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Expert Stylist Quick Picks: December

Sports Coats, Blazers and Scarves are ideal layering pieces and serve unique roles in your wardrobes. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing all well. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for sportcoats/blazers and scarves the month of November. Print your coupon here. Or sign up as an Anton’s VIP customer to receive 50% off coupons to your email each month! To become a VIP member at no charge, sign up now.


Expert Stylist Quick Picks: November

Having a cold-weather coat collection that complements your lifestyle is key to leaving the house feeling your personal best in cool weather. Likewise, having a collection of ties that compliment core suiting and dress shirts is key to adding signature style to a male professional and social wardrobe. This month Anton’s stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing coats and ties well. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for coats and ties the month of November. Print... View Article


Expert Stylist Quick Picks: October

Sweaters are great for adding style and warmth to a cool-weather wardrobe. Professional and casual dresses get women dressed and out the door quickly on days with little time to figure out a whole ensemble. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing sweaters and fall dresses well. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for sweaters and dresses for the month of October. Print your coupon here. Or sign up as an Anton’s VIP customer... View Article


Expert Stylist Quick Picks: September

Suits are at the top of the professional dress food chain for good reason. They instantly set a business tone, are an easy choice when you have little time to figure out what to wear and they show and garner respect. For women, blouses allow you to “top off” your personal style in a myriad of ways. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing both well. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for suits... View Article


Expert Stylist Quick Picks: August

Polo Shirts indicate a more relaxed time of year when most of us can kick back both personally and professionally. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing them well. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for comforters and polo shirts for the month of August. Print your coupon here. Or sign up as an Anton’s VIP customer to receive 50% off coupons to your email each month! To become a VIP member at no... View Article


Expert Stylist Quick Picks: July

Dresses and shorts are the most popular “go-to” fashions when the temperature soars. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing both well. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for shorts and dresses for the month of July. Print your coupon here. Or sign up as an Anton’s VIP customer to receive 50% off coupons to your email each month! To become a VIP member at no charge, sign up now.


Expert Stylist Quick Tips: June

Polos and summer skirts indicate a more relaxed time of year when most of us can kick back both personally and professionally. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing both well. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for polo shirts and skirts for the month of June. Print your coupon here. Or sign up as an Anton’s VIP customer to receive 50% off coupons to your email each month! To become a VIP member... View Article


Expert Stylist Quick Picks: May

Sweaters and blouses allow you to “top off” your personal style in a myriad of ways. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing both well this time of year Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for sweaters and blouses for the month of May. Print your coupon here. Or sign up as an Anton’s VIP customer to receive 50% off coupons to your email each month! To become a VIP member at no charge,... View Article


Expert Stylist Quick Tips: April

Sports Coats, Blazers, and Scarves are ideal layering pieces and serve unique roles in your wardrobes. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing all well.. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for sportcoats, blazers, and scarves for the month of April. Print your coupon here. Or sign up as an Anton’s VIP customer to receive 50% off coupons to your email each month! To become a VIP member at no charge, sign up now.


Expert Stylist Quick Tips: March

March often comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. It’s the month when winter coats start to get a break and are ready to be cleaned. Skirts that have been worn all winter with boots and tights can be spruced up with proper cleaning so that they transition into warmer weather with new vigor. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares five quick tips for transitioning coats and skirts from winter to spring. Anton’s Cleaners... View Article


Expert Stylist Quick Tips: February

Suits are at the top of the professional dress food chain for good reason. They instantly set a business tone, are an easy choice when you have little time to figure out what to wear and they show and garner respect. This month Anton’s Expert Stylist, Mary Lou Andre, shares four quick tips for wearing suiting well. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for suits and tablecloths the month of Febrauary. Print your coupon here. Or sign up... View Article


Expert Stylist Quick Tips: January

Sweaters are great for adding style and warmth to a winter wardrobe. This month Anton’s Expert Stylist, Mary Lou Andre, shares four quick tips for wearing sweaters well. Click through the images below to see all of this months tips! Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for sweaters, sheets and pillowcases the month of January. Print your coupon here. Or sign up as an Anton’s VIP customer to receive 50% off coupons to your email each month! To... View Article


