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Client Susan’s Elegant Wedding Guest Look

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Weddings, Women's Style | 0 comments

Client Susan needed an outfit for a formal wedding being hosted in Mexico. Fabuliss pre-shopped and discovered KOKOON’s Elegant Falls dress, a chic, wearable and flattering dress that would be appropriate for a variety of events. The Elegant Falls dress proved to be the perfect style but we needed a slightly different fit. Susan’s final look includes a beautiful Classiques Entier sweater that has a chevron pattern and gorgeous sheen as well as sandals that Susan couldn’t...

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From Catalog to Reality…”Not for Me” to “I Love It”

Posted by on Aug 11, 2013 in : : Fabuliss Style Blog : :, Fall/Winter, Seasonal Style, Spring/Summer, Women's Style | 0 comments

This blog post is based on one of the most basic things I do for clients: helping them see clothes and themselves through a different lens.  In this case, someone helped me see something I wasn’t planning to make time for. Not For Me When I first saw the Ventura dress by Etcetera in the catalog and online, I categorized it as “not for me.”  I had no intention of giving it a second look or trying it on. Why?  Because it doesn’t look like it has any shape on the model...

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The Holistic Closet: Full of Fit, Flatter & Flow

Posted by on Aug 26, 2011 in : : Fabuliss Style Blog : :, Fall/Winter, Women's Style | 0 comments

What do you see when you look into your closet?  Is it a mish-mash of styles, colors and random pieces?  If your answer is yes, consider this: A closet that is full of clothes that fit, flatter and flow together will make it easier and more fun to get dressed. Every day. The holistic closet in any season (fall/winter or summer/spring) includes the following: A simplified, yet striking color palette. Investment pieces that will last more than one season. Classic mixed with contemporary...

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Fabuliss Helps Marcie Transform from “I Give Up” to “I Feel Confident”

Posted by on Jun 22, 2011 in : : Fabuliss Style Blog : :, Real People, Spring/Summer, Women's Style, { Fabuliss Clients } | 0 comments

Marcie is a busy mother of two and wife to an executive and was ready to shed the feeling of “I give up” every time she gets dressed. We spent a couple of hours looking through every item in Marcie’s closet and identified the best of the best, the things that had to find a new home and what was missing. And then we went shopping! Marcie was ready for an overhaul.  The bulk of what we found was at Banana Republic including the capris and sweater pictured above.  We also...

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“If you buy one dress for summer…” Outfit Ideas

Posted by on Jun 6, 2011 in : : Fabuliss Style Blog : :, Spring/Summer, Summer of Dresses 2010, Women's Style | 0 comments

  Remember this dress from my last post?  Here are a few ways to style a casual cotton dress – from the casual office to the casual date night – with items from J.Crew’s summer collection. If you work in an office that is casual, consider the smart casual approach, which will help you maintain the casual feel with a sharper finish Bring simple, casual neutral pieces together to neutralize and complement the bright coral dress. Add professional elements like a jacket...

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“If you buy one dress for summer…”

Posted by on Jun 3, 2011 in : : Fabuliss Style Blog : :, Spring/Summer, Summer of Dresses 2010, Women's Style | 8 comments

Oh the promise in this subject line.  Who doesn’t want to simplify?  So I clicked.  And then I had a few thoughts which became opinions, which are now ready to share with you. Introducing my (unpaid, unsolicited, un-everything) review of J.Crew’s Rumi, with their headline “Remarkable Rumi.” As with many things, there are pros and cons and this dress is no different. In general, I agree this is a great dress for summer with the caveat that I’d reserve it for...

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