Color-Based Capsule Wardrobes

Rachel asked – during a VIRTUAL Style School session – if she could build a capsule wardrobe grouping around a fashion color instead of a traditional neutral.  Of course she…

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Finding Flattering Pants

Many women struggle to find pants that are a great fit — more than just “they’ll zip”.  And it’s often because they don’t understand the criteria that define flattering fit…

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Multi-Purpose a Classic Suit

A beautiful suit is a treat to wear, but maybe there  aren’t many occasions when you need to dress quite that formally.  I spent some time the other day playing…

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Why Teal is So Terrific

I’m sewing more these days, largely because the retail selection is so frustrating.  But the style lesson from the jacket I just made applies even for those who buy their…

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Do Nude Hose Make Me Look Fat?

From the book “100 Ways to Look Fat” – Baloney Concept #11 – Nude hose make you look fat.  Hardly! Some women love their panty hose; others hate them.  And…

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Do Boatneck Tops Make Me Look Fat?

From the book “100 Ways to Look Fat” – Baloney Concept #8 – Boatneck tops make you look fat.  Huh? A boatneck is a neckline that moves almost straight across…

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Do Knit Jackets Make Me Look Fat?

From the list of 100 Ways to Look Fat: Baloney Concept #9 – Knit Jackets make you look fat.  What does that even mean?? There are so many different knit fabrics…

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