Helping my clients has been an eye opening experience for me personally. You can't go through someone's closet and offer them advice without thinking of your own wardrobe and tendencies. We all get into our own ruts. We all have a comfort zone. We all want things to be easy and it may be easier to base your wardrobe on black... or, as in my case, dark chocolate brown. Now I LOVE color. I surround myself with color. Every room in my house has a color theme. I do not shy away f
As part of my job as style coach, I help my clients find the perfect dress for a special occasion. I have a client who is looking for the perfect dress to wear to a Nantucket Garden Wedding in June. During my online search, I was distracted by these magical pieces. Enjoy! Credits:
The dresses on the far right & left: Valentino
The dress in the center: Unknown
I have a few questions for you:
How do you want people to perceive you?
What's the image you want to portray to the world?
Do you want to, quite literally, wear your personality on your sleeve or would you rather be more reserved or perhaps even a little mysterious?
I'm going to start out with a little story.
A young man from the neighborhood asked me if I was a Wicken. I laughed uncomfortably and said “Why would you ask such a thing?” His answer was endearing; “Because
Since I was born a redhead, it was always very obvious to me what colors flattered me and what did not, but I know it's not that "black & white" for everyone. We all have experienced what it's like to wear our “right” colors. People notice YOU first, not what you’re wearing. Your eyes pop, everything harmonizes and you look younger & more refreshed. You can look and feel like that everyday if you wear “your true colors," but the basic rule is to first ascertain if you look b