This interview was originally featured on the University of Washington’s Foster MBA program website. Why is the topic of personal style so important in the workplace now? The world of workwear is shifting. Where there used to be restrictive standards of dress, we currently have companies going with appearance suggestions.Now more than ever, we want to show […]
There is no one without style. In your DNA is coded a destiny. The question is, will you actualize it? It’s work to search for an authentic point of view then take the time to clarify, refine and execute it. It seems easier to take the short route, bypassing the infrastructure that creates ease as […]
What does 53 look like…? That’s the question I was asked not so long ago. It started me thinking how we all face a question like this in someway or another as we break new ground in our lives. Fashion has changed dramatically, retail is another world, and long gone are the days of what […]
Have you ever left the house feeling confident about your look only to find yourself standing in front of the mirror the next day, confused how to recreate that fabulous vibe? Do you ever feel burdened by a closet full of clothes and nothing to wear? Élan is not created randomly; it is an acquired […]
Run don’t walk to see this exhibit at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. Talking and singing mannequins, iconic costumes of Madonna, even a runway show highlight the prolific brilliance of his work.
We all have an inside voice, a barometer that gives us insight, inspiration and guidance. How we listen to that voice can change our lives. The following are suggestions for Clearing your mind, Creating a visual of who you are and where you want to go and Cleaning your closet fast and efficiently. Clearing: Clear […]
Well, they say invest in what you love… There are street level jewelry stores that beckon with all that sparkles, but upstairs is where the real deals are made. Private jewelry purchases are on the rise over the last decade. Hidden behind office doors in generic office buildings are daily transactions of the finest stones […]
Make Mine Orange! Color is magic. It’s a visceral relationship twined with our individuality, a marriage that creates a palette as unique as our fingerprints. Finding your personal colors involves a little more than a packet of swatches. Those are just the raw material. It’s taking that information to the next level that creates your […]