Episodes
Many women assume that dressing well requires a fat bank account and lots of disposable income. However, as a wardrobe stylist with over 20 years of experience, I know that looking good doesn't have to break the bank. If you're like most Americans, April is a time when your mind's on your money, and your money's on your mind. But, that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice style. There are plenty of ways to boost your style without spending any (or much) money, and this week, I'm sharing 6 of...
Published 04/11/24
Published 04/11/24
Have you been harmed by traditional body shape advice? I think most of us have in one way or another, leaving us feeling confused or dissatisfied with our natural shape. The truth is, this type of advice leaves a lot to be desired. Today I dive deep into the flaws in traditional body shape advice and offer a fresh perspective on dressing for your body shape. For one thing, traditional body shape advice often focuses solely on flattery. However, it's crucial to consider how clothing items...
Published 03/28/24
Winter is over, and one of Style's best seasons is here! Spring is when we get our first look at what's big for the warm months, and this season, there are so many great looks out there. The Spring/Summer 24 runways were full of some new trends--and some trends from past seasons that are still going strong. In this episode,  I’m sharing 10 trends for Spring 2024 that you can work into your real-life wardrobe to look current without feeling like you're trying too hard (or that you raided...
Published 03/15/24
We've all been there--that moment you're tired of feeling blah or frumpy, and you're ready to have better style. If you're like most women, you do one of a few things: a) go shopping, b) clean out your closet, or c) hire someone to help you. And those are all good things. But style doesn't actually start there. At least lasting style doesn't. Better style starts in your mind. One thing I've said over and over is that what's in your head is more important than what's in your closet. How you...
Published 02/29/24
Today, we're looking at some of the countless style typing systems on the internet, each one promising an easy way for us to get dressed and love the results. But do they actually help, or do they leave us feeling more confused than we were before? I've got some issues with these highly specific, incredibly detailed typing systems, but if they've worked for you, I'm thrilled! In this episode, I talk about my personal experiences with one of the more high-profile systems, The Kibbe...
Published 02/15/24
If honest conversations about finances make you want to bury your head in the sand, STOP! Before you skip this episode, my guest today will help you to face your money anxiety and help you to become more financially savvy.  Shannah Game is an award-winning Money Wellness Expert, host of the Everyone’s Talkin’ Money podcast (with 25 million downloads), a certified financial planner with an MBA, an entrepreneur, educator, and certified Trauma of Money Specialist. In this episode, we discuss...
Published 02/01/24
Are you one of the 40% of U.S. adults who made a New Year’s Resolution this year? If you are, how’s that going for ya? Studies show that most people abandon their good New Year’s intentions by January 18. Hopefully, you’re still going strong. But if you’re not, this episode may be able to help get you back on track. I’m breaking down the five most common resolutions and sharing how your wardrobe can help you achieve them. So often, we tell ourselves, “I’ll have a better wardrobe...
Published 01/18/24
At the beginning of 2023, I created a bucket list full of style-related tasks that I wanted to accomplish during the year. Some were easy, some were not so easy, and some of them I even managed to tick off without meaning to! However, all of them were designed to move my style forward. So, in this episode, I'm holding myself accountable, looking back to see how I did...and sharing the lessons I learned along the way. The second part of my 2023 bucket list recap is coming soon as an...
Published 01/04/24
The temperatures might be dropping, but your style will be heating up after listening to this episode. It’s Winter Trend Time! In this episode,  I’m sharing 10 trends for the season that you can use to look current, and boost your spirits while the days are cold and short. Listen and learn what's trending for the season, and tips for making the trends work for you. I hope this episode gives you some insight into what’s big this season and gives you some practical tips for making...
Published 11/30/23
If you're anything like me, you're probably starting to get into the holiday spirit and feeling excited about seeing friends and family, and hosting parties. But let's be real, entertaining can be stressful. The pressure to make everything perfect and live up to social media standards can really take the fun out of it. Luckily, my guest today has some great ideas (and the perfect skill set) to help us all make one part of the holidays a little more enjoyable. One of the key takeaways...
Published 11/16/23
Today, I'm sharing five reasons you're in a style rut! It's part 2 of our style rut series, and it might be just what you need to shake things up, and get out of the style doldrums! If you're bored by your wardrobe, and buying more clothes doesn't seem to help, this episode is for you. If you feel like actually loving your wardrobe is a concept just for other people, this episode is for you. If you're always struggling to get dressed, and you don't know why, this episode is for you In last...
Published 11/02/23
If you've ever tried to have better, more authentic, personal..dare we say Signature style and ended up feeling like you just wear the same thing all the time, this episode is for you! Over the next two episodes, I'll be talking about Style Ruts--what they are, why they happen, and how to get out of them. Every woman falls into a Style Rut now and then, including me. If you're not sure what a Style Rut is, basically, it's a major case of the wardrobe blahs. Nothing lights you up,...
