Step 1: Improve Your Body Image

Step 1: Improve Your Body Image

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How To Style A Jumpsuit For Your Body

I love jumpsuits but they can be oh-so-tricky. Here are styling options you can buy right here with tips based on body type.  Have fun! Taiho Black Jumpsuit US $171 (Buy it now) Why I like it:  There is built-in bra support so it works fairly well unless you’re over a DD cup. The straight-leg design […]

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How To Avoid 5 Yoga Pants Fails

Mirrors lie. Sunlight reveals. Cameras are cruel. I can’t imagine the women caught in these yoga pants fails are aware of what’s happening.  These fails happen daily. On the street. Otherwise, I might consider these pics Rated R.  If you find yourself out and about wearing this garment, consider these preventative measures. And always look […]

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How To Be Curvalicious Like Christina

Mad Men would be Sad Men without the smart and sumptuous Joan Holloway.  Read my advice on how actress Christina Hendricks shows off her assets yet keeps it classy in real life. Thanks to Fox News Magazine and my fellow stylists for making this a useful and entertaining article. 10 Glamorous Style Lessons from Christina […]

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2015 Resolution & “How Did I Get Here?”

I had quite a lofty resolution post drafted and ready to go “live” on Jan 5th.  But the universe had something else in mind for me and my resolution.  The original post cited my three-pronged strategy for losing 21 lbs in 180 days– and I’d already started executing my plan. Then, on Jan 3rd, all […]

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The Gift of an Advantage

Recent or soon-to-be graduates are always looking for a clear advantage over their peers.  Whether it’s entering the workforce or competing in the world of admissions, what can a woman do to stand out from the crowd? “Socially Smart & Savvy” is an excellent handbook that covers the basics for developing a personal brand, presenting […]

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#Over40Style Gift Guide Is Here!

I’m excited to launch my first #Over40Style Gift Guide  featuring small businesses and emerging designers– many of whom are personal friends from all over the world.  Please take a moment to look at these unique and exotic gifts priced under $140 chosen specifically for women over 40. Some of these are one-of-a-kind works of art– […]

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“Your Biopsy Results Are Back”

That’s what Dr. Griffin’s nurse said when I answered the phone yesterday.  As Breast Cancer Awareness Month winds down, I’m personally reminded of how your life can change at any moment based on a phone call. It started four weeks ago when I went in for my mammogram at the ARA (Austin Radiological Association). I […]

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Forget 50 Shades – Here Are 10 Ways To Wear Gray

Gray is this Fall’s “go-to” color for designers.  But is it for you?  Read my advice and that of other professional stylists in Fox News Magazine. FORGET 50 SHADES – HERE ARE 10 WAYS TO WEAR GRAY If you would like to create a Signature Style that says who you are and where you’re going, […]

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Hot Jorts — Make It Stop!

I coined a new term at the Austin Music Festival this weekend:  Hot Jorts. It’s the Frankenstein version of Mom Jorts that were amputated and mutilated into a monstrous looking hot pant. All I can say is “Make It Stop!” (thank you Joan Rivers, RIP) You might think that women over 40 were the offenders. […]

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ACL Fest Style Tips for Fans #Over40

This weekend kicks off the ACL Fest party and everyone is asking “What to wear to ACL?”.  There are plenty of sites suggesting ensembles, but most cater to the 20-something crowd.  Quite frankly, I also find some suggestions impractical for the conditions.  As an Over 40 rock-n-roller who’s attended hundreds of concerts, here are a […]

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