Fashion Despair
January 16, 20202

Style Despair

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Many women I work with immediately claim, “I’m at a complete loss, I don’t know what to do!”  This reaction to style and fashion reflects a common belief among women that “I’m supposed to know how to do this!”  The problem is that we buy into gender stereotypes about what
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June 12, 20192

Dressing For 100 Degree Heat

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It’s that time again, ladies, when the summer heat hits triple digits and getting dressed is all about staying cool. But you don’t need to sacrifice style to dress for the hot summer months. Here are some smart style tips to keep you looking chic and feeling cool: Choose clothing
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Mom and daughter style
December 3, 20181

Who Do You Dress For?

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So why is it that some women dress to meet the expressed or implied expectations of others rather than themselves? This got me thinking about the issue of who we dress for, and why. Self-esteem is probably a big factor. This plays out in the balance of power in relationships
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Stylish-Leather-Jackets
October 7, 20182

Fall & Winter Trends 2018/19

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The era of “Me Too” and “Times Up” is impacting fashion in interesting ways this season. More women are finding their voices, running for elected office, and seeing themselves as agents of positive change. They want to dress in ways that communicate power and strength, rather than sexiness. As such,
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Transitional style
September 10, 20185

Transitional Season Dressing

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The most challenging time of year for dressing, particularly in Arizona, is the transition from summer to fall. The calendar says September, and we know fall is almost here, but the temperature is still over 100 degrees. What should we wear? Read on and I’ll provide you with tips on
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Woman & camera
July 28, 20183

The Long View

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During these hot summer months as I’m working with clients, I hear many of them lament the need to “look better” (translated as lose weight, exercise more, get toned, etc) for upcoming family reunions, getaway vacations or special occasion events. Although a worthy goal, my first thought usually goes something
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June 20, 2018Like

Style Sticker Shock

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Most of us experience sticker shock. We go to buy a couch, a new car, a refrigerator or concert tickets and gag when we see the price. Income level may affect our shock threshold, but all socioeconomic levels experience being stunned by the price of something they want to buy.
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woman summer hat
May 26, 20181

Dressing for the Summer Heat

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Dressing for the hot summer months is about feeling cool and looking cool, in terms of both temperature and style. Whether you live in dry or humid summer conditions, lightweight, breathable fabrics in light colors are the perfect way to stay as comfortable as possible, and look stylishly in-season. The
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