Mom and daughter style
December 3, 2018

Who Do You Dress For?

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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October 7, 2018

Fall & Winter Trends 2018/19

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, 2018

Transitional Season Dressing

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, 2018

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, 2018

Style Sticker Shock

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, 2018

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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