• 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…

  • 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…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Style Staples: #3 Colored Shoes

    Happy day, dearest reader! I am having fun with this Style Staples series… I hope you are, too! Two down, a third today, and a few more in the pipeline.If you are looking for a Must Have List, my apologies.…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Style Staples: #2 Short Colored Necklace

    Happy day, dear reader! Today I thought I would share with you the second installment in the Style Staples series. Style Staples are those pieces that help you turn the Building Basics in your closet into a look with intention.…

  • Wardrobe 101

    Dress it Up or Down

    Dawn-to-Dusk Dressing Happy day, dear reader! Many of our shopping and wardrobe attitudes and habits come from our upbringing, which is a great reason to get a handle on poor shopping habits, unless of course you want to share them…