What Elements of Ethereal Style Would Be Possible in the Workplace?

I’ve been following the discussion in the 7 Steps to Style group about different types of feminine dressing. I identify with the ethereal dressing with its long lines floaty gossamer-like fabrics. How would you suggest adapting your style to a business casual work setting? The definition of Ethereal is to be extremely delicate and light…

The Value of Having Go-To Outfits and Your Own Outfit Formula for Speedy Stylish Dressing

We make an average of 35,000 decisions a day. Our brain’s daily decision-making power is finite, meaning the more decisions we make, the harder it becomes to make another one. Wearing the same thing repeatedly saves your decision-making power. I’ve found my mind is sharper throughout the day when it’s not bogged down in the morning trying to…

What colours to wear with leopard print

What Colours To Wear With Leopard Print For Everyday?

What is Leopard Print? Leopards are large jungle cats known for their distinctive spotted coats. Most leopards have warm, golden tan coats with black spots. These spots are actually black rosettes with light brown spots in the middle. This combination of basic neutral colors, black and brown in densely packed rosettes tricks the eye into…

transitioning to skirts and dresses

5 Tips for Wearing More Dresses and Skirts When You are a Pants Person

Transitioning To Dresses And Skirts When You Always Wear Trousers And Tops Reader Question: I would really love to wear more dresses and skirts, something more feminine in the way of clothing.  I mostly wear trousers and mid-length tops because I’m overweight so I’m inclined to be self-conscious of wearing something different. I find it…

How to Make a Classic and Traditional Outfit

How to Make a Classic and Structured Outfit Softer and More Alluring

Today I am answering a question about how to incorporate feminine elements to a classy outfit.  When we think about classic style, we’re talking about conservative and traditional items of clothing. Classic style comes from traditional men’s businesswear.  It’s all about the Yang – smooth, crisp, straight and structured elements. A straight vertical line, opaque fabrics…

Would You Love Practical and Stylish Outfits Yet Feel You Need to Change Outfits Several Times a Day? 

Maybe there’s a better way… How to find the right balance of practical clothing that work from general household chores to running to the shops. Reader Question – How do I find the right balance of clothing for my varied life? From home cleaning and yard maintenance to going out to the shops. I like…