Color, Events/Contests

RIP Polyvore

Hello dear reader, It is a time-consuming labor of love creating content and visuals three days a week for a blog. Just over a week ago it was made even harder by the buy-out and closure of Polyvore, a platform used by bloggers galore, and tens of thousands of other creative people around the world… Continue reading RIP Polyvore

Wardrobe

Your Closet: Boutique or Rummage Sale?

Good day, dear reader... It's a rough week. If you follow me on Instagram, you know that my family has a funeral this week, hence I am revisiting a post I wrote last June at the beginning of my blogging journey. Rather than linking, I have copied it here for you: (And added some visuals… Continue reading Your Closet: Boutique or Rummage Sale?

Accessories, Logistics, Travel

How to Pack: Travel Outfits

Good day, dearest reader! My last post was all about how I choose how to pack for a trip, and included the example of a wardrobe shown above. Today, I'll talk through these choices and we can see how they play out for my hypothetical adventure. Check the Weather For this trip, the weather is… Continue reading How to Pack: Travel Outfits

Color, Wardrobe

2017’s Top 5’s

NB: Some of today's images were found in my Camera Roll. Apologies for their ultra-amateur nature! As an Image and Wardrobe Coach, lots of people ask what are my favorite pieces. I'm not always sure why, because my favorites are not necessarily going to be someone else's favorites. I have written about how I find Must… Continue reading 2017’s Top 5’s

Wardrobe

Building a (Wardrobe) House

A lovely woman named Victoria (in a Facebook group I play in) likened building a wardrobe to building a house. She had been having trouble because she had been buying all kinds of lovely things, but still didn't feel like her style was growing. Then she realized those beautiful accessories were like the throw pillows,… Continue reading Building a (Wardrobe) House

Body Shapes, Color, Personality

What Makes an Outfit Work (Part 2)

So how does one put What Makes an Outfit Work (Part 1) into practice? Lots of trial and error, until it becomes second nature. Here's an example... Personality I have a pretty out-there personality. I am friendly, mostly direct, and not afraid to speak my mind. My style recipe is Mischievous Femi-Modern. I don't do girly… Continue reading What Makes an Outfit Work (Part 2)

Body Shapes, Color, Personality

What Makes an Outfit Work? (Part 1)

Have you ever seen someone dressed and think That's amazing on her, but I could never wear that. So, what makes an outfit work? (Or NOT work?!) When I pull together an outfit for a client, my goal is for it to: Reflect Your Personality This is one reason an outfit may be perfect for one… Continue reading What Makes an Outfit Work? (Part 1)

Personality, Shopping, Wardrobe

Personal Shopping

Not Retail Therapy I enjoy personal shopping with my clients. It's not that I love shopping per se, but I see shopping as a puzzle to be solved, and a way to try out new ideas. You have holes or gaps in your wardrobe puzzle, and my job is to help you find the missing… Continue reading Personal Shopping