on plus-size dressing

Earlier this summer, I had the privilege of giving style makeovers to three teachers for the National Education Association‘s Back-to-School video series. A couple weeks ago I featured on Alexandria Stylebook the first […]

sending teachers back to school in style

I received an email this past spring from a producer at a local film company. He was looking for a wardrobe stylist to be a part of a project for the National Education […]

unexpected combinations: dress over pants

The first time I rocked a dress over pants was 1992. I was, ahem, much younger and just thought the combo was so cool. So edgy. So different. Dress! And Pants! Together! Genius! […]

some things never change

Last week, I wrote about how personal style can evolve over time. As we age, our tastes and personal style naturally shift. A few days later, I was prepping for a fall photoshoot […]

style in your sixties

Photography by Kirk McGurk After twenty years working in retail and fashion including and running a personal styling business for seven of those years, I know that personal style continues. It continues after […]

why not wear it again?

I did something revolutionary this week. Ok, maybe it wasn’t revolutionary, but it was definitely out of my comfort zone. I wore the same exact thing — two days in a row. I […]

style tip: get your roll on

As a personal stylist, our job is not just about the pieces we select for our clients, but how they wear those pieces. Some of the most common questions I get are about […]

style tips: new mama syle

Photo credit: Emma McAlary I am well past the diaper/nursing/up-all-night stage of parenting. But boy do I remember those days when I looked up and all of the sudden the morning was night […]

spring/summer shoe trend: mules

Photo credit: Emma McAlary Designers continue to dust off the ’90s for fashion inspiration. One of the hottest spring shoe trends is the backless, heeled mules. Before you start having flashbacks to Candie’s […]

top accessories all graduates need

Our style services are often gifted to college graduates this time of year. Our message is always the same: Get the details right. Your potential employer will notice. Make sure your blazer is […]

spring trend: how to wear dressy joggers

Photo credit: Emma McAlary One of my favorite trends of the season is the dressy jogger. I have put them in many DC Style Factory client closets over the past several seasons. We […]

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