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Best of 2011

Posted by on Jan 3, 2012 in : : Fabuliss Style Blog : :, Miscellaneous, Perspective | 0 comments

Here are top picks for the Best of 2011 from the world of Fabuliss. Enjoy and best wishes for a phenomenal 2012! Training with Clinton Kelly from What Not to Wear and The Chew I took a leap and got an opportunity to train with one of my style idols Clinton Kelly. After a day in New York City, I returned with a new appreciation for how clothes can fit even better with alterations. I recently wrapped up my brief stint as a stylist at his Mall of America store, Perfect Fit by Clinton Kelly, and...

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Make Your Own Style Board…Like These Examples from She’s Geeky

Posted by on Oct 1, 2011 in : : Fabuliss Style Blog : :, Miscellaneous, Perspective | 0 comments

What is a Style Board? If you struggle with how to answer “what’s your style” then a style board can be a great place to begin. When I did my first style boards, which admittedly were merely magazine pages I set aside, it was revealing to look through them and see themes.  My pile of pages helped me understand and begin to articulate what I was drawn to and helped me immensely when it came to shopping. Know that it is perfectly OK to create a new one...

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Book Review: Knowing Your Value by Mika Brzezinski

Posted by on Sep 23, 2011 in Perspective, Product Reviews | 0 comments

This is hands down one of the most important books I have read regarding how women can close the wage gap.  All thanks to a remarkable friend and client whom I met by being a Best Buy Omega (Chapter 5). Before you consider this to be way off topic for an image consultant/personal shopper, know that the number one reason I decided to start Fabuliss was to create more diversity at leadership levels. I am so over the status quo having all the power and money.  Got it?  OK, let’s...

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Tai Goodwin Guest Post: What to Wear to Get Hired

Posted by on Feb 1, 2011 in Perspective | 1 comment

Like many job seekers, you may think that looking good on paper is all it takes to get hired – especially with online applications becoming the standard. But the way you present yourself to potential employers in person can have a big impact on whether or not you get the job. Your physical appearance is an extension of the impression you began to create with your online resume, social profiles, and emails. In order to ensure career success, you must dress the part of the professional you...

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What’s Your Best Color? If You Have Black Hair…Good News!

Posted by on Jan 13, 2011 in Perspective | 2 comments

People with black hair are on the cool end of the spectrum…and yes, they can wear black. The examples above show how different temperatures look in black, from cool skin tones to warm. Non-Black Alternatives If you have black hair, choose colors that match your skin tone.  The cooler your skin, the cooler the colors you can choose. Do: Find colors that can pair with black to liven up a somber look Try navy blue as an alternate to black in suits and formal wear Avoid: Too. Much....

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What’s Your Best Color? If You Are a Brunette, it May Not Be Black

Posted by on Jan 12, 2011 in Perspective | 0 comments

People with brown hair are on the warmer end of the spectrum.  Black roots, cool skin tones and blue eyes can quickly neutralize warmth while brown eyes and olive skin will add a lot of warmth. The examples above show how different temperatures look in black. Brown hair with cool undertones or black roots can look good paired with black but there are always alternate options. Non-Black Alternatives If you have brown hair, consider muted colors in medium-to-dark shades near your...

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