Happy day, reader dear! There was a big birthday this past weekend... October 13, 2019 was the 244th birthday of the US Navy! I'm fond of the Navy. I served in the US Naval Reserve for 10 years, and my husband's naval service allowed our family to live abroad and see the world in ways… Continue reading Style Tips from Military Life (Part 3)
Happy day, dearest reader! Are you a people watcher? I am! I find human beings endlessly fascinating. Not just how they look, but also how they move and behave. The advent of the cell phone makes this even more interesting, because people seem to think that what they say (or the person speaking to them… Continue reading 5 Common Style Mistakes (Redux)
Happy day, reader dear! Do you love to shop for clothing? Or hate it? I find most people are at one extreme or the other. With a new shoulder season fast approaching (fall for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, spring in the Southern), it's a good time to think about a wardrobe refresh.… Continue reading 8 Questions to Ask B4 You Buy!
Needing a Little Post Holiday Camouflage? Happy day, lovely reader! I think the number one question I am asked is "How can I look more slender?"(Its corollary is "How can I look taller?") The two are related; if you look taller, you look skinnier, and vice versa. Think about a stretchy doll... The longer you… Continue reading 5 Style Tips to Look Thinner
Happy day, reader dearest! I overhear a lot of grumbling in dressing rooms. Not so much when I take a client shopping, because my job is to remove the grumble factor for them! But I frequently overhear women in other dressing rooms grumbling about how everyone else has it easier when it comes to shopping.… Continue reading Petite Style Challenges
Happy day, dearest reader! Last Friday night, I was lucky enough to spend the evening in Harlem, Georgia at the Ladies' Night Out event. What a fun evening! It's a struggle when you want to be both a vendor and an attendee at these do's. Hundreds of women were enjoying the cool evening air, wine… Continue reading 5 Common Style Mistakes
What Is Level of Refinement? Hello again, dear reader! I pray that today is a good one for you... Have you ever said "I have nothing to wear!" into a closet full of clothing? You are not alone. Sometimes a client will tell me that she needs to buy something new, even though she has… Continue reading How Dressy is It?
Happy day, lovely reader! I think the number one question I am asked is "How can I look more slender?"(Its corollary is "How can I look taller?") These two are related since if you look taller, you look skinnier, and vice versa. Think about a stretchy doll... The longer you stretch it, the skinnier it… Continue reading Style Tips to Look Thinner
Back in December, a reporter from our local paper asked me for three tips to look more stylish without leaving the house. After some digging, I discovered he meant without spending any money, although I can do that without leaving home! Thank you, Internet... As that article was going into the business section of the… Continue reading 5 Tips to Look More Stylish
Here we are, smack dab in the middle of June. Wedding season. And beautiful brides everywhere are slipping into the only custom fitted item they will ever wear. I know, every bride wants to look stunning, and unforgettable on her wedding day. But what about the other 364 days in the year? (Or 365 if… Continue reading Why just for special occasions?