Fashion Friday!

Fun Pretty Flats

These flats can dress up any summer outfit. Don’t shy away from flats for a special occasion, especially if it’s an occasion where you will be standing a lot. Flats can be as dressy as heels in some settings. If I wear heels to an outing, I always bring along a pair of flats that will go with that outfit, in case my feet get tired. Don’t just bring a pair of flip flops, unless they go well with your outfit. These little things can make a difference in your personal style. As always, have fun.

Fashion Fridays!

Handbag Know-How:

There are so many types, sizes and styles of handbags in the stores and it can be tough sometimes to figure out what to purchase.  You may be one of those people who will wear the same handbag everyday no matter what you’re wearing or you may be the person who changes purses like you change your ………; well anyway.  I’m the latter.  I change handbags on a daily basis, depending on what I’m wearing.  whether you’re like me or not this list will be a great help to you.  These are “do’s” and “don’ts” of sporting your handbag.

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Do:

Own at least one great quality handbag in a basic color e.g., black or brown.

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Make sure your bag works with your proportions.

Carry a bag that is in sync with the style of your outfit and shoes.

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Carry a beaded bag with a velvet outfit, not velvet on velvet.

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Buy inexpensive ‘in fashion’ bags to stay current.

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Don’t:

Over stuff your bag with unnecessary junk.

Carry a bag at the widest part of your body – bust line, waistline, or hip or thigh-line.

Carry a summer style bag with a tailored suit.

Carry a wicker style bag when wearing hosiery. It will only cause snags.

Match a beaded bag with a beaded dress. A satin or velvet bag would work better.

Don’t go into debt over a designer bag unless it is in a classic style.

Team heavy leather bags with lightweight clothing.

Fashion Friday!

A trend this fall will be knit pants. Add a pair to your wardrobe as an alternative to your Palazzo pants and sweat pants.

They will show up in lots of bright colors and styles.  You’ll see them with straight legs, full legs, and flair legs. Take your pick.

They’re great for those days you’d rather be wearing pajamas. Great for those days you need comfort and style.

Wear them with a matching knit top or mix it up with a another top of your choice. See some great examples below.

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