Magic Confidence

The Blog by Michele Charles Gustafson

A Blue For The People: Classic Blue

Pantone, the color authority, has released the 2020 Color of The Year: Classic Blue.
 
 
Standing in my own Hue and Style® Universe with a method of connecting color...
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Black Friday Shopping: My Expert Advice

Black Friday is the most frenzied shopping time the year. Get Michele’s 3 Essentials for navigating your shopping that will help you avoid wasting money and filling your closet with items you’ll forget you own before the new year.
 
Listen now or WATCH NOW on Facebook (if you want some eye to eye realness of my passion - hahah) 

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The Way to a Stunning Wardrobe After Transition

Wardrobe transitions are not just about changing the clothes, they are about finding the best expression of your authentic self.  Michele explains the common dressing behaviour symptoms women have when the items in their closet don’t match their mindset and she shares a way to begin seeing the items you own in a way that helps you see if you need an image strategy to help you achieve...
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The Myth of the Fashion Uniform

The idea of a “fashion uniform” sounds attractive - easy, a no-brainer - especially when iconic figures like Steve Jobs can wear one.  In this episode, Michele breaks down what you’re missing about adopting a fashion uniform instead of an image strategy.

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Why Mainstream Style Comparison Will Smash Your Confidence

The mainstream tactics for 'finding style’, over the long term, keep you in more confusion, frustration and self-doubt than you realized.  The secret to finding what looks good on you on the outside lies on the inside instead.  Find out why! 

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Don't Fall For This 'Style Tip' Type

 The “every girl needs....post, video, blog”. You’ve seen them. My question to you is... but ‘do you?’ I’ll be the first to help you see the answer is “no”. When it comes to personal style, it’s not possible for “every girl to need ___”. Why? Because personal style is.....PERSONAL.

Here’s a flip that has created the...

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What Is More Important Than Simple Fashion Sense

color fashion style Apr 25, 2019

Formality.

Formality, not fashion sense, is the secret to always looking appropriate in any situation with your image.  

Recently working with clients locally and far-flung, I showed them how garments with different formalities can send completely different messages about your presence. (Just 2 out of 4 here I used to teach this concept). I impressed on them why it is SO important to...

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How Body Image Is Actually Linked To Amazing Success

Your body image has the power to sabotage your ability to create success. It’s been proven by dressing psychology. Listen as Michele shares why “body love” is not enough to shift your confidence.  It’s about showing yourself - and your brain - to create action and momentum toward your goals.

 

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"Dress for Success" Is No Longer Enough

“Dress for Success” Is No Longer Enough
Part 2 of the Image Impact Primer Series. The concept of “Dress for Success” is flawed.  Listen as Michele explains why updating this concept to “Dress In Confidence” serves you more deeply and with greater results.
 

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How Transition Shows Up In Your Closet

Life has a way of sending twists and turns. Did you know that how you are working through a transition shows up in your closet?  Listen as Michele explains the symptoms that are in your closet that tell you it’s time for a confidence shift to move into a happier more fulfilled mindset.

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