When it’s a duster-length vest that you can make without sewing a stitch, then transform – PRESTO – right back into a scarf.  Here’s how …

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Susie followed up her first Style School session with this update to a dress she already owned.  She realized that a dress in a deeper color would be a better balance for her — deep berry, teal or hunter green perhaps.  But this tan one was right there in her closet, and she could improve…

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After her first session of VIRTUAL Style School, Lucy looked at her collection of blouses and wasn’t quite sure which ones were her most flattering.  It’s always harder to see ourselves accurately, isn’t it?  So she made a collage of her photos and asked me and her fellow participants for input …

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After a discussion of garment design details in Session #2 of VIRTUAL Style School, Pam immediately thought  about the green jacket she never wears, despite the fact that she loves the color and the style.  She thought she now knew how to make it work …

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My sewing clients routinely tell me they own more fabric than they could sew up in two lifetimes.  So why waste time sewing anything but the very best pieces – the ones that are the most flattering to your coloring and features?

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Each season the Pantone Color Institute puts forward its projections for the most influential colors to expect in fashion.  Here is a peek at the newest collection …

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Work-from-home comfort doesn’t have to compromise your polished presence in virtual meetings for your career or community leadership roles.  Many designers are reimagining classic workwear styles, now in lightweight sweater knits.

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A blog reader reached out last week asking how to minimize her ample bustline – which she colorfully described as “2 buffalo’s in a bag”.  Here are a few thoughts on gracefully wardrobing those DD’s …

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Thanks for all your comments on substituting cost-per-outfit for the more traditional cost-per-wear to determine the long-term value of proposed new purchase.  Here’s a bit more about evaluating …

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