Up-leveling Meg’s Wardrobe

On a recent trip to the Boston area for a program, I squeezed in a visit to Meg’s stunning home – a stone barn she and her husband (both architects)…

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Warm Colors in Hot Weather?

How can I wear my deep warm colors in hot weather?  I get that question a lot this time of year, and the answer is simple.  It’s the fabrication, not…

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Bride-zilla? Mom-zilla?

With a 2-year backlog of weddings plus the newly-engaged crop, my inbox has been flooded with requests for help choosing  M-O-B and M-O-G dresses.  This mom was considering royal blue,…

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Make Your Color Fan Even Better

In the virtual class on how to optimize the use of your Color Fan, we stumbled on a little modification you can do yourself to make that wonderful tool even…

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Styling Your Seasonal Sale Finds

Thanks to all of you who reached out asking for ideas on how to style the bargains you found in the seasonal clearance events.  I’ve created some collaged examples, using…

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Smart Sale-Shopping Strategies

Can you hear it?  The siren song of major season-end markdowns is blaring full force.  And the continued disruption of supply chains has caused many cold-weather item to hit the stores…

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Retail Recon: Brown Bonanza

If you are one of the many women who looks your best in Espresso Brown and struggles to find coordinates in that key neutral – Chico’s is your new best…

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I Forgot How to Accessorize …

A lot of my basic life skills got rusty during months and months of staying home every day.  I forgot how to walk in my tall shoes and looked like…

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