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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FASHION AND STYLE INSPIRATIONS, STYLE, STYLE TO LOVE,
Be honest… do you love your coats?
Are you excited when it rains because you can wear your coat? I AM! But that’s because I have a variety of fantastic coats in my closet. In NYC a coat is like your car… it’s your first impression vehicle (the ultimate luxury in nyc is a driver at beck and call so you don’t […]
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STYLE, TALENTED PEOPLE,
Style lesson thanks to Prince
I must admit I’m more of a visual person than an audio person so music isn’t a big part of my adult life. But I was deeply saddened when I heard that Prince passed away at such a young age of 57. I have very strong memories of listening and dancing to Prince all throughout […]
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FASHION AND STYLE INSPIRATIONS, FASHION BS, STYLE, STYLE DIY, Style Esteem,
Fuck the LBD
Recently I’ve been asked for style must haves like the LBD. Well, don’t hate me, but I don’t believe in them! We are all unique so why should we all dress alike? I myself do not own a little black dress. ( I wore brown to the last funeral I attended and no one noticed) […]
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Client Style Files, FASHION AND STYLE INSPIRATIONS,
The main reason you hate to shop and how to fix it.
This week I was talking with a new potential client who shared with me how much she hates shopping. She described to me how she recently got a jacket for a speaking engagement. She went shopping with a friend and they saw one jacket that she liked but it wasn’t in her size. She didn’t want […]
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Confessions, INTERVIEWS, Press,
If She Can Write A Book Why Can’t I?
  If She Can Write A Book Why Can’t I? by Esther Fink I met a beautiful woman dressed in red. She was a stylist and talked fashion, which is not my language.  I talk writing. I have 5 of the same black t-shirts and 3 pairs of jeans that I wear daily. “Like Obama […]
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FASHION AND STYLE INSPIRATIONS, LESS IS MORE, STYLE TO LOVE, Style TRUTHS,
How to wear leopard and not look like a whore
Leopard is here to stay but it can come off a bit ‘my cousin vinny’. The nice thing about the print is that it adds some personality to basics like black, brown, cream, tan and even red. Here are a few tips to make sure you look classy and not trashy: Under NO circumstances do […]
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ONE affordable solution for your style emergencies
Does this sound too good to be true?  It’s not. I have literally put every fabulous style resource I’ve ever been asked about in my second book. In the past 15 years whenever I would find a good style product, service, or shop I would add it to my book. Now it’s simple for you to […]
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Client Style Files, Style Esteem, Style TRUTHS,
Why did you buy that?!!!!
There is a part of me that wants these ‘perfect multi-exotic espresso skin’ Ferragamo shoes with their signature bow on top. The part of me that would like to follow the life of a Stepford wife. Be married to Don Draper. Live at the Upper East Side…. and go to Benefits. But the reality is […]
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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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