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"I wear your granddad's clothes I look incredible I'm in this big a** coat From that thrift shop down the road." Musician Macklemore (from Kent, WA, the state I live in) said it all - you can look incredible in thrift store clothes. Here's some tips to help: Wear...read more
What I think of Marie Kondo. I love her. What's not to love? She's adorable, quirky, spiritual, effective and is sparking joy worldwide. Ever since Netflix created a show around her, she's had a resurgence of popularity, even more so than then her book The Magic of...read more
There's a common expression that we only wear 20% of our closet 80% of the time. The 80/20 rule was named after an Italian man called Vilfredo Pareto, who created it based on 1896 Italian landownership, but it can be applied to almost anything. I have a client who...read more
Set your wardrobe up for success. What do I mean by this? Curate a wardrobe of clothes that you love, that flatter you, fit you, make you feel great and are easy to mix and match. Have enough that you can do laundry on your schedule, not in a rush because your only...read more
Do you have a decent head shot? I know I usually write about inner and outer style for the whole person, but this is one thing all women should have. Whether a dating site, LinkedIn, your FB profile, Instagram, Pinterest or any other digital use, a simple but...read more
Quick math you should consider when you're about to purchase something. Cost per wear. Divide the cost by the amount of times you plan on wearing the item. This also helps with impulse purchases and when you are wavering over an expensive piece that you love. For...read more
What's the big deal about visual interest? There is nothing wrong with monochrome if that's your thing. I also know women who like capsule wardrobes made up of three neutral colors, but in general, our eyes like to look at visually interesting things, that's how...read more
I'm sad. My husband lost a close family member who was unique and precious and we are in NZ. The funeral was yesterday and it was beautiful. He would have heartily approved. I usually talk about how clothing is literally part of the fabric of our life, so I'll...read more
I read an article about 12 pairs of shoes every woman should own. If you'd like to peruse it, check out this link to Harper's Bazaar. I'll give you the list then I'll tell you what is useful about it, and what is simply WRONG. Metallic heels Animal print heels Tall...read more
Kia ora (hello) beautiful, Here's what I mean by "don't dress for the rear view mirror." Don't dress for the past. No, I'm not talking about the resurgence of 80's power heels, I mean your past. Especially if it's holding you back. Don't dress for who you were....read more
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