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

From Gala to House Party-what to wear

Whether your holiday plans include black-tie galas, dinners and cocktails with good friends, or intimate family gatherings, this time of the year provides us with a chance to look and feel more special in our clothes. In this e-Style tip, you will find all kinds of tips for holiday dressing, from all out glam to cozy and casual! Gala When your invitation reads, “black-tie,” it’s time to amp it up! Long formal gowns are common; however, cocktail dresses are acceptable also. Go for very dressy fabrics, such as taffeta, velvet, satin, and sequins. If your dress is simple, have fun [..] read more

Dressing for Festive Casual Affairs

Let’s face it, while we may dream of hitting a bevy of black tie parties, most of us lead pretty casual lives. So what can you wear for the holidays that’s festive, cozy and casual without looking like you didn’t give any thought? Here’s a guide to what to wear for your casual holiday parties and event you’re attending this season. Casual (cookie exchange, tree trimming party, open house, etc.) Party I love the idea of being just a little kitschy at the holidays. (And I’m not talking about holiday sweaters.) Go ahead, pull out the brights. Think bright colored skinny [..] 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