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Q. I am 30 y/o and will be going on vacation to Europe in 2 weeks. I have to dress to impress the people who will meet me while I want to be comfortable and stylish on the plane. I am thinking about wearing leggings with a tunic, flats and trench coat. But I would like to add a cardigan since it might be cold on the plane. Do you have any suggestions?
- Cold Case

A. A tunic, leggings and flats are the ideal travel wardrobe for a trip to Europe. You’ll be comfortable and will avoid any constricting clothing. Bring along a light wrap like one from our favorite, Love Quotes, to wear when the trench is not needed. I’ve found several cardigan styles from long to wrap, cashmere to cotton.

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1. Love Quotes Italian Linen Scarf, $85 at tobi.com
2. Citronella coat, $119.99 (sale) at jcrew.com
3. Summerweight cashmere cardigan (available in 14 colors), $158 at jcrew.com
4. Soft Drapey Tie Front Top, $74 at boden.com
5. Joie Dark Grey Heather Roxy, $295 at fashionchateau.com

Q. I’m attending two weddings this summer. I bought two cocktail length Ann Taylor strapless dresses, one light green with a light flower pattern and one navy blue. I’m planning on wearing black peep toe satin high heels. My problem now is that I don’t know what I can wear to cover my shoulders in church and when it gets a bit cold in the evening. I was thinking about a Pashmina but my friend said the fabric of the Pashmina is too rough with the satin of the dresses. My question now is what should I get to wear with the dresses? I would like to get something I can wear with both dresses and that isn’t too pricy. Also what color of purse should I look for?
- Cover Up for Weddings

A. We girls at StyleBakery are big fans of Love Quotes scarves in a mix of linen and viscose which is soft and light weight enough to wear with satin. They come in countless colors so you can choose to wrap yourself in a neutral color or add a punch of color to add the happiness of the occasion. As for a clutch to pair with your dresses look for a pale gold metallic or a neutral beige/cream.

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Love Quotes Italian Linen Scarf, $85 at tobi.com

Q. I have a friend who is getting married in June. Instead of a rehearsal dinner, he and his finance are having a cocktail party at a chic, contemporary Manhattan restaurant/bar. I was hoping you could provide suggestions on appropriate attire. I am petite, about 5’2” with an average to small build.
- Contemporary Look

A. A cocktail party calls for fun, flirty, feminine attire. I suggest a dress that is mini or knee length for your petite figure or a camisole style top with a little jacket and a pencil skirt. Add heels that are either strappy or peep toe.

Q. I just got the cutest pair of black skinny jeans and I finally feel confident enough to pull them off - what should I pair with them? I need help making them acceptable for casual Fridays at work and for Saturday nights out!
- Cute and Skinny

A. You have multiple options for both occasions. For work, think stylish, but slightly conservative. Add a fitted blazer style jacket with colorful top underneath and for evenings it’s anything goes from fitted tops with a wide belt at the waist or hip skimming blouson tops to create a “leggings” look with your jeans. I found several options for both days.

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1. Python-print Lucia jacket, $168 at jcrew.com
2. Metallic jacquard jacket, $268 at jcrew.com

3. Whisper lamé Zoey tank, $88 at jcrew.com
4. Amanda Uprichard Tuxedo Ruffle Top in Purple, $172 at pinkmascara.com
Swap out the tie belt and add a wide belt:
5. French Connection Tunic with Belt , $98 at jbandme.com
6. Truly Madly Deeply Printed Babydoll, $28 at urbanoutfitters.com

Q. I saw you for the first time on The View when you did the Playtex bra episode that aired March 27th. I’m a 34A. I have an interview in May and would like to know where I can buy a stylish but comfortable suit that isn’t too expensive. The position is for a didactic instructor in a School of Allied Health. I live in Omaha, NE. I’m 41 years old, 5’5” and weigh 135lbs. I like brown, black and navy - are those colors okay?
- Suited for Teacher

A. Brown, Black and navy are ideal colors for a suit. You may even want to consider khaki as another neutral to add to your wardrobe. For a good quality, affordable option search the chain stores like J. Crew, Banana Republic, Club Monaco and Ann Taylor. For a slightly pricier classic, shop for Theory, which can be found in better department stores. Be sure to add a pop of color in the shirt you wear underneath the jacket.

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