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Dear Apparel/Accessories Retailers…We Have a Few Ideas For You

Posted by on Jun 29, 2010 in Perspective, Shopping Advice, Women's Style | 0 comments

On this week’s #stylechat, I asked followers what they want stores to know in terms of what would make shopping for their personal style easier. I loved what participants had to say and think you should give these ideas some thought. Tailoring. Include this as a service for customers as many of us can’t buy off the rack.  This could be HUGE for your frequent shoppers! We’re over the 80s. If you have women shopping your store who grew up in the 80s, we really don’t...

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Online Shopping…Why, How and Where

Posted by on Apr 15, 2010 in Men's Style, Shopping Advice, Women's Petite Sizes, Women's Plus Sizes, Women's Style | 0 comments

Online shopping is WAY better than sliced bread.  You may want to incorporate online shopping as a way of pre-shopping before going to a store or as an added way to purchase items. Here are tips, advice and shops to try out before ruling out the Internet as a resource. BENEFITS Open 24 hours a day: This is probably the biggest benefit for people with day jobs, families and a life.  When everyone’s asleep and you’re still wide awake, it’s a perfect way to burn off...

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Make It Easier To Shop Your Closet

Posted by on Apr 13, 2010 in Men's Style, Shopping Advice, Women's Style | 0 comments

If you’re feeling like your closet is full but nothing goes together, here are a few ideas for how to make it easier to put things together: Organize your closet by shirts, pants, skirts, dresses, etc.  If you want to go the extra mile, sort each category (like shirts) by color. Weed out what you’re not wearing for storage (if you have another closet) or donation (if it doesn’t fit or if you never wear it). Hang as many items on wood hangers as possible, except for items ...

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Every Woman Needs a Copy of This Book! Want to Win a Copy?

Posted by on Mar 13, 2010 in Perspective, Shopping Advice, Women's Petite Sizes, Women's Plus Sizes, Women's Style | 0 comments

Earlier this week, I was between appointments and stopped in to Barnes & Noble.  I always browse the Beauty & Fashion section to consider books to add to my library. I picked up Bradley Bayou’s The Science of Sexy: Dress to Fit Your Unique Figure with the Style System That Works for Every Shape and Size with a whole list of nonsensical expectations.  It turns out, I discovered a gold mine! Here are my top 10 reasons you must read this book: It starts out by addressing our...

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Broaden Your Style by Shopping Different Stores

Posted by on Feb 23, 2010 in Shopping Advice | 0 comments

It’s never about where you shop. It all comes down to what you buy and how you put it together.  Great style does not need to be expensive, cookie cutter or limiting. With discount chains like Target partnering with big-name designers, we have great design that is both accessible and affordable. When shopping on the lower price end, which I do plenty of, here are a few things I look for: Fabric – how does the fabric feel?  Does it seem like it will make it through the...

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