How To Get More Style Points with Prints

As a stylist, I hear many women share the challenges of getting dressed. More often than not, each of them feels as though they are the only ones who cannot make heads or […]

Dreaming of a Time-Saving Style Solution

Do you ever wish you could record your dreams? Do you wonder what they would look like if you could? For me, dreams often come in and out of focus. This becomes quite […]

How To Style a Camisole, the Underpinning Must-Have for Fall

You might recall the slip dress was all the rage about a year ago. Now it’s time to embrace another lingerie item: the lace camisole! Cost per wear, camisoles offer an incredible value […]

“Suits are having a major moment.” Here’s 1, Styled 5 Ways

Does anyone else remember the first professional suit you purchased? Allow me to wax poetic for a second… My second job out of college was as a junior interior designer at a commercial […]

Do You Need a Sweater Edit?

It’s time to think about your sweater game for fall and winter. As sure as hemlines rise and fall and denim shapes evolve from skinnies to wide leg, sweaters have a cycle, too. […]

The Shop & Stroll Event and TSALT’s Staff’s Selections

It’s time for the Old Town Boutique District’s Shop & Stroll. This is when our area’s premier boutiques and businesses participate in a community effort to make shopping fun and give all who […]

My Top 5 Emmy Awards Looks

Fall means more than back-to-school, transition clothing, and harvesting the last of summer’s bountiful fruits and vegetables. There’s also the Emmy Awards. I admit that I’m falling short on how much television I […]

The Pants Line Famous for Its Perfect Fit

How many of you have a hard time finding pants that fit properly? Of all the items of clothing, pants can be the most difficult to master for designers. Years ago there was […]

Oversized Coats: Fashion Form and Function

Oversized coats are a dominant trend in the realm of outerwear this year. It’s not surprising since fashion has landed, like Marty McFly’s DeLorean, smack dab in the 80s. Those of us who […]

A Psychological Play for Fall

Bright coats are a psychological boost. There’s no denying the influence that color has on us. Whether you are choosing paint for interiors or a new case for your phone, we tend to […]

My Mini Closet Audit with Megan

The best part of my job is meeting incredible women who are ready to offer it up and invite me into their closets help them. The satisfaction of solving problems and identifying how […]

Fall Designer Profile: Isabel De Pedro

TSALT has become a great source for unconventional and chic clothing brands. You may have discovered Marie Saint Pierre or PH15 on one of your visits. Once a boutique starts carrying a European […]

TSALT’s Sidewalk Sale Preview

I’m sure many of you have marked your calendar already for the season’s major retail event in Alexandria: the Annual Sidewalk Sale. This bargain hunter’s dream has grown over the years to epic […]

First Look at Fall ’18 Apiece Apart

August is all about making room for new inventory in retail. The fact of the matter is that while creating a mix of sale items and new fall inventory might seem like an […]

Feeling Fancy: The “Clueless” Fashion Trend

Last spring, I was in New York to consult on the fall buy for TSALT, where we took appointments at a variety of showrooms. The Globe Showroom is always a favorite since this […]

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