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Fashion Files: June 2011
Image & Style Events
No scheduled events this Summer - Let's get ready for Fall.  If you need a speaker for your group please let us know.  We have various formats to fit different schedules and budgets and also offer powerpoint presentations.
Local Events
June 3-5 Italian Expo at George R. Brown Convention Center - This is a great event that includes a fashion design competition between eight emerging Texas designers.  For fashion show schedule check out
June 16 - 17: Naeem Kahn Resort 2012 Trunk Show at Saks Fifth Avenue
  • If you have not checked in at Rebecca & Drew in River Oaks Shopping Center you are missing out.  This is a great boutique that offers custom shirts based on bra size and height...they also offer suiting.  Call Lindsay at 713-522-7500 for an appointment.   
  • Wondering what underwear to wear under those tight yoga pants?  Check out Smooth Moves Thongs from lululemon. Made from soft breathable modal cotton, at $12.00/each, you will be doing your downward dog in comfort!
  • Great news!  Legg's now has a line of Shapewear to compete with Spanx!  They offer 3 different control levels (firm, moderate, light), 2 colors (black and nude), and 5 silhouettes (capri, mid-thigh, boy short, legging and tights).  Check them out at your nearest grocery or drug store.
  • Having trouble defining your style?  Want to help your teen develop hers?  Go to  After you fill out a questionnaire and pick styles and colors that you like they will give you suggestions on what to look for and where to find it.  It is really helpful - especially if you like to shop online!  Let me know what you think.


Fashion News

What are you going to wear to your summer events?  Here are a few suggestions for those special occasions and what to wear with them. 



      black white dress                     white bracelet 

White House/Black Market $69.50                       AT Loft - $24.50


      coral jacket                           leopard pump 

Add this Talbot's jacket ($199) to white     These shoes, also from Talbot's ($169) would           pants and a white tank                                     add fun to the outfit!


       blue floral dress                            white wrap 

This is a cute dress ($150) from Banana          Use this wrap ($69.50) from Banana to               that can go a lot of places.                              cover your shoulders if needed.



pink floral dress                                          silver heel

This beauty is from Nordstrom ($178).            This is the perfect shoe to wear with all

Again- a conservative neckline to wear             of these looks.  (Nordstrom - $79.95).



silver clutch  This silver clutch from Nordstrom ($178) will hold what you need and give you the finishing touch!

Do's and Don'ts

There are some great shoe styles for summer and some that are not so great.  Here are some definite do's and some that you should skip. 


Platform Wedges

         Wedges don't                                 Wedges do

       This shoe comes up too far on the ankle.                                        This style from Steve Madden is better

It will cut off your leg and be pretty uncomfortable.                                  on the ankle and much more comfy!


Boho Sandals

         boho sandal don't                                 

           This style is not attractive in any way.                                   This sandal by Sam Edelman has a lot more style!


Bright Shoes

       bright shoe don't                       bright shoe do

          If I have to tell you why you shouldn't                            This style by Ivanka Trump is really pretty and reasonable.

        wear this, you need my help desperately.               


Wood Soled

          wood sole don't                              wood sole do

                 This shoe is more of a fall look.                                                This is a better choice for summer.


What to buy this month

Dishware!  It is wedding season- so stock up on some great deals at department stores.  If you love the Pottery Barn look, and you get near an outlet this summer, they have a large selection of dishes, flatware and glassware to choose from.


News from Rebecca

Happy Summer Everybody!  I am spending the first part of the summer watching my girls play tournament softball.  I have been shopping for really cool clothes to beat the heat.  I have found some great tanks from Eddie Bauer, Garnet Hill, and Macy's INC line.  Talbot's still has a great short selection in different styles.  I've been wearing some really cute sandals from Nine West and American Eagle!


I am taking most of the summer off to spend with my girls and to travel.  I will be ready to take clients mid August.  Please call me to discuss or set up seminars.  I have done presentations for NCL groups and Girl Scout troops covering 5 tips for shopping with mom and preparing to shop alone and with friends.


Emily is available to shop and clean out those closets all summer.  She is perfect for your graduating senior.  Get rid of all the clutter before they leave and make you do it!  Getting prepared for Rush and living in the dorms and small apartments are her specialty. 


"Dress to please yourself...Forget you are what you wear...Wear what you are."


Elizabeth Hawkes 


 Rebecca  713-444-0313
Emily  713-447-5879


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