"I see the Olsen twins with things that look like suitcases. I'm not for that!" says Dahlman.
- Keep bags in proportion. Get a scaled down version, such as a large clutch.
- A blazer that hits at the high hip is flattering; pass up anything boxy (looks squat) or shrunken (looks faddish).
- The trousers—fitted on top, widening below the knee—suggest fuller styles that might be trendy without being too big.