6 Sure Fire Tips to Conquer Swimsuit Season Anxiety

Ah swimsuit season. We anticipate the promise of sunny days but dread the anxiety of finding, fitting and flaunting our swimwear don’t we? I’m not even going to pretend I’m cool about shopping for, let alone trying on a swimsuit. In fact I’ve managed to avoid hitting the dressing rooms…

How to Perfect Your Look with this Affordable Closet Makeover

A closet makeover is just what we need to banish the winter wardrobe blues isn’t it? Spring is around the corner even if the winds are howling and we’re layering like mad. Isn’t it glorious when that first whiff of spring celebrates brighter colors and the hint of warmer temps?…

What to Pack for an Autumn Country Break

After returning from a spur of the moment trip to the Isle of Wight, I’ve gained new appreciation for knowing what to pack for an Autumn country break. I’ve never gotten into the habit of remembering to make and use a packing list (similar to my shopping lists which never…

My 5 Favorite Women’s Clothing Stores

When you head for your favorite women’s clothing store, do you prefer to go to the store to see, feel and try on before you buy? Or are you happy to buy online, try it on at home and return as needed? With unlimited online resources, where you live is…

Which Personal Stylist Are Your Friends Using?

I have to admit I’m a little late to the personal stylist party. For decades I’ve been a lone wolf when it comes to styling my wardrobe. Not only do I prefer to shop alone, I feel I have a better sense of what works for my body and style…

Do You Know What Flatters You?

When you’re¬† clothes shopping, do you find it easy to head for what’s “you”, or do you have a sense of what fit flatters you? I feel I’m getting better at what works for me, but it took decades to work this out.¬†Fitted clothing seems to be universally flattering. It…