4 Essential Coats and Jackets for Spring

Now that we’re officially in spring (yay!!) I’m thinking about clearing my winter coats out of my coat closet and moving them out of site! This got me to thinking about spring coats. Be sure to check out my video to learn all about what you might need in your closet. Here are my choices that will expand your wardrobe and keep you warm and dry…and stylish! 4 Essential Spring Coats and Jackets Trench coat A classic trench coat can be dressed up for business or business casual or simply worn casually with jeans. I recommend a good twill in [..] read more

3 Ways to Figure Out Your Body Shape

This might surprise you to hear, but I don’t ever use a measuring tape when I am helping my clients figure out their body types. With all of the body shape calculators and rules available to determine our body types, why wouldn’t I use them? There are actually quite a few reasons! First off, tape measures are scary! We’ve all heard somewhere in our lives that 36-24-36 are the perfect proportions, and when our measurements are nowhere near that…even if you are really happy with your body, seeing the “wrong” numbers can set off an alarm in your head. Next, [..] read more

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