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4 10, 2017

Part III Your Ultimate Guide: 7 Rules To Look Less Frumpy

By | October 4th, 2017|Categories: , , , , , , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tina, here. This post is part of a 3-part series, How To Look Less Frumpy. For Part I and II have been published. Complete Insiders can find the entire series here.  The secret need of most women is not how to be more "in style", but how to have enduring style. The A Number One rule for how to [...]

30 08, 2017

My Favorite Transition Piece: The Denim Jacket

By | August 30th, 2017|Categories: , , , , , , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We're always preaching the good sense of buying versatile clothes you can wear multiple seasons, in many settings. The denim jacket is one of these pieces.

8 08, 2017

What Is Winning In Fall Fashion Right Now?

By | August 8th, 2017|Categories: , , , , , , , |Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

30 07, 2017

Your Easy Back To School Uniform - Chic & Stylish

By | July 30th, 2017|Categories: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

11 01, 2017

Men Roll and Women Cuff: How To Cuff Your Sleeves

By | January 11th, 2017|Categories: , , , , , , , , , , |Tags: , , , |

Tina, here. Why cuff? Because men roll their sleeves; women cuff theirs. A roll makes our wrists look bigger than they are. And who wants that! Also, showing a bit of wrist has the same effect as showing a bit of the nape of your neck, or wearing an elongating v-neck instead of a boy-cut [...]

4 05, 2016

Do You Have One Of Those Lace Dresses?

By | May 4th, 2016|Categories: , , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , , , |

I feel sure you own one or have thought about owning one of those pretty lace dresses. Here's my favorite one, plus 3 ways to style it for May's events.

15 03, 2016

You Can Wear Your Leather This Spring!

By | March 15th, 2016|Categories: , , , , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , , , |

Bout to rock your world, here, dolls. Did you know leather and suede are year-round fabrics? I'm showing you how to wear fall leather skirts this spring.

11 03, 2016

A Spring Dress For Every Occasion

By | March 11th, 2016|Categories: , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I have been on the hunt for the perfect shirtdress for about 4 years. Why a shirtdress? Because I believe it is the perfect dress. I found it. Boom Clap.

16 09, 2015

How To Layer (And How Not To)

By | September 16th, 2015|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Layering in the fall is a brilliant way to dress. But it's not a free for all. Follow these tips for how to layer stylishly, while managing changing temps.

9 09, 2015

How To Wear White Jeans (and other summer staples) After Labor Day

By | September 9th, 2015|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Is it fall yet? Kinda. It's a weird time for dressing. Here is your guide to what you can and can’t wear after Labor Day. And white jeans are on the "yes, you can wear them" but there are rules, of course.

11 08, 2015

My Favorite New Dress, Styled 4 Ways

By | August 11th, 2015|Categories: , , , , , , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

A good dress is hard to find. Like men. (Except my nephews. They are the best of men.) But I have solved the first problem for you. Here is my favorite new dress, how to wear it now and into fall, and how you can get it for 20% off from one of our best shopping sources.

2 03, 2015

You Need A Dress

By | March 2nd, 2015|Categories: |Tags: , , , , , |

My mother wore what she called day dresses. They are cool in summer. They are easy to move around in, and they are just so feminine. They can be casual, too. If you haven't worn dresses for some time, let's give it a go this spring, what do you say? Change is good. It keeps you young and agile.

23 02, 2015

Shop Your Closet: A Week's Worth of Outfits To Copy

By | February 23rd, 2015|Categories: |Tags: , , , , , |

Looking for some outfit inspiration but not yet ready to spend your spring wardrobe allowance? I've got the solution. Shop your closet. Here's what you need and what you probably have in your closet already.

13 03, 2014

The Perfect Spring Tops You Need Now For Layering

By | March 13th, 2014|Categories: |Tags: , , , |

Tina, here. Spring IS coming, I promise.  It always does.  Every year.  And every year we are caught off guard and seemingly have nothing to wear when the sun comes out and the wool goes to the dry-cleaners. The key to Spring dressing?  Layers.  Start with a long sleeve top on the coolest of Spring [...]

4 03, 2013

How to Buy a Spring Coat

By | March 4th, 2013|Categories: |Tags: , , , , |

Tina, here.Snow in March.  Just another typical Nashville Spring day.  Especially ironic when it falls after Spring Break and you have to hide your tan under coats and tights.  What a waste of a good tan! Pink & Grey: a perfect combo for a dreary Spring day.  Kate Beckinsale via lifeisaluxury For more on how [...]