Dislike shopping? No worries, I got ‘cha

A good 99% of my clients tell me they don’t like shopping. One woman even told me she’d rather have a root canal than go shopping. Wow! I’ve loved shopping ever since I was a little girl, but I can relate to you “non-shoppers.” You see, as a personal stylist and personal shopper, I like shopping for CLOTHES (and of course, shoes and accessories.) But quite honestly, it’s the only kind of shopping I like. Take me to a nursery to shop for flowers, and I’ll walk around and look at all of the gorgeous flowers, but I’m not confident [..] read more

How to Bring Color Back into Your Winter Wardrobe

Let’s face it–winter is a long season. Traditionally, we wear a lot more dark neutral colors this season in comparison to the light, bright shades of spring and summer. But it doesn’t have to be this way. There are plenty of ways to cheer up your cold weather closet without buying a whole new wardrobe. Try these ideas on for size. Bright sweaters and blouses Chances are good that the majority of your clothes for fall/winter are black, brown or charcoal gray. Why not add a few colorful, but warm tops to wear with the dark pants, skirts, jeans and [..] 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

A simple tip for taking the stress out of getting dressed

To truly have a wardrobe that let’s you get dressed without any stress, you need to be able to open your every day and be able to pull out any item and wear it at a moments notice. Doesn’t that make sense? Why would you want clothes in your closet that you can’t wear? Here’s the thing—getting dressed can be stressful enough for most women. When you don’t have to qualify the pieces before deciding whether to wear them or not, you’ve taken a big part of the stress out of the equation. There are a lot of factors that [..] read more

Style Goal Setting 2016

When it comes to the important things in our live that we want to achieve, we set goals. So why would you just wing it when it comes to your style? Every day, potential clients tell me they want to look more put together. If that sounds like you, I urge you to do a little discovery around what that means to you. Then set style goals! In this post, I’ll share what my style goals are for 2016 and my reasoning around them. Hopefully I’ll inspire and help you get the ball rolling. Stay tuned for my next post, where I’ll pose some questions [..] read more