Thoughts and ideas from personal stylist Lavaughn Michelle

  • The Art of Event Dressing
    February 5, 2024 at 10:30 AM

    After last night’s 2024 Grammy Awards, it became apparent that the art of event dressing is lost. So many celebrities and artists walked the red carpet in looks that, sadly, did not suit them. Whether you are getting dressed for a wedding, gala, or awar...

  • 6 Common mistakes I find during a closet edit and how to fix them.
    August 3, 2023 at 4:00 AM

    As a wardrobe stylist, I have encountered several common mistakes during a closet edit. Most clients fall into one or two of these categories. I hope this helps you identify what may be holding you back, so you can elevate your personal style.

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  • Understanding Quiet Luxury
    June 12, 2023 at 4:00 AM

    If you have been on social media recently, I am sure you have noticed the rise of quiet luxury that has overtaken the fashion world, with celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and Sofia Richie leading the way.

  • How to Navigate Spring 2022 Trends
    January 27, 2022 at 4:30 PM

    The Spring 2022 Trends are in, and like many other stylists in the industry, I am feeling a bit lost. Cut outs, platform shoes, and ultra low rise jeans are all fun new trends for the teenage crowd, but most adults have been there, done that, and never ...

  • 6 things a stylist in New York can do for you
    December 12, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    Finding your personal style and knowing where to buy the right clothes can be difficult. It often requires the touch of a professional to help you find the perfect items to include in your wardrobe. You can hire a stylist in New York to help you create your style, reduce the number of decisions you have to make in a day, and even save you time shopping.

  • Common misconceptions about fashion and image consultants
    November 24, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    The thought of working with a fashion and image consultant might be something that you’ve never considered. This is often a result of many myths and misconceptions that surround the services provided by a consultant. With help from LaVaughn Michelle, yo...

  • What to expect with a personal shopper in New York City
    November 4, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    Your style sets the tone. Before you even speak, it telegraphs everything someone needs to know about you. However, styles are as dynamic as life itself, and eventually, your style has to evolve, too. That is when a personal shopper in New York City is vital.

  • 3 questions to ask before choosing a personal stylist in NYC
    September 20, 2021 at 4:00 AM

    Read on for three questions from a personal stylist in NYC which you should ask any stylist you’re considering hiring to handle your wardrobe needs.

  • How a personal styling consultation works
    September 2, 2021 at 4:00 AM

    There are many benefits to hiring a personal style consultant in NYC. A professional can offer insight into the latest trends while helping you build a wardrobe that makes you feel confident and is practical for your lifestyle.

    Does a personal styling consultation feel intimidating? Don't worry, the process is fun, professional, and incredibly informative! If you'd like a general idea of how my personal styling consultations work, here's a quick rundown of the different phases.

  • Fall Fashion Trends from An Image Consultant Pro
    August 2, 2021 at 4:00 AM

    The saying of “look good, feel good” isn’t merely an idiom that gets thrown around in social situations. Scientific studies have proven that how you dress can have a direct impact on your emotional state. So, it’s no wonder why people like to try and look their best in their day-to-day lives.

  • 3 tips to help your personal shopper in NYC help you
    June 13, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    Reinventing your style is reinventing yourself. However, that's easier said than done. One miscalculation can undermine your entire wardrobe. If you want to revitalize your wardrobe but are unsure where to start, I can help. With me, ...

  • 4 Ways You Benefit from Working with an Image Consultant in NYC
    May 11, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    Discover how working with an image consultant in NYC helps you present the image you want to the world and keep your closet updated with the latest trends.

  • Your Guide for Post-COVID Closet Editing
    April 25, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    So here are some handy closet editing tips from LaVaughn Michelle, a professional image consultant here to help you dress well after COVID.

  • Use a Personal Packing Service for Your Post-COVID Vacation
    March 15, 2021 at 9:30 PM

    Vaccination availability for Phase 2 is imminent, meaning this summer, the world can return to travel as usual. My personal packing service will help you rediscover your style for your first post-pandemic trip and add some new essential wardrobe pieces to your closet.

