As a wardrobe curator and stylist, there really is no typical day for me. My “office” changes daily, and I’m always on the move—it’s how I like it. Some days I spend hours researching and looking at fashion’s past, present, and future for inspiration. Other days I’m shopping or visiting showrooms to prepare for projects, holding fittings, or spending time on set. Occasionally, all of these things happen in one day! There’s a lot of traveling involved and a lot of relationships to build and maintain.
Currently, I’m spending a few weeks attending fashion shows in Milan and Paris to see what’s happening in the market. It’s inspiring to view the collections, and I’ll draw from what I see in the upcoming year.
I got my start in the industry through internships. After snagging my first internship at W Magazine, I started freelancing for various publications and stylists including WWD, Harper’s Bazaar, Camilla Nickerson, Lori Goldstein, Derek Roche, B. Ackerlund, and Ray Oliveira. After learning under a variety of talents and experiencing a number of different avenues in fashion, I soon decided to go out on my own. I began styling for TV commercials and ad campaigns and then eventually branched off into celebrity styling.
I always want my clients to feel like their authentic selves when it comes to fashion. For me, I’d describe my personal style as simple yet elegant with maximum impact. Elevated basics are my absolute favorite, as I’m drawn to classic garments with a modern twist. Suits in rich colors, like these two from Calvin Klein 205W39NYC, are my go-to for meetings or appointments. I also love playing with color, whether that’s through color blocking or with a monochromatic outfit. Coordinating or contrasting accessories is also essential, and there’s always a sporty or functional element that I implement, like strapping my shoes over my pants to keep them in place or to create a desired shape.
As for my favorite shoe trend this season? I’m all about white shoes. Whether they take the form of pumps or Gianvito Rossi booties, these styles make any outfit feel more modern and can elevate even the simplest pieces.
As a stylist, I want to inspire others to not be afraid with fashion. A play on prints allows me to show people the possibilities of mixing patterns and how powerful a look like that can be in your wardrobe. Printed shoes, like boots from Dries Van Noten, can amp up even the simplest look. As for minidresses and skirt silhouettes, they allow the shoes to really become the star. Unexpected details on clothing, like rhinestone fringe, work well paired with tonal basics, and mixing textures with neutrals makes it easy to transition from day to night. I’m constantly on the go, so comfort is important, but keeping things interesting for both myself and my clients is always a fashion must.