Author Archives: Judy Ninman

little black dress

The Little Black Dress

Inspired by utilitarian uniforms of maids and shop-girls, Coco Chanel introduced the little black dress in the 1920s, now informally the 'LBD.' At the time, Vogue magazine likened its invention to that of the Model T. Rechristened the “cocktail dress” in the 1950s, it was immortalized in the 1961 movie… Read More
  • Judy Ninman |
  • August 16, 2019
Classic White Shirt

The Power of the Classic White Shirt

In a closet full of season-specific trends, the classic white dress shirt is the great equalizer, the bottom line, the very definition of a wardrobe staple. At times the personality of a white shirt seems virtually infinite. Paired easily with anything from boyfriend jeans to printed trousers or a ball… Read More
  • Judy Ninman |
  • August 12, 2019
fall fashion trends

6 Hottest Fall Fashion Trends

Want to get in the mood for fall? Not easy in these scorcher, dog days of summer. Once the designers are unfolding their latest collections I start to get excited and anxious to begin planning the newest additions to my wardrobe. At first glance I was tempted to call this… Read More
  • Judy Ninman |
  • August 15, 2018
spring 2018 fashion trends

Hottest Spring 2018 Fashion Trends

Spring/summer is here and it’s time to flex your fashion muscle. Unless you have the luxury of starting from scratch each season, you most likely have basic pieces you want to carry over and update incorporating the trends of the season. Building a strong core wardrobe allows for adding fun,… Read More
  • Judy Ninman |
  • April 10, 2018
Romantic Fashion

In the Mood: This Season’s Romantic Fashion

Are you in the mood for romance? Whether you’re single, keeping things casual, or fully committed, there’s plenty to love about this season’s fresh take on romantic fashion. From daytime to late night dressing, there’s a pulsating energy in these ethereal, fantastical, uniquely feminine selections just waiting for you. [column… Read More
  • Judy Ninman |
  • March 15, 2018
Valentine's Day style

Heart of the Matter: Valentine’s Day Style

Valentine’s Day may be one of the most difficult of holidays to navigate. You’re either for it or against it, depending upon your current relationship status. I’m all for embracing it with or without a partner and celebrating big time any holiday that basically revolves around chocolate and champagne. Whether… Read More
  • Judy Ninman |
  • February 11, 2018
fabulous after 50

Your Guide to Looking Fabulous After 50 with Wardrobe Confidence

Is it possible to be fabulous after 50 and look effortlessly elegant while embracing more youthful fashion? Some people think that once women hit 50, this milestone causes them to throw out their stylish wardrobes in favor of “age appropriate” wear. Should you lose your sense of style just because… Read More
  • Judy Ninman |
  • October 11, 2017
wear red

Embrace the Power that Comes when you Wear Red

RED? Yes, please. The color of blood and fire conjures up feelings of love, passion, romance, strength and sexuality. You need it, you want it, and you can’t go through this fashion season and not wear red. Is it that powerful, you ask? Decades ago – mid-eighties – my husband… Read More
  • Judy Ninman |
  • October 6, 2017
well dressed woman

What the Well Dressed Woman is Wearing This Fall

This Fall Season has so many different looks, that essentially there is something for every well dressed woman. However, there were still some trends that are showing up absolutely everywhere. Checks and plaids are omnipresent, as is the color red. Women, if you’re craving a powerful look for fall you… Read More
  • Judy Ninman |
  • August 24, 2017
2017 Accessory Trends

4 Summer 2017 Accessory Trends

The easiest way to update your wardrobe - regardless of season - is to revisit your accessory collection. Bill Blass once said that the two most important items in a woman’s wardrobe were the two things he did not sell. Hair cuts and shoes. You can get away with a… Read More
  • Judy Ninman |
  • April 13, 2017
spring and summer party dresses

Welcome the Spring and Summer Party Dresses

It’s that time of year again, and your spring and summer calendar is filling up with invitations to weddings, graduations, spring teas, garden parties and of course, Easter. You’re feeling the pressure of what to wear. What are the trends? What do you invest in that will carry you through the season?… Read More
  • Judy Ninman |
  • March 16, 2017
look slimmer

Look Slimmer with These 8 Wardrobe Illusions

Every morning we enter our closets with one goal: to create an illusion. Many of us want to dress in a way that will make us look slimmer. It’s not magic, but there are a number of secrets to “fooling the eye.” Follow these suggestions and see the difference in… Read More
  • Judy Ninman |
  • February 15, 2017

About Judy Ninman

Judy Ninman

Judy Ninman is owner/designer for her namesake couture company, partner in one of the top Worth New York agencies in the country, and designer of award-winning signature apparel for corporations. With over 25 years experience in the fashion industry, she has been featured in the Dallas Morning News, D magazine, Southern Bride, and hosted FOX 4’s Good Day Dallas fashion segment. She has a reputable, loyal following of Dallas’ fashion-conscious women. Check out her website and LinkedIn.