Tag Archives: clothes

Back to School: Refreshing the Wardrobe

Happy woman holding two dresses in her big closet

I’ve noticed that sales for school supplies and clothing are already starting to show up in stores. It seems to sneak up earlier and earlier every year. And even if you are not a student or a teacher, it’s a good opportunity to refresh your own wardrobe. Whether that means wearing your existing clothing pieces […]

Great Fashion Choices Based on Skin Tone

Now that we have established what your underlying skin tone is, not only will it make choosing makeup easier, but also clothing! I think for the most part we gravitate towards colors that flatter our skin tone.  For example, l’ll never walk up to anything orange in a clothing store.  But I will inevitably go […]

What Are the Good Times of the Year to Buy Which Items?

Woman with shopping bags

In the same way that chocolate bunnies are cheapest on the Monday after Easter and chocolate pumpkins are cheapest on November 1st, there are good times of year to buy any particular clothing item. Here is a quick rundown of when to shop for what on the best bargains: July and August – Since most […]

Realism: Packing Your Long Weekend Into A Backpack

I have read a number of blogs from people who have taken entire trips with nothing but their purse. I have also read stories from regular cruise patrons who pack nothing less than three suitcases, a train case, a carry-on bag, and an oversized purse. Surely realism is somewhere in between! I have two weekend […]

Realism: What to Wear on Your First Day

Woman smiling outside office

There are lots and lots of articles out there about what to wear to an interview. And depending on the job you are interviewing for, this can be very good and applicable advice. However, there is much less advice on how to dress for that first day once you have landed the new job. Obviously, […]

When To Buy New Clothes During and After Weight Loss

Two women in oversized jeans

While you are in the middle of a new regimen to lose weight, it can be frustrating that your old clothes no longer fit but you are not quite ready to buy an entirely new wardrobe. When you are in between sizes, it can be awkward because things start to fit strangely and sag in […]

What To Wear On The Plane

woman on a 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 […]

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 […]