Confessions of a (young) old fashioned girl / life *style* reality

Vetted by a Stylist

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GOT STYLE EMERGENCIES? In desperate need to find a knockout dress? Got a hole in your favorite sweater and need it fixed? Hate your hairdresser and need a last minute stylist to come to you? You’ve got style problems I’ve got solutions! For the past 13 years as a fashion I’ve scoured New York City [...]

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More Info: The Paid Stylist Program

The Paid Stylist Program

  Click above for the *NEW* WEBINAR 5 major keys to building a successful personal styling business. with Alexandra Greenawalt+Michelle Rodriguez Want to find out my styling business secret weapon? Let me tell you my story… I’ve always been a lone wolf when it comes to business, always thought I was smart enough to figure [...]

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Hitha on the go

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Travel season is upon us well…… some of us travel all the time I just discovered the coolest travel video tutorial that has some really great tips to help you pack faster. I thought I was a packing guru but even I picked up a couple new tricks! Check it out. You’ll fall in love. [...]

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Haute for the Holidays

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  With all the hustle-bustle of the season, who wouldn’t want to throw on a Santa sweater or some reindeer earrings and call it done? But special occasion dressing needn’t be stressful. These expert tips will get you stylish, comfortable and very much in the spirit. Wardrobe wipeout: As a general rule, personal style mentor [...]

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Style at Art Basel Miami 2014

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It’s that time of the year again for my annual trip to Art Basel in Miami for a dose of art and sun.  I’m a proud veteran visitor since I was there for the very first year in South Beach. Art Basel has grown to a full-on extravaganza with over a dozen satellite fairs and [...]

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Donna Distefano: Interview

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 I met Donna Distefano over 10 years ago at Chelsea Piers gym.  We connected over chilling on a sun deck and loved talking about style and design. When I was hired for a first-time bride in her 50′s with discerning taste and not a size 2 body I knew I was in for a challenge.  I [...]

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Coat Clinic – 6 tips to looking skinny

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Want to buy a coat that doesn’t make you look like a stuffed marshmallow? Face it, when winter slams down on us we all want to curl up and never leave the house or bundle up in a puffer coat (or a walking sleeping bag as I call it.) I personally pull out my Mother’s 1970′s [...]

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pop-up shop: Ariana Rockefeller

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  NYC is home to hundreds of amazing designers and it’s exciting to see new ones pop-up on the scene year after year. What is more exciting, is to see a designer who isn’t jumping on the “let’s grow and manufacture in china, use polyester and make cheap goods” bandwagon. Newish designer Ariana Rockefeller has [...]

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The Real Cost of a Designer Bag

Recently I met up with my bestie for mani/pedis and I noticed she had a new bag. “Where is your Neverfull Louis Vuitton?” I asked. She replied “I had to throw it out after carrying it for 7 years. It was growing legs!” It’s funny I always thought of Louis Vuitton and designer bags as an [...]

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Holiday Party Style Cheat

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Last week while getting my private clients ready for the fall and holiday seasons I came across this piece that could truly work double and triple duty this holiday season. We found a short metallic quilted bolero by Carmen Marc Valvo in pewter which could be styled with jeans for a home holiday party, over a [...]

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self care challenge

Self Care Challenge

#selfcarechallenge How do you change? Stay healthy? Bring more serenity and space into your life? Keep your body mind and spirit soaring? For the most part most habits are built over time…sometimes small steps are needed. This Self Care Challenge is just 7 days. Every day for 7 days you will get an image and [...]

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Bootcut Pants

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Where have all the boot-cut pants gone?  Are you having trouble finding boot-cut pants? I know I am! Just this week I helped build a new wardrobe for a petite finance executive who prefers boot-cut pants. Then I get an email from a potential client in Australia who works in Hong Kong who is having [...]

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