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new year, new changes

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Happy New Year everyone! As I’m sure you’ve noticed, my posts here have really dropped off. It’s partly due to all the many life changes that have been thrown my way. Plus, I’ve been wonderfully occupied with the Style Institute, mentoring and training some amazing women who are launching their own personal styling businesses. Change

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15 items, 20+ looks, Style Blog

how to wear: 15 items, 20+ summer looks – part 3

Can you really create over 20 looks with just 15 items, sans shoes? You bet!  Part 1 of this series covered the first 4 items, part 2 showed an additional 5, and today I’m adding 3 more.  Here they are: 10. A Shirtdress. The shirtdress helps to bridge the gap between work and weekend.  You

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15 items, 20+ looks, Style Blog

how to wear: 15 items, 20+ summer looks – part 1

Back by popular demand! For the next few weeks I’ll be featuring 15 items that create a multitude of summer outfits – for both work and play.  As in the past, the 15 items don’t include shoes because that is a whole ‘nother wardrobe! So here is some inspiration to help you think about what

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what to wear: maxi skirt

The free-spirited maxi skirt is a nice alternative to the maxi dress. It can be worn in a casual chic way with a simple tank or you can even find dressier fabrics for the evening. If you have short legs, then try wearing a heel with the skirt. The maxi skirts are soft and lightweight […]

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what to wear: spring dresses for every body type

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With weather warming up, throwing on a dress not only makes getting dressed easier in the morning, it keeps you cool throughout the day.  Here’s my picks of reasonably priced dresses from Nordstroms that can be worn for work, play, or an upcoming wedding. From left to right: Belted yellow floral print dress, $118. Ultra-versatile,

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spring shoe roundup

If you’re looking for some cute neutral sandals to revive your Spring wardrobe this season, here’s some picks that feature the latest trends of cutout details, stacked heels and sky-high wedges. From left to right starting at top: Franco Sarto Million cutout sandals with a zip front.  In Portrait (shown), Saddle or  Black, $109. Franco

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what to wear: pretty in pink

Pantone® announced the 2011 color of the year which is Honeysuckle Pink. Yup, pink.  Pink is known as calming, feminine, tender, soft, and I must mention, the color of “sweet love” to many.  But it is also invigorating, courageous and confident when it is more of a red-pink such as Honeysuckle Pink. Leatrice Eiseman of

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