Subliminal Style
Effortless. Authentic. Professional.

Catching Rae

Posts in OOTD
Setting the Tone: How to Wear Color When it Makes You Uncomfortable

Sometimes when I jump up and down and flap my arms about the importance of color, my excitement gives off the impression that "color" has to be bright, bold, and cheerful - but that is not the case!

If you look great in brights - AND you love to wear bright clothes - then go ahead and wear bright, cheerful outfits a la J. Crew, Boden, and Kate Spade. However, some of us might LOOK great in brights but feel terrible, conspicuous, loud, and uncomfortable in brights. Others might not look good in very bright clothing at all. 

I generally fall into the former category - my coloring looks best in brights, but I don't always feel great in them. 

For those of you like me, here my Top 3 Tips tips to help you wear color in a way that flatters you inside and out...

Read More
Mental Imbalance

Do you ever find yourself drawn to clothes that seem totally unlike you? You see it, you love it, you buy it... and then you have no earthly idea what to do with it?

I don't know if it's today's eclipse or just the summer heat getting to me, but this weekend I simply had to pull this floaty yellow dress out of the closet and take it for a spin.!

On the surface, this dress is wrong for me in so many ways...

Read More
Give Humidity the Slip

I almost had heart palpitations wondering how I'd find a slip with no compression, a low enough v-neck, a slim enough fit, and fabric that wouldn't leave me steamed and sweaty in this heat. All I could remember seeing in stores were body shapers and silky things designed to help a dress... well... slip. 

Thankfully, a short search led me to this inexpensive little modal slip on Amazon. It's lightweight, soft, breathable, v-neck, short enough for my dress, and adjustable at the straps to help create the perfect neckline...

Read More