If you’ve been shoe shopping at all lately, you’ve probably noticed there are tons of shoes with ankle straps and wrap around (the leg/ankle) strap shoes. As a Denver image and wardrobe consultant, my common advice for petite women and those who want to lengthen their legs is to avoid any kind of shoe (um, short of boots) that cuts your ankles. However…you can wear these new trends without immediately chopping off your legs…if you follow these tips. Two of the shoe trends I’m highlighting today are newer trends and the third is a classic, nevertheless, magical leg lengthener. Ankle wrap [..] read more
Now that the fall winds are blowing, and the days are much shorter, it’s time to trade in our open toe shoes for fabulous, fall boots! Here are the best styles of the season to update your boot wardrobe. Boots are too casual for traditional, formal skirt suits, but they work perfectly under a pantsuit (if they’re dressy enough.) And they’re perfect for most business casual looks, and fabulous for casual after hours wear. Booties (a.k.a. ankle boots) Booties are nothing new but continue to trend stronger than ever. Looking for something new to add to your collection? Try a [..] read more
Each spring and fall I write seasonal trend reports and often separate out shoes and accessories. The latter reports usually come after the main report, but this year, because shoes seem to be what women love best, I’m bringing you the spring shoe report FIRST! Overall, spring fashion for 2016 includes almost every trend under the sun. It can be a little overwhelming, so I’ll focus on styles you can start to wear now and ones that are extra office appropriate, too! You’ll be able to realize a low cost per wear on any of these styles. Silver Even though [..] read more
Today is casual Friday, and in a recent post I gave the goods on what to wear for a professional look. Why not plan what you’re going to wear on Monday? Here’s an easy to copy Monday outfit. You don’t have to have the exact pieces to copy cat this. It’s simply your inspiration. Why not add a pop of yellow with a handbag or even a new lemon laptop case! Have a great weekend and an even happier Monday!
This is the fourth of a 4 part series on creating a capsule wardrobe starting with a 2 piece dress. So far we’ve looked at expanding your wardrobe with the skirt and then went on to look at all of the possibilities with a pair of pants. Knowing that accessories can often be the hardest part of creating outfits, I explained how I chose the accessories for cocktail looks and formal business combinations. Here we’ll look at choosing the accessories for business casual and casual the looks. Business Casual For this business casual look with a jacket, I decided to [..] read more