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Want A New Go-To Look? Watch This.

Here’s a clip from this week’s Living the Life episode in which I was the guest style expert. Take a look at the 4 examples of real life style uniforms. #1. fun blazer + ankle pant + simple cami + 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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These colors ‘go’ together.

“I thought I’d look like a bruise,” said a client as I held up a new combo, she’d never thought to wear. Hmm, yes, bruises are black and blue (until they turn that gnarly green/yellow color) but that’s irrelevant in more »

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5 Tips on Choosing the Best Gifts + 2 Ideas

Are you having yourself a merry little Christmas? In talking with friends, instead of total hysteria and stress, I’m hearing that people are actually enjoying this holiday season—relaxing and relishing in traditions. At the moment, that’s what I’m doing. It more »

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Working Buttonholes & Babies

During a recent J.Hilburn training class, a new Stylist asked, “What is the reason for having working buttonholes on a sport coat?” (It’s a $25 up charge—and well worth it, if you’re into fashion…or want people to think you are.) more »

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Don’t Buy a Wedding Dress Online, Here’s Why

It’s my 1 year wedding anniversary this weekend! Can you believe it? In honor of this momentous occasion, I would like to publicly embarrass myself with a never-seen before photo of me in a horrible online wedding dress. Joy! Contrary 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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Camel Coat by Bacia

My grandmother just celebrated her birthday. I’ve always spent a lot of time with her, but now, I’m more intentional about our time together. As many grandmas do, they remind you that they won’t be around forever. Mine laughs/states this more »

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“Nothing you really like is ever out of style.”

How true is the quote in the picture below? It seems, with any decision, the more options you have, the tougher it is to choose. I just got off the phone with a family member that is debating on where more »

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