How to Dress When You’re in Between Sizes

Does this scenario sound familiar? You’re in the fitting room trying on an item in your typical size, and it’s too small.  Then you try the next size up, and it’s too big? You are smack dab in the middle between the two sizes! Ack! What to do? This topic came up when I asked readers for their most burning wardrobe challenge.  I only got this response from one gal, but I can imagine just about everyone can relate to this. So back to the topic…what do you do? There are a few different scenarios, and the solutions are pretty [..] read more

5 Ways to Make Finding Pants a Breeze

“I love to shop for pants!”…said NO ONE ever! Seriously, I ask my clients what their hardest item to shop for, and I haven’t actually counted, but I’d guess over 80% answer “pants.” And even if it’s your second or third hardest on your shopping list, you probaby still don’t love shopping for pants. Let’s face it…pants need to fit in lots of places: the hips, the seat, the rise, the waist, the legs and the length. Sheesh! I can’t think of another garment that has so my fit points. It’s a wonder we don’t all stick to skirts and [..] read more

Oops, I Made A Mistake

Guilty as charged! For what? Glad you asked! Yep, even though I’m a Denver wardrobe consultant and basically shop for a living, I make shopping blunders. Not to brag, but I do make relatively few purchases that aren’t just right. (I’ll tell you why a little later.) Nevertheless, I make them. My big mistake happened on my last shopping trip. I bought a pair of pants that were really, really wrong! I finally took some time to shop for myself after I was done with a client the other day. It was nice…I really allowed myself some time to try [..] read more

What to wear for the dog days of summer

It’s no secret… it’s HOT outside! Now, let me share a secret. Some days when it’s really hot, and I’m trying to decide what to wear for work, I stand in front of my closet thinking, “All I really want to wear is a pair of shorts, a tank top, and sandals.”  Since I’m a professional image consultant, this isn’t a reality. And it’s probably not going to work for you either, so I’ve put together some great tips for what to wear to the office to beat the summer heat and still dress professionally.  The first thing to do [..] read more

What to Wear to Work-Spring 2016

Now that the season is officially here on the calendar, I bring you the much-awaited annual 2016 Spring Trend Report! Since I always aim to take the stress out of getting dressed, I’m only highlighting a fraction of the many, many trends available to you this spring. And to simplify even further, we’ll narrow our discussion to only trends I recommend for professional dress along with a few tips to on how to wear the styles. So yes, I’ve mentioned the word “trend” several times already, but I urge you to interpret the word as “stylish.” Sure, it can be [..] read more