Style and Styling

Classic Style

Style Personality Series Happy day, reader dear! When it comes to style, personality trumps all. Because well, style is your personality expressed through what you wear on your body. Everyone has a personality, so EVERYONE has a style, even if they aren't aware of what it is... Or what it should be for them! Many… Continue reading Classic Style

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Style and Styling

What’s Your Style Personality?

7 Personality Style (Arche)Types Happy day, reader dear! How are you? And more importantly, Who are you? I hope you are well, and happy being you! Have you ever brought home (or been gifted) a clothing item or accessory that is absolutely beautiful... And yet you can't bring yourself to wear it? It hangs there,… Continue reading What’s Your Style Personality?

Style and Styling

Give Your Basics Personality!

Making ordinary pieces YOURS! Happy day, reader dear! When I do a talk, or take mini-wardrobes places for demonstration purposes, people are always surprised at how ordinary my clothes are. People assume that if you are an Image Consultant/Stylist/Personal Shopper/Wardrobe Consultant/etc., you have an enormous wardrobe, full of expensive, interesting and unusual pieces. I am… Continue reading Give Your Basics Personality!

Style and Styling

7 Military Inspired Wardrobe Classics

How Many Can You Find in Your Closet? Happy day, reader dear! Today, November 11, is known Veterans Day here in the US, and Armistice Day in Europe. The official end of WWI may have occurred at 11:00 AM that day, but the effects of that war are still felt throughout the world today, 101… Continue reading 7 Military Inspired Wardrobe Classics

Style and Styling

3 Ways to Soften a Classic Look

Shift Classic and Let Your Personality Shine! Happy day, reader dear! Are you bored with your wardrobe? I think that may be the main complaint I hear from women about their closets... That, and that they need help thinning the crowd. (I LOVE both of these parts of my work!) Helping someone rediscover what they… Continue reading 3 Ways to Soften a Classic Look

Accessories

Balancing Jewelry and Glasses

How Much is Too Much? Happy day, dear reader! Today's post is for my daugther-in-law, Megan. We ran into each other at the bank, and she asked what I was writing about. That's usually her way of hinting that she wants to read about something, like when she wanted some inspiration for ways to style… Continue reading Balancing Jewelry and Glasses

Wardrobe 101

What’s Your Spending Style?

Happy day, dear reader! When I meet new clients, we do a personality assessment, a lifestyle analysis, and a values exercise. And we talk about their budget. Even after learning so much about them, a new facet emerges when we get into the closet... Where I learn about his or her spending personality. What's a… Continue reading What’s Your Spending Style?

Accessories

Statement Earrings

Happiest of days to you, my dear reader! Unless you've been in a cave for the past four or five months, I'll wager you've noticed the statement earring trend. I overheard a man at the big box store say that "Earrings sure look bigger than they used to!" You know a trend is big when… Continue reading Statement Earrings

Style and Styling

Dress Picks for Summer (2018)

Happy day, dear reader! If you have been reading for any time now, you know that I Love Me a Dress! Some people are not dress people and would not be caught dead in one! I especially love them in the spring and summer. They are a great way to stay cool, and they¬†transition well… Continue reading Dress Picks for Summer (2018)

Musings & Miscellany

Jean Jacket

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