Happy day to you, dear reader! If you have been reading this blog for any time now, you probably realize that I have a problem with rules... I think rules are necessary. But fashion and style rules? Well, let's talk about one of those. Rules? What Rules? If you spend any time out in the… Continue reading Bikini Body!
Lovely day, dear reader! An ode... O, jean jacket, jean jacket, what would I do. Were I ever to find my poor self without you? No zippers, no snaps, nor embroidery needed. The old fashioned trucker is classic indeed(ed). Styles are fickle, when fashions turn tide, Others may leave you, and cast you aside. Your… Continue reading Jean Jacket
Happy day, dear reader! I hope your day has been full of only pleasant surprises! Over the weekend, I had an unpleasant surprise of my own doing. Sometimes we make planning mistakes. Even when we (think) we know ourselves, we don't always remember our quirks... In my case: Especially when it's been more than six… Continue reading Lesson Learned
Happy day, dear reader! Each Sunday night, I post a Sunday Night Reminder & Monday Morning Outfit Inspiration for my FB business page followers. One woman mentioned to me that she loves the ideas, but never sets her clothes out the night before because she doesn't know what kind of mood she'll be in the… Continue reading Mood Dressing (Take 2)
Hello, dear reader! Aging is no reason to loose your style groove. Women (and men!) in middle-age (or above) complain that it is hard to find clothing that doesn't feel frumpy. I get it. About 50 years ago, fashion became the playground of the young. It was not always that way. As a child, I remember… Continue reading Stay Stylish!
Some of the nicest people I know are! Happy day, dear reader! I know a woman who calls herself a Seasonal Slob. She is a summer-loving lady, even when that means 95 degree heat and 95% humidity. She does better in the warm weather and hates to be cold. If you met her in the… Continue reading Are You a Seasonal Slob?
I'm not much of a resolution maker... I love the fresh start of a new year as much as anyone, but sticking to resolutions is not my strong suit. I prefer to take each day or hour new as it comes and start fresh where I am rather than wait for someone else's marker. Since… Continue reading Style Resolutions
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
I was privileged to be asked to participate in a Professional Empowerment Seminar for women this week! The sponsor was a financial advisor particularly interested in helping women secure their financial independence. While finance and fashion may seem an odd combination, empowerment is at the root of how both of us work. I thought I… Continue reading Clothing as Language
I have always been an inventory taker and list maker; it is just part of my personality. I remember sitting up in the branches of the willow tree in our front yard (I spend countless childhood hours up there.) thinking about what toys I would take if my family had to move and all I… Continue reading Random Thoughts on Inventory