Etiquette extends beyond good graces, table manners, and comporting ourselves properly amongst friends, family, and strangers. Etiquette filters into dressing appropriately for different types of events. Attire impacts our interpersonal and professional lives. Further, dressing well can make the difference between success and failure, especially in environments like the workplace.
Etiquette considerations can make some trends challenging to wear. This season’s off the shoulder garments are an example. Elaine demonstrates how to wear this trend in a dress that drapes the shoulders without revealing too much skin. In Swann Style, she looks fashionable and elegant.
Ultimately, dressing well is not only an indication that we care about ourselves but just as importantly that we have respect for others. Be Well. Live Well. And, may we also suggest, dress well!
Elaine is wearing a Calvin Klein dress, Charter Club pearl necklace and earrings, and shoes from Sam Edelman.
Welcome to the Elaine Swann Style Blog! We look forward to sharing not only what Elaine is wearing with you, but also style tips and fashion advice.
It is no secret that Elaine’s favorite gem is pearls. Throughout history, pearls have been one of the most desirable and valued gems. The key role pearls played in civilization is reflected in a myriad of religious and mythological references. In fact, due to their scarcity and value, there was a time when only nobility was permitted to wear pearls.
Pearls will be one of this fall’s hottest trends predicts The Cut, New York Magazine’s online fashion newsletter. While wearing pearls may come and go for some women, check back often for inspiration from Elaine Swann on how to style pearls in many diverse looks.
Ultimately, as Jackie Kennedy Onassis famously stated, “Pearls are always appropriate.” We couldn’t agree more.