It’s so refreshing to see new options for the guys in their business attire, like creative pocket squares and patterned socks. While guys may shy away from wearing patterned socks, as being ‘too loud’ for business, it all depends on which socks they choose and, of course, their own penchant for creativity. I personally like […]

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I think I’m addicted to collecting organizational tips. It’s so easy to do these days, especially with Pinterest (which is where I like to compile all my favorites.) These particular tips (there are 50 in all, so settle in!) came to me via Elle magazine and I just had to pull out a few of […]

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Well, we may be the 50+ set, but that doesn’t mean we’re mature. (Just kidding!) Without a doubt the way we apply makeup changes through the years, or at least it should. When you’re younger, you can get away with very dramatic makeup and not scare everyone (think bright blue eyeshadow, for example.) Wearing that […]

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There are many rites of the aging process as we move through the years. Maybe one of the first ones is being asked to prove your age with your ID when you’ve just turned 21 (and you’re elated of course.) And then when it happens to you in your 40’s, that’s worth a smug little […]

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When you read this we’ll be into our week of family summer vacation at the beach – one of my favorite times of the year. I’ve got my reading material (a very important part of vacation, yes?) For the beach it’s an actual printed book (because I don’t want to take my iPad to the […]

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I recently had an ‘aha’ moment that reinforced something I already knew, but in a new way. Naturally, as a wardrobe and image consultant, I work with color with my clients all the time…helping them add some color into a ‘too black’ closet, for example. Or experimenting with new color combinations or fine-tuning their use […]

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