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How to Wear Your Romantic Color

Follow me on Pinterest for inspirational pins of Romantic Colors, as well as examples of the twenty-four archetypes featured in my book Color Your Style, featuring The Sensuous Backpacker, The Life of the Party and many more!


Facebook Live: Sunday, December 8th

I’ll be coming to you via Facebook LIVE at 1pm EST on Sunday, December 8th. In this chat I will share tips on dressing for the holidays, finding the perfect gift and embracing your True Colors and Authentic Style in the new year.

Would you like to share a story of how embracing your True Colors and Authentic Style has impacted your life? If so, please email with your four-to-six line story along with authorization to share it. Note that only first names will be used when sharing your inspiring stories.

I also welcome your questions on the topics above. Please submit to:

The History of Black Friday

The popular definition of the origin of  “Black Friday” is as follows: Eager shoppers would flood local shops and malls the day after Thanksgiving, and that surge in spending was enough to put retailers “in the black” for the year. Therefore, the day following Thanksgiving was dubbed “Black Friday,” and it became the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. There is however much more to the story, revealed in my interview with the Huffington Post:

My Interview on NAC Chat

Have you heard about my collaboration with the National Arts Club, called NAC Chat?

On this podcast series I interview experts in various areas of fashion including design, photography, illustration, styling and costume design.

This week on NAC Chat I am the subject of the interview, and I share how I got started in my career, how I developed my design philosophies and my most favorite things.

Photograph by Rose Callahan

Dressing to Meet the Parents

You have met the perfect someone, and it is now time to meet their parents. When dressing for this, or any important occasion it is important to remember the power of color.

In a situation like this it is important to appear friendly, open and most importantly, the perfect person for their child. While you may think classic dark colors are a perfectly neutral way to approach your outfit selection, I suggest that you steer clear of a dark neutral such as black or charcoal, as it conveys a sense of mystery, as if you may be concealing something. As for red: save your best shade for date night, as in this situation it may come off too aggressive or sexy. Instead, opt for your Energy Color. The Energy Color is the darkest color in your iris and is the one that really pops the eyes, keeping you feeling and appearing balanced, friendly and completely approachable. It is the color that is perfect to wear to meet new people in, and will convey the quintessential “I am a really nice person vibe.”