Style Esteem

Confessions, Style Esteem,
Letting go of treasured style gifts
What are you holding onto? A treasured friend of mine, Antonia, is a talented singer/songwriter/performer 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 fashion […]
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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, 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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Confessions, Style Esteem,
Why are you holding onto so tightly
I just donated 24 items to NYU theatre department. I didn’t do it for any donation credit. I did it because at Brooks School, where I spent four years of high school, I spent most of my free time hiding in the theatre. (Yes, I was very shy in high school and a typical introvert who […]
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Confessions, Style Esteem,
Learn to Love Your Body
I’m in the dressing room with my private client and she apologizes for her bloated stomach and says, “it’s not me – this is not me” as she points to her pooch area as if it were a separate entity. My client admits that she’s been experiencing digestive issues and sometimes feels like a stuffed […]
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Press, Style Esteem,
10 Ways to Look Younger and Blur Imperfections
As seen on GalTime By Katie Parsons What woman wouldn’t want to look instantly younger and blur any imperfections? When it comes to beauty choices, there are simple ways to erase the years. Make up: Andrea Ducharme is GalTime’s resident makeup expert and the owner of The Makeup Artists. For women to have youthful, fresh […]
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Confessions, Style Esteem,
Learn how to look fabulous + feel comfortable
A Style Webinar Have you found yourself stuck in your yoga pants … feels so good, but you want to look more stylish+chic? Join me for the one hour Style & Comfort Webinar Change how you approach your style and remove the stress of getting dressed every day.   This was a blast! Watch the […]
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Confessions, Style Esteem,
Why did L’wren Scott take her life?
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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Confessions, Style Esteem,
The Most Important style principal to be comfortable in your clothing
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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Confessions, Style Esteem,
Lena Dunham rocks Vogue cover
“Negative tits”….that was the nickname given to me by my nemesis in high school. Next to her voluptuous, curvy body, it was difficult not to feel like the “awkward girl.” The year was 1990, and the curvy super models were all the rage. My body type was not celebrated until Kate Moss came along in […]
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