Do you have a day job? Full-time or Part-time?
I am hoping to be back to work soon as my children are back in school full time! I am an Amazon Influencer as well as an e-commerce fashion writer.
How many hours do you spend on Instagram on average?
Is fashion important to you? Why?
I am always drawn to people who take chances with colors and patterns instead of conforming to everyday standard trends. I think it is important for people to SHOW who they are and have fun with color and clothing.
I have also always felt that clothing can make people smile and be happy, and I love that.
What are your successes and how did you achieve them?
I have always loved the entertainment community and the family that comes with it. Working on The Real and Martha and Snoop as Lead Stylist was absolutely one of the highlights of my career. I am also very proud that 99% of my clients have remained my friends after our time on set was complete. Dressing someone is a very intimate job, one that I take seriously, and I am proud to say that my clients have felt comfortable enough with me to remain in my life and develop lifelong friendships.
Is the name of the Brand important to you when you buy clothing?
However, if left to my own devices, I certainly have my brands I lean-to for quality products, but I am absolutely more of a “mom and pop shop” buyer.
One of the amazing things about my job is that I can offer small shops exposure and perhaps bring them business on a national level, depending on the client or show I am working on.
Describe your personal style of clothing?
I would say the majority of the crew is usually in sweat pants rocking a side ponytail, especially by day 3!
However, with that said, I also love to have fun with color. I am not a “matchy-match” girl. I love mixing patterns and having fun with clothing.
On any normal given day, you will always find me in leggings and a t-shirt. I will say I love to have fun with my sneakers! Unfortunately, I do not have a job where I can wear Louboutins every day, so I love expressing myself with fun sneakers!
How did you find your personal style? Do you have a signature look?
As a wardrobe stylist, I think people always expect me to wear the latest fashion and trends.
There are certainly stylists within our industry that feel that way. However, for me, I want to be comfortable, have fun, but be myself.
I think I have always accomplished that. I am a bit of an oxymoron and my friends think it's quite funny. Whereas I work in fashion, you will not see my clothing on the runway!
Do you have an influence on other people’s clothing style?
At the end of the day, when they walk onto that stage or set, if they are not comfortable with what they have on, it will read on camera.
I try to influence my clients to have fun, but also embrace who they are. My job is not only to dress them, but also to give them the most self-confidence they can have, and THAT is one of the best parts of my job!
What are in your eyes the best trends at the moment?
I am loving the comfort jumpsuits, playful masks, amazing sneakers. I am a huge fan of headscarves, so I am excited about that for spring. Yellow is also one of my favorite colors, and I believe it makes people happy, so I am excited about that as well.
I love Easter and Spring months of pastels and fun patterns. Spring heading into summer is always one of my favorite times of the year when it comes to fashion! Coming out of winter months with dark colors is always a fun time!
What are in your eyes the worst trends at the moment?
White knee-high “80’s” boots seem to make a huge comeback for spring, and I am not super excited about that!
What kind of fashion advice would you give us?
Take a chance and wear a pattern or jacket you normally would never wear and see how you feel that day. Let that piece wear you and I bet you won't regret it! 9/10 if you take a chance with clothing that is outside of your comfort zone, someone is going to stop you and tell you how amazing it is, and that feeling will last a lifetime!
Just do it! Who cares what others think! Be yourself!!
Who is your style icon and why?
I am also a huge fan of Sarah Jessica Parker, as most women are! Her fun with patterns and colors makes me smile every day!
I am also a huge fan of Pucci!
Is there something else you would like to share with us?
My father always told me “never have any regrets”. I live by that piece of advice.
Don’t be the person that says “I wish I could wear that”. Be the person who says “I will wear that!” and then send me a picture of it!!!