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the color of the year for 2017…

every december we wait…well maybe not all of us…but those interested in color…do…this is the month that pantone announces the “color of the year” for the upcoming year…and this year…it is all about green! pantone described this color perfectly… “A refreshing and revitalizing shade, Greenery is symbolic of new beginnings. Greenery is a fresh and […]

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the color of the year for 2016…

every year…in december…we patiently wait for pantone to announce the color of the upcoming year…and now…for the first time ever…there are two colors!  i have to admit…when i first saw them…i thought…it’s a boy and a girl…so here they are…   photo source:  pantone rose quartz and serenity pantone says of this color: A softer […]

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black & white done right…

my beautiful sasha…showing a great mixture of black & white…this moment could not have been more perfect…is it any wonder he belongs to me? i’ve always said…if you are thinking of trying out mixing patterns…one of the easiest ways to try it…is with a black & white theme…try stripes, polka dots…paisley…whatever you have in your […]

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touches of color…

if you have been reading my blog for a while…you may have noticed that i do love color…so you can imagine my delight…when i saw these two pages show up in the april issue of instyle magazine…(yes…i’m a bit behind in perusing my stack of magazines!) this is one of THE easiest ways to update […]

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mixing patterns in black & white…

while mixing patterns is not for everyone…for those that love it…there are those that have mastered the art…while others that would like to dabble in it…but don’t know where to start… one of the easiest ways…is to start with a black & white palette…so with that color combination…you are only looking at texture & size […]

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dear fashion advisor: can i wear black & blue together?

while in one of my client’s closet the other day…i started putting together a black & blue ensemble…when i heard my client say…”hmmm…i thought that you are not supposed to wear those two colors together…” oh those rules that have plagued us for so many years… right along there with “don’t wear white after labor […]

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black & white…white & black…

whatever way you look at it…let’s face it…it is a great combo…black & white…white & black… if you ever want a simple easy way to look put together in an instant…pair together your black & whites…it works for casual…date nite…the office…or an elegant dinner… need some more convincing? check out my favorite outfits in my […]

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color inspiration: a mixed bouquet…

sometimes i think my blog should be all about color…since i tend to gravitate to that subject…i just love finding pics of different color combinations that inspire me to create new outfits… some of my clients have a hard time putting together colors…i always advise them to look at things that make them happy…whether it […]

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how to add a little “spring” to that black sheath dress…

one of my clients called me the other day…wanted to know if she could still wear the black dress we got her in the fall…possibly for an important upcoming event in her life…let’s face it…your black items do not need to be put away for the spring & summer seasons…but there are ways to add […]

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color inspiration: citrus me out…

yellow is such a happy color for me…while it is a hard shade to wear for some…including me…but just that a color doesn’t work with your specific coloring…don’t let that sway you…there are always ways to work around it… such as…wearing it away from your face…adding it in a fun accessory… seeing this picture…made me […]

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