By Rosana Vollmerhausen of DC Style Factory I gave a talk recently about necklaces and necklines. It’s a typical question we get here at DC Style Factory: Go long? Go choker? Go statement? The easiest necklaces to wear with just about any neckline is a longer one. The length of the necklace clears any v,… Continue Reading Which Necklace with Which Neckline?
From fall 2001 to the beginning of 20014, I was a trainer for The Body Shop stores. After many years in apparel and merchandising I desired a change. I was making a concerted effort to get out of debt, and it would be easier without temptation around me and the need to be dressed in… Continue Reading Friday Favorite: The Body Shop Satsuma Shower Gel
Fingers crossed the cast comes off tomorrow. Once that happens, after taking the longest shower and scrubbing my body from head to toe, I’ll resume outfit photos. But in the mean time I’ve been sharing my (almost) daily outfits on Instagram and I had to share here because there’s been some fun new things. I’ve… Continue Reading What I Wore on Instagram
We’re grown-ass women who know better than to slather on baby oil, cover a record album with tin foil and bake in the sunshine for a deep dark tan. Hopefully we all know that though a sunkissed face looks pretty now, it will just add wrinkles and pigmentation and possibly cancer in the future. Celebrities… Continue Reading How to Get a Sunkissed Glow without Sun Damage
I love Nordstrom. Great selection of brands and sizes, great customer service in stores and online, free shipping and returns, and when I worked retail it was the most serene place in a mall. My morning coffee drink came from their Espresso Bar, my afternoon salad from their Café, and my shoe wardrobe and made… Continue Reading Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: What I Bought and What You Should Get!
I don’t like looking like a mess. Because usually… I am a mess. I’m the gal with coffee spilled on her shirt and her hem held up with safety pins so when I have the ability to control the situation… I do. I buy wrinkle-free button front shirts and still iron them, I have a… Continue Reading Live. Learn. Get Linen.