• Style and Styling

    Practical Style

    NOT a Part of the Personality Style Series! Happy day, reader dear! Do you think you are practical? Do others describe you that way? I am all about practicality. Especially wardrobe practicality! Now to be fair, practicality is relative and…

  • Wardrobe 101

    8 Questions to Ask B4 You Buy!

    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…

  • Accessories

    Style Myths: Perfect Handbag

    Happy day, reader dear! With the advent of a new It Bag each season to season, we hear the word perfect thrown around a lot! It seems odd to me that something “perfect” should change so quickly, but, what do…

  • Style and Styling

    The Myth of Effortless Style

    Happy day, dear reader! Google “effortless style” and you will get more than 67 million hits. So it’s no wonder I get asked about effortless style… Last December, when I was interviewed for our local paper, the (male) reporter asked…

  • 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…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Building Basics

    Happy day, kind reader! This is a backtracking kind of post… Sometimes I get so excited about an idea, that I start out before thinking things all the way through. (Anyone else out there with that problem?) This happened recently…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Mindful Shopping

    Happy day dear reader! Previously, I wrote a post about mindful dressing, but I may have gotten the cart in front of the horse! You can dress mindfully with whatever is in your closet, but those daily choices will be…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    2018 Summer Capsule (Part 2)

    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…

  • 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…