how to wear, seasonal + regional style

how to wear: winter layering

Reader Question With all the winter ‘drapey’ type sweaters, how do you wear one with with a coat? Also can you speak to the need for multi layers that we need up here in the cold frozen north east and still make it look like we’re not a marshmallow and/or make sure that what we


how to wear

hwo to wear: shoes with casual skirts

Reader Question I wear skirts more times than not, since they’re more flattering than pants on my frame. My issue comes in with what shoes to wear with casual skirts. I get tired of wearing flip-flops and sandals because they aren’t very supportive walking around for long distances. Any suggestions on an alternative that has


petite, tall + plus, rectangle, seasonal + regional style

style advice: hot + humid outdoor party

Reader Question Help! I am going on a week’s holiday to a hot humid non-tropical area. I live in a very dry desert area and am clueless what to pack!! My body type is petite short-waisted rectangle and some of the activities on the trip will include: winery tour, baseball game, outdoor concert, outdoor Pool


business casual, inverted triangle

what to wear: research lab at work

Justine was our wallets2wear Product Giveaway winner. In addition to the bracelet that she won, we selected her fashion emergency question to solve. Reader Question: I’ve got a fashion emergency of sorts, it’s ongoing, so I won’t collapse from it!  What would you recommend to someone who works in a lab? I’m 27 and work


hourglass, weddings

what to wear: wedding

Reader Question Looking for some advice on what to wear to a wedding in Walnut Creek, California in mid March. The wedding is at 3 followed by a cocktail party reception. I am 46, hourglass shape, 5’8″ with about 10 pounds to lose. My colors are warm tones. Wardrobe 911’s Style Prescription Spring is a


business casual

what to wear: business casual when you are pregnant

Reader Question What about some maternity clothes options for work? Specifically, something other than dresses. I work in a business casual office and jeans are for Fridays, only. I’m also somewhere between an hourglass and a pear-shape (pre-pregnancy), which means a large chest and heavier legs. It’s the fact that I don’t have long or


ageless style, wardrobe planning

what to wear: fab 50 and no longer working

Reader Question I have recently decided to quit working as a beauty industry executive.  However, I still want to look put together and not break the bank in doing so. I’m in my early fifties, size 2 and work out every day. When my husband and I are not traveling, I take classes, see friends