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People have been interested in fashion as long as designers have strutted their wares on the runway. But for every fashionista, there are many unsure about the best way to put an outfit together. Almost 25 years ago, Helene Oseen came to the rescue with her Fashion 911 column in the pages of the Calgary Herald. Working as a style consultant, she's back with to offer advice on how to develop a signature style.
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STRUT INTO MID-LIFE
Dopamine dressing and developing an authenic style as you age will boost confidence, Helene Oseen says.
BLING LOOKS GOOD WITH ANYTHING
Each piece of jewelry has a story known to the woman who wears it. That story can be romantic, sentimental or incidental. Only she knows which.
TRY THIS SEVEN-DAY PHOTO ROUTINE TO HELP REBOOT YOUR FASHION GAME
Strike a pose. Smile. Snap. There is only on person who can dream your dreams and life your life.
THE SECRET POWER OF RED
Wearing this attention-grabbing colour can give women strength, courage and vitality Helene Oseen says.
STYLE THERAPY #1 MOST READ
MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL
You're not feeling fair at all. Too many of us believe we are too "big" to be stylish, Helene Oseen says.
WHERE SHOULD YOU SHOP?
Everything is 100% off if you don't buy it. Any item in your closet that you are not wearing is expensive, no matter how deeply discounted.
RECOGNIZE WHAT HUES BRING YOU HAPPINESS
Don't limit your wardrobe to boring neutrals. Stock your closet with colours you love to both look and feel great, Helene Oseen says
FIND THE BEST WAY OF USING YOUR CLOSET SPACE
Become a closet connoisseur. Taking time to clean and organize will make dressing for fun and efficient, Helene Oseen writes.
RETURN TO OFFICE OUTFITS CAN BE CHIC & COMFY
Savvy brands today are taking their cues from women by listening to their post-pandemic wants like a comfort-first focus.
EMPOWER GIRLS TO MAKE FASHION FUN
Help tweens and teens to establish their own sense of style by encouraging them to experiment with different looks.
WHO DO YOU WANT TO BE AS A WOMAN?
Clothes have power - over your mind and your life. The clothes we wear act as a second skin and reveal a lot about you.
WE'VE HAD A LOT OF BAD HAIR DAYS.
It's no secret that a woman nearing or looking back at age 60 will have wisdom highlights. Go grey when it feels right.
HELENE OSEEN ON THE FUTURE OF FASHION
I don't have a crystal ball but COVID-19 will have long-lasting impact on our style choices, Helene Oseen says.
ARE YOU A BLACK-O-HOLIC?
Why do women wear black so often? Women who wear black best don't just throw it together and hope for the best. They carefully curate their outfit.
IT'S NOT ALWAYS EASY TO DRESS IN ANIMAL PRINTS.
The way to go wild. You can make a bold statement with animal prints, but follow these tips to wear them well.