Ten Tips for Building a Functional Holiday Wardrobe

By Mary Lou Andre Think About Your Calendar: Before you shop, jot down the activities you’ll be doing during the holidays, including any specific parties you’ll be attending. Getting focused ahead of time about the types of clothes and accessories you will need to build a functional wardrobe to wear from now through New Year’s will keep you on track at the store. Determine Your Retail Sizing: Many people settle for less than a perfect fit. Taking the time to... View Article


Ten Strategies for Successfully Transitioning a New England Wardrobe for Cooler Weather

By Mary Lou Andre The rules for what is and isn’t acceptable to wear after Labor Day have changed over the years. No longer is it necessary to pack all of your whites, linens and patent leather shoes and accessories away the minute this “official” end-of-summer date hits the calendar. It’s also not uncommon to see sandals, bare legs and sleeveless looks being worn into October. So how do you mix and match what is currently in your wardrobe in... View Article


Top 10 Fashion Picks

Winter 2013/2014 1. Shades of Plum Pair black, gray and navy basics with plum for a fresh twist this season. 2.Pumps with a Point They elongate legs and add a fashion-forward look to skirts, dresses, trousers and jeans.


Five Tips for Cracking the Summer Dress Code

In the summer months, many companies allow employees to dress more casually. While many professionals welcome the opportunity to shed more formal business attire and be a bit more relaxed in their appearance, many are unsure of where to draw the line.


5 Practical Dressing Well Style Tips for Men

By Mary Lou Andre In celebration of Father’s Day this month, here are 5 practical style strategies to help the men in our midst up their style quotient: Be Prepared with a Suit. Even if you work in a business casual environment, there is still room in your wardrobe for at least one good dark neutral suit that fits you well at your current weight and makes you feel your personal best. Life happens – weddings, funerals, job interviews and... View Article


Your Visual Resume: 5 Interview Dress Mantras to Adopt Now

By Mary Lou Andre How you choose to dress each day shapes both your own mindset (how you feel about yourself) as well as the reaction of others to you. In a job interview, how you package yourself is extra important. You want to instantly be perceived as competent and confident. In honor of all the soon-to-be college grads in our midst, here a few of our best wardrobe tips to help land (and keep!) the jobs of their dreams.... View Article


Prom Style 2013

By Mary Lou Andre Anton’s award-winning Belle of the Ball prom dress donation drive is in full swing. Now through April 1st, go through your closets and donate dresses that are in good shape and in current style at any of Anton’s 41 locations. You’ll be helping deserving young women go to their proms in style while lightening up your closet for spring. For more information about Belle of the Ball and how you can help, click here. For those... View Article


Five Tips for Selecting and Wearing Winter Coats with Style

By Mary Lou Andre Now that the holidays have come and gone, coat departments, from moderately priced chains like JC Penney and the Gap to high-end stores like Barneys and Saks Fifth Avenue, have been transformed into a sea of sale signs. If you are in need of a winter coat to get you through the rest of the winter months, now is the time to act. Here are five tips to help you navigate winter coat racks this season:... View Article


Five Tips for Organizing Your Holiday Fashions

By Mary Lou Andre It’s November. Do you know where your holiday clothes are? With professional and social parties, reunions, philanthropic celebrations and special family gatherings in abundance from now through January, taking some time early this month to organize a winning holiday wardrobe makes good sense. Here are some easy to implement tips for storing and making the best use of all your special occasion clothes so they (and you!) will look great – one, two and maybe even... View Article


The Look of Leadership: 5 Professional Image Tips to Help you Succeed in Business (& in Life!)

