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2018 euro street trends

Style Swap: Trade In Your Style Rut For These 2018 Euro Street Trends

Many of my clients lament (rightfully so) the style rut that has taken over their wardrobes.  It may have started with incorporating a trend that makes you feel skinny, or is easy to find in stores, is popular in your city, or is functional for an active lifestyle– like motherhood.  Whatever the reason, you find […]

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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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spring accessory trends from neiman marcus

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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2018 update your style

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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fall fashion picks 2017

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 Summer Fashion Trends: Black & White Done Right

Summer Fashion color trends are tough for me.  I have olive skin, dark brown hair, and hazel eyes.  My optimal palette involves rich jewel and earth tones that you see in Fall runway collections but rarely at a July pool party. Pistachio, bubble gum pink, and sky blue tend to make me look muddy (like I […]

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Style Tips For Powerful Personal Branding

A powerful personal brand requires more than just dressing the part.  These style tips pertain to the visual message you present to the world. I call it your Signature Style. Remember, employers, clients, even love interests are searching your name on Google to get a full picture of who you appear to be on a […]

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Fanny Pack Alternative: Thank God For HipsSister

A flattering and comfortable fanny pack alternative? HipsSister may just be the best running apparel accessory I’ve purchased in years.  Time to throw out the scratchy wristbands/armbands (and their tan lines). No more tying my car key to my shoes, sneaking my phone into my underwear band, or struggling to change my music while keeping pace. […]

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5 Fashion Rules Worth Breaking – Over 40 Style

Ever thought about breaking fashion rules? Many women, especially as we age, are tired of hearing the plethora of Dos and Don’ts of fashion.  That’s why I create style “guides” instead of style “rules” for my clients.  The word NEVER is avoided, and I even shy away from the word “should” these days. Below is my […]

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