15 items, 20+ looks, how to wear

how to wear: dress monochromatically

Last week I covered 15 items you should have in your wardrobe for Spring that make over 20+ looks — 47 to be exact.  Using the items from the 15 items wardrobe, I wanted to show you two outfits that utilize the concept of wearing one color – aka dressing monochromatically. When you wear one


shopping rx

spring shoe trend: color blocking

Welcome color! I couldn’t resist posting about this recent fun trend that I’m starting to see in stores. What a great way to update your wardrobe for Spring. Just wear one of the colors in the shoe – or wear solid neutrals – either way, you can’t go wrong with these fun shoes. Here are


special events + holidays

what to wear: non-black to a funeral

Getting ready for a funeral seems like a slam-dunk. Pull out your black dress or black skirt and top and slip out the door. Right?  That’s what most people do.  But why? Why is black so significant to North Americans when it comes to death? Well, it started with Queen Victoria.  She started wearing black


hourglass, rectangle, style archetypes

what to wear: all white

I am loving the idea of wearing all white after seeing a sea of black all winter long.  It’s fresh, it’s modern and it lights up your face.  You can add a simple dose of color or keep it understated and elegant with a tan or gray as we show here. Instead of a white


vintage wardrobe 911

eye-catching jewelry

Color not only plays an important role in your wardrobe but it also brings out your finest facial features. Why not bring out the best in you?  As Teresa mentioned in her previous post , one way to accomplish this is by wearing jewelry near your face that has colors that either mirror or complement


inner + outer beauty, stylist tips + tricks, vintage wardrobe 911

what to wear – purple trend

Purple is the must-have color this fall! It is everywhere so I have included several stylish clothes and accessories along with some color tips. Fortunately, purple is a color that everyone can wear. If your color temperature is cool or warm, you can take advantage of the purple trend this Fall.  Purple is a regal


outfit ideas, trend nav, vintage wardrobe 911

what to wear: summer neutrals

When the weather is hot, wearing lightweight neutrals is the only thing that will keep us cool –  short of running in the sprinklers, uh-em.  And dressing mono-chromatically makes us look polished and lean…gotta love that.  Here’s a simple outfit to wear when you want to look and stay cool.  Happy Summer Solstice weekend!! Theory