Archive of posts tagged Back to school fashion

Never Say Never!

I don’t wear red very often. And when I do, it is in small quantities—earrings—handbag—blouse—but this fall I am seeing red dresses that look, quite frankly, fabulous! Of course Kate Middleton would look good in a sack, but she wore a great red dress by Alexander McQueen to the Jubilee celebrations that makes me think […]

I Am Still Loving Color-Blocking

I have enjoyed the color blocking trend since it started.  It is still alive and well this season, and I have seen some color-blocked dresses that are to die for.  It is the second of my five “most favorite” looks for fall.  If you are looking at an everyday look, or a gown for a […]

Five MustFive Must-Have Clothing Items for Back to School 2012

This week as I return to school, I have been trying to curate a few new choices for Back to School wear.  I don’t want to spend a lot, and I don’t think I have to if I choose wisely.  Of course, you might need totally different things to make your wardrobe workable for school.  […]

“Thrift Store Chic” Might Be Your Best Fashion Choice this Week!

                          If you haven’t finished your back to school shopping, don’t forget looking at your favorite thrift stores.  That might be Salvation Army, Goodwill, Ebay, or some other great store in your neighborhood. Watch for great tea-length skirts, tank tops, and jewelry in all varieties.  You might have to do some taking in or up, […]

Do You Love Flared Jeans?

If you are totally in love with the flared jeans that look like you just stepped out of a 1970’s movie, you need to remember one very important styling tip…wear some kind of heel. The volume of the flared leg will only make you look shorter and heavier unless you elongate your leg by adding […]

Do You Need A New Backpack?

If you are a real student who has to check the square inches of a Jansport backpack because you need a heavy-duty backpack to carry your AP Biology, AP Calculus, and AP Lit books…read no further… you have to use the biggest, most durable backpack made.  But if you only need to carry a few […]