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, but rather in anticipation of a dark night of stunning actresses lost in a sea of midnight, ebony, and ink.

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 and style in the winter months is a great way to add a unique touch to your wardrobe for work and play.

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 firm concept. It works!

In this month's blog, we share 5 easy ways to freshen your summer style without breaking the bank. Enjoy!

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 20:10

Donating with Respect

Early in my career as a wardrobe consultant, I volunteered to help set up the clothing donations at a new shelter for homeless women that was opening in a town near where I lived. I secured a custom closet design company to donate the design and installation of a brand new closet for the facility and recruited several local Girl Scout troops to help sort, hang and fold all the clothes that were pouring into the shelter each day.

Spring is officially here and our consultants are busy helping their private clients get their closets in order and shopping prioritized for the busy season ahead. If you are looking for personal assistance to help you pull together your own wardrobe, please let us know. We offer both in-person and virtual consultations. We also present our message to employees and membership organizations.

Here are ten looks for spring that are inspiring us. Hope they inspire you as well. Enjoy!

Thursday, 09 March 2017 13:56

Comfortable Shoes for Uncomfortable Feet

Over the years, the number one style issue that the majority of my clients ask for help solving is finding comfortable shoes that are still attractive. Arthritis, bunions and other ailments, along with simply wearing heels that are too high for too long, are typically cited as the causes for all this foot (and shoe!) angst.

With so many fabulous comfort shoes available on the market these days, you really don’t have to sacrifice style for comfort. By considering these 4 ideas, you’ll be jumping for joy, possibly in a pair of heels, nonetheless!

The Power of Red. No other color is charged with as much energy, power and, on days like today, fun and passion!

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we share five fun ideas about how to use red to punch up your day-to-day style.

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