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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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Menopause: Can You Cure The Curse?

The most frustrating part about not being able to treat menopause is that most doctors say: “All tests indicate you’re fine.”  “Synthetic hormones are your best option.”  “This is natural, just grin and bear it.” In The Menopause Cure, Hormonal Health, author Jill D. Davey tackles the menopause bull by the horns and debunks the myths, […]

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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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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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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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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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Swimsuit Tips for Hiding a Tummy

As part of Bathing Beauty month, today’s post focuses on women who are trying to minimize their tummies. Use these strategies when choosing a bathing suit. If you like the suits featured, click on the photo and buy it right here, right now. 1.  The best way to hide a feature is to draw attention […]

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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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Happy Camper Post-Op Tips

Nutritionist Dawn Aubrey guided me through a body boost program when I wasn’t making  progress in recovering from my hysterectomy.  Women experience many symptoms post-op, so we talked about some of the most common challenges,  causes and nutritional solutions.  Acupuncture is a very effective supplement and between the two strategies, my healing process accellerated and […]

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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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