03.06.17

9 Steps To Getting Your Closet Spring-Ready

Now that you know what trends are coming down the pike for spring, it’s time to shop…right? Not quite. Before you start updating your wardrobe with the latest and greatest the new season […]
01.09.17

From “What’s that?” to “What Not To Wear” to a $761M Market: The Evolution of the Personal Stylist

With the New Year upon us, I have been reflecting on my career as a personal stylist. It is no accident that as my business and clientele have grown, so has this relatively new industry. Believe it […]
11.14.16

A Chill in the Air: 3 Winter Coat Essentials

Feel that? A little frost in the morning. A little cold nip on your nose when you leave the house. Seeing your breath on the way to the car. Winter is coming, and […]
09.19.16

Falling for Fall: Trends To Try This Season

This is the strongest season for fashion and style in a while. Over the past few weeks, I have been wowed by how much I want for my clients AND myself. Some of […]
06.13.16

Left-Bank Cool in the Summer Heat

Several weeks ago, I pulled select pieces of clothing from The Shoe Hive for a regular client. In my pull were several tops from one of my favorite brands: French favorite IRO Paris. […]
03.15.16

spring into action: my 3 must-haves this season

I sneezed this weekend. Do you know what that means? Time for a.) Zyrtec and b.) spring shopping! Spring season with my clients swung into high gear this month. Our strategy is to […]
02.10.16

oxfords for all occasions

As a personal stylist, I don’t often get the opportunity to talk about my own personal style. I am focused on my clients — what fits, flatters, and functions well in their everyday […]
01.20.16

there’s no crying in styling

Sometimes my job throws me curveballs. I started working with a new client this past summer — a 40-something “desperate Washingtonian real-size woman.” We did an initial consult on her closet and then […]
01.08.16

street style: jenn barger

Photography Credit: Sarah Marcella Photography I remember the day Jenn Barger and I met. It was more than 11 years ago. I had just started my first business — a boutique on 17th […]
01.01.16

the closet resolution: 3 steps to keeping your wardrobe in check

The end of 2015 was a one of the busiest times of my life, both personally and professionally.  I traveled to Bangkok to see my family, lived through a major renovation to our […]
12.17.15

giving the gift of a fresh start

Just last week, I shopped with a 60-something recent retiree with a new lease on life; a young, new mom juggling a baby and promotion at work; a wife and mother with grown […]
12.04.15

holiday party dress code: four tips to use right now

One of the most common questions I get as a personal stylist in the DC area is, “How do I go from work to after-work with colleagues?” It’s like you need to be […]
11.23.15

travel style decoded

It’s that season…I am not talking turkeys and stockings and menorahs.  I am talking planes, trains, and automobiles. I am no exception. I am hitting the road – make that air – next […]
11.13.15

street style: betsy garcete

I have owned two businesses in my life – a boutique in DC and now, a styling business. If there’s one thing I have learned as a woman starting, running, and growing her […]
11.09.15

three easy ways to shop your closet this fall

One of our most popular services with our clients is the Shop Your Closet. This is when we take what is in our clients’ closets and rework, reinvent…restyle.  We create looks based on […]


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