Appearance

How to Dress for Your (Outer) Silhouette

March 26, 2020

Submitted by Alexa Graham … People come in different shapes and sizes, which is why having an understanding of your own is the key to dressing well and feeling confident enough to take on the world. If you’ve already gone through our guide on ‘How to Find Your Signature Shape‘, you’d know how essential it is…

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Eyewear Styling Guide

March 20, 2020

Eyewear Styling Material Recommendations by Wendy Buchanan, Perceptions Eyewear. <p> Would you like to be an Eyewear Stylist?  Advising on eyewear selection is more than just analyzing face shapes.  Eyewear styling is also about scale and visual weight to create harmony and truly “AccessorEYEZ” your client with a style that flatters their face and complements…

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How to Find Your Signature Shape

January 9, 2019

How to find your signature shape? It’s all in the face! When you match the shapes you wear to your body, you create harmony in aesthetics and energy. Let’s define your facial signature shape.   What are the Facial Signature Shapes Facial shapes can be soft and curved, straight and angular, or a combination. Since…

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Image of Abundance

August 20, 2018

  Image can facilitate having a wealth of whatever you desire – money, relationships, success. First, we need to establish that everything is energy frequencies, including your image, which is comprised of: Physical characteristics; your body is a physical manifestation of your entire energy system. As you change as a person, your body changes. Body…

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What’s Your Wedding White?

February 10, 2018

What’s Your wedding white? Of all the days of your life, you want to look your best on your wedding day. And yet it may also follow the most hectic week of your life. A guaranteed way to ensure you look radiant rather than run-down – wear your right colours – especially your wedding white!…

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How to Organize Clothing with an App

January 5, 2014

Recently I came across  Stylebook, an app to organize clothing and keep track of  wardrobe items.  Depending on how much time you are willing to invest, this handy app can give you lots of information about the wardrobe you have now and the pieces you add in the future. To get the most out of…

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Work your Wardrobe: #4 – What to Spend

January 25, 2013

This financial strategy for what to spend on your wardrobe is appropriate for Canada and United States economies. The suggested annual wardrobe investment for all clothing items (including inner wear, outerwear, and accessories) is 5 – 10% of the gross annual salary, or 5 – 10% of the desired gross annual salary. If your lifestyle…

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Work your Wardrobe: #3 – Create an Organized Closet

January 22, 2013

… 1. Create Efficient Space Whether your closet is walk-in or reach-in, make use of every inch:  from floor to ceiling and from wall to wall. For an organized closet, ensure you have sufficient hanging rods, shelves, hooks, etc. If your closet was not built-in, you can use hanging canvas shelves, hanging pockets, portable clear…

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Work your Wardrobe: #2 – Develop Wardrobe Modules

January 14, 2013

… Use wardrobe modules to create maximum efficiency, and have something for every occasion. After your closet inventory and purge, it’s time to organize your clothing into modules.  To facilitate this, create wardrobe module charts like the following.  Notice that the ratio of 3rd layer to bottoms to tops is 1 – 2 – 3. …

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