  • Top 5 Post-Pandemic Trends Personal Style Consultants are Tracking for March 2021
    February 11, 2021 at 10:30 PM

    It’s hard to imagine a return to life as it used to be. But with the vaccine rollout underway, post-pandemic life is undeniably coming, and with it, a new batch of trends. A personal style consultant can help you capitalize on these 5 trends.

  • Closet Styling – Design New Outfits with the Pieces You Own
    January 19, 2021 at 5:00 AM

    Many women can relate to the experience of opening up your closet and feeling as though you have nothing to wear despite it being full of clothes you once loved so much. Whether it’s changes in your personal aesthetic, shifting fashion trends, or simply being tired of wearing the same things over and over again, it’s a problem plenty of us have experienced. That’s where the closet styling services of LaVaughn Michelle come into play.

  • How to organize your closet for the 2021 New Year
    December 28, 2020 at 8:00 AM

    When the new year rolls around, it’s normal for people to want their homes neat and tidy. But can you say the same about your closet?

    An organized wardrobe ensures that you can find what you need when you need it, and gives you peace of mind when...

  • Give the gift of style this holiday season: advice from an image consultant in NYC
    November 20, 2020 at 5:00 AM

    Hire an image consultant in NYC this holiday season to ensure you're dressed to impress for the surge of events coming in 2021.

  • 4 reasons to hire an NYC personal stylist for the holidays
    October 1, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    Working with a personal stylist for the holiday season is the gift to yourself that keeps on giving. It helps simplify your life, especially during a time of year that’s notoriously hectic. Plus, it practically guarantees that you’ll look stunning at ev...

  • How to edit your closet like a pro stylist
    September 22, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    Planning next season’s wardrobe? Don't go shopping without doing a closet edit first. This quick guide shares everything you need to know.

  • Creating Your Fall Capsule Collection Featuring Monochromatic Styling
    August 27, 2020 at 6:00 AM

    Monochromatic styling has been around for years and offers a chic and unique look. Find out how to create your monochromatic wardrobe.

  • Looking for top summer styles? A virtual personal stylist shares why it’s best to shop your closet amid COVID-19
    July 14, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    As the global pandemic unfolds, more and more people are choosing to shop their closets this year. Here’s what you need to know about the state of fashion this summer, and how a virtual personal stylist can help you look your best.

  • A personal stylist in NYC shares how COVID-19 is changing our clothing choices
    June 19, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    As the nation slowly emerges from months of being under quarantine, attitudes toward fashion are changing. Here are some of the main ways that the global pandemic is shaping our clothing choices.

  • Summer Fashion 2020: Are Personal Stylists and Image Consultant Services Worth it?
    May 22, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    Hiring a personal stylist and image consultant is something every working professional should consider. This may seem like a luxury service, but personal stylists can be very accessible and budget-conscious depending on whom you choose. With the right stylist, like LaVaughn Michelle of NYC, you'll find that investing in their abilities is more than worth it. 

  • Get Expert Advice from a Personal Fashion Consultant
    April 21, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    Ever look into your closet and just feel totally lost? Have no clue what colors or clothing styles best complement you and your body? You're not alone. A personal fashion consultant can change the way you look at the clothes you already own and help you make future purchases that work for you! Here are five tips to help get you started.

  • Personal Stylist Misconceptions: What is a Closet Analysis?
    March 27, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    There are several misconceptions surrounding personal stylists. Many assume that a stylist will come into your house, throw out all your clothes, and insist you wear something uncomfortable or far out of your comfort zone.  We want to set the record straight!

  • Why Closet Analysis Services Are Crucial To Your Image
    March 17, 2020 at 4:00 AM

    Your wardrobe is like a garden and can become dried up and stale after a while if you do not continually refresh it. Clothes can influence how confident you are and how you feel on a daily basis.

  • Why You Need a Personal Image Consultant in NYC
    February 28, 2020 at 5:00 AM

  • LaVaughn Michelle: An Outfit Is Worth a Thousand Words
    January 22, 2020 at 5:00 AM