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

Learn how to look fabulous + feel comfortable

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A Style Webinar Have you found yourself stuck in your yoga pants … feels so good, but you want to look more stylish+chic? If you want to access the two bonuses (style cheat sheet, and spot at Shulogique’s next scanning party) purchase Style Flash package before midnight April 24th, 2014. Buy NOW! Change how you [...]

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Letting go of treasured style gifts

when to let go a dress

What are you holding onto? A treasured friend of mine, Antonia, is a talented singer/sonperformer who I worked with in my past life as a fashion shoot stylist-we’re talking about 2002. The shoot we did together never yielded any good shots because the photographer was drunk the whole time. Not an uncommon story in the [...]

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When safe style can hurt you

how a basic black suit can hurt your style

This month I’ve been inside multiple closets of newly high powered women. They are women who have worked very hard and that hard work is paying off..but their closet has been left behind. And a common theme I’ve seen is that all of their closets had ‘safe bets’. There is a fine line between ‘classic [...]

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What style message are you sending?

this skirt makes my client look too junior for her powerful postion

While working with a client this weekend in her closet during a style/organization session she tried on one of her older pleated printed skirts. Shape and color wise it is good for her but when she tried it on..we both realized it didn’t sent the right message for her job. She looked pretty and feminine, [...]

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Press~Why pink is red hot this Spring

why pink is hot this spring

As seen on Galtime.com By Katie Parsons This spring, pink is the color on everyone’s lips: Add bright pink, fuchsia, magenta and more to your home and wardrobe. New York City and San Francisco Bay-based personal stylist Alexandra Suzanne Greenawalt agrees that pink will be the color on everyone’s lips, and feet, this spring. “You [...]

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9 reasons your clothing isn’t working for you

My first suit by Vivienne Westwood which made me feel like a million bucks everytime I wore it.

Are you ready for Spring? Are you 100% happy with your personal style? Is your visual brand in alignment with your style intentions? This year, while working with my clients, I realized that confidence is the main by-product of our time together. Also, I noticed that most clients don’t have confidence when they start working [...]

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Why did L’wren Scott take her life?

l'wren scott

I heard the news of L’Wren Scott’s suicide via twitter from @socialdiva feed and all I could think about was “ WHY? HER LIFE SEEMED SO PERFECT.” And it haunted me. The first article I read in AM New York had very little details except for the fabulous clients that she dressed and that her [...]

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Uggs Robe Styled as a Coat

uggs robe styled as a coat

The Uggs ‘robe’…I morph it into a car coat/dog walking coat/airplane cozy coat/lounge around the house robe. I love it and it’s amazing! Years ago, my good friend and PR maven, Diane Mantouvalos @andoniapr would always inspire me with her whisper thin/sexy tops. I found out that she was a huge fan of shopping in the [...]

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Chic+Comfortable Clothing Designers

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As a personal stylist who works from Larkspur Marin county California and New York city I see a huge need for comfortable clothing resources(personally+observationally). So much of daily living is integrated with exercise + work intertwined so it’s often easier to workout + work in the same outfit or a derivative of the outfit. Marin county [...]

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The Most Important style principal to be comfortable in your clothing

Cashmere snood is ultra cozy by Poetry Fashion

After 13 years of personal styling work and consulting with women who shop Manhattan I can thread together common themes. And one of the things I hear over and over is, “ I want to be comfortable”. No one in all 13 years has selected to suffer for fashion on my in depth style questionnaire. [...]

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