Work from Home-Pajama Style!

In honor of National Pajama Day (April 16) I have a confession to make. While I get dressed Most days using the elements of design to help me feel better, I don’t get dressed every day. Gasp! (LOL, I know…I’m getting a bit silly these days.) I do believe changing into real clothes when you work from home, even if they’re casual like these, is best for mental clarity and productivity, but… SOME DAYS…I wear my p.j.’s. There’s a lot to be said about livin’ la vida jam-jam. For example, today I came downstairs, made coffee and got to work [..] read more

3 Tips for Wearing Athleisure When You’re Working From Home

All By Myself (You know that song, right?) Most days when I don’t have clients and am at home, I don’t see a soul! But at the same time, I want to have some semblance of being dressed for work. Enter, athleisure! Full transparency here, (and I’m sure you’ve wondered what an image consultant wears at home,) I’ve only recently bought into the whole athletic leggings when I’m not working out! But it feels really modern, and who can deny it’s comfy!! So here are my thoughts on how to wear athleisure. First, I think it’s important to wear street [..] 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

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