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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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12 Fashionable Fall Layering Tips

Are you experiencing an end of summer style slump? It’s that transitional time of the year – your closet is full of ‘I can’t be caught dead wearing that thing again’. The excuses why-not run rampant this time of year: That is too much white… I am so sick of my Boho fad… Hot pink […]

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Is Your Style Missing the Element of Surprise?

Come on ladies, I know we just indulged in Valentine’s Day, but we are not talking about lacy red thongs or purple negligees. We’re talking about styling elements that set your clothing apart from the same old, same old. They don’t have to be styling elements that are at the top of the heap when […]

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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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How To Navigate the Length of Your Pants

The headlines are full of stories about gaps these days, budget gaps, government gaps, generation gaps and surely, you’ve heard about the ankle gap – even if it’s only in your coffee clatch. But if you haven’t had a conversation about how to navigate this style challenge, then now is the time. The style magazines […]

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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 are all there for more […]

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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 batteries all around can do […]

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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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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 problem and when we can’t […]

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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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