4 Things stylists do that you don’t

  I should start by saying I truly don’t mean for the title of this blog to sound as snarky as it does, (which is why I added the “probably” in.) However, I have to say I sort of “borrowed” the title from another blog, because even though I’m a personal stylist, (and wardrobe/image consultant,) I am a total sucker for “warnings” like this. U was intrigued enough to click through and find some great info. While the “rules” I’m outlining below aren’t necessarily new, they’re a good reminder to us all…even me! 4 Things stylists do that you don’t [..] read more

An easy way to create outfits

As a wardrobe consultant, I’ve had extensive training on everything design, wardrobe and clothing related. Before I started learning the theory and principles of what goes into great looks, I learned a lot from my stylish mom. BUT…the biggest lessons I’ve learned, especially about shopping strategically, have come from my own MISTAKES. Yep, you heard it here… even a wardrobe expert isn’t perfect with her own domain. Originally, I thought I’d make a list of a few ways to create more outfits in your closet, but I got to thinking that it would make more impact if I write a [..] read more

Be stylish and professional in this fall’s sweaters

Okay, so there’s a little hype around the headline for this article! Just so you know, I’m not suggesting you won’t be stylish in last fall’s sweaters…or even the ones from the year before! However, I do think it’s important to evaluate every part of your wardrobe, including your fall sweaters, to make sure it’s up to date, in great condition, it fits, and suggests your style recipe. Stores and online sites do a good job of showing sweaters with jeans, but how do you wear sweaters professionally? You want to be warm in your office this winter, right? Read [..] read more

3 Ways to Copy a Fab Outfit

They say imitation is the most sincere form of flattery. Forget that! You’re just looking for some inspiration to shop your closet for your next “new” fab outfit! Since chances are slim that you own the exact clothes and accessories you admire from a blog, Pinterest,  online catalogue/magazine or an outfit  you see in real life, I’ll share 3 different ways you can copy an outfit. The more you practice, the better copy catter and the more intuitive and creative you’ll be with creating looks all your own…extending your closet without doing any (or much) shopping! Color Scheme Once you’ve found an outfit [..] read more

6 Tips for a Polished Image

When I ask my clients how they want to feel, look, and be perceived, a very popular answer is “polished and put together.” So I’ve put together 6 ways to help you bring a little polish into your look for with ease. 1. Have a make-up/cosmetics routine. I wear a moderate amount of make up each day and have found what makes it quick and easy is using the same cosmetics, in the same order every (most) days. It cuts down the time consuming creativity and decision making process, especially helpful if you’re not a morning person like me. If [..] read more