How To Show Off Your Curves The Right Way

We are just rocking and rolling right through this Body Type Series, aren’t we?! We are on body type 4 of 5, my friends.Today’s body type is the most sought after but also one of the most difficult to dress – the proportional body type aka the hourglass. Why is it so hard? Well because…

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Styling Tips To Conceal Your Middle

When I ask my clients to describe what they think their body type is, they all say, “Bigger in the middle!” Most of them are wrong. To be truly bigger in the middle, your waist measurement would have to be larger than your bust and hip measurement. For the women who do have this body…

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For Those With A Little Extra Junk In The Trunk

Ready for more body type fun? I sure hope so. Before we get to the next body type video, I wanted to share the recording from a radio show I was a guest on today.  Devin Alexander, a celebrity chef from The Biggest Loser, is a friend and a client, she had me on her…

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Styling Tips for Busty Women

If you have a large bust and want to minimize it, then today’s video is for you … Want more? Upgrade to my full course for only $97. More outfits, more tips, and more body type fun! Join my ‘Dress Right For Your Body Type’ program now http://bit.ly/bodytypecourse  

11/6/17

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The 5 Items Every Woman Should Purge From Her Closet

A few months ago one of my clients asked which five items every woman should toss from her closet – no matter what! It just occurred to me that I should share those items with you as well … 1.) Ill-Fitting Clothing  When something doesn’t fit, it takes a major toll on your style. If…

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THE OUTNET Holiday Styling Suite Chicago

This past Thursday I flew to Chicago to host an event with one of my favorite online retailers, THE OUTNET. If you follow me, then you know that a good 90% of my wardrobe comes from THE OUTNET aka luxury for less at it’s finest. So when they asked me to host their styling suite…

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11/1/17

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To The People Who Say Body Type Doesn’t Matter

I was reading a personal style book a short time ago, and the author was crapping all over the idea of dressing for your body type. She thought it was just plain ridiculous. I completely disagree with her, but I could still see where she was coming from. The controversy comes from people looking at…

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10/30/17

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Dress Right For Your Body Type

After receiving an insane amount of emails regarding dressing for your body type, I created not only a brand new style series but a brand new virtual styling program to match! Yep, I was recording the YouTube series, and I was like OMG these videos are like 30 minutes long – EACH. I pulled out…

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How To Elevate Your Style To The Next Level

I think my client Adrienne says it best with her statement, “There is power in clothes.” So true!! Watch the video above to see how Adrienne’s life and style has changed since I started working with her.

BTS: Dodger’s Fashion Show with KTLA

Last week I was on KTLA styling a Dodger’s Fashion Show! Let me start by saying this, I know nothing about baseball. The last time I watched a baseball game was in 2004. I was forced to go for a team building outing at AOL (I used to work there.) Even though I’m not a…

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10/25/17

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How To Go From Living In Leggings to Super Stylish

Step away from the leggings … When I first started working with Sayeh, she was living in leggings. Like, seriously, that’s all she wore. My biggest challenge with Sayeh was getting her to see who she was. She alternated between hiding (in those damn leggings) and trying to become a walking Pinterest board in looks…

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10/23/17

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Style Solutions for the Driven Career Woman

Before I got my hands on Katherine, she described her style as a “tired, frazzled new mom … without a baby!” Ouch. Katherine is a badass. She is smart, witty, and one of the most driven women that I’ve come across in recent years. The problem is, you couldn’t tell by looking at her. When…

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Triple Your Income By Changing Your Style

For the next week or so you won’t be hearing from me, you’ll be hearing from my clients instead! That’s right I wanted to check in with some of the women that I’ve worked with to see how their lives have progressed since working with me. First up is Shannon and I think you are…

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10/12/17

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3 Signs You Might Need A Personal Stylist

There used to be a time when only the rich and famous had access to their own stylist. These days, everyday men and women can have a personal stylist in their hometown or online. The question then becomes, “How do I know if I need a stylist?” Today’s video is meant to be light and…

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10/9/17

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How You Are Being Perceived – When to Know If It’s Real

I talk a lot about perception and how taking note of how people perceive you is an important ingredient to your success in business, love, and life. Like it or not, what people think about you DOES matter. I’ve spoken to that point so many times so I won’t go off an tangent about it…

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10 Things Every Stylish Woman Owns

If you want to be stylish but have no idea where to start I’ve got your back! Everyone loves a top 10 list so I figured I’d make one for style. Out of all of the many things, stylish women can have hanging in her closet, I’ve boiled it all down to 10 essential pieces….

