Wardrobe 101

Speed up Your Style with Outfit Recipes

Happy day, dear reader! It has been a wild few days. Two plane flights, multiple trains, a couple of subway rides, four museums, and a wedding shower. Whew. And I know I’m not the only woman who has crazy days, weeks, or months. It may seem self-serving, but today I’ll share a previously published blog… Continue reading Speed up Your Style with Outfit Recipes

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Wardrobe 101

Outfit Recipes

Do you feel bombarded at the grocery store checkout by the magazine covers? I often do! Quick and Easy Family Meals… 30 Minute Dinners… Shortcuts to Supper… (And have you ever noticed that for every diet/slim down article, there’s a Best Dessert Ever recipe? So unfair!) Literally millions of recipe ideas at our fingertips, but… Continue reading Outfit Recipes

Tips

What Makes an Outfit Work (Part 2)

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)

Tips

10 Tips for Less Dressing Stress

Happy day, dear reader… Here’s hoping yours is. I’ve been running in a rough patch. In the way my mind jumps about, that got me thinking about Back to School. I know many parents look forward to their children being back in school, and getting back to routines, but dread the transition back into those… Continue reading 10 Tips for Less Dressing Stress

Style

The Myth of Effortless Style

Happy day, dear reader! Google “effortless style” and you will get more than 67 million hits. So it’s no wonder I get asked about effortless style… Last December, when I was interviewed for our local paper, the (male) reporter asked me about it. I was a little surprised. It’s not a question we associate with… Continue reading The Myth of Effortless Style

Tips

One Dress Five Ways

Happy day, dear reader! I hope your week has been full of only pleasant surprises! When I published my summer travel capsule post earlier this week, I analyzed how many outfits could be created from the 10 pieces I took on holiday. I didn’t really explain why I took what I did, as I have… Continue reading One Dress Five Ways

Tips

Dressing Stressing to Blessing (Turning Lemons to Lemonade)

Monday morning can be a challenge for anyone. Here are 10 ways to make dressing less stressing and more of a blessing,,, Just try one. And then maybe add another next week. And maybe another after that. Who knows what might happen? 1)  Lay (or hang) out your clothes for tomorrow when getting ready for… Continue reading Dressing Stressing to Blessing (Turning Lemons to Lemonade)

Tips

5 Ways to Wear a Shirt Dress

Warm Weather Edition! Happy day, reader dear! This is an odd post for me to be writing… I was never much of a shirt dress fan. Don’t get me wrong; I loved how shirt dresses looked… On mannequins, on everyone else, but just not on me. I bet that happens to you, sometimes. You love… Continue reading 5 Ways to Wear a Shirt Dress