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 […]
02.15.19

Forum: On Style

We created our Forum series to bring you insight and perspective from our (impressive!) roster of talented, local experts. Last month we spoke with our wellness pros; today, it’s all about style. We […]
12.21.18

Gift Guide No. 05: Last Minute

Still looking for inspiration? Forgot to get a gift for someone on your list? Have no fear! We have some great last-minute gifts, some of which also make super stocking stuffers, all picked […]
12.14.18

Gift Guide No. 04: Splurge

And now is when we break out the really big gifts. From diamonds and gold to Golden Goose sneakers, these are the gifts that bring the wows. Whether shopping for a loved one […]
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 […]
10.09.18

Shop with a Stylist: DC Style Factory’s Rosana

If you have been following Rosana on her DC Style Factory Instagram account or receive her newsletter (and if you don’t, you should sign up immediately), you know this woman is one of […]
09.10.18

Mad About Plaid: How To Style a Plaid Blazer

Plaid is a big deal for Fall 2018, as various types made their way down the runway in every form. From coats to blouses, pants to skirts, every garment was saturated. They’re in […]
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, […]
06.11.18

BTS with a Stylist, from Initial Consult to New Looks

Last year I happily contributed our Style Consult and a mini In-Person Shopping appointment to the “You & Improved” giveaway for an Alexandria Stylebook reader to win. When the lucky winner, Elizabeth, contacted me, the first step was to […]
05.16.18

Stylebook’s Summer Loves

  School is almost out and we’ve had our first bouts heat and humidity. Summer is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited. Vacations, a slightly slower pace, warm evenings out […]


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