A little known style concept, known as “bottoms up accessorizing,” is the easiest way to visually pull an outfit together. It simply means wearing an accessory at your face that coordinates with the color you are wearing on your bottom […]
Spring is busting out! You might even have to shield your eyes from all the vibrant majesty surrounding you. But don’t look away long. There are style lessons to be learned from nature, if you just pay attention. […]
Hey y’all, last week’s blog highlighted some of the unique treasures I discovered on my recent trip to Georgia and South Carolina. You won’t even have to leave the house to purchase original jewelry, clothing, and accessories direct from the […]
There’s a certain grace and refinement that epitomizes Deep South Style. I just returned from a short trip to South Carolina and Georgia where I was quickly reminded that Southern Style has a charm all its own. What ingredients contribute […]
High waisted pants, midi dresses, and mom jeans. Whaaaat? The old adage is true: “What goes around comes around.” And it came around sooner than everyone imagined. Darn, why didn’t we save those 80’s clothes? Which are now considered VINTAGE. […]
I’ve noticed a fashion craze that has literally been going “in and out” of style lately. It’s the half-tucked blouse. And, ladies, you might be surprised how this trend can help you look longer and leaner. While on a shopping […]
I am delighted to introduce guest bloggers from Jodie’s Touch of Style: three women–all related–and all at different stages in their lives. Jodie (50+), mom Charlotte (80+), and stepmom Nancy (70+). Their inspiring mantra: “It’s never too late to look […]
Street style is a broad term for styles and fashions that originate with a subculture or individual, as opposed to being driven by the fashion industry. Street fashion is generally associated with youth and most often seen in major urban centers. I recently viewed London […]
I recently watched Disney’s new movie remake of “Dumbo,”and I was immediately struck by the callous comment of the ringmaster to the elephant trainer– upon the first sighting of Dumbo’s enormous ears: “You’ve got to fix this!” It reminded me […]
Sharon White, co-author of Quintessential Style: Cultivate & Communicate Your Signature Look
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