Meet Manisha Patel, SouthPark Mall’s Makeover Winner!

In March, SouthPark Mall ran a contest with SouthPark Magazine asking readers to submit why they felt they deserved a VIP makeover. The winner received a total makeover, including over $2,000 in gifts and services! I spent a magically transforming day with Manisha as I journaled this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Before   After   Behind The Scenes   Click the image below to download a PDF of the full article, or pick up a copy of SouthPark Magazine at SouthPark Mall and Barnes and Noble in Charlotte.  
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Fashion Hits For Your Fall 2016 Wardrobe

This year’s fall fashion colors exude a unity of strength, confidence and complexity, according to the Pantone Color Institute. So, be on the lookout for a fall palette led by the blue family, with gray, red, dusty cedar and spicy mustard to complement. I am so excited about these luscious fall fashion colors! And, this year’s fall fashion trends offer something for everyone, including the resurgence of a fuller boot cut pant for women and men. Check out some of my favorite fall fashions for 2016 click on the links
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Putting “How to Dress as a Wedding Guest” to Work!

Yesterday I caught up with Charlotte Agenda senior writer Mary Gross. I was charged with the task of finding a dress for two summer weddings she’s attending. Did she read my newsletter? And how perfect was her timing? She had a short list of requests for the dress: blue, khaki, no pink or too girlie, and most importantly with a sleeve and under $200. My challenge took me shopping at SouthPark Mall to a variety of stores: Nordstrom, Macy’s, The Limited, J Crew, and Dillard. Meeting Mary at the Ebar
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Your New Year’s Guide: Clothing Essentials

Happy New Year! I love to start with a clean slate each January. I enjoy entertaining new ideas about my wardrobe and thinking through what I’d like to shape up or ship out from the previous year. Are you struggling with what’s in your closet? Do you wonder why it takes so much time to pull together an outfit every morning?
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Inside A Photo Shoot

Since I launched Wardrobe Consulting in 1994, I have modified and added services and features to meet the needs of my clients. Based on your feedback, I’m developing a new Style section for my wardrobeconsulting.biz website. The Style section will show you how and why I make the choices I do as I dress people. Meanwhile, here’s a behind-the-scenes look at my creative process for creating the Style section, in particular the initial photo shoot I organized. First, I chose a group of five women (sorry, guys … you’re next
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