shopping rx

sandal roundup: summer neutrals

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

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outfit ideas, weekend + lounging

what to wear: 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

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inner + outer beauty, transform your style

how to embrace the 2nd half of your life

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There is something that happens to quite a few of us by the time we hit our mid-to-late 40’s: major change. Whether it be with our changing bodies, our health, caring for an aging parent, losing someone near & dear, finding ourselves divorced, losing a job, moving, making a 180 career move…the list can go on and on. It

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ageless style

what to wear: silver hair goddess

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

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15 items, 20+ looks

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

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

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stylist tips + tricks, wardrobe planning

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

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

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15 items, 20+ looks

15 items, 20+ looks: casual summer, part 3

As we head into part 3 of the key casual summer wardrobe series, you are hopefully starting to see a theme of navy, denim and white with pops of color. It makes it easier to create multiple outfits by creating a simple color plan – and, many of these items can work straight into fall. 8. Wide leg

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