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 If she isn't careful, she can be subjected to outdated, oversized maternity clothes that do not complement her body.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
The best maternity fashion choices for the working woman.
So you’ve embraced the long hair trend? Need a quick style but a ponytail won’t do? Here are a few of my fave braiding tutorials from around the web.
Long hair is definitely "in" - so perhaps you've embraced the chance to be frugal and canceled a few of your hair appointments. Unfortunately, long hair can also get unruly. Perhaps you've scoured Pinterest and learned how to curl your hair while you sleep - or maybe you've invested in products to tame the curls you naturally have. But what about those days when you have no time to prepare, and a ponytail just won't cut it? On those days I am grateful for the fact that long and flowing isn't ... Continue Reading
Check out the latest hair trends for 2012 – including romantic waves, ponytails, and braids.
One of the hottest “how–to” finds on Pinterest these days (you are on Pinterest right?) are hairstyles. After perusing different hairdos on the popular site, I’ve found myself wanting to do a little of everything to my hair - from chopping it, lengthening it with extensions, braiding it, adding a bright color to a few key strands, and blinging my locks with hair accessories. A new season invites change, and many women look to revamp their style with updated clothing and a fun ... Continue Reading
Steps for adding semi-permanent bright colors to your hair, and maintaining them for several weeks.
I've had bright streaks of color in my hair for almost six months, and I get complimented on it nearly every day. It's fun to play around with, and because the colors are semi-permanent I can change them around as I feel like it. But, while it may be fun, it's definitely a lot of maintenance. Here's the process I go through to add and maintain semi-permanent hair color (I do all of it myself except for the bleaching): Bleach Blonde Unless you have very white hair naturally, you will want to ... Continue Reading
Here are some Valetnien’s Day tips to take a simple outfit from pretty to sultry.
You and your Valentine have managed the impossible - you have the evening of February 14th to yourselves. The babysitting gods must be on your side, because finding someone willing to watch a 2-year-old on the (supposedly) most romantic night of the year is no easy feat. Since having a night sans kids is a reason to celebrate in itself, you should at least spend a few extra minutes getting dolled up. Here are some tips to take a simple outfit from pretty to sultry. Great HeightsI know, ... 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
Check out five of the top trends spotted on the Fall/Winter 2011 runways.
Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean that you should forego fashion in the pursuit of warmth. The runways were full of fun trends to incorporate into your winter wardrobe this year. Plus, there’s no better remedy for the winter blues than putting on great outfit--looking good and feeling stylish will transcend itself in your attitude. So show the sleet and snow whose boss and spice up that boring old pea coat with a splash of color or a touch of python print. The great part? You ... Continue Reading