Soon you will be spending your last days at your university or college. Besides final tests and thoughts about your future perspectives, it means a memorable party! Are you excited about the day when everyone can forget about assignments and devote attention to choosing dresses for the graduation ceremony? All the seniors impatiently wait for this major event. Staying in trend might be difficult in everyday life, but when it comes to graduation, it’s even harder. So, what shall you wear to look fabulous? Continue reading
Many times while traveling, things do not go as planned and my trip is extended (cancelled flights, opportunity to stay longer, whatever). My first reaction was to add a couple new items to my wardrobe (yay, excuse to go shopping), then I learned the secret to extend my original wardrobe for another week (or more). I discovered how to pack the ultimate capsule wardrobe for the most mix and match options with a limited amount of luggage. A little preparation while packing can give you loads of outfit combinations during your travels!
I spent many years traveling for work, and many more years traveling for fun. Here are a few of my top packing tips to build the ultimate travel capsule wardrobe.
The last couple years, I have attended several Funeral Services. Death is a natural part of life, and there are some basic courtesies to consider for what to wear at the funeral or memorial service. Here is a short list to help you decide on a respectful and appropriate outfit.
I heard an idea for a Fall Fashion Capsule Wardrobe Style Challenge to pick a few new pieces of clothes and style them with only items from my closet for maximum combinations. Well, I love fashion, and a challenge – count me in! Admittedly, my capsule wardrobe is definitely a work in progress, so this is a great exercise to continue to evaluate my wardrobe and add/remove clothes as necessary. This is my first Style Challenge and it is based on one of my guiding principles of simple, classic pieces that fit and flatter.
If you are new to Capsule Wardrobes and my quest to downsize into one, read this.
Basically, capsule wardrobe is the end result of simplifying your closet to a collection of pieces that maximize your outfit choices. The end goal is to reduce clothes that are ill fitting and unworn, and focus on quality clothes that deserve space in your closet!
I picked my four favorite skirts and one shirt from the LuLaRoe Fall 2016 line, paired with four shirts from my current wardrobe. Each outfit was then paired with one of three pairs of shoes, also from my current wardrobe.
The result? Check out these four skirts paired with clothes already in my closet for over a dozen unique outfit combinations to start wearing for fall and through winter.
LuLaRoe Daisy Maxi skirt paired with a perfectly matching sweater! I was immediately drawn to the daisy skirt, and delighted that one of my favorite sweaters is a perfect match!
Also try it with an Ivory blouse, or black shirt. Paired with boots, heels, or sandals.
Dressing professionally will help you get the job and it can help you advance in your Career! Conversely, the wrong clothes may hold you back from promotions, and possibly from getting the job in the first place. Now, before you scream UNFAIR or contact a lawyer about a discrimination suit, it is important to understand why and how to dress for Career Success!
First, what is professional attire?
Professional attire is clothing appropriate for the industry and specific job function. Yes, it is that simple. You are demonstrating to potential employers and people who control your promotions and paycheck, that you understand Corporate Image and are able to represent the company/industry. There are other nuances for customer facing positions, pay attention, error on the conservative side. Banking, Financial Services, and traditional corporate jobs are more conservative than most industries and will likely have specific dress code guidelines to follow after you are hired. Observe managers and supervisors to guide for the right level and dressy/casual (being over dressed is almost as bad as being too casual). Continue reading