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The day I jumped the fashion shark and embraced midlife

Last weekend, I took my son and mother to the nearby outlet mall for a little back-to-school shopping - yes I know it’s ridiculous to think about school in the middle of the summer, welcome to Georgia.My role began as chauffeur, banker and fashion consultant for my 15 year-old son. That was until I dared to question one of his fashion choices and was ceremoniously fired....more

Why Your Clothes Aren’t Fitting Your Style

Women everywhere stand in front of their closets every morning and think, “I have nothing to wear,” even if they have a closet full of clothes. Women struggle with so many self-esteem issues every day, comparing themselves to the celebrities that they see on TV that it is easy to understand why they may not feel confident in the clothes that they have on. ...more

Stitch Fix #2

My second Stitch Fix arrived yesterday, so I thought I'd share it for oh hey Friday...you know, because it IS five things (so convenient)!  Want to see what I got?ONE Tucker Mixed Print Split-Back Tank...more

How to Keep Your Wrap Dress From Showing Too Much

Wrap dresses are super flattering, especially for us curvy girls with boobs and hips. However, they also fly open like they’re advertising your goodies for sale. Here's how to fix it. ...more
I usually go the camisole route, or safety pin, but this is smart. Isn't Nordstrom Rack THE ...more

Top 15 Unforgettable U.S. Style Icons

The USA is a young country and like most toddlers and teenagers, it can be rebellious, self-centred, arrogant and challenging of the status quo: All the ingredients for rip-roaring style and they have it in spades.The land of plenty has given us the most popular item of clothing in recent history – jeans, as well as its constant companion, the t-shirt. ...more

Shark Bite Shorts.

I’m a Kansas City girl through and through, but I was actually born in California. And while laid-back surfer girl doesn’t exactly describe my personality, I can hint at it when my hair is left to its own beachy devices and I put on a pair of destroyed denim cutoffs....more

TO HOT TO HANDLE - Why I refuse to Accept Short Shorts into Fashion

Trends by definition are fad, an of the moment look or style that defines a fashion season. Or in some cases, redefines it. As a city stylista, (yes, I just made that up), I try to never follow trends, but rather, start them or wear them at their lowest peak of mass market wear. A few exceptions? Anything mint, stripes and as much as I hate to admit it, Birkenstocks although I've had mine long before the summer every fashion mag under the sun featured them as a must have item....more
I totally agree---these things are atrocious! Girls! There are far better ways to get ...more

Vintage Soul

Hey Curvinistas,...more