Capsule Wardrobe

Fall 2018 Capsule

Happy day, dearest reader! In the US, the past Labor Day holiday weekend is traditionally seen as the end of summer. Many school districts start after Labor Day, and the evenings are cooling off enough to signal the coming change of season. (Not here, but certainly in other places I have lived!) If you like… Continue reading Fall 2018 Capsule

Body Shapes

OMFabulous! (O Shape, That Is!)

The O Body Shape Happiest of days to you, dear reader! Welcome to the penultimate (Not a word I get to use daily!) post in this women's body shape series. If you've been reading along with us, we have covered six of the eight women's body shapes so far. If you'd like to get caught… Continue reading OMFabulous! (O Shape, That Is!)

Women's Style

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 me about it. I was a little surprised. It's not a question we associate with… Continue reading The Myth of Effortless Style

Shopping

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 get into the closet... Where I learn about his or her spending personality. What's a… Continue reading What’s Your Spending Style?

Spirituality & Style

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 easier if the clothes in your closet are mindfully purchased. One might ask, "Is it… Continue reading Mindful Shopping

Money & Style

Penny Wise and Pound Foolish

Happy day to you, fabulous reader! Alert: This post borders unleashes my financial responsibility geek. (Which many find to be an oxymoron combined with style blogger!) When I am getting to know a client, one of the questions I ask is about their clothing or wardrobe budget. I don't ask this to be nosy, or… Continue reading Penny Wise and Pound Foolish

Spirituality & Style

Mindful Dressing

Happy day, dear reader! Just so you know that I am not ignoring the royal wedding... Yes, I saw part of the festivities, and enjoyed the outfits, hats, and fascinators. I will leave it to my British blogging sisters to dissect the event, and provide much better context than I can from across the pond.… Continue reading Mindful Dressing

Capsule Wardrobe

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 with your offspring! (And their offspring. Ad infinitum...) I wrote last week about a shopping… Continue reading Dress it Up or Down

Color

RIP Polyvore

Hello dear reader, It is a time-consuming labor of love creating content and visuals three days a week for a blog. Just over a week ago it was made even harder by the buy-out and closure of Polyvore, a platform used by bloggers galore, and tens of thousands of other creative people around the world… Continue reading RIP Polyvore