Mix and Match
September 4, 2017

Mix and Match Pieces

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Most women say that they want their wardrobe to include a lot of mix and match pieces. But, what exactly does ‘mix and match’ mean? Why is it important, and what’s the best way to go about achieving it? Mixing and matching means selecting individual pieces for your wardrobe that
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Chic wide black belt
August 10, 2017

Belt It!

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Belts are a great way to enhance a look, make a statement, or draw attention. They should compliment your style and be consistent with the rest of your outfit. But, belts can be a challenge because of the overwhelming variety of options you face. So think carefully before you buy.
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Loren Yagoda jewelry
July 24, 2017

Your Personal Style

Previously I’ve written about style as it relates to self-expression in what we choose to wear (see Fashion vs. Style), but recently I was inspired to consider the concept of style more broadly. Last week I was browsing one of my favorite boutiques, Objects, and noticed some beautiful statement necklaces
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Shopping mindset
July 8, 2017

The Shopping Mindset

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Going shopping and spending money to buy clothes is not that difficult. Anyone can do it. To shop effectively, however, one needs what I call the right shopping mindset. The result will be wardrobe items that you love and wear for years because they contribute to stylish looks that make
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Wood panel closet
June 5, 2017

Closet Lessons

As a stylist and personal shopper I get to assess a lot of women’s closets, and I’ve noticed some common themes about client wardrobes. Based on these insights I have some suggestions you can take to love your closet and what’s in it. Organize your closet by occasion: Most women
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Street scene in Nice
May 5, 2017

Observations on France

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My husband and I are wrapping up a month of seeing, doing and eating our way through France. We’ve explored Paris, Nice, Toulouse and southern Pyrenees villages. The French experience has piqued and delighted my passion for both style and food. I can’t think of a better way to spend
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