initial step is communication with clients to discover
their personal goals and objectives regarding their appearance, operational
style, and wardrobe management.
of client objectives may be as follows:
Advancement and Increased Credibility in the Work Place
Owning Clothing That is Appropriate for a Variety of Occasions
Style Changes That Necessitate New Wardrobe Options
How to Handle Weight Fluctuations
Utilization of Money Spent on Clothing and Grooming
of Personal Image Through Investment Dressing
Current Rather Than Dowdy or Outdated
a New Look
Successful Travel Wardrobes
of the intuitive
Color Profiles System
Wearing flattering colors that extend and compliment your personal coloring
is one of the first steps toward improved appearance. We
choose each individual's best colors from a source of more than 3000
The Color Profiles' system is non-seasonal and is totally individual.
Each client receives a custom portfolio consisting of fabric swatches
of the selected colors.
Representations of Colors that Simulate Your Hair, Skin, Skin Undertones,
Blush, Eye Color and Variations Upon these Themes.
Colors That Compliment Your Personal Coloring
A Frame of Reference for Evaluating All Colors Related to Your Personal
Color Wardrobe Plan Where Clothing Pieces Mix and Match.
of the Psychology of Color Through Clothing Color Choices for Specific
Wearing flattering colors in clothing will have maximum impact when
the styles selected are appropriate for the occasion, enhance the wearer
and have a quality appearance.
of design are utilized in educating clients about potential choices.
Principles of yin and yang and a knowledge of fabrics, styles, patterns
and design details are used by our consultants in guiding clients towards
their best choices.
goal is to connect a client's appearance to particular clothing. The
effect of clothing that enhances the wearer results in a harmonious,
put together look for the client.
combination of a computerized body analysis program with visual interpretation
is utilized in order to showcase the positive aspects of an individual's
art of illusion is operative in the way that clothing is combined and
worn by the client. Through the clever use of fabrication, color, value
contrast, intensity and proportion, people may appear thinner or taller
than they actually are in real life.
play a role in creating focal points that draw the eye of the beholder
to an individual's face or to other positive physical attributes.
is often a challenge or an issue for many people. Too much, not enough,
too short, too long, too dull, turning gray, dyed the wrong color, over-processed
by chemical treatments, unfortunate hair cuts, and hair style boredom
are some of the many issues people have regarding their hair. A flattering
hair style that enhances the face and the body type is an essential
first step in grooming. Additional considerations are maintenance, time
and expense, and the personal expertise of the wearer in working with
their own hair. Key hair professionals in the industry, who have a consistent
track record of excellence are utilized for clients.
work of some of these professionals was spotlighted in a series of "Make-Over"
articles which ran in the
Rocky Mountain News.
are matched with appropriate hair experts, who will help them achieve
the image that they are seeking.
who choose facial hair in the form of mustaches, beards, etc. are also
advised on grooming and maintenance options.
come and go and are always changing. There are various levels of makeup
ranging from minimal makeup to highly theatrical makeup. Makeup should
be the correct color for the wearer and should be appropriate for the
occasion. Many sellers of makeup are selling a "look" that
is not necessarily appropriate in color or for the lifestyle or career
of the wearer.
Clients are advised about the use of flattering makeup colors based
principles and techniques
for makeup application are taught.
Label Makeup is available for sale to clients, but consultants are also
able to work with any makeup line at any makeup counter.
Your mother taught you the ground rules of grooming.
"It is often assumed that everyone knows such grooming guidelines
as "brush your teeth, use deodorant, and bathe everyday."
Grooming can also include issues with unpleasant breath, or wearing
fragrances that may be perceived as offensive.
also extends to clothing care and clothing maintenance. Shoes that have
run down heels, puckered shirt seams that have spent too much time in
the dryer or clothing that is permanently stained falls into the area
of personal grooming.
The utilization of accessories can assist an individual in presenting
a look of individuality and distinction. Debra
assists clients with the selection of jewelry, scarves, belts, leather
goods, ties, glasses and even office environments that will reflect
the taste and personal style of the individuals who inhabit them.
Debra sells and sources distinctive accessories. She also offers custom
accessories designed to complement specific outfits.
have varying ideas about the clothing that they own. Our own parenting
and our feelings of self-worth may influence concepts about our clothing
and how we spend money on clothing. Some ways that individuals view
clothing may be as follows:
Only Buy Clothing When It Is On Sale.
Clothing Makes Me Feel Valuable.
I Have Lots of Clothing, But Nothing Seems to Go Together.
I Plan to Wear My Clothing "Forever."
Only Feel Good in Clothing That is Newly Purchased
Can Never Part With My Clothing Even Though I
Am Not Wearing It.
Weight Goes Up and Down and I Own a Variety of Clothing in Different
is a resource to help an individual reach particular goals. Once people
understand what they are trying to achieve they are eager to simplify
the process. When people understand the concepts they want to communicate
through their appearance they become more aware of the type of clothing
Shopping can be done at any price point in the finest of stores, and
in off-price and resale shops as well. Custom clothing options are available
for those people who cannot find quality clothing in stores in their
size or to meet special requirements.
individual's budget and the clothing that is currently owned determines
the client's needs. Quality, style, appropriateness and fit for the
client dictates the wardrobe finds.
Lindquist recently was featured in a comparison
shopping experience conducted by a Denver television station where a
similar "look" was available at different price points.