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Are You Bored With Your Winter Wardrobe?

Sorry ladies, Punxsutawney Phil says we still have another six weeks donning woolly winter clothing. It was reported that Phil communicated in “groundhogese” that he had cast a shadow. According to legend, that means the weather will be wintry for the next six weeks. If Phil didn’t see his shadow, it would have been an […]

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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 overheard on our pre-prep consult call is […]

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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 reread them all, they were […]

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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 dropping a dress! Now that […]

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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 shadows. Do something with Mom’s […]

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How to Buy the Perfect Fall Handbag

When was the last time you performed a bag assessment? A purse is more than an accessory – it is a statement, an investment, and a daily companion. Seriously, what do you hold more often than your bag? You carry it every day, so it has to be versatile, comfortable and good looking. It has […]

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The Top 6 Fashion Mistakes That Make You Look Older

I often use the phrase, “You have your whole life to look old.” Think about it. Dressing too old is just as bad as dressing too young. How then are you supposed to navigate the median strip when it comes to your style? Again, think about it! I am pretty sure if I asked you […]

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Are You Wearing Summer Leftovers?

It’s bound to happen. The summer soiree season is in full swing and the words “I have nothing to wear” echo through the house! What? You don’t want to wear your white capris 24/7? Hallelujah! What a relief! It’s like a freiking uniform! Set your eyes upon any ladies-night-out  and 99% of them are wearing […]

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Summer Pedaling In Style

How was your 4th of July? I am writing from New Hampshire today – you know that State – Live Free or Die. In the summer, this is translated as the 4th of July that runs through November – aka – fireworks are legal here. We even have a store called Fireworks R Us!  The […]

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Drop a Dress for your Spring Events

Getting dressed doesn’t have to be complicated. It can simply be The Power of 3! A dress, a necklace and a pair of shoes. Okay, okay, maybe you need a sweater or a jacket, and maybe you are a scarf girl – but seriously, what’s easier than a dress? The problem is that most women […]

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