Category: Outfit Assembly

Luxury Fall Essentials Every Woman Needs

August 25th, 2022 by

There are days when a t-shirt and jeans just won’t cut it. In my recent video on elevated essentials, I talked about how elevating a single item in an outfit (for example, swapping out a regular cotton button-down for a silk one) can take an outfit from simple to super stylish. So today I thought […]

50 Summer Outfits To Try Today!

July 7th, 2022 by

All of this talk about summer being easy and laid back is a lie. Not only do I find myself busier than ever in the summertime, but the heat and humidity bring their own challenges when it comes to style. It can be hard to look crisp and polished and chic and whatever when we […]

5 Easy Chic Summer Outfit Formulas

June 27th, 2022 by

According to the calendar, we are only officially one week or so into summer, but here in Florida, it has felt like months. Months of hot. Months of humidity. Months of wearing the same things on repeat. And many more months to go. It’s easy to get bored of wearing the same things in the […]

How To Combine Colors In Outfits Over 40

May 16th, 2022 by

I am not sure whether there’s actually a scientific study directly linking an extroverted personality to a love of color, but let’s just say there is. And I’m the subject of that study. To me, outgoing color is a natural extension of an outgoing personality. It’s my theory and I’m sticking to it. But you […]

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 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, […]

11 Outfits That Age You

April 4th, 2022 by

Forget wrinkle creams for a minute. Clothes are the ultimate anti-agers. And unlike wrinkle creams, they have an immediate effect. Not convinced? Here’s proof. I rest my case. Notice that I’m wearing relaxed-fit dark neutral pants and black flat shoes in both pics, but the similarity ends there. It’s the details (fit, fabric, embellishments, etc.) […]

5 Pretty Spring Outfit Formulas Over 40

March 31st, 2022 by

In the past few weeks, I’ve covered everything from trends to springtime essentials, shoes to bags to jewelry, but you may still find yourself wondering what to wear. I got you. Seasonal transitions can be tricky. Nothing is more frustrating than coming home with an armload of spring trends only to have them hang in […]

How to Style a Sweater Over 50 | Warm Winter Outfits + Outfit Formulas

February 24th, 2022 by

I know you’re getting tired of your winter clothes. Or is it just me. It’s the end of February and I’m just totally over winter. And I live in Florida. We have only had it for about a week. 🙂 I was especially getting bored of sweaters. Yawn.  Sometimes, a chunky knit sweater can seem […]

Best Outfits for a Pear Shape | Style Dial Orange

February 14th, 2022 by

Here I go again, referring to a body type as a fruit. In The Style Dial body type system, we use colors and not inanimate objects, but since so much of the world is familiar with the term pear-shaped, I’m throwing it in here for clarity’s sake. But just to be clear: You are not […]