Sherrie Mathieson, style consultant


Giving mom a style makeover

Lifestyle Section
New York Daily News

May 2009

Moms, it’s time to start dressing like your daughters. We’re not suggesting you squeeze into low-rise skinny jeans or miniskirts, but your daughter’s youthful style could do a lot to liven up a stale wardrobe.

Stylist Sherrie Mathieson, author of “Steal This Style: Moms and Daughters Swap Wardrobe Secrets” (Clarkson Potter: April 2009), made over some 20 mother-daughter pairs. Here are some of the results.

GLORIA, Brooklyn

NEVER COOL: This overindulged print gives her too much square footage. Doily duds - this sweater could decorate her couch! “Mum always struggled with me, as I wouldn’t wear anything feminine [frilly stuff] as a young girl, and even today as an adult — but I do want to be a woman who feels confident and sexy in what I wear," says Gloria’s daughter Sally.

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