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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Confessions, INTERVIEWS, Press,
Making of a Mogul Interview
By: Lauren Busser When you purchase a series of style sessions with New-York based Alexandra Suzanne Greenawalt expect to hear more than how to wear the season’s current trends for your body type. Taking into account the clients personality as well as skin tone and body shape, she crafts a wardrobe that will flatter her […]
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Confessions,
To Betsey Johnson
Last night I dreamt that I met Betsey Johnson and her daughter, Lulu, while traveling. I don’t usually dream about fashion designers and their daughters, but she’s been on my mind lately. I, too, have been disturbed by the news of her declaring bankruptcy. Betsey was the first fashion designer to really pique my interest, […]
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Confessions, Press,
People Stylewatch: 4 Tricks for Wearing Color
Look At Your Skin Tone “Finding out if you’re warm, neutral or cool will help you in the dressing room. Warm Skin tones have a bit of yellow and look best with warmer colors, while cool ones have blue undertones and look best with cooler colors. Most people have warm skin tones.” Try Teal – […]
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Confessions,
Terrified of accessories?
“Accessories scare me.” So often when I interview new clients, they share that they find accessories frightening. First of all – jewelry, scarves, belts, shoes, hats, etc. are not monsters in the closet. They are tools for expressing your style. Here are a few tips to start working accessories into your life. 1. EASE into […]
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Confessions,
It’s my birthday and you can help me celebrate!
My cartwheel moment (in honor of Betsey Johnson) for my birthday…is that I’m holding my first ever birthday contest. Everyone who buys a copy of my book from now August 14-September 15th will be automatically entered to win an power consultation with me ($250 value). Got burning questions about how to make it big in the […]
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CLOSET PROJECT,
Acceptance
Acceptance is the most important foundational principle that has helped my clients achieve a new level of style. It may sound a bit ‘new agey’ and broad, but I think you will find it effective. The most important concept is Acceptance – accepting where your body, life, and coloring is today. How many of you […]
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Confessions,
5 MORE mistakes when editing your closet
(Missed out on the first 5 tips? Click here to catch up) 1. Staying attached to things from the past – You still own the company, so why do you need to own the t-shirts too? Keep the memories; lose the clutter. 2. Not properly caring for your shoes, bags, & scarves – Shoe trees […]
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Confessions,
5 mistakes when editing your closet
1. Not turning your closet over each season – Move your current season items to be more accessible. If you have access to another closet, you may want to flip them twice a year based on what you’re currently wearing. You only want the items you are MAJORLY LOVING in your current closet. Edit out […]
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Confessions,
6 mistakes women make while shopping
1. Having no plan – You wander around buying things that look interesting, but when you get them home, you wonder why you bought them. That’s why I include a wardrobe master plan with my style re-invention package. If you fail to prepare, you prepare to fail. It keeps clients on track with what they […]
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Confessions,
Peplum styles are good for whom exactly?
This season I’ve seen my fair share of peplum styles, aka skirted-style blazers or a flouncy skirt over another skirt or dress. You might be wondering if you can wear this look. Peplum styles are great tools when used for the correct body type. For example, if you are narrower on the bottom half and […]
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