suggestions. My friend, Lida Citroen, asked for tips for tall gals, so to Lida and all other members of the “tall girl club,” here you go! While it’s still important to dress for your body type, most of the following tips are fairly universal for tall women. As you read, you will see that just like all other women, alterations make a huge difference in your clothing. 1.  Be proud of your tall model-like height! And to that I add, if you want to wear heels, don’t hesitate! (A small caveat might [..] read more