Why would you ever hire a personal stylist?

I can’t tell you the number of times potential clients have said to me, “I’m kind of embarrassed. I should be able to dress myself!” To that I say “why?” Creating a wardrobe is a SKILL. It’s not innate! It just happened to be a skill I was interested in at a very young age. Here are a few main reasons people hire a personal stylists and why my clients hire me: They’re busy, and they absolutely hate shopping! They’re tired of the time and mental energy it takes to figure out what to wear for work, and instead they [..] read more

How to Shop Your Closet for Fall 2019, Vogue Style!

If you read my fall trend report, it may seem like I’m encouraging you to go out and shop like mad. Nope! Nothing could be further from the truth. Nothing thrills me more than helping you shop your closet. My top trend picks are just a guide of what you might pick up if you do need a little refresher. Today’s post is fashion magazine inspired. But wait before you click out of this tab! I saw the ad in Vogue and in a flash saw all kinds of real life “lessons” and ideas you can use to shop your [..] read more

How to Pick the Right Shoes

Have you ever been torn between two shoes, not sure which one is perfect with your outfit? Have you ever wondered what difference a shoe can really make when it comes to what it says about you? (You know…non-verbal communication.) The other day, my good friend Jen texted me a photo to ask me “which shoe”? She had the dress on (the exact one pictured) and a shoe on each foot. (Her shoes were very similar to these.) We’ve all done the “flamingo stance” to ask, “which shoe”, right? She said she was leaning toward the sleeker pump. I like [..] read more

Shaving Tips for Smooth Summer Legs!

I definitely don’t profess to be a beauty tips guru, and for the most part, I’m fairly pretty low maintenance on the beauty front. BUT I recently found a leg shaving routine that has been life changing!! Have you heard of Tree Hut? I recently found out about them from my adorable blogger friend Caitlin, and tried their shaving products. Seriously life changing! (Don’t worry, Elements of Image isn’t turning into a beauty blog, lol!) I’ve been shaving my legs since I was 6! (Not really, but I did try shaving at that age…many band aids!) So maybe not age [..] read more

How to Dress When You’re in Between Sizes

Does this scenario sound familiar? You’re in the fitting room trying on an item in your typical size, and it’s too small.  Then you try the next size up, and it’s too big? You are smack dab in the middle between the two sizes! Ack! What to do? This topic came up when I asked readers for their most burning wardrobe challenge.  I only got this response from one gal, but I can imagine just about everyone can relate to this. So back to the topic…what do you do? There are a few different scenarios, and the solutions are pretty [..] read more