Spring dressing for your body type

Yes, it’s important to shop for your lifestyle and personal style, but a big component of looking great and feeling confident lies in dressing for your body type. We’ve been in winter clothes for a while and now that spring weather seems to be here to stay and we’re shedding the layers we felt might have hidden our bodies, it’s more important than ever to understand how to dress for your body type. First I’ll define the body shapes, and then give some basic easy to remember guidelines on how you can dress your body to flatter yourself best. Not [..] read more

Becoming Fearless with Color

One of the wardrobe techniques we explored at the last “5 Techniques to Unleash Your Inner Stylista and Exude More Success” workshop is to become fearless with color. There are a few different ways you can create inspired color combinations and new outfits with your clothes you already own. The first and easiest way to form a color scheme is to select 2 neutral colors and 1 or more accent colors. I’m sure you probably know what neutrals colors are, but I’ll go ahead and define it. Neutral colors are those that go with almost any other color. Of course [..] read more

Do you match?

Last week I saw and shared a quote on my Facebook business page stating “Your smile is your logo, your personality is your business card, how you leave others feeling is your trademark.” As an image consultant and personal brand expert, I thought this was an interesting analogy and completely agree! I added the comment (somewhat apprehensively for some strange reason) that if your dress and grooming doesn’t match your personality, capabilities and goals, there’s an incongruence that leaves people a little confused. And in many cases, you may miss the opportunity to interact with someone long enough for them [..] read more

How to wear belts even if you think you can’t wear belts

Belts are both a stylish and polished, professional accessory with Judo and Obi belts being 2 of the very biggest trends for spring of 2015. I know what you’re thinking… “I can’t wear belts!” The truth is…wait for it…everyone can wear belts! It’s really just a matter of wearing the right belt for your body type in the right way. (Just so you know, you can toss those belts you have hanging in the back of your closet that you wore in belt loops back in the eighties and nineties—that’s not what we’re talking about.) Read on to learn how [..] read more

Spring 2015 Trends for a Polished, Professional Wardrobe

I’ve been following my intuition a lot lately and have really been loving the results. Recently my intuition told me the best way to begin to report the spring trends this year is to actually share what’s actually available in the stores here in Denver. (And I even took my own pictures just for fun.) Of course, this is just a smattering of all the great things available, so whether you just need to refresh your closet with a few things or you’re due for a big overhaul, here are some great things to consider along with a few tips [..] read more