By Mary Lou Andre Whether you are a business person, community leader or just someone who likes to show up in a way that makes others feel good, this month’s featured article “The Look of Leadership” is designed to make the case for why professional image standards matter. Here are 5 strategies we frequently use when coaching executives interested in using their image to enhance their leadership skills: Dress above industry standards. Overly casual dress codes are for amateurs. The... View Article


Ten Strategies for Successfully Transitioning a New England Wardrobe for Cooler Weather

By Mary Lou Andre The rules for what is and isn’t acceptable to wear after Labor Day have changed over the years. No longer is it necessary to pack all of your whites, linens, patent leather shoes and accessories away the minute this “official” end-of-summer date hits the calendar. It’s also not uncommon to see sandals, bare legs and sleeveless looks being worn into October. So how do you mix and match what is currently in your wardrobe in a... View Article


Summer Travel Style

By Mary Lou Andre With many New Englanders taking vacation time this month, here are seven fresh ideas for adding ease and style to your summer travel wardrobe: Create A Weekend Getaway Tub. If you travel a lot in the summertime, having a plastic tub filled with your favorite traveling outfits and toiletries is a great way to stay organized. If you travel locally, take the tub with you in the car. If you are traveling by plane or train,... View Article


Five Tips for Cracking the Summer Dress Code

In the summer months, many companies allow employees to dress more casually. While many professionals welcome the opportunity to shed more formal business attire and be a bit more relaxed in their appearance, many are unsure of where to draw the line. Here are five tips for cracking the summer dress code while maintaining a professional image that won’t cost you your reputation (or your paycheck!) this summer:


5 Practical Dressing Well Style Tips for Men

In celebration of Father’s Day this month, here are 5 practical style strategies to help the men in our midst up their style quotient:


Your Visual Resume: 5 Interview Dress Mantras to Adopt Now By Mary Lou Andre

How you choose to dress each day shapes both your own mindset (how you feel about yourself) as well as the reaction of others to you. In a job interview, how you package yourself is extra important. You want to instantly be perceived as competent and confident.


Top 10 Fashion Picks

Fall 2012 1. The Silk Blouse Brings a feminine touch back to fashion. 2. Black and Blue Royal blue stands out when paired with black. 3. Color Blocking A slimming effect on skirts and dresses, even coats and pants! 4. Animal Prints This perennial classic is always in style for work and play. 5. Gold Hardware On bags, shoes, belts, jackets – everything! 6. Bold Pants Bright colors and patterns on the bottom of your silhouette ground your look in... View Article


Eliminate “What to Wear” Stress with the Versatile Dress: 5 Tips

Dresses can be fun, flattering and a no-brainer on days when you don’t want to think about coordinating an outfit. They can be ultra-casual, such as a sundress or beach cover-up, or make the most formal of statements when heading down the aisle to say “I do.” Dresses can also work well as professional attire when they are coordinated to set a business tone. They offer a nice change from traditional business suits and separates, especially this time of year.


Prom Style 2012

Anton’s award-winning Belle of the Ball prom dress donation drive is in full swing. Now through April 1st, go through your closets and donate dresses that are in good shape and in current style at any of Anton’s 42 locations. You’ll be helping deserving young women go to their proms in style while lightening up your closet for spring.


Winter Clearance Wonderland: 5 Items to Stock Up on Now

An easy way to give yourself an end-of-winter wardrobe lift while cost-effectively building your wardrobe for seasons to come is to take advantage of end-of-winter clearance sales. Here are 5 winter wardrobe staples to look for now:


Five Tips for Selecting and Wearing Winter Coats with Style

Now that the holidays have come and gone, coat departments, from moderately priced chains like JC Penney and the Gap to high-end stores like Barneys and Saks Fifth Avenue, have been transformed into a sea of sale signs. If you are in need of a winter coat to get you through the rest of the winter months, now is the time to act. Here are five tips to help you navigate winter coat racks this season:


Ten Tips for Building a Functional Holiday Wardrobe

Think About Your Calendar. Before you shop, jot down the activities you’ll be doing during the holidays, including any specific parties you’ll be attending. Getting focused ahead of time about the types of clothes and accessories you will need to build a functional wardrobe to wear from now through New Year’s will keep you on track at the store.…


Five Tips for Organizing Your Holiday Fashions

It’s November. Do you know where your holiday clothes are? With professional and social parties, reunions, philanthropic celebrations and special family gatherings in abundance from now through January, taking some time early this month to organize a winning holiday wardrobe makes good sense.


