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Blog: Personal Style Tips

Style Blog

Hi I’m Alexandra, author + personal stylist since 2001.
Welcome to my blog where I write everything (except for the press pieces).
No guest or sponsored posts just my unfiltered opinion of where style and reality intersect.
Enjoy!

Style TRUTHS,
Are All Personal Stylists the Same?
By | November 9th, 2018

Personal stylist In home stylist Style Expert Are these ALL the same type of style expert? Recently in ads I’ve been seeing companies like MM.LaFleur and Stitch Fix, Trunk Club, and department stores refer to their ‘personal stylists’ which can help you select clothing. With a 0$ styling fee. As an independent personal stylist working […]
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Client Style Files,
Are you struggling to dress your petite curvy body with success? Meet Vicky
By | November 3rd, 2018

Vicky, a dynamo from Boston came to me in the Spring for help with her style. (Yes I work with women from all over the world!) Another happy client referred her to me because her experience 5 years ago was so positive. Here’s what Vicky said, “ I am short, petite, short waisted and curvy/bulgy […]
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INSPIRING EVENTS,
What will the future of fashion retail look like?
By | October 24th, 2018

Future of Retail panel at the National Arts Club October 17, 2018 Generally I never pass up the chance to attend an event at the National Arts Club because it is so old world chic and last weeks event did not disappoint. The Paris American Club New York opened up the evening and as a […]
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Style TRUTHS,
Should you wear trends?
By | October 20th, 2018

It’s 1995 and I am at the Copely plaza in Boston. I’m in college and I decide it’s time for some more professional attire for my wardrobe. (I was always feeling older than my age.) I’m in a store looking at a pink plaid suit with 3/4 length sleeves. The sales girl is telling me […]
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Confessions,
Perfectionism friend or foe?
By | October 5th, 2018

After returning from my yearly jaunt to Europe I needed to visit my dear grandfather whose health is declining. I had very little time to unpack and repack for this trip. However I’ve packed for warm locales over and over so it’s pretty easy now. The morning of my flight I got ready super early […]
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INTERVIEWS, Press,
INVESTING IN YOUR STYLE
By | July 24th, 2018

Do you stand in front of your closet paralyzed because you feel you have nothing to wear??? I had the pleasure of being a guest on the fantastic SMART WOMEN INVEST podcast with Michelle McKinnon, CFP® and Jennifer Angell. On it we talked about the sweet spot of being stylish and yet being work appropriate. The […]
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Confessions,
Real Runway Presentation
By | July 19th, 2018

Growing up I had 3 examples of style inspirations in my life. My mother, godmother and grandmother. All three were channels of beauty in their own unique way. I learned you could be beautiful at any size, coloring, and style. Fast forward to 15 years into personal styling for women. 10:30am I am scouring Barney’s […]
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INSPIRING EVENTS,
What’s love got to do with Saks Beauty 2.0?
By | June 4th, 2018

This week I checked out the new Beauty 2.0 at Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store. Last year they had a wellness pop up and this expanded beauty floor is making waves. First of all it’s a big change to move cosmetics from the first floor to the second floor. Traditionally in Department stores the cosmetics […]
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NEW AND NOTEWORTHY,
LWYW BOOK LAUNCH AT REISS
By | May 14th, 2018

In honor of launching my third book in book stores I hosted a styling event at Reiss on Madison Avenue. Love What You Wear shows women how to be fabulous wherever you are in the world. There was sipping, shopping, a style presentation and plenty of book signing. It was very important to me to […]
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Confessions,
Smart Style
By | April 9th, 2018

~ Are you wearing less than 20% of your closet? ~ How do you know if what you are buying is going to be a good investment for your style? ~ Will you love and wear the item to death? ~ Do you often stand in front of your closet in frustration? Join me for […]
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