carry-on bag

  • Working With Celebrities

    I’m often asked what it’s like to work with celebrities. When it’s Wendy Davis it’s easy, because she’s so naturally attractive, and looks great on camera.

    Yes, it’s hard work: early mornings, long hours, multiple locations, and yes, a lot of cooks in the kitchen on a campaign like this. However, when the end result turns out as well as this did, I feel like my hard work was worth it.

    Thanks to a great crew and great editing it’s better than I could have even imagined. However, this is video, not a still image, so hair and makeup are not photoshopped.

    Need a professional to help you make your image stand out?

  • Top 10 Travel Tips with Makeup Artist Penny Sadler

  • Traveling with One Carry-On

    I”m often asked how many bags I take with me when I go to Italy for two or three weeks. My answer, one carry-on and one personal bag. This seems to be a challenge for most women. When I tell them I only take two pair of shoes they go into defense mode. More shoes is more, right?

    Summer fabrics make packing light easy as they take up less space in your luggage. The key is choosing colors and patterns that can be layered and matched with every other piece.

    Here’s an example: If your accent color is a strong, vibrant, turquoise blue, but you have a favorite jacket that is a pastel pink, well that’s not really going to work, is it? What do you wear the pink jacket with?
    White pants you say. Yes, but the idea is that each piece can be interchanged.
    Conclusion: you must leave the pink jacket at home, or change your accent color.

    To illustrate this concept I got together with professional model and friend, Rhonda Sargent Chambers. Rhonda supplied her classic travel wardrobe, which she tells me she wears year-after-year, and I supplied the makeup, photographs, and a bottle of prosecco.

    Head over to my travel blog Adventures of a Carry-On  to see more photos and read the rest of the story.

    Here are a few more photos from the shoot, Summer Travel Style.

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