3 Ways to Wear Plaid Pants for Fall

Plaid is a huge trend for fall! So when a friend showed me a pair of pants she bought and challenged me to come up with outfits, I was ALL in! I know plaid can be tricky to style sometimes, so I thought I’d share the outfit ideas I came up with. The pants are pretty skinny! (She gave them to me to try on, and they were SO cute I didn’t want to give them back, lol!) But the concepts will work for slim, trouser, or wide leg styles. These particular pants from Banana Republic are a twill fabric, [..] read more

How to Buy Basics You Won’t Be Bored With

Buying a fun pair of statement shoes is arguably way more fun than buying basics! But having a wardrobe full of “fun” clothes without any staples is more than likely going to end up you leaving you bored, because you’ll be stuck without the versatility having some great basics affords you. In my post 11 Wardrobe Basics You Won’t Want to Live Without, I listed off the pieces fairly generically. In today’s post, I’m giving tips to help you choose these basics that’ll feel absolutely perfect for your personal style. These clothes and accessories will stretch your wardrobe like crazy, and [..] read more

11 Wardrobe Basics You Won’t Want to Live Without

Recently a potential client told me that even though she said she had a closet full of new clothes, she felt like she didn’t have a thing to wear. She realized she hadn’t shopped with a plan. Knowing she wants start over, I suggested she probably needs some good basics, so I shared my post 11 Wardrobe Basics to Upgrade Your Personal Style with her. Be sure to check it out to see how to choose pieces that will work best for you. I was surprised to see I’d written that post in 2015 and decided to update it. But you [..] read more

How to Dress for 4 Seasons in One Day

I saw the meme below and got inspired to revisit a post from 2010 titled Dressing for Four Seasons in One Day. I grew up in St. Louis where it was fall from September through November. Mother nature wasn’t mixed up like she is here in Colorado. When I moved here in high school, I had to learn all about layering—it took a while! If you live in an area with normal seasons, you’re probably not going to get this post completely. However, if you run hot or cold or simply struggle with layering, you’ll love today’s tips! As a [..] read more

How To Wear Yellow If You Think You “Can’t” Wear Yellow

Yellow is a big trend and very stylish for 2019, but I can’t tell you how many times I hear “I can’t wear yellow!” I love yellow! (I wore it all the time when I was a kid…when I was tan all the time, and let’s face it kids look cute in anything!) After I became an image consultant and was finally aware of flattering styles and colors, I was in the ‘can’t wear it camp’ too. But all of that changed just a couple of years ago. (More on that to come…) If you love yellow, but don’t think you [..] read more