Category Archives: Wardrobe Savvy

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ALL ABOUT HOSIERY

By | Coordination, Wardrobe Savvy | 6 Comments

Do you wear hosiery? I know many women these days don’t, at least not in summertime. However, hosiery has a few big benefits that make it worth considering if only for the more important or dressy events in your life. A Brief History Hosiery originates from an old Anglo-Saxon term ‘hosen’ meaning to cover or covering and is a term…

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WARDROBE ROYALTY

By | Wardrobe Savvy, What to Wear | 10 Comments

Kate Middleton knows them and so does Victoria Beckham, Michelle Obama, Melania Trump and I’ll wager many of your best dressed friends. They’re the styles that live on far after the fads and trends have been hurled to the discard piles. What are they? They’re the garments and styles known as wardrobe royalty.  Let me take you through my favorites….

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HOW TO STYLE FISHNET HOSIERY

By | Fashion, How To..., Wardrobe Savvy | 4 Comments

Fishnet stockings or hosiery have long held a somewhat controversial place in fashion history and trends. Stereotyped as a ‘sexy’, fishnet hosiery has the potential to be seen as provocative. However, the negative connotations of fishnet hosiery betrays its iconic place in fashion history as well as it’s real potential to be part of a chic or even elegant look. First of…

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HOW TO STYLE CAPRI AND CROPPED PANTS

By | Figure Flattery, How To..., Wardrobe Savvy | 9 Comments

There’s a variety of names for them. From clam diggers, three-quarter pants, cropped trousers, cigarette pants, pedal pushers, Capris, and culottes, cropped pants (aka pants that end above the ankle) may go by many names but one thing is for sure, every summer we love to wear them. Historically women started wearing pants on mass during WWII as they worked on…

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PERFECT PANTS

By | Wardrobe Savvy, Wearing Classics | 4 Comments

Comfortable and highly practical, pants are worn by almost all women. Within most corporate environments tailored pants are now accepted business wear for women and we owe it all to Amelia Bloomer. In 1850, this outspoken and brave feminist encouraged women to follow her lead and abandon their horsehair crinolines and voluminous skirts in favor of more practical knee-length trousers. As expected,…

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FABULOUS FLATS

By | Accessorizing, Wardrobe Savvy | 4 Comments

Can I have a collective cheer? Flats have finally entered the world of high fashion, in fact, runways the world over have been alight with stylish flats worn in a number of ways. So, now that flats have become trendy, and possibly even the “it” shoe of the season, there’s lots of style inspiration out there for you to take…

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