men’s corner: american style with a european flair…

for some reason, european men and women seem to have a special flair when it comes to fashion…while we frequently hear about style tips for us gals, we don’t read so much about the same for men. here are a few ways to add that european touch to your look… – try brown shoes, instead […]

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buckle up…

the belt was originally drafted for the military…to support clothes and hold weapons…today, belts usually aren’t as aggressive…their main job is to add color and texture to an outfit… you will wear a basic brown or black belt forever…so invest in quality and subtle style…look for even stitching…good leather…well-finished holes…and solid or well-plated hardware… what […]

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mens corner…the necktie…

the necktie has always spoken multitudes about our culture… it was skinny and modern in the ’60s…fun and exaggerated in the ’70s…rich and thick in the ’80s…then…for a while…it seemed to disappear altogether… now this iconic piece of fabric is back and better than ever… whether you want to appear subtle and dignified…or to distinguish […]

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how much should i spend?

you walk into a store…and there it is…the dress that will change your life… the problem? the price tag… when is an item a good buy? i have some clients that believe that because an item is “expensive” it is therefore…”good”i have some clients that believe that spending hundreds of dollars on one item is […]

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fashion, champagne and a great cause…

last nite…my friend & business partner, adena & i got all dolled up for the big “dress for success” fashion show/fundraiser in lovely san francisco… it doesn’t take much to talk adena & i into dressing up for an event…what fun…right? what a great cause we were supporting… the nite began with silent auction items…so […]

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buying smart…

today my facebook fan page status reads: the most expensive item in your closet is the one with the tags on that you’ve never worn… i cannot tell you how many times clients have had a hard time letting go of an item…whether it had tags on it or not…but simply based on the fact […]

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purple pop of color…

those that know me well…know that i live for a sun shiny day…warm sunny days make me happy…all in all…i think people are generally in better moods on sunny days… the flip side of course…is that i love fall/winter for the clothing…the leathers, tweeds, boots, plush warm layering… and i know…i can’t have both…at least […]

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my first post…

well…i finally did it…after having my own personal blog for over a year…i felt it was time to get one started for my business…fabulous finds being a wardrobe consultant/personal shopper for 5 years now…i have to say…the most pleasure i have from my work…is finding the perfect wardrobe…or even the perfect outfit for an event […]

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