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How to stop body shaming yourself with your clothes

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With the new year cultural “body stuff” kicks into high gear. That can be hard. Here’s a transcript of one of the daily meditations in 5 Days of Style, intended to help you stop body shaming yourself.  Body shaming can come from all sorts of places, I said in this post about buffer phrases “a […]

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What to say when you don’t know what to say

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I love a good buffer phrase. (Aka what to say when someone comments on your clothes/body/hair/makeup/etc and you’re thrown for a loop). As we move into the new year, it’s easy to envision a grand new version of yourself. Unfortunately, those “wake up as a new person” moments aren’t that common, and (outside of movies) […]

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Personal Style Secrets about Jacket Vent Threads and 17 Other Things Stylists Assume You Know

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With the turn towards colder weather New Yorkers are pulling out their winter coats, and with that comes the reemergence of a personal pet peeve of mine – coats and jackets that still have their vent threads on. So here, in no particular order, are 18 personal style secrets that stylists assume you know.  And […]

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23 Reasons to Hire a Personal Stylist or Style Coach

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From building looks, to decluttering, to shopping, to working through that thing your mother always told you, there are plenty of reasons to hire a personal stylist or style coach. In this post I’ve compiled 23 reasons people have come to work with me. Some are direct client quotes, and some are observations I’ve seen, but […]

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What if fashion were kind? (Or at least less full of fear.)

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My calendar has very helpfully informed me that it’s world kindness day. So I wanted to take the opportunity to consider the question: “what if fashion were kind? (Or at least less full of fear.)”  Fashion, whether we’re talking about personal style, or a single brand, or the fashion industry as a whole, is many […]

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