Tasi Zuriack

Tasi is transgendered, married, and a lifelong crossdresser. She’s the founder of the Ladies of the Blue Ridge transgender group in Roanoke VA, a prolific writer, commentator and blogger including fashion articles for Tri-Ess, TG Reporter, Repartee, and Pretty T-Girls magazine. Tasi currently resides in Merida, (Yucatan) Mexico. Her new website, Sister House and her blog, the Fashionable TG Woman are dedicated to fashion and style for the transgendered woman. Please visit her. Tasi’s new book, "Top Ten Fashion Mistakes By Crossdressers and How To Fix Them" is available on Amazon or on her site free to subscribers.

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2017 Fashion Trends I love

| May 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Our Fashion Mavin Tasi Zuriack talks about her favorite fashion trends for 2017. Tasi lives in Mexico and she talks about how the ladies in her city in the Yucatan are fashion forward and as such are a good indication of what the ladies in the USA will be wearing in the coming months. From ruffles to the slip dress, and from pink to platform shoes, Tasi previews it all in today’s column.

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Advanced Style . . . Older and Wiser

| Apr 3, 2017 | Comments (0)

Today Tasi Zuriack lauds the style of older women. After living through several decades of fashion older women have seen it all, and they have found their personal style. While today’s fashion trends seem to be shorter, tighter, and more casual, older women have often learned how to project their personal style in feminine ways that range from elegant to bohemian. Give Tasi’s post a read and get some tips from some fashionable and stylish older ladies.

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The Maxi Trend — Here To Stay

| Mar 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Looking for maximum fashion effect? You might want to think about adding a maxi skirt to your wardrobe. But, they’re so long. Can you wear a maxi and not look silly? Tasi Zuriack has the answers to all your questions concerning ways to work a maxi skirt into your style menu. From daytime, at work, to evenings out Tasi shows you how to make the maxi skirt look work for you.

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Dressing Sexy Without Letting It All Hangout

| Feb 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

It’s almost Valentine’s Day! That romantic holiday that fills restaurants with loving couples and makes the greeting card industry a healthy profit every February. What’s important to ladies is looking fabulous on this important holiday. The most fabulous color outfit you can wear is red. Red is “the” color of Valentine’s Day. But how do you wear it well? If you do it wrong a red dress can make you look cheap and tawdry. Fortunately our fashion maven, Tasi Zuriack, has all the tips you need on how to wear a fantastic red outfit for your Valentine’s Day excursions.

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Monochromatic Outfits for a New Sense of Style

| Jan 9, 2017 | Comments (0)

Monochromatic outfits don’t have to be monotonous. That’s Tasi Zuriack’s thesis in this report on fashion. She tells you all the tips and style secrets that can help you put together an outfit that utilizes a pallet of shades of one color. Properly done and accessorized you can work one color and become a fashion star.

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The Slip Extender – A New Way To Create Style

| Dec 12, 2016 | Comments (0)

Have a dress or skirt that you love but it’s a bit too short to wear out and about? Fix your length problem and add a “pop of pretty” to the hemline with a lace, tulle or chiffon skirt extender under your dress or skirt. Today Tasi Zuriack, our fashion maven, tells you about the many ways to use these versatile and sexy garments.

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A Return to Elegance

| Nov 15, 2016 | Comments (1)

Our fashion consultant Tasi Zuriack says it’s time for a return to elegance in fashion. Casual Friday has lead to a landslide of sweat pants, workout clothes and other less than elegant attire being seen on the streets and in the malls. But can you be feminine and elegant without being a wimp? True elegance commands a room and lets people know you are a woman to be reckoned with. Let Tasi give you her tips on how to work the look in today’s post.

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How To Be Super Sexy in a Pencil Skirt

| Oct 17, 2016 | Comments (2)

Today Tasi sings the praises of the pencil skirt. It’s called that because it is a slim silhouette that fits tight at the waist, tight at the hips and tight at the knees. Okay, it’s a tight, sexy skirt and wearing it right can make you feel at your most attractive, sexy best. Tasi outlines the many types of pencil skirts that are available and gives you hints and tips on how to work one, or many more, into your wardrobe. There are also video demos and links to other articles on this versatile wardrobe piece.

