Category Archives: Shopping Tips

Nothing to Wear on New Year’s Eve?

Twas the season…..to be jolly or stressed and frazzled? The holiday season was a whirlwind of errands – shopping, wrapping, cleaning, baking, decorating, and driving! And now…here comes the biggest excuse of the year to dress up and party! Yikes, were YOU not on your own shopping list? Are you now fretting about how to muster […]

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The Perfect Shoes for Not So Perfect Feet

What’s your first memory of your feet going bad? I hear a collective sigh right now, which actually brings me comfort knowing I am not alone (misery loves company). What’s your first memory of your grandmother?  Here’s mine, a trifecta of sorts: She had the softest skin, she collected salt and pepper shakers from around […]

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Pretty Power Play: How To Make A Powerful Presence

Pretty – Attractive to look at Power –  The ability to control Play – A person that has a lot of influence over other people When it comes to image, dressing with purpose, could be defined in many ways. I often compare it to the ‘wardrobe’ of an actor who is dressed for the role of the laboring […]

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Tips To Avoid Mother Of The Bride Dress Drama

Are you a victim of Mother of the Bride Dress Drama? Okay, let’s be honest. Your child’s wedding day is a joyful event. Being the mother of the bride or groom is a damn proud moment. Buying your dress for the big day is a damn pain in the *ss! So many things to consider both […]

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Spring Into Pink

It’s official, it’s Spring and we have mentally checked out of Winter. Done deal, dead to us. Over worked, over covered, over done. No matter where I go women are saying enough, enough of these drab duds, let me out of my house and out of these clothes. I popped into an office this week and […]

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Tall Tips For Leggy Ladies

  Let’s start with this: Permission To Wear Heels Granted! For a kid whose pants were always too short, I didn’t end up being a ‘tall’ woman, not by industry standards anyway. Now there’s a can of worms – what the heck are industry standards? Was that something that went awry during the Tupperware era? (That […]

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Top Tips For Choosing A Coat

  A great coat, like a fabulous handbag or stunning shoes, can pull your look together in a moment. Use it to make an entrance, to disguise the liabilities or to make an impactful style statement. It is so much more than a cloak for warmth! If you have been gliding through the early part […]

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Why You Might Want To Give A Gift Card This Year

To give or not to give… I did a bit of interviewing for this piece. Over the past few days I have asked teachers, hairdressers, UPS drivers, shop owners, fashionistas and friends to share what not-so-fabulous past gifts they would gladly have exchanged for gift cards. They also shared specific gifts that show up year after […]

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10 Tips To Rock The Transition From Office To Evening

Tis the season… to be jolly? Tis the season to be stressed and frazzled might seem more like it. The holiday season can be a whirlwind of errands – shopping, wrapping, cleaning, baking, decorating, and more shopping, all of this on top of a 40 hour work week.  As if that isn’t exhausting enough, you are expected […]

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Cyber Sleuthing for Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is a spin-off of Black Friday that debuted in 2005 and is the biggest online shopping day of the year. It always takes place the Monday after Black Friday, with December 1st being the 2014 date to mark on your calendar. Forget Black Friday when it comes to building your wardrobe with purpose. Seriously, […]

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