How to Achieve a Comfortable, Classy Look for Summer with the Right Shoes

Fashion this hot summer has been so much fun! I often get asked what shoes go best with what type of outfit. The possibilities tend to be endless, so I have enlisted Mary Gross from Charlotte my new favorite face representing my work as the personal shopper with SouthPark Mall and Wardrobe Consulting. Mary’s own personal style is based on effortless, comfortable dress for her busy life as a copy writer for Boone Oakely and as a freelance writer for the Charlotte Agenda. I am tickled that she is allowing
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Dressing For The Heat

Without a doubt you are as leery as I am that it’s early July and the weather is hovering in the high nineties. Dressing daily for the heat becomes a challenge and takes more planning. Instead of my usual July tips of bathing suits, lengths of shorts, and capris let’s cut to the chase and discuss dressing for the heat! Best Fabric Choices The most natural fiber is cotton. Look for clothing that is made of lightweight linens or wools, seersucker, or chambray. Georgette fabrics are similar to cotton and
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Orange, The New Power Color

When it comes to choosing a power color, orange is the new red! At New York Fashion Week this spring, orange popped up in every shade from tangerine to bright sherbet, to impressive hues of mandarin and apricot. This spring and summer the varietal shades of orange have flooded the market in designs of chicly inspired menswear suiting to flowy and A-line dresses. If orange is a favorite for you, color researchers say you yearn to engage and socialize, and that you enjoy being accepted and valued as a member
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Tips For Tees

I Know You Have At Least One You know what I’m talking about, right? It’s that go-to spring and summer staple, the white t-shirt. Whether yours is sleeveless, cap sleeve, short sleeve, or three-quarter sleeve, with or without a pocket, the style options are nearly endless! But your basic tee may be the last thing you pull from the closet, only because it can seem so…lifeless. With a little creativity, even the simple white tee can add a lot of versatility to your wardrobe. Three Tips for Tees: Choose a
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