Tips

New Year’s Eve Style

1 Jumpsuit: 5 Ways Happy day, dearest reader! I pray you are having a wonderful week, and are getting some rest! New Year's Eve is almost upon us, so it's a good time to think about how to greet the New Year. I thought I'd look back at what I styled on Polyvore (RIP, Polyvore.… Continue reading New Year’s Eve Style

Wardrobe 101

10 Piece Holiday Capsule

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

Women's Style

Styled for Work and Play: Red Skirt

AKA: Dress It Up or Down Happy day, dear reader! One of the words clients use most frequently when they describe an ideal wardrobe is versatile. I get it! Almost everyone I talk to wants to do more with less, even if we all define "less" very differently. In other posts I've talked about the… Continue reading Styled for Work and Play: Red Skirt

Travel

Casual Summer Travel Capsule

(And a Meditation on the World Cup) Happy day, dearest reader! I hope yours is going well. I had an exhausting week last week. Good, but exhausting, and so our weekend plans were punted for staying at home, catching up, and watching the World Cup final. Woo hoo! The Cup is not nearly as much… Continue reading Casual Summer Travel Capsule

Money & Style

Budget Blessers

And a very happy day to you, dear reader! Everyone I meet seems to want to save money. I get it. I do, too! I have better things to do with my money than buy "stuff." So in that vein, who couldn't use a reminder of some Budget Blessers? I say reminding, because like the… Continue reading Budget Blessers

Capsule Wardrobe

Summer Capsule: One Month In!

Happy day, dear reader! Whew! I can't believe it's a week into July already! Summer is running away from me far too soon. And I thought summer would go more slowly once I wasn't teaching... Ha! It's been about a month living with my summer capsule, and so far, so good. I have been quite… Continue reading Summer Capsule: One Month In!

Capsule Wardrobe

Dress it Up or Down

Dawn-to-Dusk Dressing Happy day, dear reader! Many of our shopping and wardrobe attitudes and habits come from our upbringing, which is a great reason to get a handle on poor shopping habits, unless of course you want to share them with your offspring! (And their offspring. Ad infinitum...) I wrote last week about a shopping… Continue reading Dress it Up or Down

Color

Ways to Break the Black Habit

Happy day, dear reader! What's your favorite color? Now, what's your favorite color to wear? Frequently, these are two completely different answers. But why? So many women I know answer that their favorite color to wear is black. Maybe they've been seduced by the dark side, or maybe they've just fallen prey to the Myths… Continue reading Ways to Break the Black Habit

Capsule Wardrobe

80/20 Capsule

Happy day, dear reader! Seasons are changing here, and I am in the process of cleaning and storing my winter-only clothes, and starting to put together my spring capsule wardrobe. I grew up in a distinctly 4 season climate, and working my capsules helps me maintain that 4 season feel, even now that I live… Continue reading 80/20 Capsule