{For Eyes}: Spring On Trend Eyewear

Back in the day finding affordable fashion forward glasses was quite the challenge.  Either you were stuck with basic frames to not distract from your everyday outfits or paying crazy amounts of money for designer frames.

Now you can make your eyewear the focal point (pun totally intended) of your entire outfit without breaking into your vacation fund.   As a personal stylist, I’m constantly on the look out for pieces to create new looks to my clients wardrobe.

Here are a few of my favorite SPRING EYEWEAR MUST HAVES:
Loving this pastel shade of lavender…so fresh and floral: 
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Get These From Bon Look 
Add A Bright Cobalt Blue To Your Basic Outfit: 
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Get These From Warby Parker 
I’m feeling these frames! Such a cool shape that is usually reserved for sunglasses: 
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Get These From LookMatic
What frames suit your spring style?
Yours In Style,
Angela

{Styling Q & A} Tops To Pair With Leggings On A Student Budget

Question:  I’m looking for tops that will go with my leggings.  I have so many of them in my closet.  Please note that I’m a student so I have a really low budget.  Like REALLY low. ~Medical Student on a Budget

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Answer:  Hey Medical Student on a Budget,

To best maximize your wardrobe and get the most out of your purchases, I suggest wearing tunic dresses with your leggings.

They are the perfect length to cover what should be covered (mmhmm) when wearing leggings.  Best of all you can maximize your money by wearing dress as another look.  Pair it with tights and heels in the winter time.

Click on the pictures in this post to see the look book I put together for this question!

If you would like your own personalized look book by me sign up to be styled by me HERE

Yours In Style,

Angela

 

 

{Stylist Talk} 3 Signs That Its Time To Move On From Your Fashion Internship

3 Signs That Its Time To Move On From Your Fashion Internship

1.  You have been doing the same job (responsibility) over and over

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If you have been doing ONLY drop offs and returns for the stylist you work for months on end it means one of 3 things:

  1. You haven’t shared the skills you have to offer with the stylist (social media, cold calling, calendar management, etc)
  2. You are in an internship with no room for growth. (if that’s the case, make that move to a new one)
  3. You are being complacent!  Remember that you are there to learn all the skills to make you a better stylist, but it’s your job to make that known with your actions.

2.  You aren’t excited anymore #boredoutofyourmind

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It may be you have been overworked, which does happen.  Or it could also be time for you to look again at your styling goals.  You may  have realized that this internship is not the styling path you want you go into.  If you are either burned out or not interested in the position anymore; take a moment to check in with yourself to make sure your goals are still lined up with your soul career desire.

3.  You’ve reached the point where you can do everything with your eyes closed

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Most of the time if you have reached this point, then you are on track to becoming your stylist’s assistant (if you aren’t already). Having a discussion with the stylist you work with about the next steps in your future of working together is vital when you reach the plateau.  Get their feedback of what else they would like you to learn in order to become their assistant. OR it may mean its time to start doing your own work for your styling career.

 

Yours In Style,

Angela

 

{How To Style} Twenty5A Camo Hoodie + My Closet = <3

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I was recently asked by new clothing brand: Twenty5A to see what I could do with a few of their pieces.  You know me,  my motto is to work with what you got!  So I decided to style the looks with the clothes I already own in my closet!

I took the hoodie out of the gym and into everyday wear looks.

Here is the first post in a series of looks (upcoming blog posts) that I created:

Look 1:  Casual Camo

Hoodie:  Camouflage Hoodie by Twenty5A//Shirt: H+M//Jeans: Zara//Shoes: Aldo//Glasses: Elizabeth and James

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Look 2:  Camo A Little Dressed Up

Hoodie:  Camouflage Hoodie by Twenty5A//Shirt: Zara//Skirt: H+M//Shoes: Zara//Necklace: H+M//Lipstick: Sephora (Love Test)//Tights: Duane Reade (yup really)

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As you can see I like to add a little playfulness into my last pic of each look.  Just a friendly reminder that fashion is fun, let’s loosen up a bit!

Stay tuned for other looks I styled with the Twenty5A pieces.

Let me know how you would style a cameo hoodie into your wardrobe.  If you need more help, sign up to be styled by me for free:  GET ME SOME STYLE HERE

Yours In Style,

Angela

{Be Your Own Stylist} Layer Vests and Jackets

The weather is getting cooler, and this is the time to play with layers in your wardrobe.  It is the easy way to add texture and interest to your look.

1.  Choose pieces that flatter your figure (wrap sweaters/coats)

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2. Wear pieces over thick sweaters (or sweater dresses)

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3. Always add a belt to cinch in your waist.

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Experimenting with layering is a fun and easy way to style yourself and taking blah outfits to the next level.

Yours In Style,

Angela

{Styling Tips} Stack It Up, Stack It Up

I am a strong believer that accessories can make or break an outfit. Layering is the trend that is huge right now.  You’ve heard it called “Arm Party” (when you stack a variety of bracelets together on your wrist) for your bracelets.  Now this layering trend is going to necklaces and rings.

It can seem daunting at first, but there are ways to ease into this trend…starting with your fingers.
First pick out your statement/focal point ring:
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Like this Heart ring by My Jewelry Box
Then choose some complimentary stacking rings to wear around it:
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See, that was easy!! These are great for wearing on your other fingers as well:
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Before you know it you will be a pro at this, and will want to add even more rings to your fingers :) Bring on the #fingerparty!
Yours In Style,
Angela