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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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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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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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End-of-Summer Style

Dog Days of August – What to Buy Right Now The phrase “dog days of summer”  generally makes us think of steamy-hot, lazy days.  There probably was a time when August was reserved for the final stretch of summer — … Continue reading

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Seasonal Clothing Storage

Smart Care for Your Off-Season Wardrobe A client recently asked (believing it was finally safe to put her family’s winter coats away), how best to store them.   If you had your own winter wear in “ready mode” for so long … Continue reading

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What (Not) to Wear to Work this Summer

Avoid an Image Meltdown when the Mercury Rises When the sunny skies of summer roll around, it’s tempting to let a relaxed mood spill over into attire.  Beware when it comes to your work wardrobe.  Whether you’re the receptionist or … Continue reading

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Enduring Cold Weather in Style: Three Essential Pieces

Getting Dressed, Cold-Weather Style It’s 8 °F as I write this, yet another single-digit temperature day in Michigan.  As details of the 2014 Winter Olympics Opening Day in Sochi unfolded, I wondered just how on earth spectators would keep comfortable … Continue reading

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