articles by tag: wardrobe basics

are you wearing the right bra size?

The beginning of each year is a good time to take stock of your underpinnings drawer and add a few new bras to replace those that are old and tired.  You know the ones – the bras where the hooks are loose and the elastic is loosing it’s strength. Since our bodies change all the [...]

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tricks for wearing white pants

With warm weather upon us, most women start thinking about wearing a sleek pair of white trousers and pairing it with an equally sleek white jacket for work, or a cool tunic for play. Then, we try our white pants on and panic sweeps over us. “Can you see those dimples, darling?” you inquire as [...]

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what to wear: minimal style top

Jennifer Aniston is a style icon a lot of women look to these days because she conveys a minimal, streamlined, casual look.  And whether you work in a business casual environment or hang out with your kids at the park, her style is very appropriate for all. Her impact on fashion hasn’t gone unnoticed with [...]

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underarm stains

Those pesky underarm stains.  It becomes an even bigger problem when we hit peri and menopause stages.  So, what to do?? There are dress shields that you can purchase to either sew in your clothing OR you can buy the adhesive disposable kind.  I like the idea of the disposable ones because they are very [...]

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the mighty shoulder

Shoulders are great for lots of things:  standing on shoulders, holding shoulder bags, playing ‘head, shoulders, knees & toes’ with the little ones, even giving the big, cold shoulder. But when it comes to style and your shoulder type, do you know what to wear?  There are 4 types of shoulder widths: average, broad, narrow [...]

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fashionable rain gear

Rainy season will soon be upon us and if you don’t have some classic, yet fab rain gear, here’s a little inspiration. Everything here is waterproof– except the jeans. I’m partial to Burberry rain coats because the quality is so great. The white Sydney rain jacket is very modern and great for weekends.  I paired [...]

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the elusive white shirt

It is hard finding a good white shirt. One that I love is by Thomas Pink.  Great quality fabrics and fab construction make these the coveted kind.  You may think them pricey but they really are worth it. If you want to build a good button-down shirt wardrobe, make sure you have a white one [...]

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