Before & After: Kerry’s Edition

{Kerry, after being convinced that a coral belt was awesome!}

Earlier this week, I had a shopping/styling session with Kerry. She reached out to me because she wanted to add some excitement to her work wardrobe. She owned a lot of really beautiful pieces, but wasn’t sure how to work them into an entire look. After sending me some photos of her favorite looks, I noticed that she wore a lot of gray, blue, and black. We focused much of our session on adding brightness into her outfits. A pop of color with a coral belt, a bright fuchsia top, and a brilliant blue silk button down shirt were among her purchases in that department.

We then discussed the importance of a stunning piece of jewelry. I shared with her my secret: I try to get at least one compliment on something that I’m wearing every single day. We added a sparkly and huge necklace to her shopping list as one item that will definitely bring the “You look great today!” type of comments.

At the end of the evening, I finally got Kerry excited about her purchases and what she was going to wear the next day. Today she even sent me an email that said she was wearing a purple shirt with an orange belt. At the same time! Kerry, my work here is done. You look fabulous!

{Orange pants, fuchsia top, blue belt- This was a little too much for Kerry but she looked great!}

{A close up of our favorite outfit}

{A close-up of a golden yellow mini}

{We spiced up her original outfit with a few sparkly baubles}

{Kerry met me in this outfit- she looks great but needed some oomph!}

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  1. Kerry said:

    Thanks Julia, I had the best time shopping with you! The only problem is I now want to throw out ALL my old clothes and start from scratch šŸ™‚ I’m wearing the big necklace today, it’s so fun!!! Kerry

    8.18.11 · Reply
  2. Busy Mom in Virginia said:

    How about giving some advice on well priced Fall boots? Would love to find some tall boots that can worn with jeans and skirts (under $150?).
    Love your site!

    8.19.11 · Reply