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Dress to Impress
For the last two weeks, I have been on tour visiting Bloomingdale’s department stores around the country and talking about relationships and fashion. What we wear plays a critical role in the dating process, and it is empowering to know we have absolute control over the message our clothing sends. On tour with me is my good friend,Celebrity Fashion Stylist and Image Consultant, Carlton Spence. I’ve learned a tremendous amount from him that can help you, and I’m sharing. Ladies, here are 12 easy fashion tips that will help you turn more heads.
Find the Right Bra
Achieving the perfect fit begins with the right undergarments. Visit your local specialty department store, go to the lingerie department and get a bra fitting to determine the right bra for your body type and size. You will instantly look and feel confident.
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Mikki Taylor is a black fashion icon — who has often shined behind the scenes. A style trailblazer who made her mark initially as an editor for Essence Magazine, Taylor has branched out into books, and is soon to release a stellar style tome called Commander in Chic. In a delicious play on words that describes a woman in charge of style while in the national spotlight, Commander in Chic will focus on the amazing aura of sophistication surrounding First Lady Michelle Obama — mixed with Mikki’s delightful expertise and personal brand of beauty leadership.
How did Mikki make it to the top spot in fashion, and then parlay that into publishing? Our sister site Style Blazer has the inside scoop from Ms. Taylor herself in an exciting exclusive video: “How I Made It.” In “How I Made It,” Mikki gives her personal account on how she forged an amazing career in beauty with impeccable style. Head on over to Style Blazer now, and learn from Mikki Taylor herself: “How I Made It.” May Mikki’s incredible journey inspire your own career development and expression of personal style.
One lesson we all have to learn and relearn is that we’re all different. True, there may be some intersection but at the end of the day you can’t bet that what works for one woman will work for you. Keep this in mind when it comes to fashion. There is no way a designer can tailor clothes to accentuate every body type, so it’s up to you to carefully consider what you bring home. If you’re a woman with problem areas (that’s basically all of us), this becomes even more important. But don’t worry, problem areas don’t have to represent a problem in your wardrobe if you adhere to these simple tips.