5 Professional Image Tips to Help you Succeed in Business(& in Life!)

Whether you are a business person, community leader or just someone who likes to show up in a way that makes others feel good, this month’s featured article “The Look of Leadership” is designed to make the case for why professional image standards matter. Here are 5 strategies we frequently use when coaching executives interested in using their image to enhance their leadership skills:


Cooler Weather Wardrobe Tips

The rules for what is and isn’t acceptable to wear after Labor Day have changed over the years. No longer is it necessary to pack all of your whites, linens and patent leather shoes and accessories away the minute this “official” end-of-summer date hits the calendar. It’s also not uncommon to see sandals, bare legs and sleeveless looks being worn into October.


Summer Travel Style

With many New Englanders taking vacation time this month, here are 7 fresh ideas for adding ease and style to your summer travel wardrobe: #1 – Create A Weekend Getaway Tub. If you travel a lot in the summertime, having a plastic tub filled with your favorite traveling outfits and toiletries is a great way to stay organized. If you travel locally, take the tub with you in the car. If you are traveling by plane or train, pack your... View Article


Your Visual Resume: 5 Interview Dress Mantras to Adopt Now

How you choose to dress each day shapes both your own mindset (how you feel about yourself) as well as the reaction of others to you. In a job interview, how you package yourself is extra important. You want to instantly be perceived as competent and confident. Here are a few of our best wardrobe tips to help land (and keep!) the job of your dreams:


Top 10 Fashion Picks

Spring/Summer 2011

  • 1. A Versatile Dress.

    Choose a sleeveless style that can be paired with jackets, cardigan sweaters and a variety of shawls and wraps. While still a great choice, think beyond the LBD (a.k.a. the little black dress). White, red and coral offer a fresh twist on this perennial classic.


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Expert Stylist Quick Picks: December

Sports Coats, Blazers and Scarves are ideal layering pieces and serve unique roles in your wardrobes. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing all well. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for sportcoats/blazers and scarves the month of November. Print your coupon here. Or sign up as an Anton’s VIP customer to receive 50% off coupons to your email each month! To become a VIP member at no charge, sign up now.


Expert Stylist Quick Picks: November

Having a cold-weather coat collection that complements your lifestyle is key to leaving the house feeling your personal best in cool weather. Likewise, having a collection of ties that compliment core suiting and dress shirts is key to adding signature style to a male professional and social wardrobe. This month Anton’s stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing coats and ties well. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for coats and ties the month of November. Print... View Article


Expert Stylist Quick Picks: October

Sweaters are great for adding style and warmth to a cool-weather wardrobe. Professional and casual dresses get women dressed and out the door quickly on days with little time to figure out a whole ensemble. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing sweaters and fall dresses well. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for sweaters and dresses for the month of October. Print your coupon here. Or sign up as an Anton’s VIP customer... View Article


Expert Stylist Quick Picks: September

Suits are at the top of the professional dress food chain for good reason. They instantly set a business tone, are an easy choice when you have little time to figure out what to wear and they show and garner respect. For women, blouses allow you to “top off” your personal style in a myriad of ways. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing both well. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for suits... View Article


Expert Stylist Quick Picks: August

Polo Shirts indicate a more relaxed time of year when most of us can kick back both personally and professionally. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing them well. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for comforters and polo shirts for the month of August. Print your coupon here. Or sign up as an Anton’s VIP customer to receive 50% off coupons to your email each month! To become a VIP member at no... View Article


Expert Stylist Quick Picks: July

Dresses and shorts are the most popular “go-to” fashions when the temperature soars. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing both well. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for shorts and dresses for the month of July. Print your coupon here. Or sign up as an Anton’s VIP customer to receive 50% off coupons to your email each month! To become a VIP member at no charge, sign up now.


