Seven Tips for a Successful Family Photo Session

Do you envy those family photos where everything looks coordinated and perfect? Finding a photographer that will capture your family’s character can be a challenge, but even more challenging is deciding what to wear! With some simple planning you can create a spectacular family photo that your family will cherish forever! Location, Location, Location To ensure the look you choose won’t clash with the room décor, first think about where the picture will be displayed in your home, or office. Next, give thought to where you would like your picture
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Nurturing Your Teen

Social media, Hollywood, society and often their own peers make the adolescent years challenging and sometimes wearisome. As a parent, you want to teach your children certain values with guidance so they may evolve into happy, productive adults. During the teen years, their bodies develop along with mood swings and likes and dislikes in most everything, including how they dress. Shopping with them can become less enjoyable and more of a cause of friction, leading to tears and sharp words. To avoid what may become an unproductive shopping trip, here
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Senior Style, Comfort and Safety

As we mature, our parents do as well, along with their fashion and clothing needs. Several years ago, I worked with a client and her mother, who was in her 80s and had every intention of dressing as stylishly as she always had. Her challenge was feeling that her aging body was not cooperating. Challenge How do I help my mother feel current in her style without compromising her well-being and independence? Solution One option has been pre-shopping for a client at a few stores and putting together a week’s
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Wearing Our Family Heirlooms

I was recently in a client’s closet, and we stumbled upon jewelry items in a small box. It had been tucked away in a corner of a shelf under items that she hadn’t worn in years. It brought tears to her eyes in sheer happiness and sadness for the loss of the family member. Many of us have a similar story to tell. My grandmother, who played a major role in the person I am, gave me a strand of pearls, matching earrings, and a small gold and pearl pin
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