In my last post, I shared how to choose a dress for a wedding and be able to wear it again even if you live a fairly casual lifestyle. Today’s post is all about how to turn a dress for a wedding into an office worthy show stopper! As always, you’ll definitely want to determine your body shape and choose a dress silhouette that’s flattering for you. When you receive that wedding invitation to a good friend or loved one’s wedding, you’ll want to, choose a somewhat basic, dressy dress that can be dressed up for the nuptials and party [..] read more
How to choose a dress for a wedding that you’ll actually wear again
Sure, everyone thinks of June as “wedding month,” but as a Denver wardrobe consultant, I’ve been talking to scores of women lately who have weddings to attend in August and September. And sure we all have (or should have) some good basic dresses in our closets that will suffice for a wedding. But it’s hard to resist a new frock, something special for your friend or loved one’s special day. On the other hand, I know it can be a mental or pocketbook struggle to justify a new dress when there are no other weddings or dressy events on your [..] read more
Jeans for a Holiday Party?
The other day when I was surfing for fashion sites, I came upon the cutest U-Tube video. It was three British women all in their early ’20’s discussing whether jeans are appropriate for holiday parties. What are your thoughts? They came to the conclusion that you shouldn’t wear jeans to a holiday party for the following reason: “Jeans and dressy tops are so 2001.” This struck me as funny! 2001? Really? (Well, perhaps in England.) Nordstrom and even Net-a-porter.com show almost everything with jeans. “It’s really the only time of the year that you really get to dress up.” I [..] read more