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Style: Keeping Covered Yet Gorgeous for Dressy Holiday Parties

December 15th, 2010

Style: Keeping Covered Yet Gorgeous for Dressy Holiday Parties By Sherrie Mathieson NABBW’s Fashion Expert I know dressing for holiday events can be a challenge if you don\’t want lots of skin bared. I have shown in the past how wearing a dressy fabric shirt style –paired with dressy slacks, long skirt (full or slim) –with great accessories– can look great. Talbot\’s November catalog recently showed a very affordable long black ruffled (yet slim) black skirt with a dressy black shirt that was gorgeous– and a “cousin” to the high end outfit (sequined... Read More

“Six Easy Pieces”, Shopping Diet is All About Less-is-More

September 22nd, 2010

As a style consultant I believe it\’s my job to be the arbiter of worthwhile purchases. “To buy,or not to buy?” that is the question. At the start, all my clients need a core wardrobe which includes a variety of accessories ( bags and shoes). But after several years of perfecting and adding to the original “six easy pieces” (it\’s really more like 20 ) with lots more detail (jewelry etc) we always reach a point when we recognize that we are now acquiring beautiful things for the sheer fun of it , for the thrill of having something new (and hopefully different... Read More