Category: Clothes

How To Wear A Midi Dress Over 40

September 26th, 2022 by

I’m not typically a fan of wishy-washy trends. I like a dress that knows what it truly is and isn’t afraid to express it. A mini, for example, knows it’s short and sassy, while a maxi is long and breezy. But a midi? It can’t seem to make up its mind. Fortunately, I decided to […]

Update Your Whole Wardrobe With New Essentials

September 15th, 2022 by

Sometimes we overcomplicate things a little. Or maybe that’s just me. If you really want an elevated and polished wardrobe that represents your style with minimal effort, you’ll start with these essential pieces. But how, you ask, can simple essentials represent my personal style? It’s all in how you put them together. The shortest shortcut […]

Stylish Summer Steals Under $50

June 6th, 2022 by

It’s summertime, and the living is easy. Actually, summer is kind of complicated for this mom of teen girls, but whatever. It’s also hot. Very hot. Anyway, I digress. Although teens and temps might not cooperate, my wardrobe still can. And so can yours. If there’s anything we can simplify in the summer, it’s style. […]

7 Tops That Are Making You Look Older

May 26th, 2022 by

Back in my late 20s, when I was working as a magazine editor in Boston, there was a cheap little fast fashion store right around the corner from my apartment that we used to call the cheap top shop. On Fridays, after work, we would stop by that store and pick up a cheap top […]

4 Easy Spring Outfit Formulas With Dresses

April 25th, 2022 by

I recently ran into a friend at a party who said she had given up on wearing dresses. “I have no waist,” she moaned. “I look like a cardboard box with legs.” Looking at my gorgeous friend, who is in her late 60s, I knew that this was untrue, but I didn’t have time at […]

How To Pick Prints Over 40

April 21st, 2022 by

Sometimes I feel like my job as your personal stylist and fashion friend is kind of like the role of that mom who breaks up the teen parties. She means well, but she’s not a lot of fun. How many times have you seen a printed item shared in the Facebook group only to hear […]

How To Quickly Build A Spring Capsule Over 40

April 18th, 2022 by

I’ve built hundreds of capsule wardrobes for hundreds of different women in my 15 years as a personal stylist. I love the challenge and the creativity of finding the perfect pieces to reflect a client’s unique lifestyle and personal style, and ensuring they all work together to create a versatile wardrobe. For the right client, […]

When Should You Tuck In Your Shirt

November 4th, 2021 by

To tuck or not to tuck. That is the question. And apparently, it’s a loaded one. I have always been a little baffled by the responses I’ve had from women over the years whenever I suggest tucking. The shock and horror. But here’s the secret: More often than not, tucking is going to be a […]

What To Wear Everywhere This Fall | 7 Outfit Ideas

September 23rd, 2021 by

September 24 is my husband’s birthday, a date that has unofficially been the start of fall, in my mind. Even the Florida weather is catching on. Yesterday morning, I thought I felt a breeze, but by the time I noticed it, it was gone. That’s how fall in Florida is. One 75-degree morning, followed by […]

9 Fall Trends You Can Wear At Any Age

September 2nd, 2021 by

Trends aren’t just for teenagers anymore. I know, I know. Some of them can be out there, but there are truly some trends that work for women with real bodies and real lives, and some of them are super cute and totally worth considering. Here, 9 of the top fall trends (there are many trends […]