T'is the season of the sales. The sales are here and more are on their way.
Are you, chic lady, prepared for them?
Let's talk clothes shopping today.
Does your closet fill you with joy, or with despair?
When you open the doors to your closet and look inside, do you smile at your clothes or do you shut the doors quickly and with a frown?
Do you keep wondering what the fashion trends are every year? Every season?
Then, I take it that you are not a French woman.
Why would I say that, you may ask?
PRINTS. Do you find prints difficult to wear?
Yes? Well, you are not alone.
Millions of other women find prints a minefield.
Prints. You can get it right...Or you can get it wrong.
Do you usually look like an extra from 'Joseph's multi-coloured dream coat' musical, every time you wear prints?
Did you know that a humble, decluttered closet is the start to a wardrobe that works for you?
You may find it a bit strange that I chose 'humble' to describe a decluttered closet.
You may think that a decluttered closet is nothing important or extraordinary.
Question: How do you get women to buy half a blouse, while you save money on materials and manufacturing costs and have a good laugh at the women’s expense in the process?
Answer: You invent the deconstructed look!
My last blog post was about buying what you will love.
As a French woman, I only buy what I will love and that goes with the rest of the pieces I have in my closet.
Everybody tells you to wear what you love.
Well, I want to turn things around today. I am going to tell you something different.
I am telling you to buy what you will love.
I saw this black evening dress from Balmain today and I wanted to talk to you about it.
You see, just like every item of clothing, not all evening dresses are created equal. Some evening gowns will make you look tall and statuesque, while others will visually widen and squash you.
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