Petite Dressing if You’re Short Waisted

The fashion world deems you petite if you’re 5’4” or under. Keep in mind, “petite” only refers to length or height. Petite clothes come in all sizes! And petite women come in all shapes! But to get your clothes to fit, flatter and make you feel amazing, there’s another aspect to consider, your vertical balance. Vertical balance! What’s that? (You may be asking…) Vertical balance refers to whether you’re short waisted (or you have a short torso,) long waisted (your torso is long,) or your torso and legs are balanced. If you’re not sure, check out this post to determine [..] read more

What to Wear When You Work from Home

When you work from home, it can be easy to want to work in pj’s all day…so comfy, but really how professional can you feel in your jammies?? Here are some ideas of what to wear when you work from home (like I do when I’m not with clients) so you’ll feel your best.  Even if your office is just down the hall from your bedroom, you probably have different needs for different days. Here are ideas of what to wear for 2 different “office” days.  What to Wear When You Work from Home All By Myself (You know that [..] read more

3 Ways to Style A Simple Gray Dress

Wearing your clothes more than one way is not only easy on your wallet, but you’re apt to grab these items over and over without feeling like your wardrobe is stale. You probably know the wisdom of the little black dress, but today’s post is about how to style a simple gray dress.  One of the main concepts involved in easily changing the look of your clothes is to choose pieces that are simple. Simple doesn’t mean boring or totally plain. What you’re shooting for are things that don’t have many design lines or embellishments. While they’re stylish, they’re not insanely [..] read more

Spring/Summer 2018 Fashion Colors

Trends! So far we’ve talked about fashion trends and shoe trends. Today, let’s discover color trends for spring/summer 2018. Each year, Pantone, the international leader in color forecasting, releases its color predictions for the season. I have to admit—I love this season’s palette! There’s something for everyone: brights, pastels, neutrals, warm color and cool colors. While the shades I’m showing and talking about seem extra specific, in the stores and fashion, you’ll be able to find a lot of variations on the general themes. Here is my take on several of the spring colors and some ideas of how you [..] read more

It’s a Jean Thing!

Jeans are absolutely perfect for “Springtime in the Rockies” when you don’t know what the weather will be from minute to minute. Sure, every Colorado girl I know, and every one of my Denver wardrobe-consulting clients has at least one pair of jeans. This post isn’t about your basic, everyday jeans. Instead I’m highlighting several of the spring jean trends for 2018. While skinny jeans are now a classic, today I’ll mostly be talking about other denim styles and details. Top Jean Trends for Spring 2018 Frayed Hems I can see the puzzled look on your face and know what [..] read more