Expert Stylist Quick Tips: June

Polos and summer skirts indicate a more relaxed time of year when most of us can kick back both personally and professionally. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing both well. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for polo shirts and skirts for the month of June. Print your coupon here. Or sign up as an Anton’s VIP customer to receive 50% off coupons to your email each month! To become a VIP member... View Article


Expert Stylist Quick Picks: May

Sweaters and blouses allow you to “top off” your personal style in a myriad of ways. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing both well this time of year Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for sweaters and blouses for the month of May. Print your coupon here. Or sign up as an Anton’s VIP customer to receive 50% off coupons to your email each month! To become a VIP member at no charge,... View Article


Expert Stylist Quick Tips: April

Sports Coats, Blazers, and Scarves are ideal layering pieces and serve unique roles in your wardrobes. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares tips for wearing all well.. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for sportcoats, blazers, and scarves for the month of April. Print your coupon here. Or sign up as an Anton’s VIP customer to receive 50% off coupons to your email each month! To become a VIP member at no charge, sign up now.


Expert Stylist Quick Tips: March

March often comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. It’s the month when winter coats start to get a break and are ready to be cleaned. Skirts that have been worn all winter with boots and tights can be spruced up with proper cleaning so that they transition into warmer weather with new vigor. This month Anton’s Stylist Mary Lou Andre shares five quick tips for transitioning coats and skirts from winter to spring. Anton’s Cleaners... View Article


Expert Stylist Quick Tips: February

Suits are at the top of the professional dress food chain for good reason. They instantly set a business tone, are an easy choice when you have little time to figure out what to wear and they show and garner respect. This month Anton’s Expert Stylist, Mary Lou Andre, shares four quick tips for wearing suiting well. Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for suits and tablecloths the month of Febrauary. Print your coupon here. Or sign up... View Article


Expert Stylist Quick Tips: January

Sweaters are great for adding style and warmth to a winter wardrobe. This month Anton’s Expert Stylist, Mary Lou Andre, shares four quick tips for wearing sweaters well. Click through the images below to see all of this months tips! Anton’s Cleaners is offering a 25% off coupon for sweaters, sheets and pillowcases the month of January. Print your coupon here. Or sign up as an Anton’s VIP customer to receive 50% off coupons to your email each month! To... View Article


Ten Tips for Building a Functional Holiday Wardrobe

By Mary Lou Andre Think About Your Calendar: Before you shop, jot down the activities you’ll be doing during the holidays, including any specific parties you’ll be attending. Getting focused ahead of time about the types of clothes and accessories you will need to build a functional wardrobe to wear from now through New Year’s will keep you on track at the store. Determine Your Retail Sizing: Many people settle for less than a perfect fit. Taking the time to... View Article


Ten Strategies for Successfully Transitioning a New England Wardrobe for Cooler Weather

By Mary Lou Andre The rules for what is and isn’t acceptable to wear after Labor Day have changed over the years. No longer is it necessary to pack all of your whites, linens and patent leather shoes and accessories away the minute this “official” end-of-summer date hits the calendar. It’s also not uncommon to see sandals, bare legs and sleeveless looks being worn into October. So how do you mix and match what is currently in your wardrobe in... View Article


Top 10 Fashion Picks

Winter 2013/2014 1. Shades of Plum Pair black, gray and navy basics with plum for a fresh twist this season. 2.Pumps with a Point They elongate legs and add a fashion-forward look to skirts, dresses, trousers and jeans.


Five Tips for Cracking the Summer Dress Code

In the summer months, many companies allow employees to dress more casually. While many professionals welcome the opportunity to shed more formal business attire and be a bit more relaxed in their appearance, many are unsure of where to draw the line.


