I can’t stand the word “timeless.” In my mind, it conjures up the thought of grandma cardigans and overly staid, boring, classic clothes. But really, timeless is just a word, and as I think about it, much of wardrobe is timeless (however, not boring!) I have had many items in my wardrobe upwards of 7 years! Earlier in the season, as I was swapping out my closets and before I started wearing much of my spring/summer wardrobe—I looked at some of the pieces and thought to myself… “Wow, these clothes are old!” and “I’m getting pretty bored with these things!” [..] read more
Now that the season is officially here on the calendar, I bring you the much-awaited annual 2016 Spring Trend Report! Since I always aim to take the stress out of getting dressed, I’m only highlighting a fraction of the many, many trends available to you this spring. And to simplify even further, we’ll narrow our discussion to only trends I recommend for professional dress along with a few tips to on how to wear the styles. So yes, I’ve mentioned the word “trend” several times already, but I urge you to interpret the word as “stylish.” Sure, it can be [..] 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!
Last week I talked about what tops to wear with skirts. In this post, I’ll be exploring what shoes work best with different kinds of skirts. The beauty of many, simple summer skirts is that you can dress them up or down with heels and flats. You have the ability to change the mood of your skirt outfit with your shoes and other accessories. A-line and flared skirts in casual fabrications lend themselves to the most versatility. For a more casual look, they can be paired with flat sandals, flat slingbacks or ballet flats. A wedge, slingback or even a [..] read more
Over the last several years, I’ve had numerous clients claim to me, “I don’t know how to wear skirts!” After giving it some, it occurred to me that it’s because the trending style in tops is for very long lengths. To make a skirt look good proportionally for you, it’s important to steer clear of these long tops, instead opting for ones that hit no longer than mid hip. Here are several ideas to try. If you’re short waisted, crop tops may fit you in the exact right spot, just covering the top of the skirt. A sweater with a [..] read more