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Conference Dressing Without Stressing

Conference Dressing Without Stressing

If you are a working woman or a woman who likes to network, then no doubt there is a conference of some sort on your calendar. As a stylist, this is one of my busiest seasons because so many of my corporate clients are conference attendees, keynote speakers or breakout session leaders. Often ...
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Dressing With Photo Ready Confidence

Dressing With Photo Ready Confidence

 Are we talking selfies?Daily photo opps? No darling, I am talking job opps – forward motion opps. When I speak to corporate groups, it is always a mixed crowd as far as experience and even pay scale. But once in the room, it is a level playing field as we ...
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5 Ways To Take The Winter Chill Off

5 Ways To Take The Winter Chill Off

Feeling a tad spent this week? Unless your holidays have left you on a deserted island with temps in the 90s, I’m pretty sure you’re feeling a bit of chill in the bones as well as a potentially empty gas tank. The below-zero temperatures, snowstorms, dark afternoons and literally dead ...
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I look forward to staying connected in 2018

I look forward to staying connected in 2018

From my home to yours, As we bid adieu to 2017, I would like to send a sincere thank you for subscribing to my newsletter, attending my events, welcoming me into your homes and sharing your thoughts, challenges and well wishes with me. It is an honor to have you ...
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What Women Want for the Holidays

What Women Want for the Holidays

What an amazing community the Better-After-50 crowd is! I am honored to have been a friend/reader/writer and supporter for over 5 years now and the content and camaraderie just keeps growing! I took a memory stroll back through my BA50 holiday archives and sure enough, as I sat with my glass of Merlot and ...
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What To Wear To Your Office Party

What To Wear To Your Office Party

Today’s dilemma – you are invited to an after-work party and you are a commuter! You really don’t want to show up at work with three Whole Food bags just so you can change your clothes for a free cocktail! There are easier ways around the styling challenge. Let’s start by simply ...
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Vanity Sizing Fits No One!

Vanity Sizing Fits No One!

Not sure what size you are? Welcome to the dilemma of the century. The so-called ‘vanity sizing’ has left all of us lost in the dust. We load up before entering the dressing room, usually with the thought that none of this is going to fit. Clearly women’s fashion has a fit ...
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Crushing on  the Velvet Trend

Crushing on the Velvet Trend

In most of my frequent closet visits (not mine of course) there is always a trend in what is unearthed. Most commonly spotted is a keepsake of Mom’s, a ghost-like empty plastic dry cleaner bag and something velvet –most certainly black velvet! Well it’s time for all those things to come out of the ...
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Embracing Leggings - Within Reason

Embracing Leggings – Within Reason

The popularity of leggings skyrocketed way before Athleisure Wear was even a term! Their original use may be tracked back to Jane Fonda workouts, but most noticeably over the past decade as bus-stop-wear! The moms that just couldn’t take five extra minutes in the morning to pop on their mom ...
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Are Pantyhose Still A Thing?

Are Pantyhose Still A Thing?

In the last two weeks, I have fielded dozens of inquiries about hosiery. Not that I mind answering endless emails on the same subject, but there are so many other fashion faux pas to be written about, I would like to move forward. With that said, I am resurrecting a ...
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