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Creating An Over 40 Signature Style

We’ve all said it: “I wish my style were like [fill in the blank].”  Common names that my clients fill in are Jennifer Aniston, Kerry Washington (more specifically her character Olivia Pope from Scandal), and Meryl Streep.  So what is it about these women and other over 40 style muses that we want to emulate? […]

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10 Ways To UP Your Image in 2016

Most New Year resolutions focus on goals or activities designed to make us look and feel better about ourselves. And no wonder! There are a lot of impossible standards that women (especially #over40) feel the need to conquer. But there’s no need to turn to risky procedures or money-wasting trends and gimmicks. Below are the […]

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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 […]

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Direst Sales Industry Goes For A Makeover

As editor-in-chief of AICI Global Magazine, I’m excited to share our April 2014 issue with you for free.  Read about what the direct sales industry has been doing to improve its reputation and stories from consultants who have or still do act as reps for these companies. I really like Debra Lindquist’s take on selling […]

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Swimsuit Tips for Large Thighs/Long Waist

Today’s Bathing Beauty pick is for the triangle-shaped women who carries her weight in her thighs. Many of these ladies (including myself), have long waists and have a hard time with one-piece suits. So, here are a few tips along with a few options for one-piece and two-piece suits. Click the pics below to buy […]

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Lingerie Tips for Inverted Triangles

Are your legs your best feature? Do you buy a size or two higher in tops than you do in pants? Do you run away from tops and jackets with shoulder pads? You’re probably an inverted triangle body type. Here are some tips for buying lingerie that will create a flattering and sexy look for […]

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Lookbook: Petite Rectangle In Love

This beautiful woman over 40 has lived out her own Cinderella story, overcoming divorce and relocation to find herself in love with and marrying Prince Charming.  She’s happily married and wants to look and feel attractive while  staying fit and emotionally grounded– a challenge for us ladies as we enter perimenopausal stages. She leads a […]

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Inverted Triangle Lookbook – Over 40 Style!

Client Profile: This Lookbook is created for an inverted triangle body shape with a large bust, super sexy legs, balanced torso/leg ratio, brown hair and eyes with a neutral leaning cool skin tone, angular facial features. Age 46 I was charged with making 3 social/dating outfits, 3 casual outfits and 3 work outfits. With a […]

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Lookbook for Tall, Athletic Rectangle

Client Profile: This sporty flirt is a tall rectangle with a muscular physique.  She has a strong personality and works in a male-dominated industry but she loves fashion and wants to strike a balance for work and play.  These items are chosen based on a specific shopping list meant to integrate into her existing wardrobe. […]

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Personal Shopper: On A Budget

RetailMeNot.com features my advice on the basics of choosing a personal stylist/image consultant and what they can do to help you look your best and save money.  The important takeaway here is that we’re not just for celebrities and CEO’s.  Everyone can benefit from the expertise our industry has to offer. READ THE ARTICLE HERE […]

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