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Dressing for Holidays at Home

#CFH STYLE Forget #WFH Style. It’s time to CELEBRATE from Home. Do you have your holiday outfit planned and ready? I get it. You’re not going anywhere. But what you wear impacts how you feel. It can be worth dressing up … Continue reading

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Can I Wear White After Labor Day?

The Rule:  Stow Your Whites Until Next Summer Does it still stand? Some rules make very good sense; at least at the time they’re created.  And then… well, things change. Remember the rule of courtesy that said not to phone … Continue reading

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How to Change Your Look Without Breaking the Bank

Shifting Lives; Shifting Styles A member of the Refined Images community recently shared a goal to change her look.  Inspired toward a specific new style, she expressed a legitimate concern for financial output: “Any tips on changing your look completely … 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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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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The Wardrobe Simplifier

5 Essential Pieces for Every Woman's Closet

The Wardrobe Simplifier eBook Get my FREE eBook plus tips by email to look your non-stop best! Build the foundation to your perfect wardrobe with these can't-lose staples including:

  • The one, must-have item that triples as belt, dress, and swim cover (plus, more!)
  • The all-purpose top that suits every body shape with style and grace
  • The universally-flattering skirt that comfortably flows over curvy bodies, yet magically lends balanced fullness to straight figures

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