The famous Cherry Creek North sidewalk sale starts this Thursday, July 21, 2011 and goes through Sunday, July 24th. Just like it sounds, all of the merchants put their deeply discounted merchandise out on the sidewalks giving it a fun, bazaar-like atmosphere. Because this is such an exciting sale, and it’s easy to get carried away and make mistakes, I’d like to offer up some of my best shopping tips. As an image and wardrobe consultant, I’d be remiss to let you hit the sale without your shopping list. You may be thinking that shopping lists are just for groceries, [..] read more
Accessories: The Frosting of Fashion
One of my main tips from my chapter “How to Shop Like a Pro and Look Like a Million Bucks,” from the book I co-authored, Image Power, is to Buy Complete Outfits. Complete Outfits not only include all of the garments, but also the accessories. My dear friend and AICI colleague, Marjory DeRoeck, MFA, AICI CIP, has written an entire Image Power chapter entitled “Accessories: The Frosting of Fashion.” Here’s an excerpt from Marjory’s chapter. “Top Reasons to Use Accessories To put separates together as outfits. Use a multicolored scarf as a road map to pull together individual clothing items. [..] read more
In my chapter from “Image Power,” How to Shop Like a Pro and Look Like a Million Bucks, I am adamant about buying complete outfits; however, today I’m going to talk about breaking that rule with accessories. It is perfectly fine to buy an accessory in your favorite color without having something to wear with it. If it’s a color you’re absolutely drawn to, chances are good you have it in your wardrobe or you’ll buy it in the future. For example, I am crazy for purple, usually a dark shade versus one that is light or muted. I once [..] read more
Signing, Sips, and Style
WHEN: Friday, October 2, 5-8 p.m. WHAT: Book Signing and Fall Fashion Party WHERE: Violet, The Affordable Boutique 1439 Larimer Street, Denver CO 80202 Join us as I sign copies of my collaborative book, Image Power, What You Need to Know to Look Your Best. I will also be giving fall fashion tips on “How to Wear it 3 Ways” and will be available to answer any of your style questions. Of course we’ll have Stylish Sips and Scrumptious Snacks! Call your girlfriends, and plan to start your girl’s night out at Signing, Sips, and Style!
Please join me Friday, March 13 at Violet, The Affordable Boutique, in Larimer Square to celebrate the launch of Image Power, What to Know to Look Your Best. I’ll be signing books and sharing tips from my chapter, How To Shop Like a Pro and Look Like a Million Bucks. We’ll have champagne and snacks, and of course, there will be plenty of time for shopping! Event Details What: Image Power Book Launch and Signing When: Friday, March 13 5-8 p.m. Where: Violet, 1439 Larimer Street, Denver CO Park: Larimer Square Parking Garage on Market Street between 14th & 15th. [..] read more