How to Wear the Maximalism Trend

Have you been feeling maximal lately? Good! Today’s post is all about the new trend of maximalism. What it isn’t? Simple! But that doesn’t mean it’s difficult to achieve. The maximalism trend for spring 2017 is all about wearing bold colors, patterns and accessories in one outfit. The look is a bit whimsical and hectic. The beauty is that you can choose to be as minimalistic or maximal as you like. In the first example, I’ve combined 2 striped patterns and topped them with an embroidered jacket. (Okay, so essentially a third pattern.) The easiest way to combine patterns is [..] read more

My Annual Spring Trend Report

While I never advise a trend driven wardrobe, this post is a round up of some of my favorite trends for Spring/Summer 2017. I’ve scoured all of my trend resources and have come up with styles and themes that are wearable. Of course, this post doesn’t encompass all of the many, many fashion possibilities right on the horizon. If you don’t get my regular updates, you can sign up in the box right over on the right,  and I’ll keep you posted as I write new blogs. Just one last preface here…I’ve highlighted a few of the trends with my Polyvore pics, [..] read more

How to wear Greenery, the Pantone 2017 Color of the Year

Pantone, the world’s foremost color forecaster, has proclaimed Greenery, a fresh, yellow green, as the 2017 Color of the Year. I for one am really excited about it. As much as I am drawn to Rose Quartz, the color of 2016, it’s neither easy to wear nor a client favorite. As a fashion consultant in Denver, green is a favorite color of many of my clients, and most love all shades of it. Yes, Greenery is a very specific color according to Pantone; however, it’s inspiration for the fashion industry, and the shades of green you’ll find in the stores will [..] 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

Mad for Plaid!

  Although plaid is a classic pattern, it’s extra stylish this winter season! Whether wearing it for business casual or casual, to look modern and interesting, your outfits featuring plaid require a bit of creativity. Otherwise, unlike your parochial school plaid, there are no rules! Whether plaid drudges up old memories from your school days or you’re mad for plaid, here are 4 ways to incorporate it into your stylish wardrobe. 4 Ways to Wear Plaid in 2016 Not sure about plaid yet or a lot of print isn’t part of your personal style? Dip your toes into the trend [..] read more