Swimsuits for Every Body

I know you’re already seeing fall fashions in the stores, but honestly this is the time to buy a swimsuit. I mean, c'mon - it's only the beginning of August! This year there's a lot of variety and something for everyone. Choosing the right one just depends on how much of yourself you are willing to show. That requires that you pay attention to how high-cut is the leg opening, how high or low is the back, whether the two-piece bottom has a high or low rise, and how much support you need in the bust. [...]

2019-07-31T12:57:19+00:00

Comfy Summer Sandals

Summertime is just around the corner up here in the Northern Hemisphere. And after my recent post about comfortable shoes I received many requests to write something similar about comfortable sandals. So here they are: a variety of stylish, comfortable sandals available right now. And thank you to all who sent in your suggestions. At the end of the article are links to some brands that I didn’t review. There might be something that works best for you among those.[...]

2019-06-11T17:37:15+00:00

Comfortable Daytime Shoes

After Kon-mari-ing my closet recently I was on the lookout for a new pair of shoes to replace several that I recycled. As someone with a mostly Natural style type, and because I live in a town where dressing up can mean donning a new windbreaker, I’m always searching for comfortable everyday shoes, but at least some that have a modicum of style. And of course, new shoes would have to “bring me joy.” [...]

2019-04-11T16:53:08+00:00

Not Just One Style Archetype?

The style quiz in Chapter 3 of my book, Shopping for the Real You, offers descriptions of various bone structure, features, coloring, and personality traits for each style archetype to help you determine where you fit in. But one of the major questions I consistently hear is, “I fit into multiple archetypes. How do I work with that?" [...]

2019-02-24T14:30:50+00:00