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Outfit Formula: High-Low Dress and Trendy Shoes

A high-low dress has an asymmetrical hemline — short in front and long at the back. The overall length varies greatly, as does the difference between front and back hems. They can be dressy or casual, fitted or fluid, oversized or tailored, patterned or solid, sleeved or sleeveless, knitted or woven, simple or complex. Some are ruffled. Some are belted. Take your pick.


You can wear a high-low dress with all sorts of footwear. Heeled sandals, wedges, espadrilles, heeled ankle-strap pumps, booties, sandal booties, and slingback pumps are

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A Versatile Blush Complement For Spring & Summer

A “complement” is a group of wardrobe items that match in colour, pattern or vibe. Having a complement in an outfit makes it look more cohesive and pulled together. I create colour complements with footwear, bags, scarves, belts and sometimes eyewear. 

The tomato red, white and blush items in my wardrobe create the most versatile complements. Blush is surprisingly versatile, especially when you repeat it as an accent in an outfit. My blush complements have grown over time. Here are the exact items from my wardrobe.

There are four

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Eight Colourful Fab Finds

There has been an amazing assortment of colours to choose from this season, and I’m not complaining. You can count on retail to supply us with neutrals, but non-neutrals are the luck of the draw. Sometimes you like the colours on offer, and sometimes you don’t. That’s why having a diverse range is best. There’s something for everyone.

The items here have been winners on my clients. I’m rooting for the colourful options, but you’ll find neutrals too. Pay careful attention to sizing because it’s inconsistent. Read the rave reviews

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Your Hair Grooming Regimen

Hair grooming regimens differ based on the texture of your hair, the way it’s styled, how long it takes to style, the time you have available to style it, your workout routine, and whether your hair is a statement component of your look. 

I view my “pixie and specs” combination as an important part of my style. So I have it cut and highlighted every six weeks, and invest time in styling it every day. When my hair feels off, my outfit feels off, so it’s worth the investment to me. 

My hair is fine, wispy, soft and wavy. It looks

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Outfit Formula : Business Casual & Black Mules

This outfit formula was inspired by looks I’ve been helping some clients put together for Spring business casual. Sandals are usually not part of the work dress code, but dressier mules are a fun and trendy way to do “sandals-lite”. Mules are generally okay with work dress codes because the toes are covered. 

Black mules come in a variety of silhouettes. Heeled, flat, casual, dressy, sueded, with hardware, and in all sorts of vamp lengths and toe shapes. Take your pick.

Black mules are a slam dunk for those who like to wear black bottoms

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