Accessories

Can you wear a necklace with a decorative belt or belt buckle?

Decorative belts are fabulous and add style to an outfit. Decorative belts are statement pieces and it is usually enough to have one statement piece for any outfit. A necklace should not be needed with a fancy belt. In fact a necklace will detract from a beautiful belt or fancy belt buckle. Wear some attractive…

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Is a hat acceptable to wear with a dressy long black skirt & top?

A small hat or a fascinator is acceptable and stylish with evening and cocktail attire. Your dressy long black skirt and top will look awesome with a small hat. A hat has the ability to transform your look and act as an icebreaker at a party. Large hats would look silly with evening attire unless…

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Should the color of your shoes & purse match?

Shoes and purse colors do not have to match. A basic black and white outfit and black shoes looks fabulous with a bold colored purse. Not only is it a modern look the bold color adds a POP of color to what you are wearing.  The modern woman wears contrasting colors, textures and patterns at…

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What color shoes & accessories look best with white outfits?

White outfits are like blank canvases. You have an indefinite number of options when it comes to shoe color and accessories. My preference for shoe colors are neutral colors or light colors such as white, bone, beige, nude or metallics. They look great with all white outfits. Then you have many options when it comes…

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What can I wear with a structured handbag?

A structured handbag is queen Elizabeth’s signature fashion accessory and is a timeless classic. There seems to be a trend for a sturdy, structured, luxurious bag a foot this season. The boxy style bag is classy, smart and polishes every outfit.  They look and are modern when in bold colors, exotic skins or with small…

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Should I carry a red or black clutch bag? I plan to wear my fit & flair dress that has solid black top with polka dot skirt with a fitted red waist band. I have red heels that match the waist band. The high heels have a bow of velvet & are a patent leather with velvet accents. 

 I plan to wear my fit & flair dress that has solid black top with polka dot skirt with a fitted red waist band. I have red heels that match the waist band. The high heels have a bow of velvet & are a patent leather with velvet accents. A clutch bag is an essential…

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What handbag colors are most versatile?

The handbag colors that are the most versatile are brown and black. These colors should go with your basic wardrobe neutral color. For example if one of these colors: black, brown, grey or navy is your wardrobe neutral a black leather bag will work. If your wardrobe neutral is gray, brown or beige a brown…

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Are neck scarves in fashion?

Neck scarves are hot fashion and very trendy. Women are wearing them with everything from simple T’s, blouses, jackets and dresses. Melania Trump is wearing a neck scarf with a coat dress on an overseas visit. Scarves are timeless and add style and / or color to your ensemble. Build a scarf wardrobe with scarves…

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