Crazy for Color

If one of your fashion resolutions or style goals for 2011 is to add more color into your wardrobe, I applaud you and admire you. Color is the element of design that is noticed first and remembered most. Plus in my opinion, color is just fun! Now then if you’ve made that resolution, but you’re not quite sure how to go about adding the color, I have an easy tip for you. A POP of color! Adding a pop of color, particularly a bright color, is a phenomenal way to add interest to an otherwise all neutral outfit. For example [..] read more

Gift Certificates for the Holidays

Do you have a friend, mother, sister, daughter or other special female in your life who is tough to shop for? Or perhaps you’ve just run out of gift ideas for her over the years. An elements of image gift certificate is the perfect gift! It’s easy!  Simply choose the amount you’d like to spend or the service you’d like her to have. Then contact me at 303-463-4839, 303-868-8925 or dana@elementsofimage.com. We’ll discuss her needs and your budget, and I’ll put the perfect package together to fit them both! A suggestion?  A Princess Day:  Treat your mom, best friend or [..] read more

Fall fashion stress

While my tag line is “I help take the stress out of getting dressed,” please don’t think for a minute that I never encounter any stress in my wardrobe. I’ve been super busy and having fun helping clients organize their closets and buying new clothes. It’s exciting seeing a wardrobe transform. And now after finally having a few minutes on Sunday to swap out my spring/summer closet into fall/winter, I’m excited to make some changes to my own wardrobe. My stress lies in the fact that my tendinitis is still bugging me, and most of my clothes need to be [..] read more

Steam Away Stress

A topic that has come up a lot lately with clients and friends is clothing maintenance. The very best piece of advice I can give is that your clothes don’t need to be dry cleaned nearly as often as you think. Too frequent dry cleaning will destroy your clothes, not to mention the expense and hassle of the dry cleaner. The very best tool for maintaining your clothing is a Jiffy Steamer. Certainly blouses may need to be cleaned after each wearing, but business slacks, skirts, and jackets do not. After wearing these items, check them for spots, and then [..] read more

How to wear fall’s stripes

Recently I received an e-mail stating, “Nautical stripes aren’t just for spring. This time of year, the Sailor Tee is the perfect first layer. Wear it like you would a camisole.” My advice? Proceed with caution! I like the idea of nautical stripes for fall, horizontal stripes can be quite tricky. Horizontal stripes often get a bad rap, but all stripes are not created equally. The following are a few tips to help you navigate your way around stripes: Medium width, horizontal stripes like those shown (top) will work best for someone who is average height or taller who would [..] read more