Retailers are enticing men and women by promising to “find your perfect style”, and they are doing it with algorithms. But can they really help you find your best professional style? … More Can You Trust Your Professional Image to an Algorithm?
Just Call Me Dolly Creating Looks for my clients is a bit like being a matchmaker. I start with one lonely piece that just needs a good companion, tweak this and that, and add accessories to bring it all together in one cohesive Look. I get a kick out of seeing my client’s face … More Made for Each Other: A Look Book Love Story
The One Dress Every Woman Should Have in Her Closet (and in Her Suitcase) My Great-Aunt Lavada was 101 years old when I met her. It was because of a visit to her house that I learned about the one dress that every woman should own (and pack for every trip). I was twelve years … More The One Dress Every Woman Needs in Her Closet (and in Her Suitcase)
Here it is. Your basic collar that by definition is a piece that finishes or decorates a garment. *yawn* Pardon me. Your collar can do more than hang around your neck. It’s time to put it to work for you for some serious style. Here are five easy ways to style your collar: … More The Style Files: Five Ways to Style Your Collar
I’m not a hair color kind of girl. It just isn’t for me. Instead, I spend my hair adventure points in cuts. I tend to keep my hair long for about two years, then pop in for a new bob, shag, or pixie. In March of last year I published The Transformative Power of a … More How to Grow Out a Pixie Cut
More and more professional women are finding themselves in a business casual office. That can lead to the dilemma of presenting a professional appearance that works in an informal workplace. In this post I’m going to share with you five tips that will keep you looking like a boss, even in a relaxed environment. I … More Why “I Can Just Throw On…” Isn’t an Effective Business Casual Wardrobe Strategy for Successful Business Women
I got a desperate message from a client the other day. He had just taken an exciting new job. The problem was he had left a suit and tie office for one that was Business Casual. My client had no idea how to make the switch … More The Male Equivalent of the “I Give Up Dress” and Other Perils of Business Casual For Men
Have you ever wanted a seasonal wardrobe curated just for you? Announcing: Private Collection, a truly personal wardrobe experience. … More Announcing: Private Collection!
Fashion disasters are bound to happen. Mine involved a gasoline fountain. I survived by shopping on the fly. Let me tell you how I did it. … More Outfit Replacement on the Fly, or How to Survive a Fashion Disaster (Including a Gasoline Fountain)
Staying warm and stylish at the same time can be a challenge. My top three tips for dressing for an outdoor winter event will help you stay toasty without all the bulk. … More Holiday Style Guide: How to Dress For an Outdoor Winter Event Without Looking Like the Big Guy With the Reindeer