articles by tag: fall 2009

how to wear: corduroy blazer

Reader Wardrobe Challenge I got myself last year this blazer from Nordstrom. I am a 40 year old STAHM with a 3 and 8 year old in Chicago. I would love to get more wear out of that blazer. Wardrobe 911′s Outfit Prescription The corduroy blazer is perfect for rectangles and those with a more [...]

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a spin on the classic trench

While the classic Burberry trench is a timeless luxury to have in one’s closet, not everyone can or wants to spend over a thousand dollars on something that will keep you dry and good looking in the rain. Here in Washington, where it seems like it’s been raining for weeks, I’ve been on the lookout [...]

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what to wear: cold weather shopping

Now that the US Thanksgiving holiday has passed, many of you may be thinking of venturing out to pick up a thing or two for the holidays.  As you are out and about, here’s a simple outfit that is chic and casual — since most retailers are offering major discounts today, it’s a good day [...]

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when in rome, part II

Last time I alluded to the glitz and glamour that Rome is known for after dark. Romans are serious about what they look like once they leave their offices for the day, go home, shower and change for round two. Men typically wear suits, and women not only dress to the nines, but their grooming [...]

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what to wear: carefree casual

“Carefree Casual”  is one of the most popular Wardrobe 911 style personalities and it is actually one of my favorite styles.  Most woman who wear this style like to portray an easy-going and comfortable look.  This may be your core-style if you don’t work in a  corporate environment. Or it could be your sub-style if  [...]

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fall boot roundup

It’s boot season and thus time to do a quick roundup of styles that we think are just perfect for whatever occasion you have or lifestyle you lead. Varying Heights Tory Burch ‘Stowe’ Mid-Calf Boot – super cute on, these are the perfect boot over a straight leg or skinny jean. If you’re on a [...]

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what to wear: working from home

It’s cold out and you’re inside today working from home.  Along with having the right office supplies, here’s a cute outfit that is warm, soft and still keeps you stylish should you want to venture out for a dog walk or grab a bite to eat. Smitten Front Pocket Sweater – the fabric content is [...]

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