The Truth About “Effortless Style”

Effortless Style

The fashion magazines always seem to be praising this or that celebrity or designer who has so called “effortless style.” You look at Gwenyth Paltrow, Gwen Stephani, Kate Middleton, Angelina Jolie, etc. who all look polished every time they step out of the house. And with no effort?! How do they do it? The Truth: […]

Nordstrom Calgary Opening Outfit

Top Ricki's, Jacket Le Chateau seen here, Jeans Le Chateau Shoes Nine West Seen here Earrings Park Lane seen here

As soon as I found out 6 months ago that Nordstrom Calgary was opening yesterday, I hoped to attend. I was amazed that the chain chose to open the Nordstrom Calgary location as the first in Canada. That happens in places like Vancouver and Toronto and Montreal. Not Calgary, Until Yesterday! For a city not typically known for its […]

Modest white summer dress

Modest White Dress 2

There is something so simple, elegant and just plain beautiful about the white summer dress. And as our summer starts to come to a close (sniff, sniff), I thought it time to showcase this summer staple. A white summer dress is a worthy investment and will likely become one of those seasonal wardrobe staples for […]

Caribbean Cruise Excursions and Dining in Style

Swimsuits for the beach and pool

Packing clothes for a Caribbean cruise excursions and dining experience is really quite easy. You decide in advance what sorts of activities you will be doing, and then pack those clothes. And you really don’t need as much as you might think for one week. The Outfits Excursions. These are pictures of the outfits that I […]

Style is self respect, Not Materialism

Do you wear clothes or get identity from them?

Is dressing stylishly materialistic? I say Absolutely Not! Certainly there are people who you probably know, who dress very stylishly and who may seem quite materialistic. But I bet you also know people who dress very stylishly who do not seem materialistic at all. Materialism is ultimately about defining yourself from a place of external possessions […]

Fashion Tips for Plus Size Women

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You can feel and look beautiful no matter what your size and shape. You just need to learn about your body and how to dress it. Below are general fashion tips for plus size women. I must advise size doesn’t change the general guidelines for shape, and some advice may not be correct for your […]