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Fashion & Jewelry Workshop Recap

Here’s what happened at the fashion & jewelry workshop I did last weekend at the Showroom of Elegance—as shown through these snapshots:    Everyone on the planet can wear this tie front blouse. {does not discriminate against size or personal more »

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A ‘mother-daughter’ boutique

It’s the 100th anniversary of Mother’s Day. How fun! In honor of this, I want to talk about 3 things: 1. A contest! Long Elegant Legs is a fashion site that caters to taller women. To win a printed canvas more »

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Fashionable leather fanny packs

A long time friend of mine has designed Mollypacks: a line of leather fanny packs—two styles in a variety of colors. The strap is removable, so it doubles as a clutch, giving you lots of use—like concerts and cocktails. I more »

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Which necklace to wear? + Style workshop invitation

Jewelry. It hints at your mood, and is usually the last piece you put on before you leave. Just like clothes, there are specific types of jewelry that are flattering on you. Your bone structure and personality play a part more »

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Leather bow ties by ReformedSchool

“Wait, is that…leather?” The knot of our fit model’s bow tie caught my attention. I don’t think I’ve ever gotten so excited about something that I couldn’t wear. (I mean, yes, girls can wear bow ties—just not this girl.) Last more »

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Cam Newton in your pants

This was the title of an email I wrote to a new client. It unintentionally sounds sexual! (not professional) Which I thankfully realized right before sending…and therefore erased half of it. Do you write your subject before or after composing more »

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The Mexican skier + what you wear to work

I want to talk about Hubertus von Hohenlohe, the slalom skier —Mexico’s only competitor in these Olympics—more specifically, his mariachi-inspired uniform. He is 55 years old and had little chance at winning a medal. That doesn’t seem to bother him as more »

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What will happen to this Old Navy sweater?

You see this sweater? It was part of our Halloween road rally. (We won 1st place in the costume contest. :)) (After being forced to clean out his closet) Mike throws this sweater and says, “Do we have a Goodwill more »

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These colors ‘go’ together.

“I thought I’d look like a bruise,” said a client as I held up a new combo, she’d never thought to wear. Hmm, yes, bruises are black and blue (until they turn that gnarly green/yellow color) but that’s irrelevant in more »

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5 Tips on Choosing the Best Gifts + 2 Ideas

Are you having yourself a merry little Christmas? In talking with friends, instead of total hysteria and stress, I’m hearing that people are actually enjoying this holiday season—relaxing and relishing in traditions. At the moment, that’s what I’m doing. It more »

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