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Client Susan’s Elegant Wedding Guest Look

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Weddings, Women's Style | 0 comments

Client Susan needed an outfit for a formal wedding being hosted in Mexico. Fabuliss pre-shopped and discovered KOKOON’s Elegant Falls dress, a chic, wearable and flattering dress that would be appropriate for a variety of events. The Elegant Falls dress proved to be the perfect style but we needed a slightly different fit. Susan’s final look includes a beautiful Classiques Entier sweater that has a chevron pattern and gorgeous sheen as well as sandals that Susan couldn’t...

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From Catalog to Reality…”Not for Me” to “I Love It”

Posted by on Aug 11, 2013 in : : Fabuliss Style Blog : :, Fall/Winter, Seasonal Style, Spring/Summer, Women's Style | 0 comments

This blog post is based on one of the most basic things I do for clients: helping them see clothes and themselves through a different lens.  In this case, someone helped me see something I wasn’t planning to make time for. Not For Me When I first saw the Ventura dress by Etcetera in the catalog and online, I categorized it as “not for me.”  I had no intention of giving it a second look or trying it on. Why?  Because it doesn’t look like it has any shape on the model...

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Fabuliss Helps Client Shaun Kennedy Prep for The Dr. Oz Show

Posted by on Jun 6, 2013 in : : Fabuliss Style Blog : :, Men's Style, { Fabuliss Clients } | 0 comments

Client Shaun Kennedy, a food safety expert with the University of Minnesota, was referred to Fabuliss after an appearance on CNN’s The Situation Room.  The reason:  he was preparing for an upcoming taping on The Dr. Oz Show.   Before Shaun met me for our shopping appointment, I wanted a solid understanding of what Dr. Oz Show guests wore, the types of seating and settings and Dr. Oz’s show wardrobe.   Shaun’s final look, more dressed up than his daily work...

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Best of 2011

Posted by on Jan 3, 2012 in : : Fabuliss Style Blog : :, Miscellaneous, Perspective | 0 comments

Here are top picks for the Best of 2011 from the world of Fabuliss. Enjoy and best wishes for a phenomenal 2012! Training with Clinton Kelly from What Not to Wear and The Chew I took a leap and got an opportunity to train with one of my style idols Clinton Kelly. After a day in New York City, I returned with a new appreciation for how clothes can fit even better with alterations. I recently wrapped up my brief stint as a stylist at his Mall of America store, Perfect Fit by Clinton Kelly, and...

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Meet My New Boss, Clinton Kelly

Posted by on Oct 27, 2011 in : : Fabuliss Style Blog : :, Miscellaneous | 1 comment

Clinton Kelly is partnered with Stitch It, an alterations company, to offer a unique combination of expert fit and style advice and quality alterations.  And he is my new boss as of October! I can tell you, after meeting and working with him, he is genuine, intelligent and very real.  And let’s face it, after nine years doing What Not to Wear, he knows an incredible amount about body shapes, styles and the most common problems people face when it comes to looking good. Why are you...

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Make Your Own Style Board…Like These Examples from She’s Geeky

Posted by on Oct 1, 2011 in : : Fabuliss Style Blog : :, Miscellaneous, Perspective | 0 comments

What is a Style Board? If you struggle with how to answer “what’s your style” then a style board can be a great place to begin. When I did my first style boards, which admittedly were merely magazine pages I set aside, it was revealing to look through them and see themes.  My pile of pages helped me understand and begin to articulate what I was drawn to and helped me immensely when it came to shopping. Know that it is perfectly OK to create a new one...

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