I’m forty one not fourteen

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I’ve been a Personal Style Coach for thirteen years now and in those years I’ve lived and taught the philosophy that if you feel confident about how you’re presenting your outward self to the world you’ll be able to let go of your insecurities and shine who you are and what you have to offer […]

Choosing the right neutral isn't black and white: SHOPPING LIST

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Go to www.hotboxbetty.com to purchase any of the following items that I featured in my latest Your Personal Stylist Column : Choosing the right neutral isn’t black and white for The Oregonian. – Velvet Cashmere Sweater $339 – Mother “The Looker”. Wash: “Bump In The Night” $203 – Frye Carson Zip Lace $388 – 49 […]

Gray Maxi Dress Dilema

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Do you have a gray or neutral maxi dress you want to make interesting? Here are a couple of suggestions… let me know what you think! How to Make a Gray Maxi Interesting by dahlstyle featuring a tank maxi dress Zadig Voltaire maxi dress $295 – net-a-porter.com Shakuhachi tank maxi dress $75 – lespommettes.com River […]

Black & Blue

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A client of mine texted me the other day wondering if she could wear black and blue together. Specifically a navy sweatshirt she bought with me with black trousers. This particular sweatshirt I didn’t think could work with black pants because it was TOO close to looking black, therefore making her look like she could […]

Tom has a Hounds Tooth!

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WHAT a great shoe!!! You’ll see hounds tooth on 5″ pumps and skinny pencil skirts in the magazines this fall, but how cool is it to find them on our favorite, wear them everywhere, TOMS! These can really be a great option to give your jeans and tee some personality! Check out how I coordinated […]

How to ROCK the latest colored pants…

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Ok when colored denim were ‘in’ in my day they were the color of Skittles and in an acid wash finish. Thank god, even though you can find that version, there is a more subdued and mellow version offered for those of us that have ‘been there and done that”. What I like about colored […]