Tag Archives: Style tips

10 Ways to Achieve the Bohemian Chic Look

Fashionable woman in yellow flowy cardigan

Rather than simply being a fashion trend, bohemian chic is so much more… The style first appeared towards the end of the 18th century, but really became popular in the 1960’s and 1970’s. It represented an alternative way of life, forming as a counterculture against materialism and societal constraints. The popularity of the bohemian chic […]

Go Preppy With These 10 Fashion Must-Haves

Fashionable woman sitting on outdoor steps

Preppy styles, which are often referred to as being classic American, have been trendy for quite a while now. If you really want to embrace that preppy look, here are 10 fashion must-haves that you should have in your wardrobe. Blazer No one would argue about Kate Middleton perfectly epitomizing the preppy look, and this […]

11 Best Dressed Print-spirations

Young woman in headband and green print floral dress

The new mantra is to go big and bold with the textures and cuts you plan on rocking. And what better way to show off how chic and vibrant your wardrobe is than with dazzling prints? Not only are these styles a great way to liven up your day-to-day looks and pull them away from […]

Looking Good on the Ski Slopes

Woman skiing in the Alps

How often have you breathed in that cold air as you swoop down the slopes, and felt the spray of fine white powdery snow on your cheeks?  You step off the slopes and in front of a mirror, and find that instead of looking like a rosy-cheeked ski bunny, you look like a chapped, flushed […]

How to dress for a trip to the Pacific Northwest

Woman in jacket and beanie in the winter

While my family usually gathers in Colorado for holidays together, this year we are venturing to Seattle instead.  In my opinion, Colorado is relatively easy to dress for – it is going to be cold so bring lots of warm layers.  But Seattle is a little different.  It will be chillier than Dallas for sure, […]

How to Soothe Irritated Skin

Woman using face cream

Remember that flakiness we just talked about?  That is usually a sign of irritated skin.  If you suspect that your flakes could be more than simple irritation, please do consult your dermatologist.  However, if it is just reacting to the change of the seasons, perhaps we can help! Years ago, when I started getting those […]

Face mask recommendations by skin type

Woman applying mud mask

Most of us love to treat ourselves and our skin to a nice relaxing mask.  Not only can it calm the frazzled mind, it does wonders for the complexion!  But since there are thousands upon thousands of available products, it is hard to pick one.  In fact, it can lead to a case of those […]

Work travel: What clothes to pack?

Packing for a work trip

While many of us may travel on a regular basis for work, some of us may be less experienced in what to pack and still have a suitcase of normal proportions.  After all, there is a decent chance you will have to take that suitcase to a meeting or a conference, so you certainly do […]

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 […]