It is a common misconception that style is solely dependent upon your outer layers; that clothing which the public can see on your body. However, truth be told, your base layers are just as important to the success of your look. If you feel as though your collection of foundation pieces could use some re-vamping, read on to find out why one layering tee just isn’t enough…
As a personal shopper and stylist, there are certain style mantras that I find myself repeating over and over. My #1 style mantra is to recommend that my clients select open necklines in order to elongate their figures and create a vertical sightline.
A few weeks ago I started a conversation about Fall 2013 trends with my blog about navy, the go-to neutral for this season. However, one trend does not a fashion season make. So let’s return to the conversation. And this time, let’s chat about statement sweaters.
If you find a piece that you like and that flatters your body type and functions for your lifestyle, then feel free to invest in multiple versions of the garment, footwear or accessory. This will fill out your wardrobe, developing a solid foundation on which to build your personal style. My suggestions for using this strategy to your advantage are the following:
While dark, moody colors and a reliance on neutrals are expected come September and the advent of fall, each year’s collections seems to bubble up a color that takes center stage. For Fall 2013, navy – and all of its nuanced variations - was the front-runner.
Getting ready for the fall season is about more than just editing, organizing and adding to your wardrobe. For a well-rounded look for fall, be sure to evaluate your hair and makeup routines as well. Here are some ways in which I recommend my clients prep for the change in seasons: