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Editor’s Note: To keep our valued community of fashion and style enthusiasts appropriately informed and inspired as we get through the coronavirus pandemic, we have launched The Stay-At-Home Fashionista blog series. Please send an email to blog@dressingwell.com if there are any topics you’d like to see covered. We will provide timely and relevant content to help you soar on Zoom calls, feel better in your loungewear, organize your closets, look at what you have with fresh eyes, master self-care, and become a more savvy online shopper as we all stay home and abide by important social distance mandates.

Historically, skirt trends have been closely tied to our nation’s economy. When the nation’s income plummeted, so did the hemlines. When things picked up, well... so did skirt hems.
I love helping clients prepare for all their vacation getaways. This time of year, I am most frequently pulling out and evaluating summer wardrobes, getting folks mentally prepared and their clothes perfectly organized to head south on spring break. For those of you lucky enough to be able to relax…
For me and my colleagues at Dressing Well, winter and screen time go hand in hand. Catching up on our favorite shows is one way we make it through the darkest days of the year. Added bonus, we're often able to feed our collective fascination with fashion decade-by-decade and often…
Not too long ago, short pants were a seasonal wardrobe choice worn mostly in warm weather. Today, they are literally "cropping" up in all seasons giving the trend a much wider range of style interpretations for both men and women. They can be preppy and very casual when worn with…
Our Original Blog Series
This time of year, America seems to have a love/hate relationship with malls. Some have fond memories of going to these traditional retail centers with loved ones to do most of their holiday shopping only a decade or so ago, and still rely on them as a major source of…
No one seems to want to let go of this endless summer in New England. With cooler temps heading our way and busy fall schedules on the horizon, here are five fall fashion trends to get you moving from your summer wardrobe back to cool classics. Integrating these styles now…
This year the kickoff to wedding season could not have been more exciting when American actress Meghan Markle wed Great Britain’s Prince Harry at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. From the moment Meghan stepped out of her limousine, fans were obsessed with every detail of her outfit, including her…
Sneakers are indeed having a moment. No longer just for exercise, they are showing up in board rooms, at parties and being worn with everything from jeans and shorts to skirts and dresses. The devil is in the details when sporting your runners. To kick off the busy summer season,…
With historical dramas more popular than ever in movies, television and online, pins and brooches have made a fashion comeback.  If you follow these types of shows, you've probably noticed stunning pins and brooches, particularly those set in the early and mid 1900s. From The Crown (a British drama about…
Usually when I snuggle up on a wintery January night to watch the Golden Globes, I expect plunging necklines, colorful dresses, sky-high heels and jewels galore. But this year when it was announced that presenters and guests would all be wearing all black, I braced myself. Not against the cold,…
For many of our clients, vests are only thought of for very casual activities and are often regulated to the back of coat closet where they rarely see the light of day after fall yard work is said and done. Yet rethinking how vests can add a layer of warmth…
2018 is off to a great start here at Dressing Well. Our stylist team is busy helping our private clientele navigate January sales racks while also providing closet sessions that combat cabin fever and tidy up indoor spaces that are hard to turn your back on this time of year.
A professional portrait—referred to in the business world as a "headshot"—serves a multitude of purposes. It instantly conveys what you and your company are all about and can help you acquire (and keep!) target customers, all while supporting a strong online and offline presence.
The term “shoulder season” is most used by travelers and golfers. It marks the time between peak and off-peak seasons, especially spring and fall. When I heard Kathy Smith on our stylist team use the term with clients looking to transition their wardrobes for early fall, I quickly adopted it as a…
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