Check My Style: Mixing Patterns

Mixing patterns with your clothing should be simple without feeling like you got dressed in the dark! If you are a novice begin by substituing your solid colored tops with a monochromatic pattern in the same color as your bottom! Once you get the hang of it you will really begin to enjoy the challenge of utilizing more garments in your closet! Here are some looks I put together at stores at SouthPark Mall, along with some easy tips for each!   Select one print to dominate and the other print
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How to Build Your Wardrobe and Up Your Fashion Game

I’m back at it again with my favorite lifestyle model Mary Gross from the Charlotte Agenda! I’ve been working with Mary to slowly incorporate items into her wardrobe that are versatile but still stand the test of time. Do you have more than a few items that you have regretted buying or don’t know how to wear? Let me show you how to buy and wear items in a variety of ways for everyday use. Take a lesson from the Photo Playbook below and read what Mary had to say
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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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Meet Our Makeover Winner

I’m excited to introduce the first of three winners in the makeover contest sponsored by the Charlotte Observer and SouthPark Mall. Kelly Keiter, 41, is a busy working mom with two young kids, four older stepchildren and zero time for self- indulgences, let alone long shopping trips, frequent salon appointments and hours at the gym. To read the entire article and see a full photo gallery, click here.
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Meet Arlene, Our “New Year, New You” Makeover Winner

As the winner of our “New Year, New You” contest in January, Arlene Morin was recently treated to a full day of pampering, including a style consultation with me, and hair and makeup with Douglas Carroll Salon. Arlene is a single mother who is pursuing further education to increase her job prospects. I can think of no one more deserving of a fresh new start! Before Arlene’s Makeover I arranged to meet Arlene at Macy’s at Crabtree Valley Mall, where we discussed her lifestyle, as well as her most flattering
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