5 Practical Dressing Well Style Tips for Men

By Mary Lou Andre In celebration of Father’s Day this month, here are 5 practical style strategies to help the men in our midst up their style quotient: Be Prepared with a Suit. Even if you work in a business casual environment, there is still room in your wardrobe for at least one good dark neutral suit that fits you well at your current weight and makes you feel your personal best. Life happens – weddings, funerals, job interviews and... View Article


Your Visual Resume: 5 Interview Dress Mantras to Adopt Now

By Mary Lou Andre How you choose to dress each day shapes both your own mindset (how you feel about yourself) as well as the reaction of others to you. In a job interview, how you package yourself is extra important. You want to instantly be perceived as competent and confident. In honor of all the soon-to-be college grads in our midst, here a few of our best wardrobe tips to help land (and keep!) the jobs of their dreams.... View Article


Prom Style 2013

By Mary Lou Andre Anton’s award-winning Belle of the Ball prom dress donation drive is in full swing. Now through April 1st, go through your closets and donate dresses that are in good shape and in current style at any of Anton’s 41 locations. You’ll be helping deserving young women go to their proms in style while lightening up your closet for spring. For more information about Belle of the Ball and how you can help, click here. For those... View Article


Five Tips for Selecting and Wearing Winter Coats with Style

By Mary Lou Andre Now that the holidays have come and gone, coat departments, from moderately priced chains like JC Penney and the Gap to high-end stores like Barneys and Saks Fifth Avenue, have been transformed into a sea of sale signs. If you are in need of a winter coat to get you through the rest of the winter months, now is the time to act. Here are five tips to help you navigate winter coat racks this season:... View Article


Five Tips for Organizing Your Holiday Fashions

By Mary Lou Andre It’s November. Do you know where your holiday clothes are? With professional and social parties, reunions, philanthropic celebrations and special family gatherings in abundance from now through January, taking some time early this month to organize a winning holiday wardrobe makes good sense. Here are some easy to implement tips for storing and making the best use of all your special occasion clothes so they (and you!) will look great – one, two and maybe even... View Article


The Look of Leadership: 5 Professional Image Tips to Help you Succeed in Business (& in Life!)

By Mary Lou Andre Whether you are a business person, community leader or just someone who likes to show up in a way that makes others feel good, this month’s featured article “The Look of Leadership” is designed to make the case for why professional image standards matter. Here are 5 strategies we frequently use when coaching executives interested in using their image to enhance their leadership skills: Dress above industry standards. Overly casual dress codes are for amateurs. The... View Article


Ten Strategies for Successfully Transitioning a New England Wardrobe for Cooler Weather

By Mary Lou Andre The rules for what is and isn’t acceptable to wear after Labor Day have changed over the years. No longer is it necessary to pack all of your whites, linens, patent leather shoes and accessories away the minute this “official” end-of-summer date hits the calendar. It’s also not uncommon to see sandals, bare legs and sleeveless looks being worn into October. So how do you mix and match what is currently in your wardrobe in a... View Article


Summer Travel Style

By Mary Lou Andre With many New Englanders taking vacation time this month, here are seven fresh ideas for adding ease and style to your summer travel wardrobe: Create A Weekend Getaway Tub. If you travel a lot in the summertime, having a plastic tub filled with your favorite traveling outfits and toiletries is a great way to stay organized. If you travel locally, take the tub with you in the car. If you are traveling by plane or train,... View Article


Five Tips for Cracking the Summer Dress Code

In the summer months, many companies allow employees to dress more casually. While many professionals welcome the opportunity to shed more formal business attire and be a bit more relaxed in their appearance, many are unsure of where to draw the line. Here are five tips for cracking the summer dress code while maintaining a professional image that won’t cost you your reputation (or your paycheck!) this summer:


5 Practical Dressing Well Style Tips for Men

In celebration of Father’s Day this month, here are 5 practical style strategies to help the men in our midst up their style quotient:


Your Visual Resume: 5 Interview Dress Mantras to Adopt Now By Mary Lou Andre

How you choose to dress each day shapes both your own mindset (how you feel about yourself) as well as the reaction of others to you. In a job interview, how you package yourself is extra important. You want to instantly be perceived as competent and confident.


