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Can Anyone Wear Red?

Can Anyone Wear Red?

 I hear this question frequently from my clients and the answer is, "Yes."  There is a red in every palette.  Women who tell me "I can't wear red" most assuredly have never found the "right" red. Like every color, red comes in many shades.  There are pinkish reds, which have a blue undertone; there are orange-y reds, which have a yellow undertone; there are brick reds, which have a deep golden undertone; and there are true reds which are generally balanced between warm and cool undertones and are therefore, somewhat neutral. Watermelon is an example of a pinkish red.   Most...

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Envision Yourself!

Eyeglasses are your most important accessory next to makeup.  After all, you wear them every day.  And if you don't need corrective eyewear, you surely wear sunglasses while here in SW FL! The right eyewear will focus attention on you and your beautiful eyes.  The wrong pair can make you look ineffective and possibly create an unattractive proportion with your face shape and facial features. Follow these guidelines when choosing eyewear: COLOR:  For a more traditional look, choose a neutral color that closely approximates your hair color as well as takes into consideration your eye color.  Brunettes will do well...

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The Color of the Year 2018

Announcing . . .    The Color of the Year 2018            Ultra Violet       The Pantone Color Institute is the leading authority on color trends and every year, designers in all industries look to Pantone for guidance in color forecasting.  This year, Pantone has selected Ultra Violet as the 2018 color of the Year.  Leatrice Eisemann, Pantone's Color Expert, says this about Ultra Violet:      "A dramatically provocative and thoughtful blue-based purple, Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.    Nuanced and full of emotion, the...

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BLACK OUT on the RED CARPET

If you watched last night's Golden Globes, you saw a sea of black.  Black was universally worn in support of the "Me Too" and "Time's Up" movements. I am not awarding the Immie (Image Matters Award) this year to any of the celebrities in attendance last night because it seems pointless to celebrate color and style when color and style were not the focus.  I noticed that no one was asked, "Who are you wearing?" and no one talked about their gown choice. Last night was a solidarity movement and with everyone in one color, the solidarity was overwhelming.  Besides...

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Start The New Year With A Working Wardrobe!

Wouldn't it be nice to go into your closet and know that everything in there looks great on you and you can find exactly what you need?  The new year is the perfect time to get your wardrobe working for you.  Here are some easy steps you can do to make your wardrobe workable. Plan.  Set aside a half day (or full day depending on how extensive your wardrobe is) to work on your wardrobe.   Get the tools ready.  Why not start the year off with new hangers?  I love the huggable hangers that were originally sold only on HSN.  Now you...

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