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Thinner In 30 Challenge: Week 3

After the major setback and rebound experienced in Week 2, I hit the ground running (literally) in Week 3 of my “Thinner In 30 Challenge” designed by fitness guru and over-40 sister Jenna Wolfe. Let me preface this post by saying I’m feeling pretty damn strong compared to three weeks ago. Here’s the update…   […]

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10 Of My Favorite Over-40 Outfits

My friends at SocialPrintStudio.com are featuring style bloggers and contacted me as a blogger they’d like to feature. So, here are my favorite over-40 outfits that speak to my signature style.  I’m 47 years old,  5’5, weigh 10 lbs more than my height/age dictate, and wear a DD cup.  I am NOT a model, and […]

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Eco-Friendly Fashion: Turn Blue Jeans Into Green

As a college student in the 1980’s, I remember when Earth Day was all about recycling beer tabs, turning off water while brushing your teeth, and rolling down the car windows instead of using A/C. No one ever told me that the 10 pairs of jeans I bought cost 29,000 gallons of water to produce. […]

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How To Look Like A Rock Star #Over40

My two favorite passions: Fashion and music.  Especially rolled into one. To my absolute delight, the Grammy Museum in L.A. mixes them like DJ Mia Moretti, and I got a big taste of it a couple of weeks ago.  The famous outfits and statement pieces are just as memorable as the songs themselves thanks mostly to mass […]

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Time To Hit The Reset Button? This Retreat’s For You!

My friend Natalie at Reset Retreat and I were talking about the power of “resetting” your life.  This quote from her web site really struck me: “Our program has been developed to include a personality assessment and daily life coaching sessions to deepen your relationship with yourself. Understanding your natural tendencies and patterns will allow […]

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30 Minutes with JB — Still Laughing!

What better way to talk about a style makeover than with local celebs JB Hager of Classic 105.3 FM and Melinda Garvey of Austin Woman Magazine? We had a blast in the studio and covered lots of territory, from my Signature Style Program to new consumer trends favoring small brands that reflect women’s values.  This […]

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Video: Poolside Chic & Swimsuit Workshop

When Good Day Austin heard about my “No Tears Swimsuit Workshop” in Austin on May 9th @ 1:30PM they kindly invited me to give their audience a taste of what this two-hour event is all about. Amanda Salinas and I talk about how important the first impression is — which is when you show up […]

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What NOT To Wear To Work

“We see too many women coming to work wearing inappropriate things.” I’ve heard this multiple times from female professionals and HR managers in a variety of industries. Part of the problem is the advice fashion magazines, designers, retailers and bloggers publish claiming non-traditional styles to be the “new office attire” in an effort to be […]

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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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