Top 10 Fashion Picks

Fall 2012 1. The Silk Blouse Brings a feminine touch back to fashion. 2. Black and Blue Royal blue stands out when paired with black. 3. Color Blocking A slimming effect on skirts and dresses, even coats and pants! 4. Animal Prints This perennial classic is always in style for work and play. 5. Gold Hardware On bags, shoes, belts, jackets – everything! 6. Bold Pants Bright colors and patterns on the bottom of your silhouette ground your look in... View Article


Eliminate “What to Wear” Stress with the Versatile Dress: 5 Tips

Dresses can be fun, flattering and a no-brainer on days when you don’t want to think about coordinating an outfit. They can be ultra-casual, such as a sundress or beach cover-up, or make the most formal of statements when heading down the aisle to say “I do.” Dresses can also work well as professional attire when they are coordinated to set a business tone. They offer a nice change from traditional business suits and separates, especially this time of year.


Prom Style 2012

Anton’s award-winning Belle of the Ball prom dress donation drive is in full swing. Now through April 1st, go through your closets and donate dresses that are in good shape and in current style at any of Anton’s 42 locations. You’ll be helping deserving young women go to their proms in style while lightening up your closet for spring.


Winter Clearance Wonderland: 5 Items to Stock Up on Now

An easy way to give yourself an end-of-winter wardrobe lift while cost-effectively building your wardrobe for seasons to come is to take advantage of end-of-winter clearance sales. Here are 5 winter wardrobe staples to look for now:


Five Tips for Selecting and Wearing Winter Coats with Style

Now that the holidays have come and gone, coat departments, from moderately priced chains like JC Penney and the Gap to high-end stores like Barneys and Saks Fifth Avenue, have been transformed into a sea of sale signs. If you are in need of a winter coat to get you through the rest of the winter months, now is the time to act. Here are five tips to help you navigate winter coat racks this season:


Ten Tips for Building a Functional Holiday Wardrobe

Think About Your Calendar. Before you shop, jot down the activities you’ll be doing during the holidays, including any specific parties you’ll be attending. Getting focused ahead of time about the types of clothes and accessories you will need to build a functional wardrobe to wear from now through New Year’s will keep you on track at the store.…


Five Tips for Organizing Your Holiday Fashions

It’s November. Do you know where your holiday clothes are? With professional and social parties, reunions, philanthropic celebrations and special family gatherings in abundance from now through January, taking some time early this month to organize a winning holiday wardrobe makes good sense.


5 Professional Image Tips to Help you Succeed in Business(& in Life!)

Whether you are a business person, community leader or just someone who likes to show up in a way that makes others feel good, this month’s featured article “The Look of Leadership” is designed to make the case for why professional image standards matter. Here are 5 strategies we frequently use when coaching executives interested in using their image to enhance their leadership skills:


Cooler Weather Wardrobe Tips

The rules for what is and isn’t acceptable to wear after Labor Day have changed over the years. No longer is it necessary to pack all of your whites, linens and patent leather shoes and accessories away the minute this “official” end-of-summer date hits the calendar. It’s also not uncommon to see sandals, bare legs and sleeveless looks being worn into October.


Summer Travel Style

With many New Englanders taking vacation time this month, here are 7 fresh ideas for adding ease and style to your summer travel wardrobe: #1 – Create A Weekend Getaway Tub. If you travel a lot in the summertime, having a plastic tub filled with your favorite traveling outfits and toiletries is a great way to stay organized. If you travel locally, take the tub with you in the car. If you are traveling by plane or train, pack your... View Article


Your Visual Resume: 5 Interview Dress Mantras to Adopt Now

How you choose to dress each day shapes both your own mindset (how you feel about yourself) as well as the reaction of others to you. In a job interview, how you package yourself is extra important. You want to instantly be perceived as competent and confident. Here are a few of our best wardrobe tips to help land (and keep!) the job of your dreams:


Top 10 Fashion Picks

Spring/Summer 2011

  • 1. A Versatile Dress.

    Choose a sleeveless style that can be paired with jackets, cardigan sweaters and a variety of shawls and wraps. While still a great choice, think beyond the LBD (a.k.a. the little black dress). White, red and coral offer a fresh twist on this perennial classic.