In the 1990s, I swore I swore off stockings as a result of my employer’s dress code that required women to wear stockings, pantyhose, tights, etc. if wearing a skirt. When it’s 90 degrees, 80% humidity, and you walk 4 blocks from the Metro, this conservative accessory became a torture device. And we didn’t have cool print stockings back […]
Fashion, technology & women’s rights are intertwined today– just like they were in the 1920s. Trends in wardrobe, hair, and makeup are a visual sign of the times that speak to women’s current roles and values plus technological advances throughout the decades. A few historically significant trends come to mind: 1920s: Flapper dresses that embraced physical freedom through […]
I can’t believe the 2nd Annual SheSpark Holiday Gift Guide, featuring the best holiday gift ideas for women over 40, is LIVE. The 2015 guide was the very first issue of SheSpark that was met with such positive feedback that Audrey Stefanik and I decided to start a monthly digital magazine. The birth of SheSpark! READ IT […]
How do you transform your workplace LBD (little black dress) to your office holiday party LBD? Many of us feel like we’ve recycled style tips too many times and aren’t in the market to buy a cocktail dress that collects dust in the closet. We’ve also witnessed the backlash of trying “hot” editorial trends that come off as too risqué […]
Is an instant facelift possible? The thought of getting a real facelift (or botox or fillers) scares the daylights out of this over-40 woman. Perhaps it’s from binge-watching too many episodes of Botched. I would surely be the person who has an adverse, disfiguring reaction to any anti-aging procedure, landing me on Dr. Nassif and Dr. DuBrow’s surgical […]
Publishing SheSpark’s October #FightLikeAGirl issue was by far the most emotional issue for me. A tissue box found permanent residency next to my computer. There were tears of sadness as readers, contributors, friends and family members detailed their fight and hardships related to breast cancer– and uterine and ovarian cancer. There were tears of joy […]
Look professional and cool with these Fall fashion trends for the office that visually state “I mean business.” These are over-40 style friendly and available through lookbooks designed to save you shopping time. Buy those that work best for your unique signature style! Velvet jackets. Choose rich colors and match with a pencil skirt or […]
Yours truly just got back from Greece– three days in Athens and a 7-day cruise through the islands with two stops in Turkey. Here are some Greece packing tips and lookbooks to shop for your trip/cruise. ATHENS Thieves are attracted to tourists like bees to honey in Athens. Three of the five adults in my party were victims […]
68th Emmy® Nominations are presented by the Television Academy on ABC September 18, 2016, 7pm ET / 6pm CT Join the SheSpark Emmy Pre-Party on Twitter from 6pm to 7pm ET! Follow #SheSparkChat on Twitter and make winner predictions, vote on your favorite red carpet looks, and answer TV trivia for a chance to win a […]
You have to admire a woman who leaves a successful corporate career to venture into entrepreneurial waters. It requires risk assessment, industry research, true passion, and serious guts. Amy Campbell of Austin, Texas, left a stressful job as a wealth advisor to start Brilliant Imports— an ethical fashion and home accessories importing company with a […]
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