The One Thing You Need to Know When Buying Jackets or Blazers

Style Tips


Sometimes blazers and jackets are necessary. Sometimes they’re just layering pieces that add interest to an outfit. Regardless of why you’re wearing them, you’ll want them to look great on. So what is it you need to know when purchasing? Which style suits your shoulders best. Let’s start with the basics – shoulder types. I’ve found that most shoulders fall into 3 categories (although there are always variations) – Narrow, Regular and Broad. Within these categories can fall a situation where someone’s shoulders are also Sloped, meaning they slope down at the ends versus straight across. Some jackets and blazers will look better on some shoulders than others. The key lies in the cut and style at the shoulders. Narrow or Sloped Shoulders If you have Narrow or Sloped…

How Much Does a New Wardrobe REALLY Cost? 3 Things You Need to Consider

Wardrobe


I had great plans for my I’m-back-but-I-haven’t-REALLY-been-gone post, but a potential client asked me a question that I often get, so I thought I’d share my answer, with the hope that it might help you as well, and now this is the longest run-on sentence I’ve ever written.   THE QUESTION How Much Money Should I Set Aside for a New Wardrobe?   THE ANSWER It Depends (keep reading)   When you’re interested in revamping your closet or creating a whole new wardrobe, there are certain factors that determine how much money you should set aside (or save) to do so.   1. Where You Shop   Where you shop and how much you spend per piece will determine how far your dollar goes and consequently how much you’ll need…

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…

Video Quick Tip: Wardrobe

Wardrobe


Want to build your wardrobe without wasting valuable time and money? Click below to watch my Video Quick Tip to learn 3 Ways to Grow Your Wardrobe Practically.