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Holiday Gift: Hire a Fashion Stylist!

Pamper the men and women in your life or yourself by giving the gift of style. Nationally recognized fashion expert Amy Salinger and her team are offering 2 introductory packages to help you
THINK OUTSIDE OF THE BOX!
Styling Session (2 hours)
$350 (Originally $600) 
  • Re-invent your current wardrobe through styling to create up to 50 new looks. No shopping necessary.
  • A “look book” will be created for quick outfit retrieval.
  • A “fill in the holes” shopping list to be created during the styling process. Learn exactly what is missing in your closet.

 

Day Makeover Shopping Experience (4 hours)
$750 (Originally $1200)
  • Overwhelmed by the NYC shopping scene? Find the best places to go for your budget and body type. Learn expert shopping and styling tips.
  • A personal shopping itinerary will be created based on a pre-service phone consultation.
  • Style up to 25 looks.  Bring all of your new stylish knowledge home to your own closet and be your very own fashion expert!
*Travel not included outside of Manhattan 

Bad Ass Prints for Fall

I am such a bad ass. No seriously, I am. At least I can style myself that way… Everything print and color on the bottom half is VERY in this season, so how could I resist these silk leopard drawstring pants? I couldn’t.

 I picked these up while I was in Chicago at Nordstrom Rack. They are Vince Camuto and they are comfy as hell. How could they not be, they look like stylish pajamas. Anyone can wear these if they have the confidence.

They key to styling them is that they have to be the ONLY focal point of your look. Meaning, everything else you have on has to be basic in pattern and neutral in color. You can play with textures and materials like I did with the leather bomber from Loehmann’s. Add crazy accessories if you need a little more pop like I always do. This is actually one necklace with 5 strands from an antique shop. You too can be a bad ass if you follow these rules.

FREE Yoga and Fashion Event in NYC

  • by Amy Salinger
  • November 8th, 2012
  • My Style
JOIN US:
Tuesday, November 13th
6:30-7:30: Yoga Sculpt
7:30-8:30:Reception and Styling Tips
 
WHERE?
Lole Showroom
24 Hubert St.
NY, NY 11013
 
 
Erin Donnelly will lead
a FREE hour long YogaSculpt workout
to torch those pre-holiday calories.
 
Following yoga, stylist Amy Salinger
will be putting together outfits
and offering tips for how to
look your best for the season in
Lole studio-to-street fashion!

Macy’s Fashion Show

This past week I had the honor of styling my first Macy’s fashion show highlighting some of the hottest fall fashions and winter warm styles. I traveled all the way out to the Staten Island Mall (which can be quite a trek from Queens:). I am wearing Rachael Roy, which I got on sale for $100. I love the silhouette because it makes everyone look smaller with that type of paneling. Stella McCartney has also designed pieces like this, which I think is a definite must have item for the upcoming holidays!
The plum jumpsuit seen in the photo below is also Rachel Roy. This is a great example of a color that is really hot right now.
My headshot on the sign is still rockin my “paid for” long hair. Always fun to have a “billboard” in your honor!
 
Stay tuned to keep up with the latest fall trends!

Funky for Fall

My favorite clothing compliment sounds something like this, “I love what you have on, but I never would have put that together!”. That is the basis for most of my outfits I wear going out. Keep trying things until it works.

I just bought this Plastic Island jacket at a boutique upstate… Of course I got it on sale. I mixed it with my friends Forever 21 tube top and spandex leggings with zipper detail.

I grabbed a bunch of bracelets that I haven’t worn in quite some time. Mostly the leather cuff, are those still cool? Who cares, I loved the bad ass feel of it mixed with my vintage crystal jewelry. I have kept it in the back of my jewelry box for a while now waiting for it to re-enter my accessory life.

I paired it with another vintage find, clip on earrings that look like they are made to go with a bad poofy dress from the ’80s. It only proves that when styled with the right items (like Rayban aviators), you can make anything bad ass. 

These boots were made for walking by Boutique 9. They are suede and have a high platform making them actually pretty comfortable. I hate high heels so for me to say that really does mean something!