Featured image above from boraaksu.com. In Support of NOT Letting It All Hang Out… Happy day, dear reader! I hope yours is going swimmingly! In a previous post, I mentioned that off-the-shoulder and cold-shoulder tops are disappearing from the stores as the modesty trend increases in popularity. In terms of fashion, this generally means dresses… Continue reading The Modesty Trend
I Can't Wait for Our Workshop! Happy day, dear reader! Shameless Plug Warning! In the interest of being totally transparent here, I am stupid excited about the workshop Jennifer Beverage of Uncaged Feminine and I are facilitating a half-day retreat next Saturday, February 9th, here in Augusta. We both know what it's like to lose… Continue reading Be Queen of 2019!
AKA: Why I don't wear jammies to the store. Happy day, dear reader! I hope and pray that your day today is full of only pleasant surprises! I am still surprised by (Although it shouldn't any more...) people asking me, "Why are you so dressed up?" The short answer is: Because it's part of my… Continue reading Why Am I So Dressed Up?
Happy day dear reader! Previously, I wrote a post about mindful dressing, but I may have gotten the cart in front of the horse! You can dress mindfully with whatever is in your closet, but those daily choices will be easier if the clothes in your closet are mindfully purchased. One might ask, "Is it… Continue reading Mindful Shopping
Happy day, dear reader! Just so you know that I am not ignoring the royal wedding... Yes, I saw part of the festivities, and enjoyed the outfits, hats, and fascinators. I will leave it to my British blogging sisters to dissect the event, and provide much better context than I can from across the pond.… Continue reading Mindful Dressing
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!
simple simpler\ˈsim-p(ə-)lər\; simplest \ˈsim-p(ə-)ləst\ 1: free from guile : innocent 2a : free from vanity : modest b : free from ostentation or display--a simple outfit 3: of humble origin or modest position--a simple farmer "Simple." Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2018. Welcome (back?), dear reader! Sometimes a client tells me that she (or he) has a very simple style, or wants to keep their style simple. I have found… Continue reading What is Simple Style?
Hello, fabulous readers! I was preparing a talk for a group of women, and in it I ask each to think about her style signature. What is her constant? Some way she is visibly recognizable and different from others. Which made me think about mine... I have a couple of things that could be considered… Continue reading Why I Chose My Grey Hair
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
Control Freak? When I suggest to people that they choose the next day's clothing the night before to save time and stress in the morning, the most common reply is "But what about my mood? I may not feel like those clothes in the morning! Then I'm starting all over again." I don't mean to… Continue reading Mood Dressing