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10/3/17

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4 Unforgivable Style Mistakes

Everybody makes mistakes, and that’s okay. Sometimes you try a new trend or a new silhouette, and it doesn’t work out. It happens to everyone, and it’s no big deal. There are, however, a few style mistakes that are unforgivable (okay technically everything is forgivable, but let’s just have a little fun here). Why? Because…

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How To Wear Hats + My Hat Collection

It’s no secret that I love hats. What started as a way to cover up a bad hair day, turned into a full-on obsession and a part of my signature style. Many of you have inquired about my hat collection, so I figured why not go through it all – hat by hat. If you…

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9/25/17

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6 Simple Ways to Be More Stylish

More style? Yes, please. Everyone can benefit from having a bit more style in their life – the not-so-stylish and the super stylish alike. To me, style is like money – can you ever have too much? Don’t answer that. I have identified six easy ways to up your style game. 1.) Layer Adding a…

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9/25/17

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The Total Package: How Beauty Plays a Role In Your Style

Have you ever noticed how some women always look amazing? Like what the hell is their secret level of amazing. These women can be rocking a plain white tee shirt, jeans, and sneakers – yet still look like they stepped off of freaking runway. Even I was perplexed by this, so (this was years and…

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9/20/17

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What’s Inside My Bag

I thought it would be fun to open up my and share what’s inside. Don’t worry; I took out all of the trash, old receipts, candy wrappers, etc. Don’t tell me I’m the only one who’s purse doubles as a desk and a trash can. 1.) Gucci Boston Bag Who can say no to a…

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5 Reasons Why Your Style Sucks

Sometimes your style isn’t exactly where you want it to be, and sometimes your style just plain sucks. It doesn’t matter if you are super stylish or not, suck-y style happens to ALL of us. The question is, does your style suck? And if it does, why and what the heck should you do about…

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9/15/17

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Money Can’t Buy You Style

Money doesn’t mean a damn thing unless you know yourself and your style. It was a journey for me to become the high/low fashion mixer that I am today. In my low days, I couldn’t afford a damn thing. I never embraced trends because I couldn’t. I was always two seasons behind so I created…

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Ending The Mean Girls Era Through Style

I’m super into movies. I won’t go as far as to call myself a film buff but when I find a movie I love, I watch it 50 million times. I memorize it; I live it, it’s a thing. It all started with The Wizard of Oz. This started my love affair with shoes. The…

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Your Style Solution Has Arrived!

Exciting news … I wrote a brand new book, and it’s finally available to purchase. This book is a serious master plan for your style. It’s fun, it’s actionable, and it works.   I created ‘The Style Solution: 30 Days to Your Signature Style’ for women who are ready to take style into their own…

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9/11/17

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What To Wear to an Industry Conference

I’m kind of a business nerd and spend a lot of time with top-performers (none of which are in the fashion industry). Since I’m the “token fashion girl” I get asked a lot of questions about style and my job as a personal stylist. I also ask a lot of questions. Like, “How has style…

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A Day in the Life of a Stylist – Daily

A few months back when I posted my Paris vlogs on my YouTube channel, you wanted more. When I shared my ‘Day in the Life of a Stylist’ videos – you definitely wanted more. It baffles me, but apparently “Real Life Lauren” is interesting. Haha! Because I have so much other content to share on…

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What To Wear to a Client Meeting

A big part of my job is meeting with clients. My clients come from all walks of life. I have super buttoned-up professional clients who run major corporations and laid back stay-at-home moms who rock jeans on the daily. It’s important that I make every single client I meet with feel comfortable and confident in…

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9/6/17

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What To Wear to a Job Interview

  A topic that is guaranteed to get me fired up is job interview attire. As a business owner, I’ve had quite a few prospects sitting on the other side of my desk in hopes of gaining employment. You’d think that since I work in the fashion industry people would step it up around me….

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Decoding the Dress Code: Dating

Maybe I’m alone here, but dating is stressful! First, you have to find him, then go through the rollercoaster of emotions with “dating rules” – who should text first, 3-day rule, etc. But the toughest part is what to wear! I’ve talked about it before in past videos, but ladies we gotta stop playing small…

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Do You: A Lesson In Crafting Your Signature Style

Everyone wants to make their mark in the world. They want to do something memorable, something impactful, and they want people to remember them when they’re gone. It’s not selfish or self-centered. It’s human. People want to do that same thing within their own little world. When you enter a room, people should know that…

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Decoding the Dress Code: Work

You all know how fired up I get about work wardrobes. Dressing appropriately for your career is imperative, and it impacts your bottom line. Whether your office dress code is dressy, casual, creative, or if you work from home – you need to look at least a little bit professional. Being “suited” up for work…

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Breaking Free From A Style Slump: Don’t Let Bad Clothing Hold You Back

I talk a lot of about Style Slumps, but what is a style slump anyways? Well, it can take shape in a few different ways: 1.) You Feel Uninspired For some reason, you feel completely uninspired when it comes to getting dressed. It’s not that you need convincing on the importance of style. You LIKE…

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Decoding the Dress Code: Dining Out

Remember when you used to just go to a restaurant and that was that? You can’t just “go” to a restaurant anymore. You have to look it up on Yelp, make sure it has 4.5 stars or 5 stars, you’ve gotta look at the food pics, and check out all the details like self-park vs….

