seasonal + regional style, weekend + lounging

what to wear: spring luncheon

spring luncheon outfit

You have a spring luncheon that you’re going to be attending this weekend that is more on the casual side.  What to wear? A yellow Catherine Malandrino flutter sleeve knit is the perfect spring top. The V-neck pointelle top features solid banding throughout and a rolled edge at the cuffs. It works really well for

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dress your body type, outfit ideas, Style Blog

what to wear: fall weather outfit recipe

Here’s a quick recipe for an outfit that keeps you stylish and warm when you want to wear a skirt. This fall look pulls together the gray and violet trend with a pop of unexpected color and is easy to put together in little time. First, find a cute skirt that hits at the knees.

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dress your body type, outfit ideas, Style Blog

what to wear: birthday dinner – hourglass

You and your closest friends have planned a birthday dinner downtown for one of your best gal pals this weekend. You usually wear a nice dress for these sort of occasions, but this time around you want to try a pair of jeans and a sexy top instead. You have an hourglass silhouette and just

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business casual, career + office, hourglass, Style Blog

hourglass style: work

While many of us feel that the hourglass shape is perfect, it’s actually a tough silhouette to dress because it’s really easy to look “fat” if you have a large bust and are wearing a top that doesn’t nip in at the waist.  There’s also a fine line the hourglass gal needs to walk in

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dress your body type, Style Blog, stylist tips + tricks

the right pant pockets for you

Please Lucky Magazine, for the love of God … STOP dishing fashion advice. Don’t get me wrong — I do love their magazine because they show the most recent styles out there from the designers.  But the fact that they now think they can provide body-friendly tips for fashion styles is beyond me. I’ve already

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dress your body type, Style Blog, stylist tips + tricks

the mighty shoulder

Shoulders are great for lots of things:  standing on shoulders, holding shoulder bags, playing ‘head, shoulders, knees & toes’ with the little ones, even giving the big, cold shoulder. But when it comes to style and your shoulder type, do you know what to wear?  There are 4 types of shoulder widths: average, broad, narrow

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dress your body type, Style Blog

your body image

A quick post today as I am out all day shopping and doing research.  Will have lots to report tomorrow! In light of all the 16-year models that grace our fashion magazines and celebrities bowing to the plastic surgeons out there (eg Ashley Simpson’s nose!), I think we need a reminder about our body image

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