by Perrie Samotin Shared by Melrose Risher March 8, 2016 When it comes to fashion tips, it sometimes seems that everyone and their mother (literally!) has tried-and-true style advice they swear by. Some are useful, while others are well, not so much. With that in mind, we’ve culled 101 style tips from the best: designers, lifestyle.. 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 →

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 →

Author: Laura Jerpi           With so many different dress codes out there, it can be difficult to know what to wear, even when the type of dress requested is stated on the invitation. Laura Hunt, an image, fashion, and beauty consultant at Freeway Fashion, says you should always ask what to.. read more →

28 Jan 2015
January 28, 2015

Runway InVESTment Piece

RUNWAY UPDATE:   The InVESTment Piece From Nicole Busch, Carlisle Stylist Ever wonder where TRENDS come from? Who decides what’s hot and what’s not? Do you see a trend and wonder HOW am I suppose to wear it? If you have answered “yes” to any of these questions, fear not, I have the answer for you…or.. read more →

  The hustle and bustle of kids arriving back on campus and school buses traveling the roads of our neighborhoods not only signals that fall is just around the corner, but that with fall comes the duty of “changing out your clothes” or as I call it “switching out my clothes.” Most people do this.. read more →

Most of us can look in the mirror and determine whether or not we’re short-waisted or long-waisted (aka short torso or long torso). But even if we know which category we fall into, some still have difficulty determining what to wear to lengthen or shorten the look of your torso. We all have something(s) about.. read more →