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The 'IBM to Startup' Micro Capsule Wardrobe

Last week, I had the privilege of developing a small Capsule Wardrobe for a big force in the field of software engineering. The clothes I pulled are unique to my client's needs, but the styling principles apply to anyone who wants maximum impact from a minimal wardrobe! Check out the 5 styling principles to steal!

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6 Style Lessons From a 6-Year-Old's Capsule Wardrobe

Although designed for a little girl, this Micro Capsule Wardrobe embodies style principles that work for women of all ages. Here’s the top six styling tips from my six-year old’s capsule:     1) Add core statement pieces |Choose a few statement pieces that define your style vibe for the season.

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3 Tips for a Stylish 2018

Happy New Year! It's the time of the year dedicated to transformations and new beginnings.  What we wear is often overlooked as a catalyst for achieving bigger goals, but study after study demonstrates that style matters when it comes to making changes.  "Enclothed cognition" describes the influence that clothes have on our psychological processes. The simple act of changing one's clothes has been shown to boost concentration, improve test performance, influence how "powerful" we perceive ourselves to be and even increase hormone production!  Whatever your goals for 2018, setting aside time at the beginning of the year to construct a complementary image is a wise investment. The best part is, upgrading your image doesn't have to cost you a penny. Follow these...

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Don't Make a New Year's Resolution This Year (Do This Instead)

Approximately 50% of us make a New Year's resolution, but most of us give up on it by February. In 2015, I posted a YouTube video with thoughts on how to improve the odds with better resolutions. This year, I'm suggesting you bypass resolutions altogether. Here's why: In the article Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead, James Clear argues that goals are at odds with long-term progress: Firstly, setting them tends to make us unhappy by reinforcing the message that we're not yet good enough. Secondly, goals often set us up to lose motivation once we achieve them, which partly explains why so many people gain the weight back after successful weight loss. Thirdly, goals assume a greater...

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How to Pick a Holiday Outfit You’ll Still Want to Wear in the New Year

According to a British study, women put an exorbitant amount of effort into finding the right holiday outfit. We also spend big bucks to get it right. Between the dress, accessories and updating hairstyles, Good Housekeeping UK reports that women spend about $600 (adapted to $CAD) on their office Christmas Party look. Spending that kind of time and money on an outfit you’ll only wear once is a major waste of limited wardrobe resources. Consider these four key tips to find holiday outfits you’ll still want to wear when the calendar flips over to 2018.

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