Category: Personal Style

7 Spring Outfit Formulas That Work On Almost Everyone

March 19th, 2024 by

You can feel it coming, right? I’m going to use one of my only jokes again: “The only formulas I like are outfit formulas.” I’m hilarious. It is true, though, because outfit formulas give you a simple framework for creating outfits with confidence and ease. They are tried and tested and take the guesswork out […]

Good & Bad Prints 2024

March 7th, 2024 by

Prints are perplexing. Puzzling. Problematic. Kind of like my fixation on alliteration. But I digress. 🙂 Prints create the most confusion when I’m teaching about style, and I don’t blame you. It’s not always easy for me to explain why some prints work, and some don’t. Part of it is practice, and part of it […]

9 Ways We’ve Been Wearing Clothes Wrong

February 19th, 2024 by

This started out as a perfectly innocent video topic. I was scouring Nordstrom for spring trends when I started seeing them everywhere. Dated, saggy-baggy, out-of-date clothes that make us look and feel matronly and out of style. And they’re available EVERYWHERE and at every price point. These clothes are solely designed to help us hide […]

Not Your Mother’s Style Rules: Short Girls Should Wear Short Skirts (and other rules we were never taught)

February 5th, 2024 by

I’m pretty much a rule-follower in life, although I’ve gotten a little bolder as I’ve grown older. These days, I can occasionally be found cutting the “Do Not Remove” tags off of pillows and driving a tad above the speed limit. I’m pretty crazy. The one area of my life where I really like to […]

How to Make Style Automatic Over 40

January 15th, 2024 by

There’s a lot of buzz in certain circles about mindfulness, and I get it. We want to be intentional with our lives, our time, and our relationships so that we don’t go through life on autopilot. However, there are some things in life that we just need to dial in and automate, so that we […]

10 Surprisingly Simple Style Tips Every Woman Should Know in 2024

January 5th, 2024 by

It’s easy to overcomplicate things when it comes to style, but the fundamentals really don’t change. Buy good quality clothes that fit and flatter you and that you also love, and wear them on repeat. The more you know about any topic, style included, the more you can take creative license and bend or break […]

My FAVORITE New Items of 2023

December 25th, 2023 by

My friend credits (blames?) me for introducing her to Nutella. I know. How do you go your whole life and not try Nutella, but until I told her about it, she had never even tasted it. We all know she merely existed and didn’t truly live until she finally tried it. Some clothes are like […]

10 Aha Moments I Had About Style in 2023

December 21st, 2023 by

This is the thing about style that can sometimes make it frustrating. Everything changes. Your lifestyle and climate and body and preferences and budget and trends. Everything changes. If we don’t try the new stuff, or the old stuff in new ways, we get stuck and our style becomes boring and stale, not to mention […]

There Are Only 2 Style Types: Which One Are You?

December 14th, 2023 by

I think we overthink things sometimes. No? Just me? Alrighty then. But let me give you an example of my overthinking ways. For years, as a personal stylist, I developed elaborate methods to unearth the secrets of personal style from my clients so that I could help them reach their style goals, and it wasn’t […]

How To Wear Jewelry Over 40

November 24th, 2023 by

My ears were pierced when I was a newborn at the hospital, as was the tradition in Egypt, so I feel like I was literally born to wear jewelry. That’s why I think you should take my bossy jewelry edicts very seriously. I know my stuff. Seriously, though, it can sometimes be a challenge to […]