articles by tag: how to wear

how to dress: sexy

There’s certainly a right way and a wrong way to dress sexy.  Unfortunately, I see many women – usually younger – doing it the wrong way.  My first job out of college was for a large financial services firm where conservative dress was de rigueur. But there was one gal who was the VP’s assistant [...]

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how to wear: cropped leather jacket

We all know leather jackets go with jeans. But there are certainly more ways to wear this popular fall item!  To provide some inspiration I show two different ways to wear a black cropped leather jacket. 1. With a below-the-knee dress.  The longer floral button-down dresses can be rather boring and ‘old-lady’ worn alone with [...]

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how to wear: 15 items, 20+ summer looks – part 3

Can you really create over 20 looks with just 15 items, sans shoes? You bet!  Part 1 of this series covered the first 4 items, part 2 showed an additional 5, and today I’m adding 3 more.  Here they are: 10. A Shirtdress. The shirtdress helps to bridge the gap between work and weekend.  You [...]

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how to wear: a scarf in summer

As summer starts to wind down the nights get a little cooler, this is the perfect time of year to accessorize your look with a scarf. Normally a scarf is your best friend from November through February, but it can be just as flattering and functional during warmer months. Look for scarves in light and [...]

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how to wear: the draped black dress

The flattering draped necklines are a big trend for fall (YAY!) and finding the perfect black dress that can work for about any occasion just got a little easier.  The dress can work with a thin cardigan and belt, one-button blazer or alone.  Because of the neckline, no necklace is necessary. Here I show two [...]

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navy shirt dress now + later

With the stores transitioning clothing from sweaters and coats to light tops and dresses for Spring, it can be a little difficult trying to find something to wear for the weather now. Here’s one idea on how to use the classic spring shirt dress (this cute Carissa Rose navy dress is based on bust size) [...]

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how to wear: a brooch

Do you know how to wear a brooch?  Worried that it may be too close to ‘the girls’ and that people may think other things have fallen too? I’ve decided to demystify the process on how to wear a brooch to further avoid the “Pin the Tail on the Donkey” methods I’ve seen. Kenneth Jay [...]

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