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What is Your Style Profile? – Read This If You Don’t Know

What is your Style Profile? Have you thought about your Style Profile? Can you describe it? Do you know what it even is?  Your Style Profile is the non-verbal message you send that tells your personal story.  I help clients create a look that says “who you are and where you’re going.” That’s another way […]

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5 Spring 2018 Accessories Trends from Neiman Marcus

I’m elated with the accessories trends from Neiman Marcus this year. They are playful yet sophisticated with references from pop culture that are easy to integrate into your office attire or casual weekend wear. Gucci takes a front seat for me this season (which I’ve never said before!) because of their bold details. Even if […]

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How to Wear Leopard Print – From Work to Rock Star

Sometimes it’s hard to know how to wear leopard print for different occasions.  At certain times it seems inappropriate (see my post Sassy vs Trashy: Formula for Success) or is a stretch for your personal style profile.  If you love it but aren’t sure how to wear leopard print, here are a few ways to […]

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Inconspicuous Consumption & Style: 5 Ways A-Listers Do It

“The Rise of Inconspicuous Consumption & Its Effect On Fashion” is an article I wrote for SheSpark after listening to NPR program “Hidden Brain” hosted by Shankar Vedantam.  The show, titled “Never Go To Vegas, and Other Unspoken Rules of Being an A-Lister” was so provocative and in step with what I’m witnessing in fashion’s […]

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10 Affordable Ways to Update Your Style for 2018

Looking for affordable ways to update your style in the wake of holiday spending?  It can be done, and I’ve put together a list of easy and fun ways to give your style an extra “kick” for the new year. You can also shop this customized Nordstrom catalog to help you make the recommended purchases. […]

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2017 Online Shopping Tips for a Fun & Safe Holiday

  Online shopping tips are the best way I know of helping people get over their fear of a) making a poor purchasing decision when you can’t touch/feel the product and b) losing money to a vendor or a hacker. Last year, I completed all of my shopping online in *one day* mainly using SheSpark’s […]

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Airplane Etiquette 2017 – How To Fly Friendlier Skies

Is it just me or has airplane etiquette deteriorated? My husband and I travel frequently to other cities for work, play, and to visit family a couple of times a month. While we don’t travel for a living, we feel for those who do after seeing patterns of inconsiderate and sometimes gross behavior on flights. […]

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2017 Fall Fashion Trends and Style Tips Over-40 Style

2017 Fall Fashion trends, IMHO, are more workplace friendly and complement with this woman’s over-40 style.  Why?  They reflect intricate and creative design around unexpected proportions, color combinations, and textures. Vogue, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, and Vanity Fair editorials and advertisements featured less bare skin and skinny pants and more mesmerizing prints, cuts allowing for […]

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2017 Packing Tips For Santa Fe, NM

My packing tips for Santa Fe are different in 2017 than they would have been last year. So I’m glad I waited until my next trip to write this post. My husband and I drive to Santa Fe from Austin, Texas as part of our now annual trek to Colorado.  New Mexico is flat and […]

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Dillard’s Steps Into the Designer Vintage Handbags Market

Dillard’s Barton Creek general manager Mitch Guinn invited me to take a sneak peek at a pre-sale designer vintage handbags event this past week.  Set up behind locked doors, we entered the room which was covered in pre-owned bags and wallets from Louis Vuitton, Prada, Gucci, and Yves Saint Laurent.  I admit, a bit of drool […]

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