Category Archives: Fashion

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 […]

How To build A Minimalist Professional Wardrobe

Women standing by her closet looking through clothes.

Now obviously a “professional” wardrobe varies based on your profession. A first-grade teacher dresses much differently than a bank executive. However, I plan to focus on traditionally business attire. Some minimalists might disagree with this list, but I prefer practical minimalism which is so much more manageable for most people. The most basic list includes: […]

Outfits That Will Transition From Summer To Fall

Women in fall fashion

While the cool weather still seems a bit far off, fall weather and fashion are going to be here before we know it. But how do we make the transition easier on our pocketbook? The key to transitioning your wardrobe from summer into fall is layering. With a little planning, you can really maximize the […]

Swimsuits for Your Body Type

Three women in bathing suits

We have taken a look at the most flattering clothing for each body type, but let us take a moment for a more personal (albeit sometimes painful) clothing issue — swimsuits. For most of us, swimsuit shopping is almost as much fun as a root canal. But if you go to the store better informed […]

Dressing for Your Body Shape: Strawberry

Woman putting on earrings in body-length mirror

As we have learned, Strawberry is sort of the opposite of the Pear, and characterized by broad shoulders, typically a generous bust, a wide back, narrow hips, and sometimes a flat behind.  Your best feature is usually lean, shapely legs.  This shape is essentially an inverted triangle.  There are numerous ways to flatter and accentuate […]

Dressing for Your Body Shape: Hourglass

Woman getting ready

As we have learned, the Hourglass body shape is defined by a figure that has an equal balance of shoulders/bust and hips with terrific waist definition.  By many experts, this shape is considered the ‘ideal’ body shape.  Do keep in mind that some people can have a secondary body shape.  For example, if your hips […]

Dressing for Your Body Shape: Apple

Woman getting ready in mirror

As we have learned, the Apple body shape is defined by a figure that is ‘top heavy’, with broader shoulders, a wider torso, and a full bust, waist, and upper back.  The arms, hips, and legs tend to be slender and weight gain usually happens at the undefined waistline.  There are numerous ways to flatter […]