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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, Press,
Weight Watchers Magazine
September/October 2011 I was recently interviewed for this story, “Why are My Breasts Shrinking, and Not My Stomach?” in Weight Watchers Magazine. I recommend that women who are losing weight get measured for their new, correct bra size every few months. It will make a real difference in how you look!
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Confessions, STYLE DIY,
Fear and shopping don’t mix
What to Wear Wednesdays While in the closet of a Californian client, I found a couple of outfits that she was a bit prickly about. Without trying them on, she announced that they were ‘heatwave’ outfits and were badly needed in case of very hot weather. To me, these “heat wave outfits” looked liked foreign […]
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Confessions, TALENTED PEOPLE,
Custom Knitting
What to Wear Wednesdays Stylist Secret Source: Custom Knitting My Mother is this fantastic professional level knitter, and every attempt I’ve ever made has felt sub par. But I just love hand knits and am always browsing knitting books with my Mom. Eager to join the knitting movement, I decided to find a personal knitter […]
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Confessions, TALENTED PEOPLE,
Designer Spotlight: Selma Karaca
What to Wear Wednesdays Stylist Secret Source: Selma Karaca I met Selma Karaca when I was first living on the Northside of Williamsburg in Brooklyn. I don’t remember exactly how we met, but I do remember being so excited by her clothing line. I’ve always thought she could be the next Alexander McQueen if she was backed […]
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Confessions, STYLE DIY,
Sun Clothing Can Be Stylish
Protection from the sun is important to me. Thanks to my Mom I’ve learned about sun protective garments~most of which can err on the dorky side. With very fair skin which burns and does not tan I was eager to find some attractive options for my beach vacation. I’m not going to miss out on […]
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Confessions, STYLE DIY,
Give your clothes some air!
What To Wear Wednesdays~ Stylist Tip of the Week: It’s summer. It’s hot. Why not LET YOUR CLOTHING BREATHE? Plastic dry cleaning bags are bad for your clothing as they prevent garments from breathing. Yes, your clothes need air! Plastic coverings can yellow clothing and trap moisture, which leads to mold. So remove pieces from garment bags […]
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Confessions, STYLE DIY,
When it’s time for a new bra
What to Wear Wednesdays- Stylist Tip of the Week: Bras have a lifespan of three to six months if they’re worn regularly. That means you have to buy new ones. I know!!! Bras get their stretchiness from Lycra or a similar material, and ALL of these materials wear out eventually (just like a bathing suit). […]
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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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