25 Apr 2018
April 25, 2018

How to Wear Prints & Patterns

Spring and summer fashion brought numerous prints and patterns. You may be overlooking their beauty and creativity or dismissing them as too complicated to wear. Let’s address the artistry in patterns first. An artist designed every pattern or print you see in clothing. He or she manipulates color, scale, and repetition as they design the.. read more →

04 Apr 2018
April 4, 2018

Dresses for Every Figure

Any body type is beautiful, all you need is to choose the right styles for your figure! Wearing flattering dresses for your body type instantly highlights all of the places you want to show off while masking any areas you’d like to keep a secret. The key to being effortlessly stunning in your 40s and beyond.. read more →

27 Mar 2018
March 27, 2018

Smart Work Looks for the Season

With every new season, we’re faced with the question of what to wear to work. It’s easy to stay stylish at the office with this season’s looks from Carlisle & ETCETERA collections. These collections are stylish, classic and sophisticated and so many of the pieces will take you from the office to an evening out… read more →

07 Mar 2018
March 7, 2018

Be an Accessories Pro with These Ten Tips

Accessories have the potential to bring so much flavor to an outfit. Well-chosen accessories help you accentuate your style and bring you confidence. These ten tips will help you be an accessory wiz in no time! 1. Use your accessories to punctuate your style. For example, look at the finishes on jewelry pieces. A textured.. read more →

FASHION, STYLE BY LAURA GUMMERMAN As someone who has never, ever said, “Hooray, it’s winter!” I have to say that one of the only redeeming qualities of the season are a few of the wearable categories appropriate for this time of year. Boots happen to be pretty high on that list for me, and I always want to take.. read more →

16 Nov 2017
November 16, 2017

A New Twist on Traditional Holiday Colors

Melrose W. Fisher It’s that time of year again where everything we see seems to be blinking red, green, gold or silver especially when we go to holiday parties. The holiday season is the time everyone pulls out their favorite red sweater or jacket with gold metallic threads running through it or that Christmas green.. read more →

26 Oct 2017
October 26, 2017

Look Great in Your Clothes

Have you ever thought that someone just always looks great in everything they wear, or it seems that way? And on the reverse that some people, no matter what they wear always seem to look a little messy as if their clothes don’t fit or they just don’t wear that outfit or suit well? To.. read more →

19 Oct 2017
October 19, 2017

Your Guide to the Always Fashionable Fur

Finally, cooler temperatures have arrived.  How cold will it get here in the South over the next 4-5 months is anyone’s guess.  I’ve lived in North Carolina my entire life, and I saw it 80 degrees in February 1976 and -3 degrees in mid-January in 1977.  The best tan I ever had was in 1976…bathing.. read more →

13 Oct 2017
October 13, 2017

FIVE OF THE BIGGEST FASHION MISTAKES

We’ve talked about fashion mistakes in the past and yet I’m always so amazed at how we’re still making the same mistakes time and again. Therefore, I think it’s a great idea to review this fashion topic again. To do this, I’m going to defer to Deborah Boland from FabulousAfter40.com. In this post, you’ll discover what.. read more →

14 Sep 2017
September 14, 2017

Making Mom Proud – Dressing for Travel

September 14, 2017 – Melrose W. Fisher Did your mother ever say to you, “look nice when you travel because you never know who you’re going to run into?”  My brother and I certainly did, and we always heeded Mama’s words of wisdom when it came to things like that. Mama knew best in our.. read more →