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Miss Helen’s closet: removing pesky stains

Miss Helen’s closet: removing pesky stains

By Miss Helen

We’re entering the season of stains but, as pesky as they may be, most stains are not impossible to remedy.  Before you decide to bless and release your garments this summer, try out a few of these remedies that should leave you feeling clean and carefree all season long! Continue Reading

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Miss Helen’s closet: Top 5 must haves for summer

Miss Helen’s closet: Top 5 must haves for summer

By Miss Helen

As the warmer weather sets in, we’re faced with just too many decisions – decisions about where to plan our summer vacations, decisions about the SPF of our sunscreen and decisions about what to do with our summer wardrobes.

Here are five additions to your summer wardrobe that will leave you feeling both fashionable and fabulous this season. Continue Reading

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Miss Helen’s closet: Blue jeans demystified

Miss Helen’s closet: Blue jeans demystified

By Miss Helen

Denim Jeans have long been recognized as one of the most coveted pieces of clothing in the western world’s casual wardrobe.  During WWII, jeans (called overalls at the time) began to increase in popularity among American soldiers who regularly were seen wearing them off-duty; however, their mainstream status was paved by James Dean as he strutted through the 1950`s in his blue jeans. Continue Reading

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Miss Helen’s closet: Is your purse weighing you down?

Miss Helen’s closet: Is your purse weighing you down?

By Miss Helen

As I was queuing at Safeway last week, I watched as a lady in her late thirties shifted through her abnormally large purse – on a hunt for what I could only assume was her wallet.  Her purse was the size of my carry-on luggage and it seemed to hold all of her belongings.  She pawed through pocket after pocket, lifting out notebooks, tampons, a makeup bag and even something that looked like used tissue. Finally, she located her wallet.  This lady was the perfect candidate for a purse overhaul. Continue Reading

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Miss Helen’s closet: Summer Slimdown… Let’s lose that visual weight!

Miss Helen’s closet: Summer Slimdown… Let’s lose that visual weight!

By Miss Helen

Have you ever found yourself standing in front of your mirror thinking to yourself, “Does this shirt make me look fat?” Chances are it does.  When making the wrong clothing choices, you can actually add visual weight to your appearance.

Personally, I spend too many hours at the gym to wear clothes that are going to sabotage my efforts. Over the next few articles, I’m going to give you some suggestions that will help you eliminate that visual weight. Continue Reading

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Miss Helen’s closet: Fashion Trend Today, Fashion Casualty Tomorrow

Miss Helen’s closet: Fashion Trend Today, Fashion Casualty Tomorrow

By Miss Helen

It seems that with the release of each new gismo and gadget, we are moving ever more swiftly into that very modern future; nevertheless, our fashion influencers and muses continue to take us two steps back.  Much of what we wear and see in high fashion editorials has been inspired by trends from decades ago.  Fashion is in a constant rotation recycling ideas from the past. Continue Reading

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Miss Helen’s closet: Wedding Season Starts with Royalty

Miss Helen’s closet: Wedding Season Starts with Royalty

By Miss Helen

With the Royal Wedding kicking off Nuptial Season around the Globe, millions of us are sharing in the excitement and enthusiasm that surrounds the very special day.  I have been to my fair share of weddings and have seen some delightful wardrobe choices but with the good always comes the less then desirable.  Fortunately for you, this informative script will keep you up to date on what to avoid so you can schmooze with confidence. Continue Reading

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Miss Helen’s closet: Shopping with success

Miss Helen’s closet: Shopping with success

By Miss Helen

One of the most frequent questions I get is: “Do you ever get tired of shopping?”

I simply answer with: “Hand me a venti soy latte.  Nothing can stop me now.” Continue Reading

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Miss Helen’s Closet: What to wear to a nude beach

Miss Helen’s Closet: What to wear to a nude beach

By Miss Helen

The Nude Beach Experience is not for the faint of heart! 

Spring break has arrived and many of you are packing up for a warm get-away.  If you think you can get away with packing nothing for your nude beach experience, think again.  There are rules you need to follow and things you need to pack.  Even though it’s a nude experience, there are essentials that you need to be wearing! Continue Reading

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Miss Helen’s Closet: Cleavage, done right!

Miss Helen’s Closet: Cleavage, done right!

By Miss Helen

There’s always a perfect time and place for everything – a little dessert, a relaxing vacation and even a little cleavage.  I’m not speaking of the wardrobe malfunction that Janet Jackson endured but a subtle glimpse at a woman’s more sensual side. Continue Reading

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