Walking in the Show

Cara Henderson - St. Francis Yacht Club Fashion ShowUsually the one styling individuals for fashion shows and special events, this time it was me walking the runway in the St. Francis Yacht Club’s women’s fashion show. It was a thrill! Continue reading

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Secret Source Guest Blogger

I was honored and thrilled to be asked to be a guest blogger on The Carrie Source, one of the hottest blogs providing access to the best of life and style.  Continue reading

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Transform an Outfit with Accessories

My fellow stylist Maria and I recently gave a luncheon presentation to a local Newcomer Group. Together, we demonstrated how it is possible to transform outfits by using accessories. Nordstrom generously provided an exciting assortment of the latest spring
accessories for our presentation including: jewelry, shoes, handbags, belts, scarves and sunglasses.  Continue reading

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Fashion’s Night Out – Color Consulting Fun!

Originally conceived in 2009 as a shot of adrenaline for the fashion industry in New York, Fashion’s Night Out now features events and parties in most major cities throughout the country.  Continue reading

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Fashions that Promote You in the Boardroom

[Reposted from the article originally published in the Marin Independent Journal.]

Marin style consultant Cara Henderson recommends the following fashion tips for increasing self-confidence and putting your best (well-heeled) foot forward in the workplace:

1.  Project professionalism in the workplace with jackets and blazers, particularly when meeting a client or presenting to a group.  A “boyfriend” or “cropped bouclé” style is timeless and always looks good.  A jacket with an interesting silhouette or detail allows for a more casual image for a more creative industries.  Try a play on a “military” silhouette, a ruffled lapel or interesting stitching or bold color.   Continue reading

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How to Wear: Spring Neutrals

[Reposted from Wardrobe911, March, 2010]

With the recent and quick turn of warm and sunny weather almost overnight, I went from wearing boots, jackets, sweaters and scarves in dark colors to needing sandals, tank tops and pretty dresses for our fortunate spring weather. I plan on eating al fresco and walking in the sunshine instead of driving. Wearing my winter wardrobe in my much-loved black, dark navy and charcoal grey just doesn’t feel right in this sunny weather with the impending beginning of spring. I need some fresh and lighter spring styles to do it in!  Continue reading

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What to Wear: New Relaxed Pant Silhouettes

[Reposted from Wardrobe911,  5 April, 2010]

It seems most women I know are perpetually in search of the perfect, most flattering pants to be the staples in their wardrobe for a season or two. After several seasons of skinny pants and leggings dominating the runways, spring brings a fresh and welcomed silhouette of the relaxed and loose, cropped trouser. I have researched the best of the best relaxed, spring pant styles for my clients and am happy to share them with you!  Continue reading

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