Accessories Gone Wrong

When it comes to accessorizing, sometimes the easiest way to show you what to do is by showing you what NOT to do. Because fashion styling, like food styling and home styling, is a visual art. When all the elements come together correctly, you stand back and admire the whole picture. But when one of…

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What to Look for In Prints and Patterns

Prints and warm weather go together and can liven up your favorite go-to pieces. But there are a couple of questions you need to ask before grabbing any oh-so-fabulous print and spiriting it back to your closet like some new-found treasure. Namely: Is it right for you? Does it work with your existing wardrobe? Because…

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Make Your Clothing Match Your Content

There’s a Public Service Announcement playing here in the States that features the First and Second Ladies talking about supporting the military and military families. While I’m all for the message, the commercial irritates me every time it’s on because of how they’re dressed. Mrs. Obama is in a brow, white, and blue cotton dress…

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When Status Accessories “Jump the Shark”

One morning as I was driving the kids to school, I noticed a woman standing at the bus stop with a Michael Kors logo tote bag slung over her shoulder. Later that same day, I stood behind a woman at the grocery store who pulled a food stamp EBT card out of her Coach logo…

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Coats for Professional Women

A few weeks ago when actress Brooke Shields was making the talk show rounds to promote her new book, I saw these two pictures: On the set of “Good Morning America,” November 17, 2014: Photo Courtesy of DailyMail.co.uk Leaving the building afterward: Photo Courtesy of DailyMail.co.uk Now I like Brooke, I really do, but I’m…

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