The Power of Alterations

If your first thought upon seeing the title of this post is, “I never alter my clothes,” you're not alone. With the exception of having their pants hemmed or getting wedding or formal wear tailored, most people do not alter their clothing. In this post, I present an overview of the incredible power of alterations to help you look more stylish and polished, as well as slimmer and more attractive.  It's amazing how some simple and often inexpensive tailoring can take garments from so-so to … [Read more...]

Shop for YOUR Life!

Before you set out on a shopping trip, it’s very important to consider your lifestyle!  This tip may seem self-evident, but I can’t tell you how many shopping mistakes I’ve seen in people's closets (not to mention my own!) because they failed to take a moment to think about their own lives before shopping.  It’s so easy to become mesmerized by all of the beautiful things in the stores and buy things for someone else’s life instead of your own. A few personal examples may help to drive this … [Read more...]

Fashion Isn’t Frivolous!

I have always enjoyed clothes and shopping, but over the years I’ve also come to learn the power of what we wear to help improve our body image. I’m not necessarily referring to being a “fashionista” or a slave to trends, but rather the way that clothing can help to enhance our positive points and encourage body acceptance. “What Not to Wear” I’m sure many of you have seen the television show, “What Not to Wear.”  In case you aren’t familiar with this program, the premise is that a woman … [Read more...]