Style Blog | Alexandra Stylist | Personal Wardrobe Stylist NYC

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!

Confessions,
Out with the old – in with the new
Last week I mourned the loss of two gems here in New York. Both are included in my next book –  Vetted by a Stylist, which features NYC’s finest style spots. They are Magnolia Organic day spa and Fragments multi jewelry shop in Soho. I had been getting my organic facials at tiny/cozy Magnolia since […]
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CLOSET PROJECT,
The Fastest/Hardcore Way to Get Rid of a Bursting Closet!
Spring is a time for rebirth, change, and more color! We come out of our winter hibernation and spring cleaning feels natural. As humans it’s easier and healthier for us to live harmonious with the seasons and that’s why you should never do a full juice cleanse in winter…yep those juice places never tell you […]
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SAVE or SPLURGE
SAVE VS SPLURGE As a stylist I’ve seen the donation piles of many women. So here is my breakdown on what merits your investment. SAVE YOUR MONEY AND DON’T SPEND MEGA BUCKS ON: • Full-length gowns – unless you are a celebrity, the chance of getting multiple wears is slim. You’re better off renting from […]
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My Little Red Book
My Little Red Book With 10 years of working fashion connections in New York City I can hook you up with the following to further aid in your style transformation. Most have been vetted by me: ~Professional organizers ~Professional makeup artists (green organic ones too) ~Professional hair stylists ~Professional hair colorists ~Professional makeup/hair artists who […]
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Confessions, Press,
Here’s How to Keep Your Head Warm Without Totally Messing Up Your Hair
By: Abigail Thorpe Plummeting digits don’t have to mean the end of a good hair day. It’s a uniquely winter dilemma: choosing between a warm head and stylish hair. When the digits drop so low you can’t feel your ears, it’s natural to forgo fashion and pull out the hat. But hat head doesn’t have to […]
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Confessions,
What I learned from dropping my cell phone down an elevator shaft
Yesterday, while I was coming back from meeting with a fellow entrepreneur in Marina Del Rey, I dropped my beloved  blackberry q10 down the elevator shaft. I was in total shock and in a bit of a panic because I’m not usually that careless of a person. I love my blackberry…yes you can make fun […]
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Confessions,
How to Handle Changing your Style
Yesterday, as I was coming back from meeting with a fellow entrepreneur, I dropped my beloved Blackberry q10 down the elevator shaft while wasting time on my phone. Lesson learned… be more present and don’t text while traveling. I was in total shock and in bit of a panic because I’m not usually that careless […]
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Confessions,
Healthy Style Habits
Do you have a “your version” of a wardrobe comfort food? A go-to outfit that you throw on more than you would like to admit? I was speaking to a potential client and she said she has a closet packed with beautiful clothing but she always throws on the same jeans and t-shirt outfit. Her […]
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Confessions,
Leggings are NOT pants
I was recently asked to comment on something crazy that’s going on in Montana. It’s about passing a dress code law that states “leggings are not dress pants” (read the full dress code law here). Now here is the thing, technically a legging is a cross breed of the tight with the feet cut off. […]
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Confessions,
Hitha on the go
Travel season is upon us well…… some of us travel all the time I just discovered the coolest travel video tutorial that has some really great tips to help you pack faster. I thought I was a packing guru but even I picked up a couple new tricks! Check it out. You’ll fall in love. […]
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