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How to Transition Your Closet for Fall

Is your style ready for fall? How to transition your closet to always look and feel your best

Depending on the part of the world you inhabit, transitioning your closet to the fall and winter could be anything from a non-event to a major overhaul. Personally, I touch every item of clothing I own twice a year. Once right now–like this weekend– and once in May as the temperature in the Washington DC […]

What to Wear for Valentine’s Day: your best outfit, under your clothes, and after hours

February 14th, Valentine’s Day 2022, is fast approaching. I am acutely aware, as it’s my birthday! I’ve decided I never want to feel older than 50 so I guess I am celebrating one more 50th birthday – LOL. But as your Image Consultant, let me ask, what plans do YOU have for Cupid’s special day […]


Outerwear: How to Choose the Right Styles for You

Jackets, coats, vests! Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed with feeling your best with all those heavy fabrics? There are many options and finding your best winter weather wardrobe items that express your personal style can be challenging. Here’s what you need to know to look your best all winter long.  In Outerwear, Quality Matters Most […]

Ethical Fashion: How Your Wardrobe Affects The Planet (+ Sustainable Fashion Ideas)

Ethical fashion can have direct positive impacts – not only your wardrobe, but on the planet too. I want to share some of the surprising impacts the fashion industry has on the planet – and what we can do to help. As an image consultant, I’ve always told my clients that their clothing can be […]

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What to Wear for the Holidays in 2021

They are here. The holidays. Regardless of what you celebrate this time of year – the holidays are here.  Are you planning to host a party or attend some? What about New Year’s Eve – will you finally get to throw on some sparkle to ring in the New Year?  We can only hope 2022 […]

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Why You Should Shop Black Friday  (For Yourself)!

I used to cringe at the very idea of schlepping to a retail store on the day after Thanksgiving – and fighting with crowds – to get a “deal.” As you may know, fighting isn’t really my thing! But the deals are real and, if you shop Black Friday, you’ll find it’s the one time […]