Category Archives: Local Love

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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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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Enjoy a Complimentary Style Session at “3rd Thursdays” in Downtown Plymouth

Wouldn’t it be great if you could find out what clothes looked the best on you? Then got your makeup done, then had your pic professionally snapped? Yes, it would! Here’s your opportunity: This Thursday in Downtown Plymouth on Forest Avenue more »

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Accessories Make the Man

Or at the very least, make you appear like you ‘know what you are doing.’ Yesterday, when creating outfits for a client, she looked in the mirror and said, ‘Oooh, this looks really good together; I wouldn’t have thought of more »

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2 New Shops for Men in Detroit

A veteran in men’s luxury apparel once told me, “Women shop because…they are happy, depressed, stressed, bored, need something to wear, want to reward themselves, have time to kill, it’s something fun to do with friends and so on. Men—they more »

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How to Market Your Talents & Searching for Sugarman

The other day I saw the most incredible movie. It made me pissed, puzzled and in awe. Have you ever heard of [Sixto] Rodriguez? Probably not—most ALL of the United States hasn’t, though he is an American…and the biggest music more »

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My New Favorite Canadian Brand

Not to worry Mackage, you have not been replaced! (as I am STILL pining for your gorgeous black leather jacket) A Vancouver based boutique, Aritzia, has a new home in Michigan and I couldn’t be more delighted! It’s fixed within more »

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My Save-the-Date Picture, Painted Over

I am getting married this summer, on an exotic island…in Detroit. For the out-of-towners reading this, it’s called Belle Isle. Back in it’s hay day Belle Isle sounded like an amazing spot: a casino, a zoo, a museum, a conservatory, more »

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7 Tips to Not Hate Yourself in the Dressing Room

“If I had your legs, I would wear this dress!” “I don’t know about this…” “I’m not even going to show you.” “I WILL be borrowing that from you!” “Are you in here?” I’m sure it doesn’t surprise you that more »

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