To tailor or not to tailor….

I often talk – okay, preach – about the importance of having a tailor that you like and trust.  It’s really my number one, super-duper style tip and now you know it!
Here’s some quick background info on why I think utilizing the services of a tailor is just SO important:

  1. We come in ALL shapes and sizes: Not every human being was created the same (thank goodness for that…. how boring would that be).  Not only are we of different races, ages, sexual preferences and more but we are also have different body shapes/sizes and, therefore, most off-the-rack clothing comes won’t fit us properly.  This is usually the primary reason why one w...

When the temperatures rise, so do the hemlines… even in the office??

Wouldn’t we all rather be outside soaking up the sun, having a picnic, at the cabin for a few extra days, enjoying a backyard BBQ… just about anything else besides sitting in the office (no matter how much you love your profession)?  While this may be true, we DO have to be in the office during those long summer days.

I’ve often noticed that people- both men and women- tend to take some liberty with their clothing choices during those long summer days at the office.  I’ve also noticed that women are the primary offenders of – I’ll just say it – inappropriate attire in the office!  What I’m referring to specifically are hemlines.  As the old cliché goes – ...

You are beautiful just the way you are!

Too often we hear and see messages that tell us that we need to lose some pounds to look fantastic.  Honestly, I can’t even count the number of times I’ve heard of people getting all “down in the dumps” about their fabulous-selves because they saw images of thin, attractive people looking amazing.  First of all, some people have the resources to make themselves look perfect every day and second of all, YOU can look fabulous just the way you are!

Guess what?  Whether you have an extra roll or two (or not), how you dress for your shape can do wonders to make you look amazing, regardless of how you look today (and not in 5 months when you think you’re going to lose 20, 40...