the time of her life: remembering alexandria’s own

If you follow my posts, I have shared some of my style icons–the women who define themselves through their choices in fashion. These are the leaders where others are the followers. These are […]

how to dress the skeletons in your closet

As a wardrobe consultant, I am invited into one of the most private areas of a person’s existence–their closet. I’ve seen so many and could probably write a book about how each one […]

a conscious coupling

While working on putting outfits together from a client’s closet, I came across her chambray shirt. It was a great darker wash that offered maximum potential with many of her items. The question […]

guide to: casual fall looks + a special deal

We all know someone whose casual style is anything but casual. She shows up to the grocery store and looks effortlessly chic in a denim jacket, casual pants and flats. Sometimes this happens […]

pajama party

Now that kids are back in school, the social calendar is starting to get busy. Finding something to wear at the last minute is never enjoyable and an age where so much of […]

a stylist’s regret and redemption

I have been contemplating the oxford since spring and Christen’s (The Shoe Hive) love for them has most definitely swayed me. I readily admit that I have had pangs of regret not acting […]

reinventing old pieces with a nod to new trends

Continuing our focus on fall trends, I thought I would share some of the looks that I’m most excited about and hope to incorporate in my own wardrobe. Last week I talked about […]

a special trunk show at the shoe hive

There is a phrase uttered often in our area, and frequently by me, “I am just so busy.” It is true, we all are. Well, at least we think we are until you […]

fall 2015’s forward trends

As far as the fashion industry is concerned, fall is here. Indeed, despite what your car says the outside temperature is on your way to work in the morning, it is time to […]

stretching your wardrobe into fall

This may be my favorite time of year. The weather is just starting to take a turn but the days are still warm. It’s different from spring where I’m always cold and eager […]

give ’em the slip

We are surrounded by our own influences every day. From what we choose to watch on television, magazines we read, our work environment and the people around us. When you work in fashion, […]

back to school prep: a special event

Like it or not, the signs are becoming quite clear that summer is coming to an end; the commercials for back to school, the change in produce at the farmers market, and the […]

the breakup

Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, Acceptance… Sound familiar? Returning from vacation can test one’s fortitude and adaptation abilities. The other side of paradise has you experiencing all stages of grief that I’ll equate to […]

on aging: a stylist’s perspective

I recently caught an interview with the fearlessly stylish Nicole Richie. She was fielding a question about her age and in true rebel fashion, she coyly said she’s going to start padding the […]

a stylist’s postcard

I’m traveling to the West Coast this summer – specifically around the San Francisco area. While the itinerary is filled with a variety of family fun sites, I planned on carving out a […]

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