Tag Archives: style

How Many Bags is “Too Many” to Carry?

Stylish woman walking on the street

I work with someone who thinks that more than two is excessive, but I really believe it depends on your needs.  I prefer a large purse with a wristlet inside plus my lunch bag.  But that is what fits my personal preference and needs. Some people like to work out over their lunch break so […]

How Do I Dress in the Morning when the Temperature Varies?

Stylish woman wearing a scarf

The short version of how to dress for multiple temperatures is — dress in layers!  When the morning is cool but the afternoon and evening will be warm, the key to staying comfortable all day long is to dress in layers. To me, this is the perfect time of year.  The mornings and evenings are […]

What is Your Go-To Look for Clothing?

Stylish woman outdoors

We’ve discussed having a go-to makeup look for those mornings when you are too busy or running late, but what about the rest of the look?  Yes, we have to be clothed when we leave the house! Admittedly, I have structured my work wardrobe around getting dressed easily.  All of my slacks are black or […]

How Can I Wear My Beautiful Scarves?

Woman wearing a scarf

It took me a long time before I felt comfortable wearing the scarves that had accumulated in my closet.  I thought so many of them were pretty in the store, but when it came to putting them on, I was at a loss for a long time.  I’ve finally been able to integrate these beautiful […]

How Do I Pick the Right Purse for Me?

Woman holding a stylish purse

There are many different schools of thought related to choosing the right handbag. Of course, most women own several for a variety of occasions! You certainly would not carry your laptop bag to a black-tie function and a sequined clutch would look rather strange if you work in a bank. Choosing the bag for your […]

How Do I Downsize My Purse Contents?

Woman opening her purse

Many articles and blogs have been written on minimalism.  This most certainly includes the contents of one’s purse.  But what can you realistically remove and still have what you need to get through your day? It doesn’t make one bit of sense to remove that large notepad if you are a writer and use it […]

What Does Your Purse Say About You?

Stylish woman holding a purse

Does the tiny cross-body say I’m sleek and independent and on the move?  Does the luggage-size slouchy satchel say I cannot leave my house without carrying half of my belongings with me?  Does the leather tote with logos covering every visible inch say that I am bound and determined to own the expensive version of […]

Spicy Summer Trends: Lace & Crochet!

I’m a different kind of shop-aholic. One of my favorite past times between commercials or during my daily lunch break is shopping online. Yes, in 5 minutes, I can scour the e-racks using my Instagram account, @FashionRacks and find the most unique pieces. I literally use Instagram as my online boutique encyclopedia—following only online boutiques or […]

White Sands and Golden Sunshine

White and gold manicure

I must admit a secret to you. I recently fell in love again. But shhh, don’t tell my husband. He would be upset. He wouldn’t understand. It’s a dress. The Pause for Applause dress over at Modcloth. My mind immediately went to daydream mode. All the beautiful summer activities I could be doing in this dress… I would […]

The 4 Most Common Beauty Personalities

Woman with colorful rainbow outfit

The fashion industry frequently comes up with new things to give us ideas on how we could change our look. Though we might try it from time to time, we always tend to go back to that “instinct” of ours that just feels right. We were often told that we should dress to impress, but […]