Find fashion tips and tricks, empowering articles and the latest image consulting & styling here on TRUE Image Group’s blog. Each month Elle & Veronica share their own personal lessons in style, self care and personal growth so you can get to know us before we walk along side you in your style journey.

Interview with Voyage Dallas Magazine | Inspiring Conversations with Elle Monus of TRUE Image Group

Today we’d like to introduce you to Elle Monus. Hi Elle, so excited to have you with us today. What can you tell us about your story?I grew up a small-town kid, in a small-town family, truly nothing extraordinary. Dad from Los Angeles, a mom from the projects in Dallas giving us better than they … Continue reading Interview with Voyage Dallas Magazine | Inspiring Conversations with Elle Monus of TRUE Image Group

How to: Outlet Shop

Outlet Shopping Guide

You may have seen on our IG/Facebook last week (are you following us there, because you should be! @trueimagegroup) We had a wonderful day outlet shopping. We really try for weekdays and mid-day for shopping these stores because shopping with no crowds? All there for it!! So we put together a quick little list of … Continue reading Outlet Shopping Guide

How To: Leggings

Leggings

Leggings. My favorite form of pants. People get so worked up over them though. Are they pants, are they not pants? Can you wear them alone? Can fat girls wear them at all? My answer to all these things is yes, but just like anything else, you have to do it right for maximum effectiveness. … Continue reading Leggings

How image consulting helps you brand your business

Image consulting isn’t just for your personal life. Image consulting can help brand your business. Half of our business is branding and image consulting for entrepreneurs or solopreneurs. I, Elle, have also spent quite a few years consulting and working in startups and building their brand across every aspect. What does that mean exactly? I … Continue reading How image consulting helps you brand your business

Navigating Trends: What to take on and what to pass up

As an Image Consultant and Personal Stylist, one of the biggest struggles is deciding what trends are worth investing in, and which ones are fleeting but ultimately a flop (I’m looking at you tiny odd shaped sunglasses of 2020). In the days of social media being Queen, it seems like fads are moving faster than … Continue reading Navigating Trends: What to take on and what to pass up

Capsule wardrobe- What is it and is it for you?

Capsule wardrobes are “a collection of a few essential items of clothing that do not go out of fashion, such as skirts, trousers, and coats, which can then be augmented with seasonal pieces.[1] according to Wikipedia. In short, it’s having a closet of only a few classic basics that you rotate. Veronica and I have different relationships with … Continue reading Capsule wardrobe- What is it and is it for you?

Get up, Show Up & Be Present: A Guide To Being In The Moment During a Pandemic

If you didn’t know we had a YouTube page, now you know! Veronica and I took a couple minutes to chat through what we are doing during the COVID 19 pandemic to make sure we weren’t melting into a pile of oversized sweatshirts and pajama pants. Spoiler alert- we just decided on a good pair … Continue reading Get up, Show Up & Be Present: A Guide To Being In The Moment During a Pandemic

Exploring Winter Coats

By: Veronica Bessey It’s that season again and Winter coats are here to stay for a bit.  As a fluffy girl I already have a little extra padding to keep me warm, so coats can be either a hinderance or act as light covering to add the last bit of pizazz to an outfit.  Depending … Continue reading Exploring Winter Coats

Personal Styling vs Image Consulting: What’s the difference?

I often get asked what it is that we do exactly and explaining personal styling and image consulting on their own is fairly easy, but discerning the differences between them can be a little tough. At TRUE, we do both + the added benefit of personal coaching. personal styling Both image consulting and personal styling … Continue reading Personal Styling vs Image Consulting: What’s the difference?

Styling A Skirt Four Ways

CASUAL My favorite thing in life is the unexpected. I personally work to learn things and be things that are naturally contradictory- soft and strong, warm and cool, intense and comforting- you get the idea. I’m naturally curious and love exploring the entire spectrum of most of life’s issues, so it’s no surprise that the … Continue reading Styling A Skirt Four Ways

Amy Cattaneo Interviews Co-Founder Elle Monus on her podcast

They’re just clothes right?  Wrong!  Your clothes can be a beautiful expression of who you truly are…if you let them be… And sometimes we need help with that…enter in my podcast guest, Elle Monus.  In this episode, we will learn about how and why Elle started True Image Group and how her amazing company is helping … Continue reading Amy Cattaneo Interviews Co-Founder Elle Monus on her podcast

Know Your Body Shape

Knowing your body shape is the foundation of finding your style. I’ll be writing up some posts on my philosophy around wearing what you want vs dressing in what is most “flattering” but if you want to follow the “rules”, I’ve got the formula. There are five basic body shapes: hourglass, straight, pear, apple and … Continue reading Know Your Body Shape

Lizzo-Level Self Confidence & How To Get It.

By now everyone has heard of our new lord and savior, Lizzo, but if you haven’t- today is the day your life changes. As a visibly plus-size public figure who has been sweeping all of the award categories lately, she takes quite a bit of heat. She’s also revered as an image icon for women of all shapes, sizes and ages due to her seemingly unshakable confidence. But, how does she do it?