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Testimony: A Better Me

Last spring I took a new job as a director in the publishing industry. As excited as I was, about six months in, it became clear to me that I had transitioned my career from manager to young executive. Thrilling and a little scary. This new...

Testimony: Long Distance Color Analysis

[caption id="attachment_4091" align="alignright" width="300"] Stoltz Image Color Fan[/caption] I have had several 'seasonal' color analysis consultations over the past 10 years and never felt that any of them were correct for me.  I googled custom color analysis out of curiosity (just to see if there was...

2014 Fall Makeup Look

[caption id="attachment_4630" align="alignright" width="100"] Khaki Green Eye Shadow[/caption] "Khaki green is the new brown eye shadow," says Allure magazine. I have beautiful khaki green colors from pale to dark. Also, I have a new gel eyeliner called "Ivy" which is a great winter version of "Baroque"...

Transform the Bride

Being engaged is the most exciting time in one’s life as you transform from MISS to a MRS. Look your absolute best from the time you say “YES” until you say “I DO!”  SERVICES Bride Cosmetic makeover Wedding dress color & style guidelines Hair style & color consultation Party, shower &...

How to Pack Light for a Long Vacation

With the current bag restrictions on airplanes, it’s time to evaluate your packing habits. This winter I took a 23-day trip to Australia and New Zealand that included a 16-day cruise. I felt great about my appearance and was never too hot or too cold...

Celebrating 25 Years

They always say that time flies by when you are having fun. That sums up the last 25 years for me. I started my business in January 1989, after taking the aptitude test at Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation. The test results gave me a whole...

It Takes a Lot of Money to Look This Good – I Disagree

 (Article in New York Times 12/1/12) [caption id="attachment_4205" align="alignright" width="150"] Use an expert and save money.[/caption]  “The recession may not be over, and retail sales in many quarters have slowed, but American women who can afford it are still willing to pay for personal shoppers and stylists...

A Shopping Confidante

(Article title Wall Street Journal 12/4/13) [caption id="attachment_4201" align="alignright" width="180"] I Feel Pretty[/caption] If you think great style is only for celebrities - think again. How often do you have that aha moment when you look in the mirror and know you look fabulous? Do not deprive...

Warning Alert! – Personal Stylist Free Services

[caption id="attachment_4046" align="alignright" width="225"] Happy Shopper[/caption] More and more stores are offering free personal shopping as a benefit in their stores. Some of the high-end stores have had the personal shopping service for their customers for years. The personal shopper is actually a salesperson that is...