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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NEW AND NOTEWORTHY, STYLE DIY,
The Rack Trap?
‘Racktrapâ„¢What I find so funny about this product is that someone thought to dream it up (my mother would totally buy this just for shopping at the farmers market) and then I found out about it by Peter Shankman of HARO who was having a hard time pimping it out (because he’s a boy). His […]
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FASHION AND STYLE INSPIRATIONS, TALENTED PEOPLE,
The Philip Treacy of New York
If you love hats and know Philip Treacy (who made Isabella Blow looks so stylish) you will appreciate Heather Huey Couture Hats. She is located in China Town and let me tell you she knows how to sculpt a hat. Her hats were in 4 runway shows this past season at Bryant Park. Check out […]
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FASHION AND STYLE INSPIRATIONS, NEW AND NOTEWORTHY,
I love Mommie jeans thank you
So, I’m not a big fan of Jessica Simpson but I am a big fan of Mommie jeans and I really don’t understand what all the fuss is about. We all have different body shapes and sizes and sorry the low rider jean is not for everyone. More specifically the low rider jean is not […]
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FASHION AND STYLE INSPIRATIONS, STYLE DIY, TALENTED PEOPLE,
Shoes…shoes…shoes…let’s get some SHOES!
Very Cool spread on shoes that came out today in WSA todayIt’s so nice to be quoted. Thanks HAROPick up a copy today to enjoy the pics.Here is the text from the article in this months WSA Today Translating The TrendsA Handmade TaleCraft-inspired textures add an artisan element to fall footwearBy Meaghan Kerins Urban MosaicA […]
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FASHION AND STYLE INSPIRATIONS, STYLE DIY,
Beyond Birkenstocks
So I’ve been asked a to comment on comfy shoes. As a New Yorker who sees clients all over town being in comfortable/attractive shoes in absolutely necessary. As a comfy shoe wearer I can attest that it really makes a difference in mood. If I was in heels I would be 100% b%$*# while in […]
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FASHION AND STYLE INSPIRATIONS,
Red hot in the Redwood Room?!
Nothing gets me more frustrated when establishments try to fake a hot scene and create demand. As a guest of the Clift Hotel in San Francisco I finally visited the famous Redwood Room on my last night there. The hostess informed me on arrival that I would have to wait at least a half an […]
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FASHION AND STYLE INSPIRATIONS, TALENTED PEOPLE,
size wars
Overhead at parallel universe jimmy’s on u avenue in Brooklyn. ‘ do you make dresses for fat people?’ my friend and talented fashion designer Sergio of Celestino answers, ‘like a size 20? We accommodate all women.’‘No like 8’ The claws on the cougar have come out!
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FASHION AND STYLE INSPIRATIONS, STYLE DIY,
have designer bag…will travel
So living and working in New York City means riding the subway is a reality of my daily existence. Although I consider myself professionably successful, I prefer to be fashionally frugal, which means opting to to walk most of the time from my very convenient 5th Avenue crib. I suspect most New Yorkers have the […]
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INSPIRING EVENTS,
Adventures in Palm Beach Land-Breaking and Entering at the Breakers
Escaping New York during the winter is imperative and this year I visited the Palm Beach area with a good friend of mine Nikki (party planner extrodinaire of bon-vivantllc.com). Nikki being the social butterfly and hooked up in many ways had the whole weekend mapped out for us. I lean more towards the introverted side […]
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INSPIRING EVENTS,
martha martha martha
So my fun and young girlfriend ‘j’ got tickets to be in the audience for a taping of the Martha Stewart Show. Luckily as a freelancer I can go to these sorts of silly frivolities. ‘J’ was super excited because she said ‘we will get tons of great shit-ie swag’. Me being the jaded fashionista […]
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