Happy day, dear reader! This post may come across as bossy... (Me, bossy? NEVER! Just ask my children!) Since working as a Wardrobe and Image consultant I am often asked how to take care of clothes, and it's not just young men and women asking me. I find women and men my age who haven't… Continue reading Caring for Your Wardrobe
Wardrobe Audit, Edit, Purge, etc., etc., etc.! Happy day, dear reader! How's your closet? Do you have a wardrobe? Or a floordrobe? Do your clothes live on a chair in the corner or the room? Or hang on the treadmill? (That's a common one!) Why? Is it a matter of space or time? Recently, I… Continue reading Wardrobe Clean Up
Happy day, dear reader! Hope you are having a fabulous day! Previously, I wrote about the math of a capsule wardrobe, and how you don't need a lot of clothes to have a lot of options. I found I can get about 500 outfits out of the 39 pieces in my winter capsule. (That's far… Continue reading 3 Reasons for a Smaller Wardrobe
Happy day, reader dearest! I overhear a lot of grumbling in dressing rooms. Not so much when I take a client shopping, because my job is to remove the grumble factor for them! But I frequently overhear women in other dressing rooms grumbling about how everyone else has it easier when it comes to shopping.… Continue reading Petite Style Challenges
Happy day, dear reader! Hope yours is a great one! I know it's a personal question, but... What do you have in your closet? Lots of Building Basics? Some Style Staples? What about a few Wardrobe Wonders? What's a Wardrobe Wonder, you ask? A WardrObe Wonder is a little hard to define, but you know… Continue reading WardrObe Wonders
Oodles of Outfits from Just 10 Pieces Most of Which You Probably Already Own! Happy day, dear reader! If this is your first visit, Welcome! And if you are returning, Welcome Back! Today I am sharing a post that I had the privilege to guest-write for Sarah of Get Real Image! Her post went live… Continue reading 10 Piece Holiday Capsule
Style Heresy! Happy day, dear reader! I have one of the most interesting jobs in the world. No two days are ever the same, which I love! (I understand that stresses lots of people out.) There is one thing I can count on. When I help a woman with a Wardrobe Audit, she will apologize… Continue reading Why You Don’t Need a Little Black Dress
Style Staples Happy day, dear reader! I fully expect to be tearing my hair out right about now... Our youngest son's wedding is this coming weekend, and at writing, I have no idea what still needs to be done by Friday. That is why you are privileged (?) to be on the receiving end of… Continue reading 7 Easy Ways to Take an Outfit from Blah to BAM!
Fashion Seasons vs. Calendar Seasons Happy day, dear reader! Back in January, I wrote a post about Fashion Seasons vs. Calendar Seasons, and after some recent questions from friends and clients, it seems time to repeat it! (Albeit updated for our current time of year...) All over the blogosphere, trend reports from NY Fashion Week,… Continue reading What Are Fashion Seasons?
Wishing the happiest of days to you, dear reader! If this is your first visit, welcome! If you are returning, thank you for coming to see me again! I think I may have come to the end of this batch of Style Staples. (I say this batch, because I expect I will think of some… Continue reading Style Staples #7: A Colored Bag