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A case study in Gingham… 

August 14, 2020

For me, going back to basics is the action of doing something that elicits feelings of warmth, security, and familiarity.  And like everything else in my life, it all begins with fashion, so gingham is a fabric that really transports me. Continue Reading

Yellow- Hope, happiness, and sunshine…

May 20, 2020

The concept of color psychology can be seen in marketing, art, design, and of course fashion.  Although much of the “science” behind it is anecdotal and your feelings about color are very personal and are rooted in both experience and culture.  One undeniable fact is that colors can affect moods, feelings, and even behaviors. Continue Reading

Camp, Bells, and a Rainbow….

August 6, 2019

Are you petite? Tall? Curvy? Thin? No matter your body shape (which is perfect just the way it is,) it can be difficult for any woman to find correctly-fitting pieces off the rack at your favorite stores. One of the easiest ways to combat the shopping struggle is to be friends with your body and know what she needs to feel great. Do you love your long legs? Maybe you have great shoulders! Choose the parts of your body that you want to highlight, and understand what kinds of garments compliment your frame. If you’re petite like me, shopping for proportional pieces can be a struggle. Over time I’ve come to love my favorite stores that cater to body types like mine, and I’ve also accumulated some tricks of the trade to make me look as long and lean as possible (despite needing help to reach the top shelf.)

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