January 6, 2008

Life ~ Simplified an L&S Company

Part of any personal fashion style is being confident and organized.

Over the past year, my business partner Sheila C. Connor and I have come into more than a few lives and helped organize and wardrobe. If you have not yet experienced our service offerings let Life ~ Simplified (an L&S Company) simplify your life this year.

We can help with the organization of your wardrobe and your closet space with a service that will suit your lifestyle and the season. Life ~ Simplified service offerings are priced at $125.00/hour.

We are available to assist you with services such as a per hour service call inside your closet. As we look inside your existing wardrobe we advise, purge and organize to streamline your closet. We can help you to fine tune your existing wardrobe. In a typical session we get an interesting peek at what is in your closet and create new looks with what you own, go on a shopping spree with us inside your own closet.

Outside of your closets, we are always on hand for a personal shopping service date. We take you on a shopping adventure. Our goal is to work with you to create something totally new (that may be a bit out of your comfort zone) and be able to add at least one great seasonal piece to your current wardrobe. Contact us to arrange an appointment.

Hot news about my own personal style is that I am going back to Silver – Gray hair. I have been using hair color since the early 1980s. I gave up the chasing your original hair color game around 2002 and grew my hair out into beautiful, natural silver. When I returned to the colorist in 2005 (under peer pressure) I knew that color made me look 'younger'. However, the care and feeding to maintain the once true Lisa's hair color was simply too time consuming and too expensive. Too many chemicals as well. I know I will be given much mixed opinion on my new/old look the Silver Wear, the Silver Fox, and the White Hot Mama. I prefer the Platinum Lady and I believe that it is less about age and more about an attitude of confidence, which I will be sporting this year during 2008.

Fashion tips of the week:

http://www.christopherfischer.com
Check out this cashmere product offering, it is pure luxury.

www.pamplemosses.com
Have even more fun dressing with tees.

http://www.katharinehamnett.com
Katherine Hamnett of London has great slogan tees.

Gap –Product Red is currently on sale in Gap stores such as Copley Place Boston. Purchasing this product is a way to help eliminate Aids in Africa. A campaign once again, thanks to BONO.
www.gap.com/red and to learn more of Bono's work see Vanity Fair July 2007.

Greencaste by Earnest Sewn- 99% organic denim available at Barney’s.

Rogan Gregory the denim designer has utilized alpacas from Peru and created luxury alpaca knits available at Barney’s New York. See his organic denim brand- Loomstate
http://www.loomstate.org

I have yet to check this out but I am hearing that Waterside Place in South Boston is starting to develop mixed-use retail space in the ICA Fan Pier area. I have not yet been to visit this new museum or the newly developed retail area. If you are at the Fort Point Channel go visit this new shopping experience- The Achilles Project for example located at 283 Summer St. (617) 423-2257 they carry one of my favorite high-end fashion designers- Rachel Roy.

Things and People who personally inspired me this week:

http://www.smallplanetfund.org

Learn to create a smaller carbon footprint
www.treehugger.com

www.thegoodlifemarket.us

www.kiva.org

(and independent of what you think of his political views and politics in general) Barack Obama


I am off to Irvington NY next week for our yearly business grants event. We awarded five women owned business with ten thousand dollar grants to grow their enterprise. Eileen Fisher will host a lunch to honor these terrific women at her home. I will not update next Sunday due to my trip. Talk with you soon after.










2 comments:

Lisa said...

Silver is the new brunette! I think women our age that let it all out rock, I bet you look fabulous. Congrats on your business venture, I may just need you soon!

Ms. Cree said...

I'm loving the blog, Ms. Schraffa and REALLY love your hair! And the NY subway AND a Red Sox game within a few months span? Daring!

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