Category Archives: Personal Image

Over 50 Style: How to Dress a No-Waist Body

How to Dress When Your Waistline Leaves Without You Okay, let’s face it: shift happens. And it doesn’t always happen where you might plan, given a choice, when it comes to body matter. If you face the mirror one day … Continue reading

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How to dress a pear-shaped body

So They Tell You You’re a Pear:  How to Dress It If this is your body shape, you know just what the “pear” is — you’re fuller below the waist than you are in the upper body. You’ve probably read … Continue reading

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Over-50 Style: What Not to Wear

Why Dressing Appropriately Has Nothing to do with Age “At her age,… wearing THAT?” Maybe it’s an under-the-breath muttering the child version of you heard from Great Aunt Betsy; perhaps it’s something you overheard behind your back last month; or … Continue reading

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Is My Office Too Casual?

Managers: Has Your Office Image Gone to the Dogs? You’re walking through the office on a normal Monday morning and you see the sights of, well, any other workday:  hoodies; leggings (as pants); ragged jeans, and (wait,…. are those pajama pants?). … Continue reading

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Over-50 Style – How to Rock it!

What You Don’t Have in Common with a 20-Something Style Maven What’s the one thing over-fifty women have in common with their younger sisters? They want to look FABULOUS. ‘Doesn’t matter what our calendar age, we all want to look … Continue reading

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Tights with open toe shoes?

Open-Toe Shoes & Hosiery:  Yes You Can White sandals with suntan-color-reinforced-toe-pantyhose. Can you see it?  If the image makes you cringe, you may be old enough to have a residual memory or two from the 1980’s fashion police (it wasn’t … Continue reading

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What’s in a Makeover?

Hair & Makeup: Finishing Touches for a Tip-to-Toe Transformation Ever imagine yourself as one of those women featured in a magazine makeover or reality show?  You know the ones:  in a day, given a new look.  Whisked off to professional stylists for hair … Continue reading

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How to Wear Unflattering Colors

5 Ways to Make the Wrong Colors Right Sometimes a girl just wants to wear what she wants to wear.  So what happens when it’s a color that doesn’t flatter?  Since personal color is a passion of mine, I’ve written … Continue reading

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How to Build a Seasonless Wardrobe with Style

Strategic Shopping for a Versatile Wardrobe If you’re like many women, you shop with eyes wide open for clothing you can love.  Maybe a sweater screams your name when you least expect it.  Or, the entire outfit on a mannequin … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Color Trends

What to Wear this Spring:  Color! Every fashion season has its favorite colors.  Sometimes they’re consistent with your own favorites, other times you may wish you could have a chat with the Fashion Color Czar to set things right.  This season, … Continue reading

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