Category Archives: Fashion

What is Appropriate Attire for Family and Work Holiday Gatherings?

Woman in holiday dress

With the holiday season right around the corner, there will be plenty of gatherings to fill up the calendar.  From friends to family, and even work functions – the season is nearly upon us.  Sometimes for these events, the attire can be comfortable and casual, especially with friends. But What About Family Functions? Comfortable is […]

What are This Year’s Fall Purse Trends?

Woman with purse on balcony

In the same way we update our wardrobes for the changing of the seasons, our handbag could probably use an update too!  Since I carry the same one day in and day out, it always takes a beating in just a few months. But instead of buying the same black or brown basic, your handbag […]

What is Your Go-To Interview Outfit?

Business woman in corridor

Whether you’re currently in the market for a new job or a new opportunity at your current company, you should always have a go-to interview outfit cleaned and ready to wear.  If you work as a first grade teacher, that outfit is going to be dramatically different than if you work in a capital management […]

Your wallet – one large one or several divided small ones?

Fashionable woman using her wallet

We have seen all kinds of wallets come out of all kinds of purses — giant wallets out of tiny purses and huge purses that are carrying a tiny wallet.  While I do not much care for clothing shopping, I do love a good purse and wallet browsing. I am currently carrying a relatively small […]

Comfortable Shoes that are Still Stylish

Woman wearing comfortable, cute shoes

I’ve recently been diagnosed with chronic inflammation of both my lower back and some of the tendons in my feet.  This does not bode well for any stilettos in my closet.  While the high heels actually make my feet feel better, they do no favors for my lower back. I’ve been on the hunt for […]

What To Do With Hand-Me-Down Clothes? And What Is Clothing Swap?

friends exchanging clothes

I recently received a very generous ‘donation’ of business suits from a colleague who was downsizing before moving.  I was ecstatic!  I knew that the clothing she was passing to me would be of considerably nicer quality than I normally buy for myself.  Now if they will only fit… But it got me to thinking […]

What To Wear On The Plane

Woman reading on the plane

I still remember the time when everyone dressed up to take a flight somewhere. Nowadays at the airport, it seems you have either the business travelers in their suits or the vacation travelers in their sweatpants. Personally, I prefer something in the middle, but still comfortable! There are several keys to maintaining comfort and convenience […]

Spend Versus Save: Fashion

Woman in wardrobe

Whether you are looking to revamp your entire wardrobe or just need to spice it up a little, it can be an expensive undertaking.  But you don’t have to break the bank to look like a million bucks.  There are ways to still update your closet and stay within your budget. Spend – The best […]

Jeans For Every Body Shape

Girls wearing jeans, according to their body shapes

As we have discussed, there are five primary body shapes (pear, column, apple, hourglass, and strawberry). And for almost all women, the only thing that comes close to the pain of swimsuit shopping is the agony of jeans shopping. But there really is a style of jeans that flatters any body type. The Pear is […]

How To Take Better Selfies

Two young girls taking a selfie

Whether you are angling for a new profile picture on a dating site or want to show off that fabulous vacation spot, the selfie is the way to go. And we have all seen good examples and bad examples, so let’s take a look at a few ways to minimize the chances of our picture […]