Author Archives: Lena

Celebs Who Have Upgraded Their Style

While watching the red carpet lineup of the Grammys via E! News, I started to think about a few of the ‘stylish’ celebrities and how they used to dress. Kelly Osbourne, for example, is one of the hosts of Fashion more »

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3 Pieces to Hack into Maternity Work Clothes

Guess what? I’m having a baby! I’m seven months pregnant! I’ve written before on maternity clothes—resources and ways to wear them…I even offered a Chic Mama style package several years ago. (No one booked it, by the way. It turns more »

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The New Fashion Feedback App

Should I get this? Raise your hand if you’ve ever taken a picture of yourself while in a dressing room or at home, to help decide if you should buy it/wear it? You may have also sent this photo to more »

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8 Accessories to Update Your Fall Look

“The Great 8: all the essentials you need to update your fall look” This was a recent story I styled for Birmingham Magazine. It’s out now, so pick up your copy, then head to downtown bham (Michigan) to check out the more »

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“No Fish No Nothing” You Can Wear Its Sweatshirt

While pulling for a photo shoot, I learned of Kenzo’s “no fish no nothing” slogan. More and more brands are getting a conscious (or at least being more vocal about it) and that’s something that excites me. Whether you are more »

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A Blast from the Past: 3 Back-to-School Brands

My sister is off to college this month! I remember the day she was born, so shopping for dorm stuff with her is weird, and exciting. A few quick picks for those heading back to school…and for those of us more »

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Summer Clothes to Protect Your Skin

If you can’t take the heat, wear this… HSN has asked for dressing tips on how to stay “Safe and Stylish in the Sun.” If my 25 and under self was writing this, it would read much differently. It wasn’t more »

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Fashion & Jewelry Workshop Recap

Here’s what happened at the fashion & jewelry workshop I did last weekend at the Showroom of Elegance—as shown through these snapshots:    Everyone on the planet can wear this tie front blouse. {does not discriminate against size or personal more »

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A ‘mother-daughter’ boutique

It’s the 100th anniversary of Mother’s Day. How fun! In honor of this, I want to talk about 3 things: 1. A contest! Long Elegant Legs is a fashion site that caters to taller women. To win a printed canvas more »

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Fashionable leather fanny packs

A long time friend of mine has designed Mollypacks: a line of leather fanny packs—two styles in a variety of colors. The strap is removable, so it doubles as a clutch, giving you lots of use—like concerts and cocktails. I more »

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