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The #1 Way to Elevate Your Style for Spring

The #1 Way to Elevate Your Style for Spring

While there’s lots of exciting trends to try this season, if you’re only going to try one this season, my inside tip is to GO BOLD WITH COLOR!

We’re seeing three key dominant color trends for spring: 

1 | Full-body pastels: From lemon yellow to lavender (the instagram star of the season), pastels are hot. While pastels have long been a spring tradition, there’s an edgy vibe to how they’re styled this season. This year, it's a bold attention-seeking pastel worn either in monochromatic head-to-toe styles or with contrasting color blocking.

3 Ways to Stay Psyched for Spring (on a Wintery Weekend)

3 Ways to Stay Psyched for Spring (on a Wintery Weekend)
1) Prepare the Sanctuary | A cold, rainy weekend is the perfect time for spring cleaning! Use your time stuck indoors to clear out the winter clothes that WON’T be making a return next year and set up your closet (or perhaps your patio) for the great season ahead!
2) Define Your Vision | Whether we’re talking style or lifestyle, this is the perfect time to get intentional about how you want to live this season. #Spring2018 only comes ONCE in your lifetime; define your bucket list (or shopping list) now and set a plan in place to achieve it!

Reflections from a Closet Cleanse

Reflections from a Closet Cleanse
Sometimes, even the PERFECT outfit (or friend, or home, or interest) was always destined to be a transitional one. We need to acknowledge our journey and accept that some things are just there to nudge us forward.

5 Ways Style Improves with Age | The Maturista Mindset

The Maturista Mindset

Do you refuse to accept age as a limitation to style? If so, YOU have the "Maturista mindset" (no matter what your actual age).

Check out the top five reasons that Maturista phase of life should be your best EVER for personal style!

How to Slay Spring Style (When It's Still Cold Out)

How to Slay Spring Style (When It's Still Cold Out)
If the thought of wearing your winter wardrobe another five weeks makes you shiver more than the 0 degree weather, try these transitional style hacks will keep your spirits up until the sun comes out. 

The 'IBM to Startup' Micro Capsule Wardrobe

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!

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

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.

3 Tips for a Stylish 2018

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 ach...

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

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

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.

Ambitious Women: 3 Steps to Dress for Career Success

Ambitious Women: 3 Steps to Dress for Career Success

As a career professional, you have likely witnessed the workplace culture quirks that can stand between a qualified candidate and their dream position. In the quest to advance from “qualified” to “promoted” in an imperfect system, don't overlook the influence your image can play in persuading others you're right for the position.

I have compiled a short list of the top 3 steps to dress for career success.    

 

How to Style the Killer Curves of the HOURGLASS Body Shape 

How to Style the Killer Curves of the HOURGLASS Body Shape 
The hourglass shape is characterized by balanced hips and shoulders with a defined waist. If your bust and hip measurements are the same, or within an inch of one another, and your waist is at least nine inches smaller than your hip/bust measurement, you’re an hourglass!