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

Spring dressing for your body type

Yes, it’s important to shop for your lifestyle and personal style, but a big component of looking great and feeling confident lies in dressing for your body type. We’ve been in winter clothes for a while and now that spring weather seems to be here to stay and we’re shedding the layers we felt might have hidden our bodies, it’s more important than ever to understand how to dress for your body type. First I’ll define the body shapes, and then give some basic easy to remember guidelines on how you can dress your body to flatter yourself best. Not [..] read more

11 Wardrobe Basics to Upgrade Your Personal Style

Before I started my business, I didn’t pay any attention to wardrobe basics. As a matter of fact, I actually learned the term when I took my first image consulting training. I don’t think I had many, if any essentials other than black pants and blue jeans. What I did have was a jam packed closet with a lot of clothes I didn’t wear. A few things were quality, but most weren’t because I couldn’t afford it since I was buying so often. So what are wardrobe basics? These are the pieces that you can wear with almost anything. They [..] read more

How to wear a tricky spring trend

I am really loving the new* trend for spring, wearing a dress or skirt over pants. Before you run away, hear me out. Even if this trend isn’t right for your office, (i.e. law, financial planning, CPA, any conservative environments) it can be a great way to combat our crazy weather, i.e. hot-cold-hot…, for creative fields and casual offices. If it’s not right for you for work, it’s a perfect look for a busy weekend filled with various activities. What’s beautiful about this trend is that you’re able to layer and dress warmly for the morning and when the weather [..] read more

Skirts: Long, Short, or Somewhere in Between?

My favorite thing about skirts is that I’m not limited to one heel height. If you know me, are a client or have been reading my e-Style Tip or Blog for very long, you know I’m a real stickler for pant length. If you want your pants to be long enough, you can vary your heel height minimally at best. On the other hand,  a basic skirt can be worn with the highest of heels for an edgy look and with flats for a more casual feel. While skirt length isn’t nearly as precarious as pant length, exploring  what skirt [..] read more