05.06.19
DC Style Factory Team in ALexandria, VA

Team DC Style Factory

If you ask any business owner, they will always tell you that the most difficult part of running a business is hiring the right people. I am no exception. I feel I am […]
04.08.19

4 Ways To Reframe the “Spring” Jacket

Spring jackets in the D.C. area are useless. Locals all joke that the DMV spring season lasts maybe two weeks and then we are in the dead heat and humidity of summer. That […]
03.11.19

Maybe Sparks Don’t Need To Fly

People think our business is about fashion and shopping and it is…kind of. When I think about all the closets and wardrobes we have worked on in the last 10 years (nearly 2,000), […]
02.26.19

How To Wear Cropped Wide-Leg Pants Now and Later

Truth be told, I didn’t buy into this cropped, wide-leg thing for a long time. When they first arrived on the scene, most of my clients felt dumpy and not at all stylish […]
12.10.18

My 5 Tried & True Gifts: How To Shop Like a Pro for Your Loved Ones this Holiday Season

In this day and age where people are giving experiences rather than things, do you really need or want that same v-neck sweater from Aunt Mildred? What about the 10 millionth winter scarf […]
11.13.18

The Local Bloggers I Am Currently Following and Loving

When I first started as a personal stylist, I often used celebrities to help clients define their personal styles. Are you an Audrey Hepburn? A Kate Moss? These days, though, I also turn […]
10.09.18

Teen & ‘Tween Style: A Stylist’s Daughter’s Perspective

When I was teenager everyone was wearing Forenza, Outback Red, and Benetton. I remember vividly shopping the Benetton sales once a year with my mom and stocking up. My all-time favorite was a […]
08.17.18

The Importance of “Crazy Rich Asians”

When the preview for Crazy Rich Asians came out this past spring, I watched the two-minute trailer on YouTube no less than 30 times. With a mixture of joy, excitement, and disbelief, I […]
07.09.18

How To Combat Sweat (without Compromising Your Style)

If you were outside this past week, you know the humid D.C. summer has officially arrived. The question isn’t if you will sweat…it’s how much will you sweat. When I dress my clients, […]
05.07.18

The Met Gala: A Stylist Interprets the Spectacle for Real Life

Now that the White House Correspondents’ Dinner has come and gone the true lovers of fashion look forward to the fashion event of the year, tonight’s Met Gala. Unlike the WHCD, which is a […]
03.12.18

Transitioning to Spring: Wear Now and Wear Later

We have been shopping for clients the last few weeks and spring has sprung! When we shop early spring, temperatures are still cool so we focus on transitional pieces. These are “season-less” pieces […]
02.23.18

Street Style: Elizabeth Fitzsimmons

I started working with Elizabeth back in 2015. It was right before the holiday season. I remember walking into her bedroom to start her closet audit and seeing a giant, ornate frame on […]
02.09.18

Street Style: Marisa González

I met Marisa four years ago at a DC Style Factory spring style event. She had long ombrè hair with bangs, which is so hard for me to even picture now with her signature, […]
01.08.18

New Year’s Resolution: 7 Tips To Audit Your Closet

Our signature Closet Audit is the most popular service during the month of January. Getting your closet organized and humming is a great way to kick off the new year, and it can […]
12.04.17

The Gifts that Keep on Giving

We’ve all given and and received gifts that ended up gathering dust in someone’s closet or tossed in the donation pile. DC Style Factory‘s goal is to empower clients to shop smart, choose […]


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