how to wear, special events + holidays, vintage wardrobe 911

how to wear: your lbd on new year’s eve

With  New Year’s Eve just a couple days away you might be scrambling to find an outfit.  Instead of buying a whole new outfit, try jazzing up your LBD (little black dress).  With just a few accessories your reliable LBD can help you ring in the new year! Rag & Bone’s Eva Dress on the


seasonal + regional style

what to wear: chilly weather

Brrr! We are even feeling the cold weather out here in California. This casual chic outfit is intended to keep you toasty. Juicy Couture Long Sleeve Ruffle Puffa Jacket – the removable faux fur trim on the hood is right on trend. The down and feather fill feels luxurious and you will never want to take it


dress your body type, rectangle, triangle, vintage wardrobe 911

what to wear – little black dress part 2

The LBD dress has become a core in one’s wardrobe so my goal is to provide fashionable silhouette recommendations for all body types.  Since the styles are updated each season, it’s tempting to purchase a dress based on the current trend versus what is right for you. Here is a stunning LBD recommendation for Rectangle


career + office, trend nav, vintage wardrobe 911

what to wear: back to school teacher

Over the years we’ve received a few requests to help out the great teachers who want to look professional yet approachable on a budget.  I’m a huge sucker for teachers since I come from a long line of teachers in our family, including my father who retired a few years ago as a professor at


career + office, meetings + conferences, vintage wardrobe 911

what to wear: hotel conference room

I recently spent two days at the delightful Westin Grand on M Street while attending a leadership conference. It certainly took some finesse to dress for the hot and humid weather outside without freezing to death inside the frosty meeting rooms. Thank goodness I had my trusty cashmere wrap to ward off the chill, and


career + office, for interviews, meetings + conferences, trend nav, vintage wardrobe 911

what to wear: client meeting or interview

If you have an important client meeting or interview coming up, you want to convey confidence and professionalism. Stretch wool is a great fabric to wear because it’s seasonless (eg it breathes) and it doesn’t wrinkle. Here we show a great pinstripe pencil skirt and two-button jacket from JCrew. Pinstripes are great for lengthening your


seasonal + regional style, vintage wardrobe 911

what to wear: mom style this summer

As a mom of two young boys, I know how hard it is to focus on your wardrobe this summer.  The kids are out of school and you are juggling many activities.  You are seeking comfort yet you want to be hip! Here is an outfit that I love because it shows that you have style