Happy day, dearest reader! Aristotle is not who you might think of when you hear style icon, unless tunics are your thing! One of my favorite Aristotelian tidbits is... Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. (My children probably hate this one, as they heard it a lot when growing up!) Aristotle's wisdom… Continue reading 5 Good Wardrobe Habits
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 when I started a series of posts about Style Staples, those pieces I look for… Continue reading Building Basics
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?
Shoes, shoes, SHOES! Some people love 'em, and cannot imagine life without a variety. Others see them as a necessity to cover their feet to get into stores and restaurants. The latter are usually the ones asking me what shoes do I really need? (Read: How few can I get away with owning?) As with… Continue reading Shoe Wardrobe
Common conversation... "How can I make a casual outfit look not sloppy?" "Do you mean casual, but intentionally so?" "YES! That's exactly what I meant! How do I do that?" This conversation, or a variation of it, happens almost weekly! So many women with very casual lifestyles go through their day feeling messy and not… Continue reading Finishing an Outfit