An update to an earlier podcast, these closet characteristics are modified to make sure you are walking into the world with your best dressed foot forward. Part 2.
If you can’t find it how can you wear it?
5. Well kept
Hanger etiquette is key and so is the upkeep. Buying the piece is just the beginning of the journey
You have all the latest trends. Great! Anything else?
If you were to pull out a piece, would someone you know it was yours? Does it look like “you”?
An update to an earlier podcast, these closet characteristics are modified to make sure you are walking into the world with your best dressed foot forward. Part 1.
This seems like it’s straight forward , but look deep in your closet. Can you truly wear everything without feeling uncomfy or adjusting constantly.
The pieces you wear should always have you excited to wear them. If you look at the piece and say “Why did I buy this?” It may not make the cut.
With the exception of formal wear and heavy outwear, you should be willing to wear the piece a different way each time you wear it.
The jean gap. The skirt riding up. The terror of shopping for bottoms. All in a day’s journey of those of us with big butts. Let’s fight against the little annoyances a big butt can bring.
The first episode in the new “Emerald Thoughts” series covers why Forever21 decided it was a good idea to put diet bars in the packages of their plus size buyers. You read that right. Let’s talk about it.
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