Tips

4 Ways to Style a Shirtdress: Fall Edition

Happy day, reader dear! Well, I've gone and done it. I've broken one of my own rules. I've always had in my mind that I wasn't going to style items that weren't in my own wardrobe. And I certainly wouldn't buy something just to style and return it to the store afterwards. Well, today I… Continue reading 4 Ways to Style a Shirtdress: Fall Edition

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Wardrobe 101

Style Staple #4: A Great Jacket

Happy day, reader dear! Welcome back! If this is your first visit, Welcome! We are smack dab in the middle of a series of posts about Style Staples. You know, those things you add to otherwise ordinary pieces (Building Basics) that take them from "Nakedness covered? Check." to "Voila! Outfit!" AKA: I-meant-to-do-this. AKA: Intentionality Jumping… Continue reading Style Staple #4: A Great Jacket

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

Capsule Wardrobe

Colorful Capsules

Happy day, dear reader! I'm working on a few "best of" type posts together for your amusement whilst I take a break. (If I'm writing this, it's really not a break, is it?) Oh well! I often hear complaints that capsule wardrobes are boring, because many of the ones you see out in bloglandia are… Continue reading Colorful Capsules

Capsule Wardrobe

Need a Maternity Wardrobe?

A Simple Maternity Capsule Happy day, dear reader! The summer wedding season is upon us, often closely followed by pregnancy season... I am happily married, and NOT expecting (Those days are loooong past!), but I find it amusing that as soon as the pregnancy test comes back positive, young couples start looking at little tiny… Continue reading Need a Maternity Wardrobe?

Business Dress

Business Dress Codes Deciphered

 Traditional Business Dress is what most people imagine when they think corporate “suit.” Traditional Business Dress (TBD) is widely seen the C-Suites, and in banking, finance, and law. The goal is to look serious and trustworthy. Why would you put your money or life into someone’s hands who looks casual or “risky”? Some real estate… Continue reading Business Dress Codes Deciphered

Business Dress

Confused by Business Casual?

If you are confused by Business Casual, you are not alone! Business Casual dress is loved by many, and despised by others. To understand Business Casual, let’s talk a little about the history of business dress. In particular, men’s business dress, since appropriate women’s business wear derives from the men’s. Once upon a time, anyone… Continue reading Confused by Business Casual?