Tag Archives: style

Friend Friday: Confidence Edition!

Friend Friday is a weekly feature run by Katy over at ModlyChic to help bloggers network and get to know each other. I think it’s a totally awesome idea! Every week, she supplies 5 questions for other bloggers to respond to. This week, it’s all about what the relationship between confidence and personal style, aContinue Reading

What I’m Wearing: Dinner with Friends

Hey All! How’s about an outfit post? I wore this little number to a get together at a neighbor’s house.  There were a total of 8 people there, with BBQ, Cranium [and Kyle and I were victorious, by the way], and sangria.  It was really hot out, so I opted for white cottony-ness, and putContinue Reading

Chic Professional Wear & Everyday Hero

It’s a challenge at times to find an outfit that is flattering, feminine, professional, and appropriate for the occasion. My good friend Andréa, as a marketing and advertising professional, knows that image is crucial, and she knows how to build that professional, feminine image.  That’s why she’s an Everyday Hero here on CharismaU. These threeContinue Reading

What I’m Wearing: Backyard BBQ

The occasion: BBQ at my friend’s house My friends from grad school hold a barbecue every week.  Kyle, Kahlua and I went this week and had an awesome time.  I miss hanging with those guys! What I wore: Jeans, a lace-detail cami, sheer cotton button-down in brown The go-to jeans make another appearance.  They areContinue Reading

What I’m wearing: Cinco de Mayo!

I’m trying something new.  Now that I’ve found my camera battery charger, I’m taking pictures of the outfits I wear for various outings.  I’ll be posting them here, along with why I wore what I wore, what works, and what needs improvement. I’d love for you to give me your feedback.  What do you likeContinue Reading

A Million Bucks

I’d like to take a moment to comment on how important image is to your business.  It’s been said that “if you want to make a million bucks, you have to look like a million bucks.”  Prospective customers, business partners and supervisors watch what you’re wearing for clues about how serious, motivated, professional and competentContinue Reading

CharismaU Quick Tip – Get Ready Quickly

Hello powerful people! Surprise your husband and shock your friends by getting ready and out the door in half the time it used to take you.  All it takes is two simple things: First of all, do some closet maintenance.  When your closet is full ONLY of those pieces that are versatile, flattering, and thatContinue Reading

What Is Your Quirky Style?

I read an article about what to do when people question your fashion quirks.  Quirks and special touches are really what helps to create a personal style.  Whether it’s a fondness for clothing inspired by a certain era or person, a certain detail such as ruffling or a silk flower, or whether it’s an overallContinue Reading

Style is Confidence

Some say that style is keeping up with the latest trends, some say that style is about designer labels.  Style expert Clinton Kelly says that style is half fashion, and half confidence. Style = Fashion + Confidence The fashion component of style means you wear clothes that fit you and flatter your body, and thatContinue Reading

Simplify Your Style

Give your style a focus! Sometimes being stylish can be overwhelming.  Here’s a virtually fool-proof  way to ramp up the style with a few bold pieces! You have regular, plain-old pieces like your favorite jeans and a long-sleeved t-shirt.  Dress these regular weekend-morning pieces up for a evening get-together with a few statement pieces, aContinue Reading

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