Category: Closet

6 closet personalities & what it means to your style

June 26th, 2023 by

Style starts in your closet. As much as we like to think it starts on a Pinterest Board or in a department store, it doesn’t. It starts where our outfits take shape, and that is in the sanctity of the closet. It’s also where certain style dreams go to die. Remember that orange phase? Or […]

Real Life Closet Edit Over 40

January 2nd, 2023 by

The media wants us to believe that every woman has a closet the size of a gymnasium filled with designer clothes, artfully displayed like a museum collection. For most of us, however, our real-life closets reflect our real lives and this includes dealing with limited closet space in smaller or older homes (like mine! we […]

The Reverse Closet Edit | Do THIS Instead of Purging Your Closet

November 13th, 2022 by

Overwhelmed by the idea of editing your closet? Chances are, a much more stylish and manageable wardrobe is hiding in your current wardrobe. Here’s how to find it! For most women, having too many clothes is the single biggest roadblock to great style. 1. Take Everything Out Of Your Closet That You LOVE Often we […]

How to Shop the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

July 18th, 2017 by

Sales are fraught with disaster. They are full of potential and opportunity and the possibility of heartbreak, much like trying out a new hairstylist for the first time. It can either go very, very well or it can be a disaster. (The no-woman’s-land in between is so boring, don’t you think?) In the case of […]

What to Wear to Go Back to Work

June 29th, 2016 by

(Disclaimer: Don’t hate me for saying “work.” I know that we all work. Wherever you are and whatever you do for work, it is still work. But “work” is easier to say than “working outside the home at a paying job that requires you to dress up a bit.”) If you’ve spent the last few […]

How to Dress Cute While Pregnant (on a Budget!)

June 26th, 2016 by

If you’re reading this, I’m a little jealous of you right now. I hope you know how truly blessed you are… I loved every single second of being pregnant. Every. Single. Second. I was deliriously happy. I never got nauseous.  think it was God’s way of giving me a break after 6 stressful years of fertility […]

How to Rock a Transitional Wardrobe

June 23rd, 2016 by

Okay, I’ll admit it. Transitional Wardrobes, and, frankly, capsule wardrobes of any kind can be a little, yawn…. especially for creative, spontaneous, former-impulse-shoppers like myself. If, like me, you’ve never met a frill or a bauble you didn’t adore, then the idea of the same 28 outfit combinations on repeat for 6 months can sound like […]

What to Wear During a Weight Gain (or Loss!)

June 22nd, 2016 by

I hear you. Transitions are tough. Tricky. Traumatic even. (Sorry—I never miss a chance to alliterate!). They are confidence killers. And that’s what stinks. During a time when you could use a boost of confidence the most, a wardrobe that no longer fits or suits your lifestyle has the exact opposite effect. It is deflating. […]

Why Capsule Wardrobes are a Lie

February 9th, 2016 by

I’m going to be a little bossypants right now. Shocking, right? I want you to close your eyes (well, you may need to squint so you can keep reading, but you get the idea) and picture me in your closet. Naturally, I’d be standing on a stool. I’m 5’2″, and 5’1″ of that is hair, […]

5 Easy Tools for Closet Organization

September 18th, 2015 by

I am organizationally challenged. And yet, I organize other people’s closets on a very regular basis, and have been doing so for years. I have organized every single type of closet, from shoebox-size apartment closets to master closets the size of my first apartment. And no matter how little, or how much, space a woman […]