There is a technique to finding good stretch because all stretch is not created equal. If you are tired of loose, shiny fabric, this episode is for you. Get out your notebooks and write down all the tidbits to good, quality fabric.
The glory of a good bra. lol. Today it’s all about bras. The good, the bad and the lumpy. Let’s dig right into the major components to pay attention to in order to avoid bigger problems.
Travel is stressful enough without having to worry about if the lookbook in your head will make it to you destination. Let’s talk about tips that will help you avoid over packing, struggling to pull the luggage around and being overwhelmed trying to find options in a chaotic bag. Read my other blog post here for more travel tips.
When did comfy equal no thought or care?
If you have to be uncomfy to look cute, there’s a disconnect
Comfortable clothes exist; Where are they?
Look for quality fabrics in uncommon places.
Is your style casual, or is how you think about yourself casual?
Think enough of yourself to be your best.
The rant you didn’t know was coming….
Describe your perfect outfit
Create the look from your closet.
Pick 3 Random Pieces
Name at least 5 ways to wear it.
Pick out your least favorite or worn pieces
Try experimenting with outerwear.
Vests ; Print Belts ; Moto Jacket
Update those blazers.
Change buttons ; Play with length.
Don’t think prints aren’t okay.
Start with geometrics.
Black and Blue are for Bourgeois, No Office
Try purples or other hues
Store out-of-season clothes under the bed in our lock or clear bin.
Have a weekly tuneup.
When wearing something, move hanger to back and clothes behind front.
Undertone: tone under your skin that affects tone of skin
Types of Undertones:
Warm: Peach & Gold Hues
Neutral: Undertone same mix
Cool: Pink & Blue Hues
These tips help skin to pop & no washout
Silver = Cool
Gold = Warm
Not associated with hue
=> Red, Green, Blue <= White
Let your 100% be adjustable daily.
Fill that cup up for you and no one else
Compare goals with productions.
Are you busy or producing something that can better serve the future you or everyone else just for the moment?
3. Define Happy Outside of looks.
No one knows your happy like you, so you get to define it
4. Find value outside of identity adjacent to others.
You’re more than a wife, mother, friend, colleague; what does that singular identity look like
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Coming back in the summer
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Wear them in the everyday
Go grocery shopping in sequins
Chill @ the library in a dressy blouse
Change your mindset of “dressing up”.
Are the clothes casual or to your attitude?
Avoid Sales next holiday
Wear the clothes from the last sale that got your wallet first.lol
Create 3-5 outfits from 10 pieces (no repeats)
Wear your least favorite color twice this week
Affirm yourself intentionally in five ways everyday.
Words, actions and assurance goes a long way
Go the extra mile when unnecessary
Dress like Oprah called and is on the way to interview you everyday for two weeks
Build that secret character
What you do when no one is watching will show up when they are