Style & Ease

Hi I’m Alexandra, style expert+personal stylist since 2001 and this is my blog yes I write everything (except for the press pieces) sorry no guest posts nothing’s sponsored just my unfiltered opinion of where style, self care, and reality intersect.
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STYLE TO LOVE,
What to wear for Valentine’s day
Tips to look naturally sexy and stylish. 1. Bring more red into your style.  Not sure what red looks good on you? Check out my post on how to wear red. 2. Include either a red dress, top, red lipstick, red shoes, or a red scarf in your get up. 3. Show off your best […]
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Confessions, STYLE TO LOVE, Style TRUTHS,
How to wear red
It’s a myth that redheads can’t wear red. Everyone get’s a shade of red in their 12 tone seasonal palette. 12 tone seasonal color is the type of color analysis which I’m trained in and do my style practice….. it is more precise than Color me Beautiful that has only 4 different seasons…. I digress. […]
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Repair, TALENTED PEOPLE,
Repair File: Modern Leather Goods
My Mother gave me a fantastic belt from the 80’s that has the most amazing hardware I’ve seen. It was adjustible and of solid quality. But it was black and the leather was a bit worn out. And since I was on a metallic accessory kick (see post: Love Metallics For Style), I thought to myself: […]
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Confessions, STYLE TO LOVE,
How to shop for a winter coat
The last thing you want in the winter is to freeze your ass off and look ridiculous. But how to look fabulous and still stay warm when it’s freezing outside? The perfect coat! I’ve had to do a little coat makeover this week because my biggest “baddest” and puffer coat’s zipper broke on Friday, just […]
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Confessions,
Stylish projects when you are stuck indoors
Going stir crazy during the #jonas blizzard? Don’t want to watch TV all day long? Here are some ideas of what to do when you’re stuck indoors: 1. Edit your closet. Organize and beautifully merchandise your scarves, gloves, and hats (Being a personal stylist I take any opportunity to continue to improve my own closet) […]
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Confessions, STYLE TO LOVE,
Love Metallics for Style
I gotta come clean. I’m addicted to metallics. Especially metallic accessories. Because, let’s face it, they go with everything and they are so much more interesting than black. I was having a massage on Orcas island and my MT said to me: “I normally don’t remark on clients clothing but I have to tell you […]
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Confessions,
Book Signing at Lord and Taylor
This appearance was very near and dear to my heart because I’m at Lord and Taylor ALOT with my private clients. It’s one of NYC secret weapons and majorly featured in the book. AND it was part of their Charity Day which benefits Look Good Feel Better non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of […]
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Confessions, VIDEO,
Vetted by a Stylist Launch Party
I held my private book launch and signing party in the heart of Manhattan on December 15, 2015 at one of my favorite new discoveries (Bene Rialto) which will be featured in the next edition of the book. Just in case you’re not in the know, Bene Rialto is an amazing market place and incubator […]
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Confessions,
How to be warm and chic when it’s freezing
Chic when it’s cold? I’m happily missing this weeks cold by spending the winter out west… Yes, I suffer from California-ism – the desire to be warm all the time.  Don’t hate me…you can join too. I have learned that, to actually get outside when it’s freezing, I need to have cozy chic duds to inspire […]
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Confessions, STYLE DIY,
WHAT TO WEAR IN A HEAT WAVE
“It’s getting hot in here. I wanna take off all my clothes.” With over 100 degree temperatures in NYC, the clothing-optional water junkies at Harbin are sounding kinda smart right about now. Thought I would share my staying cool and looking cool tips with you: Synthetics don’t breathe, which is bad news this year because […]
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