The Happy Wardrobe Blog
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Life is too short to spend time trying to find that missing shoe, jeans that may or may not be in the wash and those earrings you wore to your last work event and possibly left at your boyfriend's. Half the battle of getting dressed is having an organized wardrobe. It...read more
I passed Eileen Fisher last Tuesday (the Bellevue store, not the designer) and dashed in to check what they had in blue. One of my delightful clients adores that color and Eileen Fisher is a brand that works with her values and style. (One of the exercises I do with...read more
Prosperous clothing doesn't mean expensive. To be truly prosperous, clothing needs to make you feel great and be in good condition. I suggest that you regularly check your clothing, item by item. • Tears and rips should only be deliberate. • Bras should fit without...read more
Kia Ora, I was consulting with a beautiful woman (we all are) and we discovered her unique Style Statement, which gave her clarity and confidence. She lit up as she realized her personal themes that she could incorporate into her wardrobe. I then asked to see her...read more
I was having dinner with Maria, another kick-ass woman who started her own business with her husband and still works full time for a major company in Seattle, when my fake ponytail fell out, just missing the pizza. I'd swung my head too enthusiastically and my long...read more
Here's an acronym that will save you a lot of "shopper's remorse," if you remember it before you hand over your cash! HALT It's used by people in recovery from self-defeating behavior. No! I'm not saying you need therapy! (Though really, what could it hurt?) I'm...read more
Kia Ora! Not Sure About That Outfit? Take a photo instead of trusting what you see in the mirror. I'm not a traditional stylist. To me, that conjures up images of intimidating well dressed and fashionable people telling you what to wear, in what combination and how to...read more
I was at a consignment store the other day. Just checking - do you know what consignment is? It's when you take clothing to a store and they sell on your behalf. I have clients that sell through or buy from them for a variety of reasons. Some like the recycling...read more
There are times when you should say "no thank you," to an outfit. This also applies to people, activities and invitations. I talked about "not right now" in my last email, as in when we say "not right now," to something it can be a way of avoiding saying no...or that...read more
Kia Ora (it's how we say hello in New Zealand) I was asked a question the other day. A wonderful woman I was working with was discussing her activity wheel with me (it's an exercise I do that assesses if you have enough clothing for what your current lifestyle). Lisa...read more
I delight in helping women remember who and how unique, fabulous and precious they are!! I would love to meet you, and help you design the Happy Wardrobe and life you love...let's have a chat and see how I can support you!
I live in Seattle, and offer virtual wardrobe coaching worldwide.