Wear What You Own: Styling Your Work Wardrobe

Last week, I had the privilege of visiting with the Urban Land Institute Women’s Leadership Initiative kick-off meeting in Downtown L.A. and delivering a styling presentation on making efficient use of your existing work wardrobe to create powerful first impressions and adaptable looks for your evenings and weekends. My husband works in commercial real estate

Mid-Winter Cravings for Bold Prints and Happy Hues

Relative to winters from the recent past, this has been a gray, rainy season in Los Angeles. I love a cold, rainy day when I can be inside my own house, but sometimes I get a bit tired of the blah, colorless, concrete jungle. Moreover, for the last few weeks, I’ve been preparing a styling

If the Shoe Fits – Winter Boots as low as $80

Below you’ll find a cultivated list of my favorite, on-trend boots, along with some special Cyber Monday deals. Whether your shopping for yourself, your daughter, your sister or your mom, you’re sure to find something that suits without breaking the bank. Enjoy!  And please remember to recommend Present Perfect to your friends!   Pretty Polished

The Desert and How To Shop An Outlet Mall

I almost never travel for work and my friends who do would rather not, generally.  But at the end of September, I was asked to represent my employer at a charity event in Rancho Mirage. As any mother knows, leaving town can sometimes present myriad obstacles.  Often, it isn’t until we are forced to communicate