Video Quick Tip: 3 Things to Know When Layering

Fashion Tips

Many of my clients love the idea of layering, but don’t feel like they have the knowledge to do it properly. If this sounds like you, click below to watch my latest Video Quick Tip or continue reading for 3 tips to help you on your way.      Tip #1: Vary textures and fabric thicknesses. The layers closest to your body should be the thinnest fabrics and you can increase thickness and bulk the further you move away. If you wear something extremely thick and bulky underneath a thinner, more streamlined or form-fitting garment, it can look odd and like you’re bigger than you truly are. Tip #2: Vary your lengths. If you’re layering, don’t hide it. Let people see what you’ve got…

How to Layer Your Wardrobe Into Fall

Fashion Tips

It’s that time of year again. September rolls around, kids are back in school, and the weather starts to cool. Regardless of the fact that Toronto is currently experiencing gorgeous, warm sunny days, the mornings and evenings are getting a little nippy and it’s time to start changing the way we dress. So what’s the best way to transition your outfits from hot Summer weather to the brisk days of Fall? Layers.   I don’t know about you, but I’m not quite ready to stop wearing my summer clothing – that time will come soon enough. So for now, while the days are still warm and we’re merely coping with minor fluctuating temperatures, the best way I know how to…

5 Steps to Killer Style & Confidence and Daily Inspiration

Body Shape, Confidence, Fashion Tips, Shopping Tips, Style

Years of working with clients, years of compiling easy to follow tips and years of fine tuning a simple step-by-step system that can help and benefit every woman, in any stage of her style journey, have finally come together. With the launch of my two new books, Style Your Way to Success and Style 365, there’s literally something for everyone. Well, of the female persuasion that is.   IF YOU… Struggle with looking good or having any sense of style Find yourself confused, frustrated and a little discouraged when it comes to knowing what to buy, how to wear it or how to put it all together Wish you had the confidence to live the life of your dreams Then Style…

Holiday Style: To Hose or Not to Hose

Fashion Tips

It happens every year. Around the same time. Holiday party season arrives, and because I’m a stylist, the emails, texts and phone calls from family, friends and clients start pouring in. No matter how many times we discuss it, the great debate continues – to hose or not to hose. In the winter, that really is the question. It’s interesting that when it comes to pantyhose (or nylons), stockings (thigh high) and tights, both men and women seem to have an opinion. They’re either for or against. Or they have conditions – certain types can be worn, but only under certain circumstances. When the thermometer drops and festive, holiday party outfits come out, those circumstances can become a bit more…

Work with a Designer to Make Your Outfit Dreams Come True

Dressing, Fashion Tips, Shopping Tips, Style, Wardrobe

Ever go shopping with an idea of what you’re looking for but can’t find it anywhere? Maybe you find the ideal top on one dress and bottom on another and wish you could magically fuse them together? Or perhaps you find the (nearly) perfect piece but wish it came in another fabric, colour or pattern? A girl can dream right? Well, find the right designer and your dream might just come true. Canada is home to a number of extremely talented Independent Fashion Designers who, for lack of exposure in mainstream malls, have their talents hidden from most of us. Yet all you have to do is browse through local boutiques to find that many of them stock their pieces….