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Fashion Files: March 2013

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Local Events

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo runs through March 17th.  

March 22-24:  Bayou City Art Festival

April 6-7:  Houston Children's Festival




Rebecca's Best Tips

Would you shop your closet if it was a store?  


I often ask my seminar attendees this question.  Because if the answer is no - you need to do some work.  Not only is it time to switch those closets, you need to feel good about everything in there!  Here is your guide to getting it done!


1.  Pull all of your winter accessories - boots, shoes, purses, belts and take them to the cobbler to get cleaned up.  You should not store your stuff when it is dirty!

2.  Take a good look at your summer shoes and check the heels and toes and take them to the cobbler too.  Have them fixed up so they are ready to go.

3.  Look at your spring tops, pants, dresses and jackets from last year, and get rid of anything you didn't wear.  

4.   Group your clothes by category (tops, pants, skirts, etc) and then by color.  

5.  Make a list of what needs to be replaced.  


Sounds easy to us!  But, we love what we do!  If you just can't do it, we can definitely do it for you.  We would love to clean out, reorganize,  style your clothes and make your wardrobe work for you.    



Emily Elliott's Top 5
1.  I love a wedge shoe and this Filipa Wedge Espadrille is super cute from Tory Burch.  Color options are pewter or gold - either color works well for spring/summer.  Price is $195 and available at Tootsie's or Nordstrom.

2.  What are your plans for Spring Break?  If they include outdoor activities I suggest you RUN to Athleta.  A very easy to shop store in City Centre - set up by activity and organized by colors.  Great selection of hiking, yoga and casual clothes and store includes an incredible and very wearable assortment of swimsuits and cover-ups.  If you can't get to store order through the website or catalog.

3.  Buzzing around town this past month I fell in love AGAIN with The Little Bird. Located at Post Oak and San Felipe this high-end resale boutique is amazing. Helpful, friendly staff and beautiful clothes by designers such as Prada, Gucci, YSL and Chanel.  Handbags, shoes and accessories are included!  For more information check out

4.  Raspberry Rose in Rice Village (2434 Rive Blvd) is known for it's hip casual clothes BUT have you checked out the amazing jewelry counter?  Featuring two of my favorite Texas jewelry designers, Amanda Sterett (Dallas) and Rebecca Lankford (Houston) stop in soon for a look!

5.  Many of my clients have never had a bra-fitting...LADIES please next time you have the opportunity stop into Nordstrom (or other department store/lingerie boutique) and spend 20 minutes getting sized. What a difference proper underpinnings have on how your clothes lay and how you are supported.  This is a free service at Nordstrom and every sales associate in the lingerie department has been certified in fittings.  My suggestion is to have a smooth cup bra in nude and black.  Many brands offer a wide band that can help with your shape when wearing more fitted knit clothes.  The Bra-llelujah by Spanx is a favorite.  
Natalie's Mix



I chose this teal blazer as the "anchor piece" because it can be worn both up and down.  I added the jeans, black pants, cardigan, black shoe, and flat - all pieces that t are necessities for every wardrobe.  These can be easily mixed and matched when you add some trend.  Check out my combinations below.


Even if you don't like the shape of these extra pieces, you may have them in your wardrobe in ways that work for you.  Substitute with what you have, or shop for something that is similar!  Add your tanks in black, cream and white and you will be set.


Emily Curry's Notes

How to layer in the CRAZY  weather!



         Amidst this crazy weather we are blessed with in Texas, you are probably asking yourself how to dress for it.  Well, layering is definitely a key aspect in that.  One thing to remember when layering is to not add bulk.  Layering can be fitted and structured when you use thin fabrics that aren't boxy.  The color and fabric type are main points to remember when layering.  Neutral colors are best. They are the easiest to work with. Add one piece with print or shine and you won't look like you are overdoing it.  Below are some examples that will give you some ideas.





With this shift dress, adding the scarf, my favorite layering piece, is a must.  Also, adding leggings and a cardigan will add just enough warmth without bulk.  Pairing the patten leather flat and wide studded belt make the classic dress and cardigan more modern and stylish.  When the weather warms up, just lose the leggings.





Layering with pants is easy to do casually too.  This spring,  pick a bright colored jean, layer a tank and a long sleeve shirt.  Add a cardi and a trench for fun.  You can start wearing those fun sandals again, so get some in fun colors. Using different shapes and lengths adds layers and warmth but not bulk.




Have fun layering and staying warm - or cool in this crazy weather!

Emily Curry


"Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world."
-Marilyn Monroe


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