What to Wear to a Networking Event to Feel Stylish & Confident and Meet Your Goals

Getting dressed for an interview is easy, right? Put on a suit, and bam, you’re done! And you’ve fallen into a groove with what you wear to the office every day. But what should you wear to a professional networking event that will be perfectly appropriate and make you stand out (i.e. invite others to approach you)? The other night I attended a women’s networking event, and being new to my area I wanted to wear just the right thing to convey my style and brand and stand out. It was hot, so a dress was a given. Dresses are [..] read more

How to Dress Professional and Still Look Fun and Stylish

Recently when I asked readers about their most burning style challenge, here’s what one fab lady had to say, “I struggle with finding appropriate clothes for work. I have lots of clothes and not very many I like or wear. I feel like I should look professional since I am advising people on their finances but my preference is for casual clothes. I wear the same old black or gray pants with a few rotating tops.” The thing that was evident is that she feels like work clothes have to be boring. Let’s admit it, casual clothes are usually both [..] read more

What to wear to a wedding when you work all of the time!

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 the right earrings

Almost every woman I know has pierced ears. And there are some great new earring trends out there, and we could talk about jewelry for days, so I thought I’d start with some basics. The number one thing to keep in mind when deciding what jewelry to wear is that you only want one major focal point. In other words, you want one piece of jewelry to be your dominant “show-stopper” and the rest of your jewels are supporting players. So if… You’re wearing a statement necklace or combination of necklaces, your earrings should be a little quieter. It doesn’t [..] read more

Yes, You Can Wear White in Winter

At a time of year when so many turn to wearing black, why not try the polar opposite…white! Though it is absolutely fine to wear bright white year round, there’s something so rich and “wintery” about the off white shades during the snowy months. I find winter white to look more professional than pure white when it’s cold. But considering personal coloring, preferences and all the questions I get about white (yes, you can wear it after Labor Day,) here are a few ideas and guidelines for looking fresh in white both professionally and casually. Winter white from head to toe [..] read more