Tina, here. Is it possible to be glamorous everyday without really trying hard? Yes. And I have got to get myself re-inspired to wear my "good" clothes again on just a regular ole Thursday. And so can you! It's not that hard when you have the right clothes hanging in your closet, or know how [...]
Tina, here. It's so easy I can't stop dressing like this. I pick one color (or non-color like white) and wear all different shades in that range. So take white; I'll wear ivory, pearl, ecru, etc. all together. It seems this way of one-tone dressing has really caught on. It's chic and it looks expensive. [...]
Tina, here. Welcome Complete Insiders to your exclusive early access edition. Shop now - items sell out and you are receiving early access before the public! Complete Insider Early Access: How To Look Good In Flats Count your lucky stars, those of you who try not to teeter around in high heels every day, because flats are as In as they may [...]
Welcome, both Style Vault Insiders and Complete Style Vault Insiders, to your exclusive edition, Shop The Best In Fall Flats & Sneakers* *Complete Insiders, you also received Early Access: How To Look Good In Flats. Click here to get access now before the post goes public. This post gives you more shopping options, plus all the rules of wearing flats [...]
Tina, here. I have this tendency to dress like an old lady (an outdated term for sure and I'm using it tongue-in-cheek because last I checked there really are no "old ladies" around, just older women whose lives carry more memories than ours). This means I love twin sets, matching gloves and pumps, lady bags [...]
Tina, here. Ahhhh. Fall Fashion. Beautiful words. If you've been in any of the big box stores lately (Michael's, TJ's, Target, etc), you've already spotted Hallowe'en decorations. Egads. But the truth is, fall is upon us. And there is something new that's winning in fall fashion I've noticed. Pink. Orange. P'orange. Yes, pink is in [...]
Tina, here. Do you want skinny-looking ankles and legs? Wish granted. If you read our August: Shop Your Back-To-School Early Fall Must-Haves post, you were introduced to a brand new style in jeans. Now, here's a trend I can get behind: split hem jeans and pants. They make your ankles look soooo skinny, which in turn [...]
Welcome Complete Insiders to your exclusive early access edition, Complete Insider Early Access: What Is Winning In Fall Fashion Right Now? Ahhhh. Fall Fashion. Beautiful words. If you've been in any of the big box stores lately (Michael's, TJ's, Target, etc), you've already spotted Hallowe'en decorations. Egads. But the truth is, fall is upon us. And there is something [...]
Tina, here. Warning: You're about to enter a denim cut-offs post. But, not shorts. A denim cut-off skirt. That I happen to think is darling, in an all-American summer shucking-the-corn, picking-blackberries kind of way. And a denim skirt is the perfect summer to fall transition piece for your wardrobe. I'm not gonna lie. It [...]
Welcome Style Vault Insiders and Complete Insiders to your exclusive edition, The Best In Early Fall Knits For Summer To Fall Transition It's a crazy time to dress in August. It's stinkin' hot but we're going to kids' football games. During the transition, you can still wear your summer clothes, just in different combinations. Here are some ideas [...]
Tina, here. Good news - You will LOVE this year's Fall Styles. Some seasons I'm less than enthused, but we are in a golden age of good style right now. Your guide to the perfect fall wardrobe starts now, with this edition of early fall favorites for Back To School! And now,...let's talk early fall favorites [...]
Tina, here. Back To School is for everyone now. Not just the kids. I get giddy this time of year. It's more than just the change of seasons, which I anticipate like a child waiting for Christmas. It's something about the smell of books and the band practicing in the schoolyard, new shoes and the [...]
Welcome Complete Insiders to your exclusive early access edition, Complete Insider Early Access: Shop Your Back-To-School Early Fall Must-Haves Your guide to the perfect fall wardrobe starts now, with this edition of early fall favorites for Back To School! Be sure to check all month long for your exclusive Complete Insider access to early shopping and fun [...]
Tina, here. In light of the fact we don't all have French handmaidens to dress us every morning and keep our noses powdered and our lipstick fresh, I've got 3 quick tips to keep you stylish that even the most low-maintenance of us can handle. Start with a blank slate, which for me is white [...]
Tina, here. July means two things: high heat and summer sales. Especially the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. I like Nordstrom for their free shipping and easy returns. And if you're familiar with their Anniversary Sale, you've been waiting all year for this day. But first. A few rules for sale shopping. Are you feeling a little [...]
Welcome Complete Insiders to your exclusive enhanced and early access edition, SV Complete Early Access: How To Be More Stylish with 3 Quick Tips This edition of the Style Vault Complete comes with a bonus video! Be sure to check out your other exclusive Insider resources, only available to Complete Insiders like you (like the long-version video, Summer Workwear 101, SV Complete Exclusive: [...]
Welcome Complete Insiders to your special edition, SV Complete Early Access: Shop My Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks! This post will go public next week, so shop early before items sell out! July means two things: high heat and summer sales. Especially the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. I like Nordstrom for their free shipping and easy returns. And if [...]
You have to be reeeeeaaallly careful when wearing a sweater set so you don't look dated. We created a video of me talking you through the cool ways to wear sweater sets, and of course how not to wear them. Style Vault Insiders, log in to see it now!
Complete Insiders, watch our just released video, How To Wear A Trench Coat The Right Way (Like A Parisian). I'm spilling my secrets on the ONE trench you must have, and of course more style tips.
It's the season of soirées and events galore. We've shown you how to shop for a gown. Now, grab our super simple dress code guide that you can carry with you and make sure you're always dressed to impress no matter the occasion.
It's the season of soirées and events galore.We've also created a special video, just for Insiders where I'm taking you shopping for cocktail dresses and gowns, and showing you what to look for, how to recycle what you have and what never to buy! Above, you can check out a FREE Preview just for you today! [...]
It's the season of soirées and events galore and we've also created a special video, just for you Insiders. I'm taking you shopping for cocktail dresses and gowns, and showing you what to look for, how to recycle what you have and what never to buy!
One of the things we cover in every one of our closet clean outs is Camisoles. We recommend wearing a camisole under almost everything, everyday except for maybe in the dead heat of the summer. It's really not about "sucking it in" as much as it's about giving your clothes a smooth layer to lay on top of. Watch the video to learn more!
There are many ways to wear a scarf. Some look really chic and some look downright stuffy, or worse, unflattering. Here are a few very easy ways to wear your scarves without fussing or worrying about it. With these skills, people may wonder if, in fact, you were born in Paris.