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The Bell Sleeve and Return to the ’70s

| Sep 19, 2016 | Comments (0)

Our fashion maven, Tasi Zuriack, touts the adaptability and style of the bell sleeve. Whether on tops or dresses the bell sleeve adds a feminine boho touch to any outfit. With different accessories and fabrics they can work on anyone and go anywhere. Check out this primer on how to wear bell sleeves and look fabulous.

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There Is No Joy in Mudville

| Aug 22, 2016 | Comments (3)

Tasi Zuriack, our fashion guru, laments that the United States just isn’t a world leader anymore in the attire of its citizens. The malls are filled with people in t-shirts, ripped jeans, and flip flops or plastic shoes. And don’t even get her started about the kind of things you’ll see in a Walmart. According to Tasi this descent into fashion hell began in the 1960s and ’70s and by the ’90s all was lost. She feels it may be one reason that a well dressed crossdresser gets more attention at the mall. Her stylish outfit stands out from the drab ripped jeans and graphic t-shirt crowd. See if you agree.

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Sister house Adds a Playroom

| Aug 22, 2016 | Comments (0)

Our fashion maven, Tasi Zuriack, runs a website called Sister House which is devoted to all things femme. Tasi tells us she has recently expanded the Sister House offerings with a new addition called the Playroom. Find out what treats await you in the Sister House Playroom. With that name you just know there will be dress up fun.

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Forever Outfits Never Out of Style

| Jul 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Do you suffer from “closet stuffed with clothes and not a thing to wear” syndrome? It’s an affliction that can happen when you don’t stop to think how you will wear that cute new top or what to pair those chunky heels with. With the vast array of gorgeous femme fashion available in brick and mortar stores and online the temptation to buy every pretty thing you see can be overwhelming. Tasi Zuriack has a way to make sure you aren’t looking into the closet and being stymied about a choice of outfit. She suggests you remember the 9 timeless looks you can pick from quickly.

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Wear Ruffles at Any Age

| Jun 27, 2016 | Comments (1)

Ruffles! You may think that ruffled attire is strictly for the pre-teen set but, as Tasi Zuriack reveals, you would be wrong. More mature ladies can integrate ruffles into their wardrobe by following a few simple rules on when and where to ruffle. Find out where a ruffle is appropriate and flattering and where a ruffle can mean fashion disaster. Read on and learn the ruffle secrets from Tasi Zuriack.

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Oh! Those Sparkling Sequins

| May 30, 2016 | Comments (0)

Today our fashion maven, Tasi Zuriack, tells you how to add sparkle to your look anytime of day or night by adding sequins. But won’t sequins during the daytime be much too much? Not if you follow Tasi’s sage advice on how to put together an outfit with the proper balance of contrasting areas to sequined areas. Give her column a read and add some sparkle to your day.

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All About Necklaces

| May 2, 2016 | Comments (0)

Have you seen a necklace in the store and loved it but when you brought it home and put it on it just didn’t seem to go with your look? There is an art to wearing the right necklace to compliment your face, body and outfit. Some women have this as an instinct and their necklaces are always perfection. If you’re not one of those lucky ladies Tasi Zuriack has some tips on how to use a scientific method and learn to look good and easily wear any necklace.

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The Tulle Skirt — Not Just For the Young and Thin

| Apr 4, 2016 | Comments (1)

Are you a woman of a certain age? Think you can’t wear a trendy tulle skirt? Why not? Fashion maven Tasi Zuriack believes that women of all ages can express themselves in the great variety of tulle skirts that can currently be found in your favorite store. Whether short, mid, or long length Tasi has recommendations on how to rock that tulle skirt without being mistaken for a ballerina or a bride.

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How To Flatter a Large Face

| Mar 7, 2016 | Comments (0)

One problem for many males who wish to dress as females is the size of their facial features. Males typically have larger, wider faces than females. This is not to say that all females have small faces and petite features. Fortunately for males wishing to dress and comport themselves as ladies there are ladies who have larger faces so they can provide some insight into how one may camouflage a large face. Today Tasi Zuriack gives you several tried and true methods to help you use what you’ve got to good effect.

