by Anna Łazarska (Poland) and Christine Scaman (Canada) In the past 3 years the world as we used to know it has dramatically changed, which affects us even on such a mundane level as makeup availiblity. The Covid pandemic, Brexit and wars in different parts of the world changed our lives more than we expected.
Studio St. John is traveling! Studio St. John travels to Norwalk, Connecticut and Charleston, South Carolina in March of 2023 for Personal Color Analysis. Spring is in the air! Personal Color Analysis is an opportunity to instantly refresh your appearance by enlivening your natural coloring with hair, make-up and clothing choices that complement the inborn beauty that is already
by Jorunn Hernes (Norway) I get the most wonderful inspiration from the readers of my Nordic Simplicity blog. I loved this comment from my reader Mandy, who is a Soft Summer and shone a light on the (blue) elephant in the room. Challenge accepted. Blue is an easy colour for Summers, perhaps too easy, to
by Debi Rushworth (New Brunswick, Canada) I can still remember the elation. The wait was over. The analyst pronounces what we have both seen with our eyes, that I am a Bright Winter. The Luxury drapes have been demonstrated, giving me visual reference on what my colours look like in fabric. …Then what? Maybe it’s just
by Debi Rushworth (New Brunswick, Canada) At the start of the year, before COVID 19 hit, I decided it was time for a reset. Having a Personal Colour Analysis a couple of years ago and then settling into my new season of Bright Winter was quite the mental shift. Aside from realising how many clothes I
by Rachel Nachmias (Pennsylvania) One of my gorgeous clients recently confessed something to me: she hates to shop! The truth is, many women feel this way – they want to look good, but just can’t get out of the mall fast enough. Unfortunately, this often results in walking out the door with something you don’t
by Cate Linden (Kentucky) After gaining a significant amount of weight in the past 8 months – easily the most dramatic weight shift I’ve undergone aside from pregnancy – I was forced back to the drawing board with my closet. Practically speaking, I outgrew a tremendous number of things at once, including all of my
by Cate Linden (Kentucky) I rarely buy my clothing new anymore, and I’ve never been so excited by my closet. Switching to thrift stores wasn’t a momentous or even a very conscious decision for me; I was just finding so much amazing stuff that I lost the motivation to look elsewhere. A couple of weeks
by Christine Scaman (Prince Edward Island, Canada) Colour analysis (or PCA, Personal Colour Analysis) is for people who understand that appearance impacts relationships. It is an eye-opener to hear how decisions as simple as the clothing or cosmetics we reached for that morning affected how others responded to us all day. Their decisions are unrelated
by Rachel Nachmias (Pennsylvania) Top Trends For Fall Yep, it’s the middle of July, but Fall is just around the corner… if you ask the garment industry. Maybe an email or two has already even gone out advertising a little something we in the industry call “Pre-Fall”. Once upon a time designers showed one collection
by Florentina Mossou (The Netherlands) Colour analysis can be a game changer, whatever your lifestyle. It’s such a versatile, effective tool, and you are free to use it in whatever way works best for you. The Stylist – creative freedom If you love to shop, enjoy having a large closet, like to play with accessories
by Katherine Schlagal Bullock (Texas) In my time working as a stylist, I’ve had the opportunity to go through many different wardrobes, but two stand out in my mind: Closet 1 The first belonged to a woman named Anna. When I arrived at Anna’s house, she seemed a little nervous about showing me her closet.
by Christine Scaman (Prince Edward Island, Canada) A colour will always have a relationship to its surrounding colours… whether that be a harmonious one or a disharmonious one. Let’s say that you just signed the lease on a new office space. You were looking for the supportive feeling of a home to introduce yourself and