business casual, how to wear, vintage wardrobe 911

how to wear: black textured jacket

Reader Wardrobe Challenge This is a wardrobe orphan in my closet. A very cozy, textured and streamlined black jacket for fall. Please teach me how to wear it with style. I’m blonde, so black can be harsh nearby my face but I like to dress monochromatic if possible, so this is a big challenge. When


dating + going out, hourglass, inverted triangle, rectangle, triangle, vintage wardrobe 911

reader question: casual date for the no-jean gal

Reader Question I am 47 and started dating again and I am really at loss as what to wear to my dates. I found your suggestions about what to wear on the first, second and third date. I love them. Dresses for date #2 and #3 are perfect for a really nice restaurant, however, I


ageless style, hourglass, rectangle, special events + holidays

reader question: looking fab at 50

Reader Question of the Week Help! I am turning 50 on Saturday. I am still in very good shape. I want to look fabulous but I don’t want to dress like my 23 year old daughter. My body shape has changed from a hour glass shape to a rectangle shape. Help me in this transition.


ageless style, career + office, dating + going out, hourglass, rectangle, vintage wardrobe 911

what to wear: meeting husband’s boss

We *just* got this in and couldn’t resist holding off on our regularly scheduled post to help out one of our readers. Reader Question of the Week In a couple of days I’m meeting my husband’s bosses for the first time when we’ll all go for drinks and to see a Broadway musical. What to


special events + holidays, vintage wardrobe 911

what to wear: holiday party outerwear

Reader Asks: I have a black tie holiday party to attend.  I found a lovely full length gown and sparkly accessories.  It will be probably chilly- in the 20s or 30s in December.  Could you please suggest stylish outerwear? Wardrobe 911’s Style Prescription: Luckily there are lots of beautiful and festive coats to choose from


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what to wear: the best tank top

While it’s snowing outside, thinking about wearing just a tank top could send chills down your spine.  But these little pieces are some of the essentials you should have in your wardrobe for their ability to layer and cover cleavage at work, workout in, sleep in, and even wear alone for those warm days. Reader


career + office, vintage wardrobe 911

what to wear: to court

We’ve been receiving lots of reader inquiries on what to wear to court appearances and the like, so we had to bring you some style inspiration and tips. Female Readers Ask: 1. In November, I will be appearing in court to speak on behalf of a friend. This is a divorce case, and it is