Author: Annette Loertscher

How To Look Fabulous at Any Age

We all have days when we just want to leave the house wearing yoga pants with our hair in a clip; hoping we don’t see anyone we know. The reality is that you never know who you might see in your travels and first impressions leave a mark…sometimes a bad one. Looking fabulous at any age isn’t complicated if you have these tips to keep you at the top of your game from head to toe. Embrace change… It seems a woman’s body is in a constant state of change. Whether you’re in your 30’s, 40’s, 50’s or 60’s,...

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The Skinny on Horizontal Stripes

For centuries we’ve dressed by the rule that vertical stripes make us look taller, while horizontal stripes make people look fatter. The truth is…wearing stripes of any kind is tricky business!! Classic navy blue and cream colored horizontal stripes take us back to the days of Jackie O, when being “dressed up” was THE thing to do. Couples dressed for everything from date night with live jazz, to church and everything in between. There was a sense that we cared how we looked. Move ahead a half a century and we’re wearing pajamas out in public. It’s more likely...

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What Not to Wear at Any Age

Do you think about what you’re wearing before you leave the house? If you’re like a lot of busy women, you get up, shower and head out the door. Before you leave next time, look in the mirror and ask yourself, “Does what I am wearing truly reflect who I am and what I am representing?” After a certain age it becomes necessary – and appropriate – to forget the trendiest of trends and opt for clothes that suit our bodies. Whether you’re heading to the office or out to lunch with your friends, it’s important to portray an...

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Dress for Success Means…Dressing for Your Target Market

It has long been said that you should dress for the job you want, not the job you have, and to some extent that still holds true. Barbara Corcoran from Shark Tank adds, “Dress for the client or customer you’re trying to sell. People want to do business with people who look like them.” That means identifying your target market while being true to who you are and what your style is. Identify Your Target Market You have to know who you want to reach in order to dress the part to meet them. This will vary a bit...

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Happy, Healthy and Beautiful- How Renee Zellweger Did It and So Can You

When Renee Zellweger graced the red carpet at the 21st Annual Elle Women in Hollywood Awards two months ago, the tabloids were all reporting about her changed looks…speculating that since her last movie in 2010 she had plastic surgery. Personally I just thought she looked healthy, happy and beautiful which is exactly what the actress told People Magazine in a recent interview. She denied the plastic surgery rumors…stating that she is living a happy and fulfilling life and if there’s any change to her looks it’s due to her healthy lifestyle. Yay, Renee! We should all be so blessed...

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Sunglasses – Their History and Importance

We all understand the importance of wearing sunscreen if we’re going to be spending time outdoors, but do you understand the importance of wearing sunglasses in general? While it is important to understand the dos and don’ts of wearing sunglasses, it is important to note they are absolutely essential for the health of your eyes. Similar to the way sunscreen protects your skin, sunglasses protect your eyes from damage caused by the sun, but they weren’t initially worn for that reason. In 12th century China, the first pair of shades appeared on judges who were attempting to hide their...

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