• Style and Styling

    Give Your Basics Personality!

    Making ordinary pieces YOURS! Happy day, reader dear! When I do a talk, or take mini-wardrobes places for demonstration purposes, people are always surprised at how ordinary my clothes are. People assume that if you are an Image Consultant/Stylist/Personal Shopper/Wardrobe…

  • Color

    What is Value Contrast?

    And Why Does It Matter? Happy day, dear reader! Is your week rolling along smartly? This one feels a bit like the Keystone-Cops… Lots of busy-ness, but busy doesn’t equal accomplishment. We’ll have to see how it all plays out,…

  • Accessories

    Choosing Jewelry Redux

    At intervals this month, I am updating some previous posts on commonly asked questions because wardrobe and style are often the subject of New Year’s resolutions, and we are at that resolution cliff! It’s drop off time, so I thought…

  • 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…

  • Pearlsonalities
    Accessories

    Choosing Accessories

    A few months ago, I listed questions that can help narrow the search for a handbag. They fell into Know Thyself questions, and Know Thy Bags questions. Know Thyself is key for all purchases! Accessories covers a lot of ground,…