Women’s Professional Dress…Not Dead and Buried! by Dick Lerner

One of the biggest frustrations for Women is the lack of quality, affordable classic styled Suits and Suit Separates. Fabrics are flimsy, wrinkle, garments don’t fit, Jacket Sleeves and Pants are too short. Garments are not made well and don’t last! Professional Dress is not the latest trend and yet it is not fuddy-duddy either. This end of the business is not dead, it is thriving.

Many of the Apparel Manufacturers cease to exist and presents a definite void in the marketplace. This presents a challenge for women who still need to dress professional. Made to Measure is a wonderful solution when you want a longevity garment, it is an investment. It is made for you. This is not the answer for everyone, especially when first starting out and on a tight budget.

There are Suit Separates made of a wool blend stretch fabric, which is ideal for year round wear. Fabrics have good weight, smooth finish, hold their shape, don’t break down and look good throughout the day. These are quality and affordable garments that last and styling is modern fit. Choice will be a classic style Jacket, Flat Front Pant or Skirt. All three items will be Core Essential items that can be worn as a Suit or mix n match with other items in the wardrobe.

When the need is too dress up for an upcoming job or promotion interview or important meeting; having the right fabric, classic styled garment, fits well, will help you make the compelling professional statement you seek. If further information is needed, contact Bel Air Fashions, will be glad to be a resource.

Tips to Plan a Wardrobe for Work and Travel by Dick Lerner

Planning Clothing for Work and Travel is building a Core Essential Wardrobe that reduces waste.  The Apparel Industry is the 4th largest polluter of Air and Water.  It is better to buy better quality it will last longer and spend less in the long run and not fill up are Landfills and Oceans.  There is a lot of disposable junk in the marketplace that has to be replaced over and over.  It is better to be Eco and Sustainable and protect the Planet.

Buy items that give flexibility, mix n match, dress up or down, but dress right.  Good quality fabrics that are made with the latest technology help assure quality and longevity in a garment.  A good fabric held up in the light should have density and weight so the garment will hardly wrinkle and fit well.  A garment shouldn’t look like it was slept in five minutes after wearing.  Fabrics with stretch are ideal to help look fresh all day long.  Non Iron Cotton Shirts require no ironing.  Four way stretch micro-fiber Shirts are terrific for comfort and holding Shape.

These are examples of fabrics are great for day to day wear.  Planning purchases around a few good tops and bottoms will create a number of mix n match items and ideal for Travel.  Having the right items prevent over packing, garments will not look crushed after traveling.