How do I wear Spring’s shiny fabrics?

Dear Elena, I have noticed in the Spring 2013 collections that Sheen is really in. I am a bit scared of shiny fabrics though as I typically think that they are too much for day wear and can be garish if not done right for evening. Dear Sandy, This Spring, sheen is...

Ask Elena: Skinny Pants

What length should I be wearing my skinny pants at? Vicky, Skinny pants need to end at your ankle.  The pant base is very narrow, therefore if the pant is too long the extra material will bunch up at the top of your foot.  Keep pants longer when they are either...

Ask Elena: Mohair

Elena, I’ve seen lots of mohair on the runway this year. How can I pair it with some of my classic wardrobe pieces?   Marie, Good eye! Mohair is very big this season. Try pairing a mohair sweater with a pencil skirt or straight-leg trouser for a clean,...