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You asked…I answered!

Favorite day to day look?
Normally, you will find me in skinny jeans, a graphic tee paired with either a scarf or jacket and heels.

What is your fashion background?
My career in fashion has spanned over 15 years, with positions ranging from sales to visual merchandising to management. I have a second Bachelor’s degree from the Academy of Art University in Fashion Merchandising (other Bachelor’s degree is in Psychology). I have created numerous window, wall and floor displays and was chosen to merchandise the Banana Republic showroom in New York City.

I love Project Runway! Is it true you met Tim Gunn?
I did! I completed my internship at Liz Claiborne, Inc. in New York City back in 2009 and at the time he was the Chief Creative Officer. I was lucky to get a photo op with him! He was very kind and impeccably dressed as always!

Where do you shop? Favorite brands?
There are too many to list! A few are Calvin Klein, Express, Michael Kors, Macy’s, Loft, Kohl’s, Nine West, Tahari, DSW, Nordstrom’s, Ralph Lauren, New York & Company, H & M, Old Navy… I love to shop in person! Due to my tricky figure, I never know what size I’ll be!

Where have you worked?
I have worked up and down the East Coast from Tampa to New York City. Most notably, I worked at Chico’s, Bebe, Tilly’s, Banana Republic, The Body Shop, Juicy Couture, Victoria’s Secret and Gap.

Favorite fashion mags?
Obviously, Vogue is my Fashion Bible. I also subscribe to Harper’s Bazaar, W, Elle, InStyle, Marie Claire and People Stylewatch. WWD is another good one!

How did you get into blogging?
My mother! She said with my knowledge, background and personal style, I’m crazy to NOT do one. LOL. Who can argue with Mom, right?

…oh yeah, Thanks Ma!!!!!

Favorite thing about blogging?
Sharing my style sense and giving my readers and followers advice on shopping and piecing together new designs with those designs already in their closet. I love mixing price points and pairing unlikely pieces together! One of my most favorite looks was a Guns N’ Roses tee worn with a pencil skirt (Check it out HERE). I love to have fun with fashion.

Name 5 items you feel every woman should have in her closet?
– A great fitting jean
– A simple tee in a neutral color
– A blazer or fitted jacket (you can play with color here)
– Black dress pants
– Crisp white button down

Oh wait! Can I do shoes? Add black pumps, a pair of ballet flats and some fashion sneakers too!

What are your hobbies?
Reading my fashion mags with a large cup of black coffee! I’ve recently gotten back into yoga and I love spending time with family and friends. My boyfriend and I are also fiercely competitive against each other during a game of pool and I’d be remiss to say I didn’t love spending time in my walk-in closet and shopping for pretty heels!