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How To Avoid A Wardrobe Malfunction

How To Avoid A Wardrobe Malfunction

The best stories come from either my clients or the women who want to work with me.

I’ll share one with you a few sentences from here, but first…

We’ve all had the experience of something in our outfit either busting open or barely
fitting properly, and one way to avoid wearing an outfit that will make you very uncomfortable is to sit it out.

Yup, I mean sit down.

I encourage you to sit down when you put an outfit on or try on a new piece of clothing.


  • You feel constricted, hear a strain, or a pop, don’t wear it, and definitely don’t buy it.
  • It is uncomfortable, don’t wear it, and definitely don’t buy it.
  • You tell yourself you’ll lose weight first, don’t wear it, and definitely don’t buy it. 
  • You can’t sit down without feeling miserable or potentially embarrassed,
    don’t wear it, and definitely don’t buy it.

So, here’s the story from a woman I spoke to this week, who wants my help getting her
closet filled with outfits that will fit, and flatter her.

All she simply wants and will get, are clothes that she can’t wait to wear. Sound familiar?

She wants to replace the mistakes hanging in her closet and showed me one of
her expensive examples.

It was a very pretty 3-piece pant set that a salesperson talked her into buying
for her daughter’s wedding a couple of years ago.

The jacket and pants were nice, but the sleeveless tank was much shorter than what I would have picked out for her. It simply wasn’t long enough to fully cover her stomach.

The tailor she took the outfit too, offered a solution. He would add snaps to connect the tank to her pants. 🤔

That looked great when she was standing, but at the wedding and reception, she was seated.

So what do you think happened when she sat?

Yes, you guessed it…SNAP, SNAP, SNAP!

But, if she had done the sit test, or, even better, had known me back a few years, she would never

have been so self-conscious and uncomfortable on such an important day in her and her daughter’s life.

Take a seat when trying on outfits, and you will know how to avoid a wardrobe malfunction that will ruin your day or night.

I’ve never heard of attaching snaps from a top to a pair of pants, and for good reason. It’s a VERY bad idea.

PS. If you find yourself standing in your PJs each morning, staring into your closet hoping that today’s the day you’ll find an outfit that fits you perfectly…stay tuned for a new and quick way to have a closet full of clothes that makes you confidently happy and stylish!

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How To Avoid A Wardrobe Malfunction

Why Your Clothes Don’t Fit.

This tiny detail is one of the many reasons why your clothes don’t fit and why you might

not have any idea why something is wrong with your outfit, but you can’t quite put your finger on it.

Take a look at my video on YouTube and see what’s in your closet that fits this common fit problem.

Until you can identify all the different styling details, and there are a lot, you will always wonder why your clothes don’t fit the way you think they should.

Pay attention to details in the clothes you wear and buy, and you’ll end up saving money and walking into a room looking and feeling confident, instead of feeling like you can’t quite get it right.

Here’s how I can show you how to be the best-dressed woman in any room.

Stephen Colbert gave me styling advice!

Yes, it’s true: Stephen Colbert gave me styling advice!

Stephen Colbert gave me styling advice

Yup, that’s my husband and me as VIP guests at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

No, we didn’t plan our outfits but isn’t it weird how couples tend to match without even trying?

As a VIP guest, you have the opportunity to go on stage and ask Stephen questions off camera, and being one who never shies away from an opportunity, I quickly raised my hand and he picked me to ask away.

Here’s what I asked, and as a personal stylist I simply couldn’t resist:

“What is the first thing you take off and put on when you get home after work?”

Without a moment’s hesitation, he told me the first thing he puts on before he walks through the door is a smile for his wife.

I mean come on, how wonderful is that????

And he’s right. The best accessory is a smile, and when you’re wearing clothes that make you look and feel confident and attractive, smiling is so, so much easier. It’s automatic.

Speaking of smiling, here is an unsolicited testimonial a client gave me, that made me smile and tear up. I’d be crazy not to share it with you.

“My experience with Scarlett was a wonderful internal and external journey. I not only experience joy getting dressed every day, but was reminded that it’s okay to wait for something I actually like.

Moving to Southern California from San Francisco, I noticed that if I wasn’t wearing athletic clothes,  I was often asked,  “Why are you so dressed up.”  This was even if I was wearing jeans.  Eventually, my San Francisco clothes got old, and my style became frumpy and drab.

Scarlett’s online closet, where I saw all my worn and over-washed clothes, helped me see that I have really neglected my esthetics for some time.

As a psychotherapist, it has been an illuminating internal journey.  

Being the 3rd sister growing up, I was used to oversized hand-me-downs, which were clothes I never liked but accepted. As an adult, I often settled for colors and styles that were just mediocre.

What I appreciate about Scarlett is that she was not offended if I didn’t like what she picked out and assured me she was not the designer and was fine with it.  

She did a great job learning my style and I would recommend her to anyone who wants to refresh their wardrobe. 

