A Key Gift for Father’s Day!

My husband Mark and I met when I was waiting tables at Hard Times Cafe in Clarendon. He came in to visit his friend on a slow weekday afternoon where I was the […]

A Post Corona Wardrobe ~ Virtually Possible!

I think it’s safe to say, we all have had our good days and bad days throughout the past seven weeks of quarantine. Personally, I have found that I’m often triggered by the […]

Silver Linings

My son is a soccer player. He’s been playing soccer since he was hip high on me. When my daughter was in afternoon preschool, I was looking for an activity for a three-year-old. […]

Reinventing Your Career (and How to Look Great Doing It)

A few weeks ago TSALT posted an inspirational piece celebrating our friend Ginny Brzezinski’s book Comeback Careers that she co-authored with her sister-in-law, Mika Brzezinski. I thought it would be fitting to build on Tamara’s piece […]

“Sustainability in the clothing industry is not a trend – it’s a movement…”

Sustainability in the clothing industry is not a trend – it’s a movement that is set to change fashion as we know it. There’s a new generation of young designers who are answering […]

Ready or Not: 2020 Trends

I usually write a trend report at the beginning of the year for Stylebook readers. For some reason this year I’ve been blocked with how to address “trends” for the spring season. I’ve […]

Results Instead of Distractions

Many of you know by now that I hold “Style Court” on Tuesdays and Sundays at The Hive. As a stylist and wardrobe consultant, I’ve kept a connection to working in boutiques as […]

Fashion That is Authentically You

I think a lot about what is authentic these days – mainly with regard to style. How do we develop our own authenticity in our wardrobes? Perhaps it’s because I’m at a place […]

Shoulder Season Dressing

I’m sure everyone is ready to for cooler temperatures. Alexandria’s fall and springs are some of the most challenging times to dress. We’re antsy to move into our fall clothes but with temperatures […]

Our Favorite Fall Activities

Fall is a season that gets everyone excited and it seems that around July 1st people start longing for sweater weather and PSLs. Being a native Houstonian, however, fall is a fairly new […]

“If I were going to buy just one thing…”

Every major fashion season I will inevitably be asked the same question – by both clients and friends alike. “If I were going to buy just one thing, what should it be to […]

Thinking Outside The Blue Jean Box

Finding ways to add value by increasing the number of outfits in a woman’s closet is an ongoing goal within my business. Clients find they save money and acquire less when they implement […]

“Arming” Ourselves Against Body Shaming

Why are arms such a sensitive spot for women? Of all the body parts, I hear more negative comments about the arms than any other area of the body. In fact, the word […]

A “Stream of Style” Theory Case Study: Amy Hunt

Most of my business involves helping women dress for their careers. Time is money and when you have a full-time career, preparing your daily wardrobe can be challenging. My business model is designed […]
Alicia McCaslin from the tulle box in Alexandria, VA

Killer Style

I have a confession. Over the weekend I was looking for a little outfit inspiration for work. It was that bleak Saturday morning before Mother’s Day and my motivation to get dressed was […]

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