articles by tag: color

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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what to wear: skin-tone looks

Skin Tone shades can look incredible on you as long as the color selected picks up the cool or warm undertones of your skin. Some undertones include pink, beige, peach, brown and gold. A skin tone color brings out your femininity and natural beauty, making you more approachable. Some women don’t feel confident wearing their [...]

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the big white lie that fashion perpetuates

I’ve never really written solely about the big white lie here and decided it was time to let you all in on a little secret: Bright white doesn’t look good on the majority of consumers, yet the most popularly used white in fashion is bright white. Why is that, you wonder?  Knowing that most people [...]

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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 [...]

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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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what to wear: yellow

I love the color yellow for the happiness it brings.  But at the same time I fear it. Fear wearing it.  And although I don’t know of any particular scientific studies to back my claim, I’d bet that it’s one of the most feared colors to wear…at least that’s what my clients tell me! When [...]

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