Category: Personal Style

My MOST Controversial Opinions About Style

May 2nd, 2022 by

Don’t hate me because I’m opinionated. I mean, it’s kind of why I do what I do. If I didn’t have strong feelings about things like shoes and lipstick, I probably shouldn’t be a stylist. And this would be a very short post. Fortunately for you, I have opinions about allll the things. Usually, I […]

How To Pick Prints Over 40

April 21st, 2022 by

Sometimes I feel like my job as your personal stylist and fashion friend is kind of like the role of that mom who breaks up the teen parties. She means well, but she’s not a lot of fun. How many times have you seen a printed item shared in the Facebook group only to hear […]

How To Quickly Build A Spring Capsule Over 40

April 18th, 2022 by

I’ve built hundreds of capsule wardrobes for hundreds of different women in my 15 years as a personal stylist. I love the challenge and the creativity of finding the perfect pieces to reflect a client’s unique lifestyle and personal style, and ensuring they all work together to create a versatile wardrobe. For the right client, […]

Pretty Spring Jewelry & Beauty Trends

March 28th, 2022 by

My mom is going to love this topic. Growing up, once I reached makeup age, my mom always reminded us to wear blush and earrings. Those were her parting words as we were headed out the door. She felt like an outfit was incomplete without both of these finishing touches. 40 years later, I totally […]

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends Over 40

March 3rd, 2022 by

If you want to be spared my lecture about why trends are increasingly important the older we get yada yada yada, let me sum it up for you here: The older we get, the more we need trends. Nada manley Now that we have that out of the way, let’s talk about which trends, because […]

How To Make 2022 Your Most Stylish Year Yet

December 20th, 2021 by

I don’t mean to brag, but these are truly transformative tips. Super stylish suggestions. Really radical resolutions. Sorry. I got a little carried away. But honestly. These tips, you guys. Just one of them is enough to transform your style in 2022. Seriously. But if you want a major progression in your style, over the […]

10 Ways To Look Stylish This Fall Over 40

October 14th, 2021 by

It’s the little things, really, that can elevate the everyday outfit and make it feel special and stylish. And that’s what today’s post/video is all about. Like every season, fall brings with it a unique set of challenges and opportunities when it comes to style. We want to look festive without feeling silly, warm without […]

8 Steps To Confident Style

October 7th, 2021 by

Maybe it’s old age ;), but I’ve gone from being a fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants kind of girl to one who sees the value in systems and routines. Don’t yawn. I promise I won’t tell you to get up at 5 a.m. It’s just that for the better part of my life I’ve improvised and reinvented the wheel […]

30 Days of Outfit Ideas: Personal Style + Black Blazer+ Black Pants

January 4th, 2018 by

While you guys have been out there working your colorful coats and puffer vests and leather leggings, I have been home. In pajamas. With vacation coming to a close, two sniffly girls and the coldest weather of the season, I hibernated. And it has been glorious. Tomorrow, however, I will wear clothes. And shoes. And […]

Wear This To Look Old

June 5th, 2017 by

I have been forced to borrow reading glasses from friends twice in the last few days. Twice. Once to read the minuscule words on a restaurant menu, and another time to read the instruction manual on a piece of clothing. (Yes, some clothes require assembly, and like all instruction manuals, the writing is tiny). Crazy, right, […]