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Do You Have the Secret to Great Style?

| Feb 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

It’s fairly obvious what constitutes fashion. It’s the designs, the clothing and accessories that make the woman. But what is “style”? That’s a concept that is a bit less concrete. It’s possible to wear thrift shop chic and have style. It’s equally possible to wear a designer suit and not have style. Today Tasi Zuriack writes about style and tells you about a Style Contest.

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Accessories — the Secret to Stylish Dressing

| Jan 11, 2016 | Comments (0)

They say clothes make the man but so often it’s accessories that define the woman. A basic outfit can be upscaled, cooled down or made sizzling hot with the proper accessories. Jewelry, scarves, shoes, hats, hair clips and pins are just some of the things you can do to take a basic outfit, like a little black dress, into new territory. Today Tasi Zuriack takes you on an exploratory journey into the land of accessories.

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The Iconic Red Dress – Sexy and Alluring for All Seasons

| Dec 14, 2015 | Comments (0)

At holiday time you my want to be bold and stand out at the office party or an upscale event. In that case Tasi Zuriack recommends you go red. As Tasi says, “Every woman should own a bright red dress. The color red says ‘look at me!’ and ‘yes, I can’ or maybe even ‘yes I will.’ The color red sparks in us an enthusiasm and energy that increases the heartbeat and protects us from stress and fear.”

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The Car Wash Skirt – Hot New Trend

| Nov 16, 2015 | Comments (0)

What’s a car wash skirt? Something you wear when you and your sorority sisters do a car wash fundraiser? No. A car wash skirt is one that has slits all around like the sponges that you drive your car through in a car wash. They vibrate and rub your car clean. A car wash skirt flounces around your legs and exposes them as you walk. They can be daring, and demure, depending on the fabric, length and the length of the slits. Get all the info on car wash skirts and how to integrate them into your wardrobe from our fashion maven Tasi Zuriack.

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Fringe Fashion

| Oct 19, 2015 | Comments (0)

Tasi Zuriack lives on the fringe. Actually she lives in Mexico but she enjoys the fashion trend that has brought garments and accessories with fringe back into style. Today she teaches us all about fringe fashion, from the fringe on flappers’ dresses to the latest uses of fringe adorning skirts, accessories and even jewelry. Tasi takes you on a tour of the fringe phenomena that will leave you knowledgeable about all that is fringe.

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Tasi With Patti and Friends In Merida

| Sep 21, 2015 | Comments (0)

Tasi is visited by an old friend who has transitioned. She brings her sisters, her friend and her fashion consultant to Merida, Mexico where Tasi lives. They ladies do it all from the beach to dining and shopping. Tasi documents the visit and of course views it through a fashion lens.

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Boho Chic Is My Style

| Aug 24, 2015 | Comments (1)

Do you not fit into the classic styles? Do plain steady styles bore you? If that’s the case you just might find joy in Bohemian attire. Boho for short. Today Tasi Zuriack examines the many flavor of Boho Chic. Long skirts, short skirts, if they are interesting and fancy they are Boho. Learn all about this fashion trend with Tasi.

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Drop Waist Dress -– ’20s, ’60s, and Now

| Jul 27, 2015 | Comments (0)

The drop waist dress has popped back up in the fashion rotation. All fashion seems to do that but the drop waits hasn’t been around since the ’80s and this incarnation of this fashion trend has evolved since it was worn by Lady Dianna. Tasi Zuriack, our fashion maven, tells you the history of this style and tells you how to wear it in an updated manner to flatter all figures.

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The Skirt – Fun, Frivolous and Fraught with Psychology

| Jun 29, 2015 | Comments (1)

Today Tasi Zuriack takes a look at skirts. Why women don’t seem to like wearing them and why the majority of crossdressers can’t get enough, and the shorter the better. What keeps women from wearing skirts all the time and why do they spend so much time in pants of some kind? Tasi fills you in today.

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