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Dillard’s Steps Into the Designer Vintage Handbags Market

Dillard’s Barton Creek general manager Mitch Guinn invited me to take a sneak peek at a pre-sale designer vintage handbags event this past week.  Set up behind locked doors, we entered the room which was covered in pre-owned bags and wallets from Louis Vuitton, Prada, Gucci, and Yves Saint Laurent.  I admit, a bit of drool […]

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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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One-Piece Swimsuits – Trending Designs

For years, one-piece swimsuits made a strong fashion statement: “Don’t look at me!”  One-piece swimsuits came in an array of dark, solid colors and unremarkably conservative cuts designed to avoid attracting attention. Yet swimsuits of any kind (bikini, tankini, or one-piece) really leave little to the imagination, so the idea of hiding in one is a […]

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Thea’s Favorite Accessories Trends 2017

Let’s start off 2017 with favorite accessories trends that will spark compliments at the office AND the rooftop party. Purchases made through this web site may result in an affiliate commission paid to Thea. Chunky Heels Chunky heels are MADE for walking!  No more tip-toeing around deck parties in stilettos.  These are all-day/all-night shoes that scream […]

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How To Wear Print Stockings : Style Tips for Modern Over-40 Women

In the 1990s, I swore I swore off stockings as a result of my employer’s dress code that required women to wear stockings, pantyhose, tights, etc. if wearing a skirt. When it’s 90 degrees, 80% humidity, and you walk 4 blocks from the Metro, this conservative accessory became a torture device. And we didn’t have cool print stockings back […]

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Office Holiday Party LBD: Day To Night Style Tips

How do you transform your workplace LBD (little black dress) to your office holiday party LBD? Many of us feel like we’ve recycled style tips too many times and aren’t in the market to buy a cocktail dress that collects dust in the closet.  We’ve also witnessed the backlash of trying “hot” editorial trends that come off as too risqué […]

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Fall Fashion Trends For The Office

Look professional and cool with these Fall fashion trends for the office that visually state “I mean business.”  These are over-40 style friendly and available through lookbooks designed to save you shopping time.  Buy those that work best for your unique signature style! Velvet jackets.  Choose rich colors and match with a pencil skirt or […]

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Greece Packing Tips & Lookbooks – Over 40 Style

Yours truly just got back from Greece– three days in Athens and a 7-day cruise through the islands with two stops in Turkey.  Here are some Greece packing tips and lookbooks to shop for your trip/cruise. ATHENS Thieves are attracted to tourists like bees to honey in Athens. Three of the five adults in my party were victims […]

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2016 Emmy® Nominees – Women Over 40 Winning

68th Emmy® Nominations are presented by the Television Academy on ABC September 18, 2016, 7pm ET / 6pm CT Join the SheSpark Emmy Pre-Party on Twitter from 6pm to 7pm ET!   Follow #SheSparkChat on Twitter and make winner predictions, vote on your favorite red carpet looks, and answer TV trivia for a chance to win a […]

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