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

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

Accessories

Jeans and Gems

Happy day, dear reader! A client was recently asking me about what jewelry to wear with a casual tee. She loves one very sparkly necklace she owns, but always ended up taking it off because something feels "wrong." That "wrong" feeling can come from a disconnect within the Levels of Refinement in an outfit. It's… Continue reading Jeans and Gems

Women's Style

Leveling Up or Down

Happy day, dear reader! One of the most common questions I get is about whether items "match" or not. "Can I wear this dress with these shoes?" "Does this shirt go with these pants?" There are various aspects to "matching" that have to do with color. (If you want to find out more about color… Continue reading Leveling Up or Down

Wardrobe 101

I Need a Hero! (AKA: I’ve Got Nothing to Wear!)

I've Got Nothing to Wear! Do you stare into your generous closet and think "I have nothing to wear!"? Some days we are lacking inspiration, but often we have a Heroes/Basics imbalance. Every closet needs both, but when we have too many of one, and not enough of the other, it can be hard to… Continue reading I Need a Hero! (AKA: I’ve Got Nothing to Wear!)

Personality

Elizabeth’s Wardrobe Makeover

¬†Elizabeth (Not Liz. Please.) is creative, feminine, and relaxed. She loves options and unusual color combinations. She doesn't want to be boxed into a particular style. Her work has a relaxed business dress code. Weekends, she ferries the children to their activities, and surprises the corporate crowd at her husband's social events. Always appropriate, but… Continue reading Elizabeth’s Wardrobe Makeover