• Capsule Wardrobing

    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…

  • Capsule Wardrobing

    5 Steps to a Great Capsule

    Hello dearest reader, Thank you for coming to visit today! I hope your day has been a good one! Where did the summer go? It’s the end of August, so it’s well past time to start to thinking about a…

  • Style and Styling

    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…

  • 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

    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…

  • Money & Style

    Penny Wise and Pound Foolish

    Cost Per Wear (CPW) and Why It Matters Happy day to you, fabulous reader! Alert: This post unleashes my financial responsibility geek. (Which many find to be an oxymoron combined with style blogger!) When I am getting to know a…

  • Wardrobe 101

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…