The Most Wearable Trends for Spring 2019

It’s that time again…time for my annual Spring Trends Report! As always, I’m bringing you wearable spring trends! I find that so many of spring’s trends are suited a little more for summer. And quite honestly, more this year than in several years past, the styles have seemed really extreme. So this personal stylist has gone to work for you, translating what’s on the runway to actual wearable styles you can consider to inject the perfect amount of freshness into your spring wardrobe. Of course, I specialize in helping women with their professional work wardrobes, I also help them feel [..] read more

Mad for Plaid!

  Although plaid is a classic pattern, it’s extra stylish this winter season! Whether wearing it for business casual or casual, to look modern and interesting, your outfits featuring plaid require a bit of creativity. Otherwise, unlike your parochial school plaid, there are no rules! Whether plaid drudges up old memories from your school days or you’re mad for plaid, here are 4 ways to incorporate it into your stylish wardrobe. 4 Ways to Wear Plaid in 2016 Not sure about plaid yet or a lot of print isn’t part of your personal style? Dip your toes into the trend [..] read more

Dress stylishly and comfortably for holiday air travel

With Thanksgiving this week and the holidays just around the corner, it’s never too early to start planning what to wear if you’ll be traveling to see friends and relatives. Here are my best tips for dressing stylishly and comfortably for the air/train/car portion of your journey. Shoes! I truly believe any travel outfit begins with your shoes. I learned this the hard way as a rookie image consultant traveling home from my first Association of Image Consultants International conference in Las Vegas. On the final morning of the conference I’d dressed in a stylish outfit with heels and had no plans of [..] read more

These boots are made for walkin’

Now that the fall winds are blowing, and the days are much shorter, it’s time to trade in our open toe shoes for fabulous, fall boots! Here are the best styles of the season to update your boot wardrobe. Boots are too casual for traditional, formal skirt suits, but they work perfectly under a pantsuit (if they’re dressy enough.) And they’re perfect for most business casual looks, and fabulous for casual after hours wear. Booties (a.k.a. ankle boots) Booties are nothing new but continue to trend stronger than ever. Looking for something new to add to your collection? Try a [..] read more

How to wear maxi cardigans

Currently a trend for fall/winter, maxi cardigans also known as duster cardigans, are long length sweaters that hit anywhere between just below the knee and the ankle. I particularly like the trend, because it feels fresh, stylish, and new without being ridiculously trendy. Plus, they’re super versatile! Here are a few tips for wearing the style: Maxi cardigans are best in neutral colors made of fine gauge knit. It’s a lot of fabric on your body, so it is easy to become overwhelmed. If you’re tall, you can wear a thicker knit (or possibly even a pattern) that hits at ankle [..] read more