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3 Reasons To Hire A Personal Stylist

3 Reasons To Hire A Personal Stylist

When it comes to signing new fashion clients, my biggest obstacle is neither the sartorial climate of our 'worst dressed city' nor the proliferation of new 'stylists'*, flooding the industry with competition.... It's this: 'I have no place to wear anything...

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Top 10 Items Every Woman Needs (In Her Closet)

Top 10 Items Every Woman Needs (In Her Closet)

  1. Great Jeans–The Mile High Style aesthetic depends on jeans as the backbone to any great outfit. Invest in the holy trinity of denim: Cigarette, Skinny and Boyfriend.         2. Motorcycle Jacket–The motorcycle...

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5 Biggest Style Mistakes Women Make

5 Biggest Style Mistakes Women Make

Despite numerous requests for this post, I've been hesitant. I don't like to frame my advice in the negative; I'd much rather compose a piece on the 15 items every woman needs in her closet, or the 5 nonmaterial ways to improve your style. I think you...

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Time To Try

Time To Try

What I'm about to say seems so obvious you're probably going to roll your eyes: the more effort you put into your personal style, the better it's going to be. If your eyes have returned to their normal position, let me explain- my clients are, overwhelmingly, women...

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5 Biggest Myths of Working with a Stylist

5 Biggest Myths of Working with a Stylist

1. Stylists are for celebrities- Stylists are for celebrities, and that's because celebrities are usually too busy to do all the shopping and styling work themselves. They have demanding jobs that require a lot of travel, their lives busy with children, families,...

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What Is An Image Consultant?

What Is An Image Consultant?

When I started Mile High Style 4 years ago, I wanted to do things differently. At the time, 'Image Consultant' was the de facto umbrella term encapsulating personal stylists and personal shoppers (and an entire list of appearance-related professions) as well as anyone...

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You Get What You Pay For

You Get What You Pay For

Without a doubt, the least enjoyable part of an otherwise totally kick-ass job, is telling clients that they need to be spending more money on their clothes, shoes, accessories. It seems to be part of the human experience to have hang ups about money; we all do. It...

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Elements of Style II

Elements of Style II

I graduated from Georgetown with a Sociology & Psychology degree, and thinking that I wanted to work for the FBI, wrote my thesis on women in law enforcement. Had I known the true path of my career, I would have begun tracking the psycho-social factors...

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Elements of Style

Elements of Style

Over the last 3 years of working with 50+ clients, I've come to see and define the elements of style: creativity, budget, discipline & desire. Among these, only one separates a good wardrobe from a spectacular one, and it's not what you're expecting. Disciplined...

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Cheap Trick

Cheap Trick

There is a very deep psychology to shopping, and stores (all of them and across all industries), have you figured out. A friend of mine worked at Whole Foods and I was amazed at the levels of subconscious tweaking that exist in just about every part of the store....

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