I now have new shoes, jeans, belts, dresses, and great workout clothes.  I loved it!  An excellent project of self-love and self-respect.  I highly recommend Scarlett to help you find your inner queen again.”

Freda Salamy

Stephen Colbert gave me styling advice
If you’re ready to stop guessing what clothes are right for you and instead learn which are perfect for you to wear, pick a time here and I’ll tell you how you’d be smiling every day too.


How To Stop Losing Money In Your Closet

Here’s how to stop losing money in your closet…and it’s so easy.

Stop taking your price tags off!!

Stop it!!

When you hastily cut the price tags off, you lose your chance to get your money back.

I’ve seen way too many clothes hanging in my client’s closets that were never worn or returned.

No more wasting money on clothes you shouldn’t or won’t wear.

And, that’s why you should…

Try them on in the dressing room.

Try them on again at home.

Try them on with the right shoes…not your bare feet. This makes a big difference…trust me.

And try them on again, with the rest of your outfit before you snip that price tag off.

Maybe you got a great deal on it, but until you know for sure it’s keeper, don’t take the price tags off.

And, if it isn’t right for you, return it. That’s how to stop losing money in your closet.

Keep your money to use for clothes that you should, and will love to wear.

Scary question: How much money do you think you’ve spent on clothes you don’t wear?

Send an email to, if you want me to show you the clothes that are taking the price tag off worthy for you.



How To Look Better In Jeans

Who else has spent hours, days, or years trying to find jeans that fit and flatter?

Let’s face it, finding a pair of jeans that we can get into and zipped, is as frustrating as trying on bathing suits.

Actually, worse because we can sit by the pool not wearing a bathing suit.

We could wear jeans…

and now we’re right back struggling to find a pair that make our tush and tummy look good.

Today I’m going to share tips on how to look better in jeans & where to find them.

The search began for me decades ago, and as my body, designs, and fabrications have changed, so have the jeans that look good on me and likely you as well.

How To Look Better In JeansHow To Look Better In Jeans

Watch my video below to see why rolling up or shortening
your jeans can be
a thumbs up or down, and so much more.

NOTE: I still love skinny-legged jeans, which is what I’m wearing in the above photos, despite the current trend of more baggy-shaped jeans being pushed on us.
Skinny/narrow styles can make your legs look longer and leaner when worn with longer tops, and if this shape isn’t right for you because it truly isn’t flattering on everyone, try straight-legged jeans.
Straight-legged have a bit more wiggle room, without adding unnecessary width to your body.

Grab all my jeans suggestions below.

Here are my current favorite jeans for you to try.

Questions, suggestions, or thank you my butt looks great comments?
Send them my way to


Starting Over In Life & Business

Helping women walk out their door, or turn the camera on, with a renewed sense of confidence and style is why I love showing women which clothes to wear and buy.

Lately, I’ve been doing lots of presentations and I’m sharing below one of them on how to dress to look and feel like a trailblazer,

Catch the entire Dress Like A Trailblazer here.



My 3 Most Watched Videos On YouTube


Most Watched Videos On YouTube

The temperature is in the sizzling range for most of the country, so I thought you’d enjoy three of my ‘hottest’ videos on YouTube.

Oh, come on, I mean my most-watched videos on YouTube.



I have a few times left in July for you to have a FREE
Always Know What To Wear call with me.

Go here to pick your time for your free 20-minute call. 

I’m really looking forward to showing you how to always know what to wear.




Make Money Consigning Your Clothes


Make Money Consigning Your Clothes
Make Money Consigning Your Clothes



You have hundreds to thousands of dollars sitting in your clothes closet.

Ever ask yourself how much of those dollars you actually wear?

Scary, right?



Very often new or long-time clients want to learn how to pick out clothes they won’t be sorry they bought plus get help to say either see ya, so long, bye-bye, nice knowing you, doesn’t bring me joy, I’ll never wear it, it’ll never fit again, or ________________________. You can fill in the blank.

Here I am, below, telling you about 2 clients who made money from clothes they either didn’t or shouldn’t wear.

The very fun, very OMG now I know why that dress, top, necklace, scarf, you name it, doesn’t look good on me Virtual Personal Styling Workshop has just 2 virtual seats left.

Get one of those last spots here. Going once, going twice, gone!


Should You Wear Back and White?

Some things are as clear as black and white.

But, should you wear black and white?

Not always and here’s why.



P.S. You could learn how to always know what to wear and
easily pick out an age-appropriate and flattering outfit wth my
virtual styling service.

My clients NEVER stress about what to wear and
neither should you.

Use your extra time at home wisely and finally get control of your clothes. When the Coronavirus is behind us, you’re going to want to get out of the house to mix and mingle and you shouldn’t keep wasting precious time and energy figuring
out what to wear.

Working remotely is getting very popular right now. Fortunately, I’ve been doing that for years so I’m inviting you to take advantage of working with me virtually so you’ll get the tips you to finally end your years of Stressing About Dressing.


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