Dallas Image Coach, Julie Bartlett of Colour IQ, prepares you for Pre-Fall 2014 fashion trends.
What will you be wearing next Fall? Get a preview of some of our favorite designers with these video’s from Women’s Wear Daily, December 13, 2013. Knowing what will be released next year will help you prepare your current wardrobe. After all, trend pieces should extend your wardrobe not fill your closet. But if you get rid of an item that you could have used had you ‘known better’ you’ll waste too much energy on the regret that comes with letting go too soon.
Wardrobe planning takes stress out of your shopping experience as knowledge increases your confidence and eliminates useless purchases. As an Image Coach, I start my client’s journey with a Colour Analysis. This tool allows both of us to know the ideal palette he/she should be wearing to create a wardrobe that works well together so that a consistent style dominates their reputation. Whether he/she is wearing shorts or formal attire, consistency is what establishes them as steady, powerful, and trustworthy. Style is the window to their personality…not too much information…not too little…but just enough to easily connect with them.
We’ve all see the person who consistently shows up looking out of sorts by either wearing items that do not go together (not even in a creative way), inappropriately overexposed, over blinged, or just goofy. It’s a struggle to believe that that person is a powerful influence or an expert. No matter how academically astute he/she may be, looking stupid typically has a negative impact on business growth and relationship development due to the visible sign that says ‘I lack emotional intelligence. Here’s proof! I don’t even know…my pants are too short….or my shirt is too small…or my shoes need attention…or…’ Creating distractions away from being seen as the valuable, irreplaceable person you are results in self-sabotage.
It isn’t about where you shop. It’s about what you buy. It isn’t about what’s in the stores. It’s about what’s in your closet. Oddly, getting dressed every day doesn’t make you an expert. Your self-perception may be highly influenced by a childhood experience or conversation, or a failed business venture or relationship, a lack of self-esteem or blind arrogance. Your sense of worth may be negatively impacted by financial struggle or health issues or over-exaggerated from self-deception. Defining yourself based on your circumstances or your marketing is not an accurate assessment, so dressing yourself based on these measures may cloud your judgement and limit your choices.
Make your best statement without saying a word. Start 2014 believing that you – or that someone you love is worth the investment of learning the best colour choice. During the month of December 2013, Colour IQ is offering our Colour Analysis for just $99 (regularly $197). We want to help you and/or your loved one add their beautiful mark on the world. Click on the link above to learn more and register today!
As your D/FW Personal Shopper, it is my mission to help my clients always look fabulous without being a slave to the whimsical ways of fashion trends. I am passionately committed to making sure my clients always look their very best in order to help them achieve their personal and business goals.
- If you have any questions or are interested in a personal consultation, please give me a call at 214-223-2200.