When I was young I loved the bright dresses, lace socks and white patent leather Mary Janes that I wore to church on Easter Sunday. The annual shopping trip with Mom to choose an Easter dress was a ritual as important as placing cookies and milk out for Santa each Christmas Eve. I’ve always been a tomboy, preferring pants to dresses, but I loved my Easter dress and never felt more girly than when I proudly walked into Church in all my finery. So it’s no surprise that even now that I’m all grown up, I still long for a beautiful spring dress to launch the new season. Read more
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Handbags are a great way to add a pop of color to an outfit and an inexpensive way to keep your look modern and current each season. Like your clothes, handbags need to be in balance with the proportions of your body shape and size. And keep in mind the functionality of your bag. If it’s too small you’re not likely to use it often enough to justify the expense. On the other hand, a bag that’s large enough to pack for a weekend trip isn’t a good choice for day to day use. We tend to overfill large bags, increasing the weight so much that it puts unnecessary stress on our shoulders which may lead to chronic back pain over time. Read more
If you haven’t yet seen the new Spring colors, you’ll enjoy the recent Pantone report and be prepared for pulling together your Spring 2012 wardrobe. View the report on the Pantone website using this link: Pantone Fashion Color Report – Spring 2012. In the report, fashion designers like Nanette Lepore, Tracy Reese, Bill Blass and Adrienne Vittadini talk about their Spring collections.