Friday, May 31, 2013

Rocking a Modest White Dress

Celebrities love white dresses and it's easy to see why, a crisp white dress gives you a clean polished look. White looks great year round and it is especially suited for warmer whether. Looking fabulous in a white dress is all about letting the dress stand out. Here are a few tips so you can rock a modest white dress like a celeb:

Thursday, May 30, 2013

I'm not the Mother-of-the-Bride

Summer is around the corner and many of us will have lots formal events to attend. Unfortunately, most department stores have equated modest and formal dresses with Mother-of-the-Bride dresses. This is limiting for those of us who want to be sophisticated, festive, and elegant and are not related to the bride. The problem with Mother-of-the-Bride dresses is that they tend to be very mature looking and not trendy. The most common style is a sleeveless dress with a matching jacket.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Tips on Building a Modest Wardrobe

We all know that building a great wardrobe takes time, energy and focus. It can be even harder when your trying to build a modest wardrobe.  We recently had the pleasure of connecting with Miriam Malileh Khalili whom we've been following through her Facebook page: Halachically Haute. As a modest dresser, personal shopper and stylist she's a perfect person to give us some tips on shopping for a modest wardrobe. 
Check out her interview below and let us know if you have anything else to add in the comments! 
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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Somethings Gotta Show: The Modest Girls Dilemma

This was on Nordstrom's dressess page a week or so ago. While we love the styles, for anyone who prefers medium coverage or higher none of these dresses would work as is. This "dress guide" clearly illustrates a modest women's struggle when she goes out shopping. Almost every where we go we are constantly presented with this same women and the options for her. Since we don't fit this image we're left to fend for ourselves  It often seems like asking for a dress with sleeves, high neckline and length is some sort of crazy request. We're nearly always faced with the same dilemma: