How Does One Get the Polished Look?
Fashion Advice

How Does One Get the Polished Look?

How does one get the polished look? This, and different variations of this question show up in my keywords in my blog analytics on a daily basis. It seems that most women are searching for the Holy Grail of style instead of working on those spreadsheets or proposals at work! …

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An Ever-Evolving Style and Life
Outfit Posts

An Ever-Evolving Style and Life

My body has changed so much over the past decade, my attic is full of bags and boxes from my former selves. My Weight Watchers self, my Whole30 self, my broken arm lying on the couch self, my broken arm power walking every morning self… you get the picture. And…

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Hiring a Personal Stylist: My Second Session with DC Style Factory
Fashion Advice

Hiring a Personal Stylist: My Second Session with DC Style Factory

This is the third in my series about hiring a personal stylist. Read my reason for hiring a personal stylist here, and read about my first meeting with a personal stylist in this post. Today I will recap my second visit, which was creating outfits and actual styling of looks.

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Stepping Outside the Box
personal style

Stepping Outside the Box

Dia & Co, the plus size styling subscription box company has this fun tradition in their offices called Try-day Friday where the staff challenges themselves to step outside their sartorial boxes and try new styles, colors, and silhouettes. I love this idea. So many times, we put ourselves in a…

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#GivingTuesday: Standing with Standing Rock #NoDAPL
Lifestyle

#GivingTuesday: Standing with Standing Rock #NoDAPL

The protest over the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) has been ongoing for two years, but it only recently grabbed media attention. If you’re like many I know, you’re concerned about the protests, but you’re not really sure about the details and how we got to this situation. If the DAPL…

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