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Decoding The Dress Code: Weddings

I’m just going to come right out and say it – weddings are annoying. Sure they are wonderful for the happy couple, but for the rest of us it means spending money (gifts, travel, etc.) and nine times out of ten, you end up purchasing an outfit that you didn’t feel like buying. Suddenly you…

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Goal Setting and Style: Why Looking Good Gets You What You Want

There are two phrases that make me CRINGE! 1.) Girl Boss. It was cute for 5 minutes (when the book came out), but now it’s downright insulting. Can’t we just be bosses? Slapping “girl” in front of it is childish and weird. 2.) Goal Digger. This one never amused me. It’s too close to a…

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3 Horrible Style Habits That Are Holding You Back

Welcome! This month every Friday at 1pm PST I will be hosting a free live style session. Additionally, this month I am hosting a 30-Day Outfit Challenge and you are welcome to join anytime – it’s not too late. Why now? Why August? August was always a fun time for me growing up because it…

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Is Your Style Sabotaging Every Area Of Your Life?

Is it possible that the way you dress is sabotaging every area of your life? Yes, it’s very possible and I bet it’s happening to you right now. Sounds dramatic doesn’t it, but indulge me and let’s explore this for a moment … A few days ago I was talking to one of my Personal…

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Why Being a Label Whore is Bad for Your Style

Pride is a feeling or deep pleasure derived from one’s own achievements or possessions. Pride is one of those deadly sins that doesn’t sound so bad, but like the rest of them … it’s freaking terrible! In regards to style, I correlate Pride with being a “label whore.” Now I appreciate a well-made, nicely designed…

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How to Combat Style Envy

I love our boy Webster right now! Envy is defined as resentful longing or aroused by someone else’s possessions. I think the connection to style is quite obvious here, but let’s unpack this sin, shall we? Women have been jealous or envious of other women since the beginning of time, but in this digital age,…

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Mo’ Money, Mo’ Fashion: When Enough is Enough

Our old pal Webster defines materialism as “a tendency to consider material possessions as more important than spiritual values.” Harsh. Watch Now (and watch until the end so you can enter the contest!) In this digital age, the pressure to keep up appearances is more intense than ever making it’s easy to slip into the…

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8/12/17

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Don’t Get Mad, Get Stylish!

The definition of Wrath is extreme anger. Here is how have I’ve seen anger work its way into personal style: 1.) When something doesn’t fit, flatter, or work for your body. “Why are models so damn skinny? Why doesn’t the fashion industry support tall women/short women/curvy women.” 2.) When you can’t afford something. “OMG, this…

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Put Yourself on a Fast Fashion Diet

When I think about gluttony in real life, I think about pigging out on fast food and filling my body with “fun” instead of fuel. The short term reward results in long-term pain; bloating, weight gain, feeling sluggish, etc. Nourishing your body with vegetables doesn’t give you that instant reward, but in the long run,…

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8/10/17

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How To Dress Comfortably AND Stylish … at the Same Time!

It has to be comfortable!” If I had a nickel for every time I heard that. That brings us to the next video in 7 Deadly Sins of Style Series .. Sloth.  The definition of Sloth is a reluctance to work or make an effort. Laziness. Nothing pains me more than seeing someone who is…

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Are You Dressing Too Provocatively?

If you keep close tabs on my YouTube channel, then you know I kicked off a brand new Style Series. This series is something I’ve wanted to do for a while now; it’s called the 7 Deadly Sins of Style. Each week I’ll dig into a new sin and give you tips on how to…

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Am I Going Crazy or Am I Changing? My Spiritual Awakening and Personal Style

Have you experienced a shift or a sort of “spiritual awakening” where everything just feels different? Things snap into place, the picture finally focuses, and you know change is on the horizon? I just had that experience. I should have known something was on the horizon when I suddenly wanted to redecorate my entire apartment,…

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7 Stylish Ways To Wear A Slip Dress

Slip dresses were hot-hot-hot in the 90s and now they are back and better than before. Let me start by saying this, slip dresses are NOT for everyone. In fact, I think they look horrible on me but I wore one for the sake of the video. If you are the type of woman who…

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How To Make Baggy Clothes Look Sexy

Every woman, at least on some level, wants to be considered sexy. However, not all of us want to go the traditional route of wearing skin-tight, cleavage-baring, short-hemline-having garments. Am I right? For those of us who are more modest in nature, or those who prefer the comforts of baggier clothing – this post is…

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10 Ways to Wear a Blazer

Blazers are another one of my go-to wardrobe essentials. In fact, I have an entire rack of them in my closet. The best thing about blazers is that they instantly change the tone of your outfit. Every woman should know how to get the most out of their favorite blazer. This tailored topper can be…

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7 Ways To Style Black Skinny Jeans

Black jeans are a style staple! Some like ’em flared, some like ’em straight, but most people love them skinny. Black skinny jeans add instant edge and sex appeal to your look. In fact, they are the fastest way to upgrade your outfit. Take an outfit you’d typically wear with blue jeans and style it…

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