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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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3 Austin Fashion Shows : Fab, Fine & Fanatical

Last week was quite the fashion show party here in Austin.  I attended three events that reflected three different Austinite styles: Fabulous, Fine, and Fanatical. The Fabulous ran wild at none other than the WERK: The Austin Pride Fashion Show featuring designers from Project Runway.  Local favorite Daniel Esquivel (@dano_esquivel), all smiles, greeted fans before […]

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Anger to Acceptance: A Hysterectomy Story

Kim Childress (45) lives in Lansing, Michigan and is a children’s book editor. With a cocktail of uterine problems plaguing her since age 22, she underwent not one, but two surgeries.   Being a close college friend, Kim contacted me when the decision to get a hysterectomy was upon her.  It was a very emotional conversation, […]

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Hysterectomy & Hormonal Mayhem

Kim Brownsberger McMahon, 43, is a mother of two boys living in Denver, CO.  I’ve known her since 1987 and never knew about the pain she suffered her entire adult life due to severe endometriosis.  She is surviving her hysterectomy and facing a new set of health challenges. Here is her story:   My decision […]

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Chemo + Hysterectomy = Style Makeover?

Linda Jennings was born and raised in Austin, TX.  At the age of 64, she was diagnosed with uterine cancer and her doctor suggested a radical hysterectomy along with cancer treatment.  Little did she know how it would impact her image. Here is her story.   I was diagnosed early November 2012.  Had a complete […]

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Why I Decided to Get a Hysterectomy

Part I of  “Surviving Hysterectomy With Style” series My first period started when I was 10 years old. I took a time out from playing with my friends (literally, we were playing Capture The Flag) only to find a horrifying “gift” from Mother Nature when it was time to wipe. My reaction was that of […]

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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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Night-To-Day Dress Tricks

Want to get more wear out of that killer dress you wear to evening events?  Lower your “Cost-Per-Wear” and experiment with these tricks that can place your IT dress into your daytime clothing capsule!  Slip on a top under a dress. The Cut highlighted this printed dress + turtle neck, and Emma Stone rocks a […]

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Before Chanel CC Cream…

  BEFORE AND AFTER PHOTOS USING CC CREAM Rarely do I endorse skin care products, so believe me when I say that Chanel’s CC Cream Correction Complete will change your morning routine for the better. My friend Tony at Dillard’s Chanel counter (The Galleria & Barton Creek) used it in a recent freebie makeover. I […]

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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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