Published 10/19/23
Does where you live influence your style? And if it does, which has the better style - the East Coast or the West Coast?  Obviously, we're not going to pretend to be able to settle this topic once and for all in a single podcast episode! However, we do explore whether regional style can truly exist in a world where retail chains offer the same items across the country, and around the world. To dig deeper into this topic, we've invited two experts, both Certified Stylists in the...
Published 10/05/23
Have you ever had one of those mornings when everything seems to go wrong? You oversleep, spill coffee on your outfit, and hit every single red light on your way to work? And then, it feels like no matter what you do, you can’t shake the black cloud that follows you all day long. Yep, we’ve all been there. The way your morning goes tends to set the tone for your entire day, and let’s face it, getting dressed is an important part of your morning. As a wardrobe stylist who has been dressing...
Published 09/21/23
In this episode, I'm sharing a few trends from the Fall 2023 runways that you can incorporate into your everyday wardrobe without looking like you raided your daughter's closet! While a lot of runway looks don't translate to real-way life (looking at you, no-pants trend!), there are tons of fall trends you can wear to work, to dinner with friends, or even to the grocery store! Listen and learn what's trending for the season, and tips for making the trends work for you. Need more help...
Published 09/07/23
This week we wrap up our summer series with a conversation I’ve been wanting to have for ages. It’s honestly taken me a long time to get up the courage to ruffle some feathers in service of the greater good. In today's episode, I'm talking with Emily Paulson about direct sales - also known as network marketing, social selling, and multi-level marketing (MLM).   Although it goes by a few different names, the principles are the same, and we're going to dig into how the business model...
Published 08/24/23
In this episode, I had the privilege of going behind the scenes with one of my favorite real-life, everyday-style influencers for women over 40, Jo-Lynne Shane. I'm fascinated by the world of style influencers, especially those like Jo-Lynn, who give us attainable, real-life style guidance. In this conversation we chat about the hard work that goes into being a creator, she shares her professional journey, favorite brands, and personal must-have pieces. If you've been missing clothing...
Published 08/10/23
This week we're continuing our Summer Series with a super special guest, Patrick Kucharson, a gift coach who specializes in helping people give more meaningful gifts while avoiding the stress that comes with it. A B- gift-giver by nature, Patrick runs Better Gift Coach, a free newsletter that provides a weekly one-minute shortcut to always having awesome gift ideas well in advance. Each week, he enjoys sharing a story of the best gift someone has ever received and providing guidance on how...
Published 07/27/23
Skincare can be overwhelming, don't you think? I mean, you walk into the store looking for a moisturizer, and suddenly you're surrounded by a sea of serums, lotions, and unfamiliar ingredients that claim to be essential. It's hard to figure out what to buy, what you actually need, and what's worth the money. Join me as we talk through all of this. This week's guest is Amber Budd, a skincare expert who I have the pleasure of seeing every six weeks or so. Amber is a self-described skincare...
Published 07/13/23
Are you like me, and have really good intentions... but the follow-through could use some help? Do you find it challenging to form great habits? If so, you're in the right place! We're continuing our Summer Interview series this week with Lisa Lizotte, an expert in turning good intentions into good habits that stick. In this episode, Lisa shares easy action steps for decluttering, organizing, and systemizing our homes so we can live more simply and focus on the things that matter most. One...
Published 06/29/23
This week we're kicking off our Summer interview series! All season long, we're talking to guest experts who will help you live more stylishly in all aspects of your life. We're excited to bring you our summer line up, and we hope you'll enjoy hearing from them. In this episode, I'm talking to Angela Jia Kim, the founder of Savor Beauty, a natural skincare and facial spa brand inspired by Korean beauty and self-love rituals. Angela is a former international, classical concert pianist who...
Published 06/15/23
If you're ready to give your Summer Wardrobe an update but don't know where to start, I've got you covered! It's time for another one of our trend episodes, this is where I lay out the 10 wearable trends I've seen for Summer 2023. As always, many of the trends we see in Summer are continuations of Spring, so if you want to check those out, go back and listen to Episode 159: 10 Wearable Trends for Spring 2023.  In this episode, you’ll learn what’s big for the season, and how you can...
Published 06/01/23
This week's episode is extra special. The Everyday Style School podcast hit One Million Downloads! I tend to be a little uncomfortable when it comes to celebrating my wins, but this one was just too big to miss, and because you've played such a huge role in helping me get there, let's celebrate together!  In this episode, I'm taking a look back at the 10 most-downloaded episodes of the podcast, and sharing what I think are the biggest takeaways and lessons from each.  And I'm thrilled to be...
Published 05/18/23
Do you look at experts and think, "Were they born knowledgeable and wise?" Well, I can't speak for all the experts out there, but I certainly wasn't born knowing my own personal style! So in this episode, I'm clearing up any illusions that I was always good at this style thing. I'm sharing my own style story, and some of the things that shaped my thoughts and habits, as well as what I did to create new thoughts and habits. My style journey isn't all that different to yours, but the steps...
Published 05/04/23