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 […]
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 […]
04.09.18

The Spring Trends You Need To Know

As a personal stylist, I have to know what trends will be hitting the stores well before they actually do so we know what to shop for our clients. Watching what was coming […]
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 […]
02.12.18

Work to Night Style

In an ideal world, during the work week you’d always have a couple of hours to get ready for a night out. That way, you could relax, take your time, and make sure […]


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