Fabuliss Helps Joell Reinvent a Business Casual Wardrobe

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Meet Joell, a client who contacted me via email with the following:

I came across your website Fabuliss and felt the need to contact you…I’m trying to look young and fun but not look like a 22 year old …I would really love for you to come and look at my closet and determine what stays and goes and then some major shopping!…My work environment is business casual…However, I would like to look more “put together” and not just wear khakis and cotton shirts or jeans and t-shirts.

Based on talking with a lot of women, I know this is how many of you feel.  We are trying to look young and age appropriate as well as navigating the countless interpretations of “business casual.”

While working in a relaxed environment makes for comfortable dressing, it does not necessarily help us bring our A game to each day.  And when you lose that edge, it can affect self-confidence and other people’s opinions of us.


During Joell’s Custom Color Analysis, we discovered her amazing teal-grey eyes. When this color is in stores, she will need to buy one of everything!  Thanks to the color process and system I partner with Ditto & Co. to provide, Joell has a comprehensive color palette she can use for shopping any time of the year.

As part of her package, Joell also had a Fit & Style where we determined her vertical body type is balanced, her horizontal body type is a rectangle and her face shape is rectangular.

From this, we have detailed recommendations like a convertible collar is great, a crewneck is only good if worn with an exposed shirt collar and avoid the peter pan collar due to face shape.

These tools will make it easier for Joell to shop with or without help because she knows what to focus on and what to forget about.


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Armed with colors and fit information, we classified most of Joell’s current clothing as “weekend” and headed to the mall for some serious shopping.

This season, there are an abundance of purple shades, including Joell’s purples, so she snapped up a lot of pieces including shells and top layers.

She can pair the purple with grey and navy, her neutrals for Fall and Winter.  We found a couple of additional items including a brown skirt to pair with cute knee-high brown boots and a camisole that is in the same color family as her eyes.

After a total of 7 hours of shopping, she has a great set of items to mix and match to create outfits like the ones above.  From pants, skirts and shells to jackets, sweaters, necklaces and shoes, she should have enough pieces to create new outfits for at least a month.


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Since reinventing her wardrobe, Joell is getting noticed.  She immediately began receiving feedback about how “dressed up” she looked and her confidence in herself, as well as putting together her own outfits, is continually on the rise.

I can’t wait to hear the feedback when she wears this great dress on a date, to a party or out with girlfriends!

Are you looking for help to transform or reinvent what you wear to work?  Fabuliss can help – from color and fit analysis to closet evaluation and personal shopping.

{ Fabuliss helps women and men learn how to create and shop for outfits that align with their personal brand.  Color, fit, closets and shopping.  Fabuliss.com or 612-554-4629 }


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2 Responses to “Fabuliss Helps Joell Reinvent a Business Casual Wardrobe”

  1. PaperDollMN Says:

    What a great transformation. All of the “afters” are very doable and versatile.

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