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18 STYLE HABITS THAT HOLD YOU BACK

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Over time, everyone develops behavioral habits from exercise routines, the way we style our hair, the route we drive to work when we want our coffee or need a cigarette. Likewise, we have style habits that govern the way we dress. Some of these are good like always getting things altered to fit, seasonally editing your closet and taking a final…

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HOW TO LOOK SOPHISTICATED

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When you think of sophistication what words spring to mind? Worldly, refined, elegant, current, calm, grown-up, confident? It’s these adjectives that help you gain insight and direction to achieve the look. Another way is to think of women you think of as sophisticated. For me it’s celebrities like Olivia Palermo, Kate Blanchet, Anne Hathaway and Halle Berry. Each of these women…

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9 STEPS TO MASTERMIND YOUR MAKEOVER

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There comes a time in the life of most women where we yearn for a new look. A look that will restore our self-confidence and place us on a new or better path. I’ve been there – have you? This need can arise from a stagnant love life or career, a divorce, a new lifestyle or vocation, or the need to recapture life after surviving a…

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HOW TO STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD: 8 steps to head-turning style

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Fitting in while standing apart is an important element of personal style. In this era of fast fashion, social media style celebrities, and trends with a short shelf life it can be hard to know how to turn heads and stand apart for the right reasons. To avoid the fashion victim trap or the too-basic/too-routine conundrum, it’s worth doing some sartorial…

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FASHION VICTIM or FASHION FABULOUS

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The term ‘fashion victim’ was coined by Oscar de la Renta to describe someone who is unable to identify commonly recognized boundaries of style. Giorgio Armani referred to it as “When a woman alters her look too much from season to season. For anyone who loves fashion what accompanies the love is the potential to become a fashion victim. I…

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HOW TO ESCAPE A STYLE RUT

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OK, so you seriously suspect you have gotten yourself into a style rut.  In order to move forward the first step is to identify exactly what areas of your dress and grooming need updating. FIRST Take a long, hard look at your wardrobe, make-up, hairstyle and accessories to determine what areas need adjusting. This process is made much easier when…

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ARE YOU IN A STYLE RUT?

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Discovering you’re in a style, makeup/hair or color rut often happens by accident. Over time you gravitate toward, and then repeated the same colors or styles over and over again until one day it hits you or, as happened to a client of mine, she found out her children’s friends called her the ‘Purple lady’. Many women by the time…

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MY SEXY STYLE – How to Reveal Your Sexy Side!

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Looking appropriate for an occasion means following a few fashion guidelines. The same goes for looking sexy. There are differences between classy and trashy. Do you know what they are? Here are a few hints for achieving sexy sophistication and determine your own ‘my sexy style’. #1 Attitude Attitude is your number one accessory for showing sex appeal. It’s all…

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