Clothing speaks before you do. It’s human nature to make a quick judgment about someone upon first appearance. Even those of us who have been taught to not judge a book by its cover can’t help but to quietly assume someone else’s values, work ethic, personality traits, and probable lifestyle. Imagine how we view people.. read more →

20 Feb 2019
February 20, 2019

Spring 2019 Fashion Trends

Spring is an especially celebrated season for many reasons, including in the fashion industry. Spring is a time for new beginnings and for warming up after a long winter. So, in the spirit of spring, here are the trends from Carlisle and ETCETERA for this year’s upcoming season.   Natural Neutrals In the spring of.. read more →

08 Jan 2019
January 8, 2019

How to Build a Dream Wardrobe in 7 Easy Steps

Building a wardrobe is a truly daunting task. How many of us can devote the time to create a flawless, versatile wardrobe that never leaves us wondering what to wear? Most of us buy more and more clothing without consciously building a wardrobe that allows for easy access to outfits for every occasion. If we don’t build.. read more →

13 Dec 2018
December 13, 2018

More Holiday Style. Less Stress.

With the many different events on your schedule, dressing for the holidays can sound like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be another source of holiday season stress. Celebratory cocktail hour with your girlfriends, your family’s special holiday dinner, a corporate soirée, a black-tie holiday gala or charity event – Do you know.. read more →

When is the last time you did a full inventory of the clothing you have? Many of us struggle with choosing what to wear on a daily basis. Do you typically wear the same outfits on a regular basis even though you have dozens of neglected pieces of clothing in your closet? It’s the timeless.. read more →

When it comes to a new fashion season, the thought of shopping for a new wardrobe might be overwhelming. A great alternative is to choose a few new accessories to make your existing wardrobe feel brand new. Here are some ways you can do that. Scarves The newest style in scarves is long, long, long… read more →

Are you ready to try some new things from the fall/winter fashion offerings? Whether you sample one item or several, there are some tantalizing treats to choose from. Here’s a sample menu of what’s available to you. 1. I want to draw your attention to the different shades of green. Are there fifty shades? I.. read more →

25 Sep 2018
September 25, 2018

The Fall Color Trend Report

The fall and winter colors have graced the runways and tried and true fall colors have returned but so have some shocking hues. This fall is about more than the typical neutrals, browns, and olives that we expect. While those are always go–to autumnal colors, we can add in some of the far–from–usual trending colors.. read more →

It seems that 2018 is bringing back denim trends that you have probably already worn in recent years. The last few years of denim trends have featured most tight skinny jeans but if you’re ready for some comfier options, this season is full of them. Retro denim styles are back in full force. You might.. read more →

30 Aug 2018
August 30, 2018

The Jeans Report

One thing we can count on from one fashion season to the next is a report on the latest in jeans. Why is there such a fascination with this iconic clothing item? I’ve dipped into the vault of comments made by designers, celebrities, and models on the subject of jeans. How about this from designer.. read more →