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
Happy day, dear reader! Hope yours is full of only pleasant surprises... If you've not visited before, welcome! Lovely to meet you! This post is a continuation of the summer capsule intro I started last week. Yep, I am a capsule wardrobe geek, although I understand they are not for everyone. Broad Strokes/Themes Denim Diva… Continue reading 2018 Summer Capsule (Part 2)
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
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)
Good day. Whew, it's been a wild ride. Please pardon my neglect! My mother returned home after a long hospital stay, and then we were hosting visitors for Thanksgiving. What a couple of weeks! So much so that I wore jeans every day week before last. For many people, that would be a "Yeah, duh."… Continue reading Jeans Everyday?
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)
In a previous post, I talked a bit about the different women’s body shapes, and how body shape has to do with your skeleton, and with how your “meat” is attached to those bones. To determine body shape, we look at the shoulders and hips, and their relationship to each other. We also look at whether… Continue reading X Body Shape
Pink, or purple? Neither, thank you! I'll take magenta. More grown up than bubblegum pink, not as moody as purple, less in-your-face than red, but never overlooked. Feminine, assertive, and adult.
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