Posts Tagged ‘accessories’

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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Are berets in style?

Berets are classic and timeless headwear and they have emerged as a key accessory for Fall 2017- 2018. Berets, as defined by dictionary.com, are round close-fitting brimless caps of soft wool material or felt. “The beret is the t-shirt of hats,” says Stephen Jones. Mr Jones is the British milliner, who’s celebrating twenty years of…

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Are sweater sets still in style?

Sweater sets are classic, always in style! What is fabulous about sweater sets is that they pull an outfit together giving you a finished LOOK. Another plus is that they look great with pants/jeans or skirts making them very versatile. Break your sets up and wear the two pieces separately. This will give you many…

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How can one look stylish when traveling?

You can look stylish when traveling by wearing an outfit that flatters you. Comfortable clothes that look good on you are the travelers goal. Unfortunately comfortable means sloppy to many females today. Walking through an airport today you see everything and anything. You don’t need to wear your fancy clothing when traveling. Jeans with a…

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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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Fashion Building Blocks of a Smart Wardrobe

A smart wardrobe consists of basic fashion building blocks and they can vary. Our lives are always changing. One size does not fit all! A teenager moves on to higher education, then to working or raising a family. Some women go to school and work and some mothers work while raising their families and then go into retirement years. So our lives change and our wardrobes vary depending on our lifestyles, age and where we live.

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Can a short woman wear the new corset trend?

A short woman can easily be cut in half and appear shorter wearing anything wide around her waist. Definitely avoid this corset trend if you are under 5′ 2″.  If you are 5″2″ and thin you can probably wear the corset trend and look stylish. Since a corset worn on the outside of your clothing…

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