stylist tips + tricks

what to wear: hot flashes

what to wear when having a hot flash

Ah, the hot flash. The sign that your period is/has come to an end…halle-fricken-lujah. (that’s how I feel anyways.) And the ‘oh my heck, what is going on with me?’ has been replaced with ‘get out of my way!’ as you jet to the nearest turbo fan. For some, you get them all day long and


shopping rx

sandal roundup: summer neutrals

neutral summer 2015 sandals

The one thing I love about shoes is the ability to show your unique style with them. And this season, there’s a lot of edgy and fun details out there. I love a colorful shoe but today I wanted to focus on the lighter neutrals which work with almost every color as well as black


outfit ideas, weekend + lounging

what to wear: wine festival

two outfit options for a wine festival

Tis the season for summer festivals and my favorite is the Encinitas Wine Festival that’s happening here this weekend in Northern San Diego. It’s one of those where all the best around the area gather to benefit some great local charities, sip delicious wines and taste local cuisine. Since most wine festivals happen outdoors, you definitely want to


inner + outer beauty, transform your style

how to embrace the 2nd half of your life



ageless style

what to wear: silver hair goddess

what to wear with platinum hair

Whether you’re a silver sister or you’re thinking about joining us, this outfit is to inspire you. Whatever your age, when you decide to quit coloring your hair and show your ‘gray’ locks, you will find that: a) your coloring changes and some colors don’t look as great on you anymore, and b) that people start seeing


15 items, 20+ looks

15 items, 20+ looks: casual summer, part 4

15 items wardrobe planning for summer

How to look effortlessly cool AND stay cool in the summer heat? Well, here’s my final 4 pieces to have this summer which round out the 15 items. Again, these are meant to be ultra casual and although you’re wearing shorts, denim and tees, these don’t convey ‘sloppy.’ I admit I threw in some dark wash jean trousers for


stylist tips + tricks, wardrobe planning

why we never end up wearing our ‘nice’ clothes – and 4 steps to fix it

how to organize your closet so you wear clothes

When I think of the many closets and wardrobes I’ve seen in my work, it goes without saying that I also sense and hear a multitude of feelings and thoughts from my client’s emotional closet as well. Like our physical closets, our emotional closets can become disorganized and dated in a blink of an eye