01.24.20

Street Style: Mimi Miller

Our ethos at DC Style Factory is to slow down, shop quality over quantity, and buy with intention. When I first met Mimi Miller back in 2017, we connected instantly because these same ideals guide […]
01.14.20

Choosing the Right Boots for Your Jeans

Dark, slim jeans aka “skinny jeans” have long been an essential for all of our clients. These days the skinny jean however no longer has a monopoly on denim styles and there are […]
12.17.19

What Personal Styling Has Taught Me

We are in a whirlwind of holiday shopping lists, holiday party style, holiday gift guides, and more. Celebrating the abundance of the season also has me reflecting on what being a personal stylist for more […]
12.13.19

Gift Guide No. 04: Splurge

It’s the holidays (have you heard?!) and sometimes that means going totally overboard. It’s the time when you want to “just go for it” when it comes to that absolutely perfect gift. Too […]
11.19.19

The Long and Short of It

One of the first things we do with a client — before the closet work, shopping, or outfit creation — is sit down and define their personal style. We walk through a slew […]
10.07.19

The “guaranteed way for you to be more comfortable in everything you wear…”

If I told you there was one guaranteed way for you to be more comfortable in everything you wear and make your less expensive basics feel more like designer pieces, would you be […]
09.17.19

Call of the Wild

Animal print is one of those trends that has been on-trend for so long it feels like a staple. We have been putting animal print flats, pumps, boots in clients’ closets for the […]
08.12.19

Travel Style: Dressing For Heat And Humidity Overseas

I pack my clients for all sorts of trips and vacations. Most recently, I created looks and put together a carryon (only) of outfits for a trip to Prague. Most of our clients’ […]
07.08.19

How To Buy What Really Works: Our Top 5 Tips To Shop Smart

Don’t underestimate the emotional power of shopping. We do it when we are happy. We do it when we are sad. We do it when we have had a rough day at work. […]
06.10.19

The Third Piece? Not in This Heat. Here Are 5 Ways Two-Piece Dressing Can Still Look Polished.

We all know the rule of the Third Piece, right? If not, it’s the styling guideline Nordstrom used to give to their employees to put together, well, a put-together look. It has since […]
05.06.19
DC Style Factory Team in ALexandria, VA

Team DC Style Factory

If you ask any business owner, they will always tell you that the most difficult part of running a business is hiring the right people. I am no exception. I feel I am […]
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 […]


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