By Nicole McGovern
Christine Burda, 42, Date Night Chic
"Over the past few years, I had lost all confidence in myself. Now, with this new look, I feel it's the year for me to make a big change."
About Christine: A single mother of two about to embark on a new career, Christine is stuck in a style rut. She likes her everyday clothing, but wants to kick things up a notch for date nights.
Style Solution: Emerald is the color of the year, and Christine rocks it! The shade flatters her skin tone, and the cut of this bright sheath complements her curves. Add ankle-strap pumps and she's set for an evening out.
Clothing: Dress, Muse Apparel, $136. Shoes, Chinese Laundry, $70. Cuff, Towne & Reese, $35.
Her Beauty Boost: Christine was ready for a dramatic new look. Tricomi shaped her fine locks into a classic bob, which gives her hair fullness. To add movement, he left it slightly longer in the front. Subtle honey highlights soften Christine's dark hue, and peach-colored blush accentuates her chiseled cheeks.