color

how color temperature affects what looks good on you

what to wear warm and cool colors

Perhaps you or someone you know has said, “I can’t wear red” or “I don’t like the color purple.”  With most anything, these are broad generalizations in the world of color as there are hundreds of different reds and purples…and blues and greens…if you’ve ever seen a paint deck, you get the idea.  One characteristic

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15 items, 20+ looks

15 items, 20+ looks: casual summer, part 4

15 items wardrobe planning for summer

How to look effortlessly cool AND stay cool in the summer heat? Well, here’s my final 4 pieces to have this summer which round out the 15 items. Again, these are meant to be ultra casual and although you’re wearing shorts, denim and tees, these don’t convey ‘sloppy.’ I admit I threw in some dark wash jean trousers for

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15 items, 20+ looks

how to wear: 15 items, 20+ looks – part 4

15 items 20 looks part 4

What 15 items should you have in your wardrobe this Spring that you can create a multitude of outfits from?  Well, hopefully this ‘how to wear’ series has helped you build a cool wardrobe — based on the current trends of the season — without looking like you’re trying too hard. Dressing well can be

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15 items, 20+ looks

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

15 items 20 looks part 3

In Part 1 and Part 2, I took you through the first 8 items that created 16 looks. Today, we’re looking at some more casual pieces that can work for non-dresscode workplaces or simply the weekend. The great part about this is that I’ve added in some coral and orange — which is the color

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15 items, 20+ looks

how to wear: 15 items, 20+ looks for spring – part 2

15 items 20+ looks part 2

Adding on to our 15 items to have for Spring, here are four more items bringing us to eight thus far. Today I’m showing all solid colors but they all have a twist — they either are bright colored (to make use of the color trend this season) and/or they have a unique detail. 5.

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15 items, 20+ looks

how to wear: 15 items, 20+ looks for spring – part 1

15 items 20+ looks part 1

It’s time to start thinking about your spring wardrobe and so this week I’m covering the top 15 items you need this season to create over 20 great outfits.  Along with some similar items that you might already have in your wardrobe, you’ll see some trends built in that provide you inspiration on creating some

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15 items, 20+ looks

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

15 items summer outfits

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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