Many people with whom I speak are under a false impression. They think that I want them to spend lots of money on their wardrobes. Nothing can be further from the truth! I am all about a budget, and being responsible with your finances. More years ago than I would like to admit, I heard… Continue reading What’s Your Wardrobe Budget?
Good day. Whew, it's been a wild ride. Please pardon my neglect! My mother returned home after a long hospital stay, and then we were hosting visitors for Thanksgiving. What a couple of weeks! So much so that I wore jeans every day week before last. For many people, that would be a "Yeah, duh."… Continue reading Jeans Everyday?
So how does one put What Makes an Outfit Work (Part 1) into practice? Lots of trial and error, until it becomes second nature. Here's an example... Personality I have a pretty out-there personality. I am friendly, mostly direct, and not afraid to speak my mind. My style recipe is Mischievous Femi-Modern. I don't do girly… Continue reading What Makes an Outfit Work (Part 2)
Have you ever seen someone dressed and think That's amazing on her, but I could never wear that. So, what makes an outfit work? (Or NOT work?!) When I pull together an outfit for a client, my goal is for it to: Reflect Your Personality This is one reason an outfit may be perfect for one… Continue reading What Makes an Outfit Work? (Part 1)
One of the most frequent questions I am asked when people find out that I am an Image and Wardrobe Coach is “Well, how’d I do?” accompanied by a head to toe waving gesture of the hands pointing out their sartorial selection. My answer is usually “That depends… What did you want to say?” A… Continue reading Did I Say That Out Loud?
I dress the way I do because it makes me happy. Some days are "dressier" than others. Observation: On Facebook and Instagram, most of the positive feedback comes from the "dressier" outfit posts, the outfits that people say they "like but would never wear." My question is: Why not? People like to see others dressed… Continue reading Observations on Dress
What a week... I really need a vacation. I am hoping your week was full of only good surprises. Today I am sharing some of my favorite places to surf off when I need some lovely (and/or restful) visuals... I have linked to the lovely Janice Riggs' The Vivienne Files before, but if you haven't… Continue reading Weekend Lounging
Sometimes I feel like a Color Convert, or maybe a recovering Blackaholic. Either way, I have seen the light! (Horrible science pun, I know...) I appreciate all the colors of the rainbow, and feel obligated to spread the color gospel. Color Preferences Some color preferences are universal; some are cultural, and some are purely personal.… Continue reading Colors and Neutrals