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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CLOSET PROJECT, Confessions,
Turn a Hermes bag into art
When I buy a luxury item, I feel required to save the packaging. It seems like such a waste to throw it away, since it is not only pretty but such a nice keepsake. Here is a great creative idea for using shopping bags and boxes to re-purpose the wall space in your closet:   […]
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Confessions, STYLE DIY, Style TRUTHS,
Bodies change–So deal with it!
“I’ll have this ______________ FOREVER”   That was the rationale I told myself for EVERY purchase I made as a teenager. I was a Village mall rat in junior high, and I’m here to tell you that this thinking is TOXIC! My great grandmother would roll over in her grave. She was a waste-not-want-not get-the-mayonnaise-jar-scraped-clean […]
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CLOSET PROJECT, Confessions,
7 concepts for Closet Clarity
With my full service one-to-one-packages which my private clients enjoy there is a pretty deep edit of the closet. I usually recommend removing EVERYTHING from your closet to edit and then only put winning keepers back in the closet. I do find that that task can be daunting and overwhelming to do SOLO. So here […]
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Press,
Bella Magazine Shorts Article
      July/August 2011 I’m quoted in this wonderful article in Bella Magazine. It features advice on shorts in the summer and is written by Laura and Crista Camerlengo. Happy reading!
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Client Style Files, Confessions, FASHION AND STYLE INSPIRATIONS,
Client Style Profile-Juliana
Check out a six-month style transformation with my private client. Peek inside to see what it’s like to work with me one on one. It’s so exciting to me to see a client’s style transform in a few months. Juliana’s fiancée told me that having her own stylist was a personal dream of hers. I’ve […]
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Confessions, STYLE DIY,
The ‘feeling fat’ dress:
You would think that a fashion stylist would ALWAYS feel stylish and would never be challenged by what to wear, right? WRONG. Last Saturday I had my monthly visitor and was feeling a bit bloated. Totally normal, I know. I was scheduled to attend a dinner party with powerful and fabulous women. I saw it […]
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FASHION AND STYLE INSPIRATIONS,
What makes me a different kind of fashion stylist…
It seems that today everyone (and their cousin) is a stylist or wants to be one. I recognize that, as a potential client, the choices can be confusing and even overwhelming. With over 10 years in the business, I think it’s time that I let you in on my secrets to successful style makeovers. Hint: […]
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Confessions,
Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic 2011
Governor’s Island was ‘flash mobbed’ by the chic set. I suspect marketing heavily promoted this event because LITERALLY every person cool in nyc under 45 who I know via facebook/life was invited and talking about the polo event. A true swarm check-in on 4square. The ferry line experience was an event in itself. Never in […]
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Confessions,
7 considerations BEFORE hiring a personal stylist
1. What are they wearing? Are they modeling a unique personal style? Do they look well put together? They don’t have to need the SAME taste as you want but they should be practicing what they preach. 2. Can you afford to work with a wardrobe consultant on top of your budget for purchasing clothing? […]
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Confessions, STYLE DIY,
Fuchsia is my fashion blind spot
My Mother tells the horrifying story of me as a child in Macy’s being drawn to the neon pink cinquera dresses (I’m from wasp descendants). She couldn’t imagine why her child could be attracted to something so OTT (over the top) and BRIGHTLY tacky. Nice girls wore tailored classics which were buttoned up and ‘proper’ […]
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