The Gift of Style Always Fits!

Have you been wracking your brain what to get her for the holidays? Or have you been TRYING to shop for an outfit online, and you keep ending up empty handed? Elements of Image Gift Certificates always fit and are available for in person and VIRTUAL SERVICES RELAX! I’ve got you! A style gift certificate always fits and is the perfect gift for your wife, significant other, sister, or favorite aunty! Psst…it’s a great gift for yourself, too. You know you deserve it. Or share this post with anyone asking you for gift ideas. It’s also a fab gift for [..] read more

How I Got My Start in Styling

Up until recently while we’ve been locked down, I have gotten asked almost daily, “How did you get started in styling/image consulting?” OR “How did you decide on starting your business.” It’s rarely clients who ask me these questions, so it never occurred to me to talk about it with you. But the other day as I was organizing my office, I came across the clipping below, and it brought up good memories and inspired me to share more. You can see that the newspaper is pretty old, but the story goes even further back… If you haven’t seen my [..] read more

Secret to Layering Without Looking Bulky

You’ve heard it before, “layer, layer, layer,” but how do you layer without looking and feeling like the Michelin man? Steer clear of chunky knits and stick with light layers!  Here are a few ideas and tips to get you started. (Feel free to adjust to your climate and “personal thermostat.”) Layering Casual Weekend Wear  Whether you’re holiday shopping, having a snowball fight with your kids or even going out for a casual bite with friends, you want to be cute and comfy. Start with a tank top or silk or micro-fiber base layer (top and bottom) for all three [..] read more

Thanksgiving 2020 Outfit Ideas

Thanksgiving, what? Already?! In my head it weeks from now, but according to the calendar, it’s only 2 weeks away. I’m kind of a last minute gal as much as I try not to be, but clearly I’m on it. Feeling a bit like a broken record, 2020 is just so different in so many ways. In addition to planning an outfit (and outfits for you here today,) I’m planning on starting the cooking a day early, too. It’s wondrous what all you can get done when you don’t have to commute! I’ve put together lots of outfit ideas for [..] read more

3 Things to Avoid During Your Quarantine Closet Edit

Have you edited your fall winter closet yet? I’m what you might call a “late closet editor.” I just finished my edit, audit, cleanse…whatever you want to call it…last weekend. You see, I adore spring/summer clothes, but I apparently think if I ignore my fall/winter closet, cold weather will come later. Anyway, as I was editing, I got to thinking…this year certainly isn’t normal! Normal editing rules don’t really apply. (You know I like to break rules anyway!) Eventually I distilled my thoughts into what not to do during your quarantine closet edit OR… 3 things to avoid during your [..] read more