13 Jan 2016
January 13, 2016

What’s In, What’s Out, & What’s Staying

We just returned from sunny Hollywood, Florida where the Carlisle – ETCETERA National 2016 Meeting took place. Lots of great things are happening at Carlisle – ETCETERA and we want to share the news with you. FYI…it’s all about “YOU,” the client. What’s IN… New designer for the Carlisle Collection…. Tanija Gobin comes to us.. read more →

21 Sep 2015
September 21, 2015

Pear Shape – Is this You? – Part Two

    In Part 1 of this 5 part series on women’s body shapes, we discussed the least popular of these shapes, the Strawberry Shape. Part 2 will focus on one of the most popular female body shapes, the Pear Shape. As a Pear Body type, (sometimes called triangle) you have hips that are larger.. read more →

09 Sep 2015
September 9, 2015

Which Body Shape are you? – Part One

      Strawberry-shaped ladies have a figure that’s bigger up top than their bottom half, either because of broad shoulders and/or big bust in relation to their waist and hips. Broad shoulders or bigger bust can make you look top heavy, but there are a few simple ways to soften your shape! The least.. read more →

A fabulous belt can enhance any wardrobe. To update your wardrobe and stay current, tap into your accessories. Today’s Style Tip from the Carlisle Collection focuses on the belt. TOP BELTS FOR THE SEASON STATEMENT BELTS read more →

07 Aug 2015
August 7, 2015

OFFICE ELEGANT . . . Magic with Separates

Written by my Etcetera colleague Barbara Bisel. Dressing for success in Fall 2015 means different things to different women. While some work environments call for a dressed-up-matching-suit look, many, if not most workplaces call for a more relaxed ensemble. Nonetheless, the suits our designers have created this season are anything but staid. Owning any one.. read more →

05 Aug 2015
August 5, 2015

TOP 5 TRENDS for FALL 2015

…Are you ready? Let us give you a preview of the amazing Fall ECTETERA Collection while exploring the very wearable seasonal trends.   There will always be someone who prefers cool, covered-up understatement to the excesses of print, color, and embellishment. This trend is all about deploying restrained pieces to bold effect.     Graphic,.. read more →

22 May 2015
May 22, 2015

Upcoming Trunk Show:

Mark your calendars: Carlisle | Per Se Final Spring/Summer show May 29 – June 10 Carlisle | Per Se Fall Show – July 5 – July 21 Etcetera Fall Show – August22 – Aug. 31 read more →

May 21, 2015 By Melrose Fisher           Summertime is normally a time of slowing down and relaxing. Some people are better than others at actually utilizing the summer season to relax and re-charge. Reading seems to be the one summer activity everyone engages in. One easy read that JoEllyn Slott (ETCETERA Style.. read more →

04 May 2015
May 4, 2015


For all of our clients (and ourselves to be honest), here is what you’ve all been asking for…how to tie those beautiful Etcetera & Calisle | Per Se scarves! Claudia Phillips, Etcetera Area Development Manager gives us wonderful information regarding scarves along with a video and diagrams of how to tie that accessory we all.. read more →

06 Apr 2015
April 6, 2015

How to choose the right skirt length.

By Tracy Rhawn Varga | March 22, 2015 With all of the skirt and dress lengths available, what is the best length for your legs? The short answer is that you want your hemline to hit a relatively small part of your leg. If you look at the natural shape of most women’s legs, the widest part.. read more →