Tag Archives: fashion

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

Woman choosing clothes

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 […]

Summer Fashion for the Office

Fashionable woman with brown sling bag

Dressing for a professional office in these summer temperatures can be trying at best. Not only is it hot as blazes outside, but sometimes the office can be a rather chilly 65 degrees indoors. How does one dress for such a range but still stay professional? The first point I should make is to Know […]

Are Tattoos The New Black?

Woman with tattoos

Karl Lagerfield once said, “I think tattoos are horrible. It’s like living in a Pucci dress full-time.” While one can’t deny the word of Karl Lagerfield as the be all and end all in fashion, it would seem that in this instance, there may be a few voices of protest. Iman, Heidi Klum, and Cara […]

9-1-1 for Fashion Emergencies

Sewing kit on wooden table

We have all had those days–whether that is a run in the hose or a button that is a thread away from coming off completely. But by creating a small and portable 9-1-1 kit, you can divert that disaster in just moments! Running from meeting to meeting can take a toll on those beautiful high […]

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: 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, […]

Three Pairs of Shoes You Must Own

Woman with black heels

Some of us may have a closet full of shoes and others may only have one pair. Realistically I think the goal should be somewhere in between, depending on your lifestyle. If you go hiking every weekend, then hiking boots would be essential. If you are a runner, then a good pair of sneakers are […]

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 […]

Staying Stylish on the Weekends

Woman in stylish outfit

Sometimes we’re tempted to get too casual over the weekends, and live in yoga pants and tee shirts as a rebellion against suits and slacks during the week.  And if you are just running errands or staying at the house, that wardrobe will work just fine.  But what if you have other plans – a […]