Holiday Fashion Gifts Under $25

With the challenges of 2020 (a la COVID), your gift-giving budget may be a bit tighter this holiday season, but that doesn’t mean you have to skimp on style.  Plus, sometimes the price tag isn’t always the best indicator of a good gift. No matter your situation, spending fewer dollars doesn’t mean the thoughtfulness of […]

Glamming it up for the Holidays

Yes, we’re in a pandemic, but we all need a little glam and sparkle in our lives, do we not? As an Indiana Styling Consultant, I am curious about how you dress for the holidays. Perhaps you’re a little laid back and like to dress up in family PJs. I swear when I receive these Christmas […]

Winter is Coming…

If you were like me, you may have joined in on Game of Thrones very late. My husband coaxed me to watch, although I was afraid of all the violence. But I became hooked, and I was especially interested because it was filmed in Iceland, a beautiful place we visited almost two years ago. You […]

The Pros and Cons of Pockets

Pockets are one of those extras that often surfaces in my work as a Carmel Personal Shopper for both men and women.  It’s interesting, isn’t it? Vanessa Friedman, in her NYT column, “Here to Help”, recently wrote about pockets. A reader wrote in and said many of her athleisure pants (joggers etc,) did not have pockets. […]

Accessories and How they Pump Up an Outfit

Many of us don’t put that much thought into our accessories. If you’re on the fence about pairing a necklace with an otherwise plain, crewneck sweater. As your go-to Carmel Personal Stylist, I’m telling you to go for it. Necklaces and accessories boost your outfit up a notch. Believe it or not, there is a whole […]

Fall Trends to Love!

Fall is really just around the corner. That being said, now is the perfect time to prep for your fall wardrobe. Perhaps the most stylish season, fall is great for wearing your transitional pieces. You can try layering your favorite jacket over a frilly blouse or breaking out a pair of booties with your favorite […]