This post is not about budgeting for your Summer fashion splurges. No, it's way bigger than that! It about boosting the entire economy! How? By hiking up your hemline! Theory and historical data demonstrate that as skirt lengths rise, so does the stock market. So, what's a mom to … [Read more...]
Any of us with children older than five are probably familar with the former cover of the maternity Bible, What to Expect When You Are Expecting. That picture of a woman in a dowdy duds, frumpy footwear and helmet hair was enough to put you off the idea of motherhood for ever! Argh! Is … [Read more...]
Have you noticed how many sixties and seventies inspired looks are in stores right now? Yes, tie-dye, embroidery, macrame, longer lengths and floaty fashions are everywhere. The good news about Boho style is that it provides many cool, relaxed and feminie options for Spring and … [Read more...]
Dive into Swimwear Shopping
I soooo look forward to warmer weather, but do find that the transition from forgiving winter wear to more revealing Summer styles always a bit awkward at first. And, the most scary switch of all - SWIMWEAR!!! But never fear, the Style File is here with tips and trends for 2009 to help the annual … [Read more...]
Spring Fashion Transition
A friend and I took a quick trip to the mall last week in search of transitional tops, and were surprised to see that the stores have gone straight from winter's woolies to Summer's sleeveless and strappy. Whatever happened to Spring? Well, the look is all about layering. Take a top … [Read more...]
Keep your shirt on Contest!
Last time, our Style File Surprising Stores review featured Mark's Work Wearhouse. Well, the friendly folks over at MWW kindly supplied me with one of their latest clothing innovations to try for myself. It's the Perfectly Pressed shirt. What can possibly be innovative about a shirt? I … [Read more...]
What will we wear when the weather warms up…?
At last! Our long, cold, snowy winter is on its way out (cross fingers) and we can tentatively turn our attention to Spring style. So, as the thermometer rises, what will we be wearing? This season is one of those that signals quite the change in looks and lines. So hold onto your hats, ladies, … [Read more...]
Spice up your style
How do you shop for groceries? Hang on a minute, this is the Style File, what's grocery shopping got to do with it? Well, in my experience, how us ladies shop for groceries, has a lot in common with how we shop for our clothes. Consider: A. Do you create a meal plan for the week and shop for … [Read more...]
The 4 “P’s” of spring style for modern moms
With bone-chilling temperatures across the country, it's hard to imagine that Spring will be here in just a few weeks (cross fingers!) And, if you take a trip to the mall, you'd think that it was already here. The stores are stocked with lighter and brighter clothes and accessories. So … [Read more...]