Behind the Scenes: Buying in New York City with Chantilly Blue

Ever wonder how your favorite pair of denim got into your favorite denim store?    A couple of weeks ago I got to tag along,  with Lisa Baldwin, owner of Chantilly Blue  in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, as she traveled to New York City to the ENK trade show known as Coterie.  And yes, it was as incredible asContinue reading “Behind the Scenes: Buying in New York City with Chantilly Blue”

Meal Planning for Your Outfits

A recent article on LinkedIn asked what Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs and President Obama have in common. The answer? They wear the same thing every day. Some of this can be chalked up to branding. Mark Zuckerberg’s hoodie presents the exact image he wants to portray. It says I don’t care about impressing others with myContinue reading “Meal Planning for Your Outfits”

Need outfits for a family photo? There’s a stylist for that!

Ahhhhh…the holiday’s. Christmas cookies, pine scented candles and the obligatory family photo card. This last one makes me cringe. I try too hard to make our dog pose with our kids,  (and this year it will be dogs plural since our adoption of another beagle), to make the kids not fight long enough for a snapshot,Continue reading “Need outfits for a family photo? There’s a stylist for that!”

J.Crew Factory Sale…My Picks

Quick! Stop what you are doing! Tell your boss you feel ill and  have to step out. Hang up on that conference call. Give the kids a lollipop and turn on Frozen. You need to shop this sale immediately.  Go look at your notebook in your closet where you are keeping your shopping list toContinue reading “J.Crew Factory Sale…My Picks”

Who’s The Boss? The questions you need to be asking your clothing RIGHT NOW.

  Who is the CEO of your closet? Are you in charge? If not you should be. You hired these items and put out money for them.  Maybe it’s time for a performance review.   Let me explain. Often when I go into a client’s closet they are struggling with what to keep and what toContinue reading “Who’s The Boss? The questions you need to be asking your clothing RIGHT NOW.”

Out with the old? Not so fast.

Is everyone else still recovering from the holidays? I know I am very slowly getting back into a normal routine. My birthday always falls in between Christmas and New Years. I don’t like that because I am usually exhausted by all of the holiday craziness. This year my family went out of their way toContinue reading “Out with the old? Not so fast.”

Christmas Jammies

I love getting into pajamas. It means my day is over and I can completely unwind. Plus there is nothing more comfortable. One of my favorite parts about Christmas morning is that it seems like a perfectly feasible excuse to hang about in my pajamas for a good part of the day. This also worksContinue reading “Christmas Jammies”

On the Naughty List

These gifts are banned…from giving and receiving.  It’s easy to pick up any magazine or watch any show featuring top gift picks. I’m gonna go a different way. Here’s what NOT TO BUY FOR THOSE ON YOUR LIST . For your kids: 1.The Doggie Doo game. This “game”  says on the front of the box “Feed andContinue reading “On the Naughty List”

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