What does authenticity have to do with style and a changing body when you’ve hit 55+?

Are you true to yourself? Being true to yourself is one of the definitions of Authenticity. This was recently one of the topics of the Association of Image Consultants International conference session. One of the speakers gave permission to the attendees to not do something, that they didn’t like doing. When the presenter permitted the attendees to not do…

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How to Camouflage a Rounded Back (and other body changes when you hit 55+)

We have all been there! It would be nice if your body never changed so that your clothes would fit from year to year. Even with or without the extra weight you may have put on during the lockdown due to Covid, your body is constantly changing shape. Although it may seem like the changes occurred overnight, they have…

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Back to the Basics

Are you wondering what makes a basic style? Basics are defined by clothing with simple lines and shapes that can be dressed up or down for varied lifestyles. Basics are a great choice for uncertain times. Although there are many great basic designs, here are my favorite five.  Camisole, tank top or shell Pencil skirt Camp or sport shirt Jacket (Blazer or Chanel) Slacks, Straight-Leg Here’s to…

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Are You Saving Your Clothes?

Are you saving your nice clothes or are you wearing them as you work from home? In previous emails, I have written about the importance of dressing for yourself and how what you wear affects your mindset. Growing up I was told to save my nice clothes for special occasions. Sound familiar? Since my parents grew up in an era…

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Celebrate Earth Day with Sustainable Fashion

What better way to celebrate Earth Day than to talk about sustainable fashion. Shopping your closet is one way to support the cause and be kind to Mother Earth.  Do you know the environmental impact of the fashion industry? This was addressed in a previous Wear It Well Wednesday. You can read the full article here. You may not have control over how…

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4 Spring Trends to Buy Now!

If the winter doldrums have gotten you down, thinking about Spring fashions is one way out of a funk. Having something new can boost your spirit and confidence. Why not look for some of the trendy spring fashions at the end of season sales?   With bargains galore, it is a great time to buy necessities, transitional clothing or items for spring. Many clearance sections still…

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