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Do you have a decent head shot? 

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...

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What is “cost per wear?”

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...

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How to add visual interest to an outfit.

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...

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What I would wear to my funeral

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...

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Should you have these shoes in your closet?

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...

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Don’t dress for the rear view mirror

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....

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Shopping when you’re a size 18 sucks

Shopping when you’re a size 18 sucks. I have a beautiful client who is a size 18. We know what her unique Style Statement is, we’ve decluttered what she has that doesn’t make her feel good or look great, we’ve created a shopping list, we have a spending plan, we know...

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Is your skin warm toned or cool toned?

Do you know if your skin is yellow toned (warm) or blue toned (cool)? And does this really matter? Everyone's skin has an undertone, not always obvious at first sight, and this means that certain shades look better on them than others.  Undertones have been divided...

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Your clothes tell people what you value.

I go through a values exercise with clients to ensure that they are dressing in alignment with what truly matters to them (such as sustainability, freedom, contribution) but if you haven't worked with me, may I suggest that you think about this when you are choosing...

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