MOB Outfit Guide

Finding the perfect Mother of the Bride MOB outfit

Moms (and Grandmothers), why is it so hard to find your Mother of the Bride (MOB) or Mother of the Groom (MOG) outfit? Here are a few tips to help pick out the perfect MOB/MOG wedding outfit: Color Does the Bride have a specific color in mind for you? Some brides like to have the […]

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Who needs a personal stylist? You do! (and here’s why)

Personal stylists are straight out of lifestyles of the rich and famous. And the little known secret is that you do not need to be rich or famous to enjoy the services of a personal stylist! For individual style appointments, provide your price range, size, and style preferences so the stylist can pre-select clothes before […]

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Capsule Wardrobe Beach Travel Edition

How to Pack the Ultimate Capsule Wardrobe for Travel – Beach Edition

Planning a weekend (or longer) beach getaway? Here is How to Pack the Ultimate Capsule Wardrobe for Travel – Beach Edition Start here if you are new to the Capsule Wardrobe concept Shoes:  1 pair of flip flops or beach sandals 1 pair of sport sandals or water shoes 1 pair of dress sandals, heels, flats […]

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Everything You Need to Know about Bridal Shoes

Everything You Need to Know About Bridal Shoes for Your Wedding

Here is everything you need to know about Bridal Shoes for your big day!   Timing Which came first, the wedding dress or bridal shoes? For long dresses, you should have your shoes before your final dress fitting to get the hem the right length.  Most Brides select their wedding shoes after finding the perfect […]

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What to Wear to a Graduation Party

Graduation is right around the corner!  Many years has passed since I graduated, so this edition of What to Wear is written by guest writer, Lisa Griffin. 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 […]

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How to Pack the Ultimate Capsule Wardrobe for Travel

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 […]

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Capsule Wardrobe 6 Month Progress Report

If you are new to the Capsule Wardrobe concept – start here. A little over 6 months ago, I set out to Build a Capsule Wardrobe.  My plan was to assemble a new wardrobe by downsizing my already overflowing closet without buying anything new.  Here is my 6 month progress report on Building a Capsule […]

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What to Wear Advice for Funeral or Memorial Service

What to Wear to a Funeral or Memorial Service; Do’s and Don’ts

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. Do wear dark colors; black, […]

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Fall Fashion Capsule Wardrobe Style Challenge with LuLaRoe

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 […]

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Why are Bridal Shops so Expensive? And What Can I do About it?

A friend was recently Wedding Dress shopping with her Sister, and has asked me, “Why are bridal shops so expensive”? I owned and operated a Special Occasion/Bridal store for almost 5 years, and while I am no expert, I do have real life experience to offer. So, why are bridal shops so expensive?  And, what […]

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How to Dress for Career Success Tips and Guidelines

What to Wear: Fashion Advice to Dress for Career Success

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 […]

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Prom Dress Preapproval Pros and Cons

Prom Dress Codes have taken a sinister turn to oppression and threats to ban or remove students from the big event.  In an effort to avoid Prom night enforcement, when the student is turned away, schools have started an approval or preapproval process. Typical Prom Outfit Dress Code is:  Dresses cannot be too short, too low-cut, […]

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