Coats-my necessary evil!

I have to admit, I don’t really like wearing coats. Strange for Colorado, huh? I like looking at coats, but not wearing them. Luckily, contrary to popular belief around the country, there aren’t many days here in the winter that you need a heavy coat. Nevertheless, I’ve found that no matter how hard I try to deny it, we need coats! Last year I was really excited to find a lightweight winter coat. Unfortunately, I learned it’s not warm enough!So…I found myself coat shopping at the big sale at Macy’s over the weekend. It led me to thinking about what’s [..] read more

The Little Black Sequined Skirt

On Saturday, I participated in the Best Ever Holiday Extravaganza benefiting Warren Village. As my contribution to the event, I did a presentation on dressing for the holidays. My first idea was to show a little black dress accessorized in a variety of ways, but then I found the cutest “little black sequined skirt”, (LBSS,) at Ann Taylor and decided it would be a lot more useful and fun!(Don’t let these pictures throw you off. Both pieces are much cuter than they appear here. I think Ann Taylor should let me style their photo shoots!) Since shine is such a [..] read more

Where do you shop?

If you live anywhere in Colorado, and you’re updating your wardrobe for a season and want to have the very best selection of clothing, you need to visit Cherry Creek Mall or Park Meadows Mall. Forget about convenience! I live closest to Westminster mall, but they don’t have the stores I like, and because the chain stores there are considered ‘C’ stores, they have very little merchandise. On the other hand, if you’re looking for a bargain, perhaps something you’ve seen at one of the larger stores and now it’s on sale and gone, you might try one of these [..] read more

Let Your Image Speak Highly of You!

Studies show that people start forming impressions of us within mere seconds of first seeing us. In other words, your image speaks well before you ever get the chance to open your mouth. Without getting too technical, it’s all a matter of non-verbal communication. The good news is that you can control the impressions you make or the non-verbal messages you’re sending out. In professional situations such as an interview, sales call or important business negotiation, your professional appearance and non-verbal messages can help get you the job, sale or seal the deal. Here are a few general tips. -First [..] read more

Clustering-Enhance your Business Image!

As busy professionals, you’ve got a lot to juggle: your job, your boss, co-workers and employees, your home, family, and finally your image. Clothes, shopping, image…who has the time to think about it, not to mention the money? Good News! There’s a great wardrobe technique you should know about called clustering. It’s a concept all smart professionals can use. It saves time and money and helps you create a personal image that will enhance your professional image. A cluster is a small group of coordinated clothes. You may be thinking, “She must be talking about mix and match. I know [..] read more