how to wear, seasonal + regional style

how to wear: winter layering

stylish winter layers

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

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

humid party for petite

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

what to wear business casual 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

hourglass outfit for a 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

business maternity outfit

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

fab 50 casual outfits

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