I love the idea of repurposing and reusing items. It's the ultimate way to go green. But what about clothing? Are you concerned it might wind up frumpy instead of stylish? I recently stumbled across the most amazing video outlining how to turn an ordinary men's button up shirt into a stylish dress. Best part yet, it doesn't require sewing or any other accessories aside from the shirt. Not only does Colour Heels Diary turn the shirt into a beautiful strapless dress, but also shows you how to ... Continue Reading
Ways to repurpose your old shirts into fun new dresses and skirts.
As a new mom or mom-to-be, finding a dress that fits just right can be challenging. Here are some tips on finding a dress that’s perfect for you that will look great all season.
Sun, heat, humidity and days at the beach are here. Jeans and sweaters are being set aside as we reach for lighter fabrics and colors. As a new mom or mom-to-be, finding a dress that fits just right can be challenging. Here are some tips on finding a dress that’s perfect for you that will look great all season: Straight As A dress with an A-line shape is the perfect partner in crime for women with hourglass or pear-shaped figures. The line of the skirt will skim over your hips, while ... Continue Reading
Keeping cool in the summer when you’re pregnant is a chore in itself; no need to add stress by sweating over what to wear. Check out these simple summer pregnancy styles for tips.
No group is probably more aware that summer is almost here than pregnant women. Carrying around an extra life and having uncontrollable hormonal fluctuations in the summer heat is less than appealing. No matter how high the air conditioner is on—and it is on, I swear—cooling off is a constant struggle. While avoiding movement at speeds over a snails pace, the most important key to surviving summer is dressing appropriately. Wearing light-colored and light fabrics is crucial. Run from ... Continue Reading
The best maternity fashion choices for the working woman.
Pregnancy can be one of the most amazing experiences a woman goes through. Unfortunately, it can have the opposite effect on her wardrobe. If she isn't careful, she can be subjected to outdated, oversized maternity clothes that do not complement her body. Just because a woman is expecting a baby does not mean she has to compromise her sense of style and poise in the workplace. Since today’s fashion translates into many different cultures, sizes, body types and life stages, women do not have to ... Continue Reading
Stay warm in your little black dress with a cape, shrug, wrap, or jacket.
I’m sure you’ve been in a situation before when you have the cutest LBD (Little Black Dress) to wear to a New Year’s Eve party, but the weather is not cooperating with your fashion choices. It’s freezing outside and you need something to cover up with to stay warm, but that still looks fashionable. There’s no need to spoil your gorgeous dress with an awful bulky sweater or outdoor coat. You can stay warm and still look good all night long. These wraps and jackets will not only ... Continue Reading
You can rock a pair of leggings at work, on a date or snuggled up on the couch for a relaxing weekend.
Have you ever bought a pair of leggings and asked yourself “How do I wear these things?” How to wear leggings is a common question for moms. We don’t want to seem like we’re trying to channel our inner teenager or Olivia Newton John from Grease. There are many ways to wear leggings and look absolutely fabulous, while breaking out of your fashion rut. You can rock a pair of leggings at work, on a date or snuggled up on the couch for a relaxing weekend. How to Wear Leggings to Work If ... Continue Reading
Don’t make a misstep this season at the annual office holiday party.
It’s that time of year - the dreaded office party. Whether you bring your significant other or fly solo, the business holiday party often can make or break careers - one wrong move, or one cocktail too many - and you are the talk of the party, and NOT in a good way. You’re here to have fun, and you should. Just not too much. And what should you wear? Here are my tips on how to make it through the season without a fashion misstep: Clue into the Boss(es) A good rule of thumb to follow ... Continue Reading
Dressing for the transition into fall can be a challenge. Here are some tips for accessories to extend your warm-weather wardrobe.
In August, the warm summer days are capped off with cooler evenings, foreshadowing the chilly fall weather on its way in the coming months. Dressing for the transition into fall style can be a challenge. Do you forego wearing summer dresses completely because of the brisk mornings and then roast in the hot afternoon sun later in the day? You don’t have to suffer during the fluctuating temperatures. These five essential pieces make it simple to transition your summer wardrobe into fall: ... Continue Reading