Style Advice

Style Advice: Shop Your Closet

Often we keep buying new things and neglecting old ones, but at VT we believe in "shopping your closet". Sometimes those neglected pieces can be modified and...

Review & Edit Your Wardrobe

Flying cross-country and spinning around to get my clients' wardrobes lined up for the season reminded me that I need to practice what I preach. So I recently...

Keep Or Toss?

The beginning of the year is the perfect time to edit and organize your wardrobe. If there are any winter clothes that you don't think you're going to...

Smart Shopping

January is a great time to get the investment pieces that you’ve been wanting. Not only because all the boutiques and stores are having sales, but also –...

New Year: Style Resolutions

The beginning of the year is the perfect time to define your goals, and that goes for style, too. New Year doesn’t mean totally new you. It simply is a...

Shape It!

Our Chicago stylist Kristi Porcelli is known as the wardrobe organization magician - and in this post, she gives some great tips on transitioning to Fall...

Style Tip: Creating a Core Wardrobe

Phoebe Philo A few weeks ago, I came across a great article in The Independent, featuring an interview with Céline's Phoebe Philo. I love Philo's work,...

What’s Your Worksonality?

In order to succeed in your career, you have to look the part. Finding the right look for your personal life is all about getting your outside to match your...

The Fashion Math Equation

Put your money into clothes you are going to get a lot of wear from. Price isn't everything - and that goes for your wardrobe, too. When filling in gaps in...

Perfect Dresses for Every Body Type

Love wearing dresses? Want to know a no-brainer way to pick a dress that's flattering for YOUR body shape? Curvy: Emphasize your waist by buying a dress...

The Cake & The Frosting Theory

Before you can build a house, you need a solid foundation. It is the same with your wardrobe. You need reliable basics – the cake – upon which to construct...

It’s That Time Of The Year

If you're in the city and feel like shopping, then mark your calendar for June 1 - that's when SALE starts! Both department stores (such as Barneys , Saks...

Style Q&A: All About White

What's your take on wearing white: is total white look acceptable in the city and what accessories do you recommend wearing with a white outfit? –...

TLC Time For Your Spring Accessories

Isabel Toledo was right when she said: “A shoe is a woman's pedestal”. Think of a spring wardrobe update. What’s the first thing that comes to your...

Fine-Tuning a Wardrobe: Tailoring

"The essence of tailoring is the simulation of line on the three-dimensional body." - Koda/Martin, "Haute Couture" A designer skirt or suit looks impeccable...