Spring is here! How delightful to be wearing short sleeve shirts again. Goodbye socks and boots, hello flip-flops and sun hats. My wardrobe can surely use a little dose of spring. If you’re on the eco-friendly band wagon already or just getting started - you can even expand your green endeavors to your wardrobe. In case you are not aware, regular cotton is grown using copious amounts of chemicals that end up in our air and water. Let’s not even talk about synthetic polyester. There are many ... Continue Reading
The grass is turning green, but can your wardrobe? Make sustainable choices and vote with your wallet by choosing bamboo, organic cotton, and fair trade!
Spring accessories are a great addition to mom’s wardrobe and the perfect Mother’s Day gift.
It’s almost Mother’s Day and you know what that means ... It’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to give her on this special occasion. If she’s a fashionista, then skip the chocolate, flowers and kitchen gadgets - and head straight to the accessories. If mom wants to update her look for spring, try gifting a few colorful accessories such as a watch, handbag or scarf. She’ll be the best dressed mom in town thanks to you. Here are a few fun spring accessories for ... Continue Reading
Check out the new spring and summer style trends, and learn how to incorporate them into your wardrobe.
Being a mother requires being flexible, quick and ready for almost anything. The clothes we put on are often times a mirror image of these requirements, being comfortable (flexible), quick (iron-free, and clean) and durable (ready for almost anything). But that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice style and fashion. There is nothing better than feeling awesome about how you look. Trends spotted on the runway for spring and summer 2012 include some fashion must-haves on the very wearable side ... 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
How to remake your wardrobe using Ebay, frugally.
Like most moms, I always think of my kids and their needs first. That includes their clothing. But not anymore. I want a wardrobe that reflects me - shows I am someone other than just a soccer mom and I still have my own sense of style. I have a boho, hippy, gothy, rockabilly, peasant type fashionista inside. She has been screaming to get out for years. And I've finally found a way to engage her without breaking the bank. My Halloween costume started the whole process. I decided I wanted to ... Continue Reading
Add a variety of handbags to your fall wardrobe.
Autumn is in full swing and hopefully you’ve stocked up on some warmer clothes for the cooler weather on the way. Now that you know you’ll stay cozy, it’s time to think about adding some arm candy. Whether you’re looking to invest in a classic or just want to add a new, trendy piece to your regular rotation, here’s a cheat sheet for the top purse trends this season: Saddle Up Seen on the runways from Jason Wu to Michael Kors, this classic leather bag is available big or small ... Continue Reading
Does your style have no variation? These tips will break you out of a style rut.
We all have go-to pieces in our wardrobes that we gravitate to naturally. Maybe you’re a jeans and t-shirt gal or you can’t get enough of tailored black dresses. Having a signature style that instantly makes you feel good isn’t a bad thing. However, it is a problem when your entire range of attire has little variation. Think about it. Do you ever go shopping and return home only to realize that you just bought another black top that looks suspiciously similar to the three other ones ... Continue Reading
Embrace color both in your wardrobe and accessories.
Whether you’re in a style rut or you just can’t seem to commit to trying something new with your wardrobe, sometimes we all need a little help for that extra push in the right direction. Especially when it comes to color. Many of us love to keep an eye on the trends, but implementing them is a whole other story. The same is true for color. How many times do you tell yourself that you will break out of the neutral colors and embrace brighter, happier shades for everyday? Well - as with ... Continue Reading
Add the current fall trends into your existing wardrobe with shoes, accessories, and accent pieces.
Every year, with the changing of the seasons, comes the new must-have wardrobe trends. The big seasons for new trends are usually spring and fall. The problem with following them, and purchasing just the right piece, is what do you do with your wardrobe when today's trend becomes 'so yesterday'? For example, a big fall 2011 clothing trend right now is polka-dots. Are you going to go out and buy a pair of polka-dot pants, only to wear them this season? No! You incorporate these fall trends ... Continue Reading