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My friends, we’ve been talking about fall fashion and getting ready to embrace the season for a little while now. Listen up, because now it’s time for my favorite part: ACCESSORIES! The trend I’m seeing comes down to one word: gold. This season’s jewelry trends make a statement, but are versatile enough that you can […]

Polished Picks: Fall 2023 Accessories

Personal Style, Shopping

You’ve looked at the current fashion trends, subscribed to a fashion box company, or used a free department store stylist or two. But your wardrobe is still a mess. And you know your appearance is holding you back professionally and personally. Enter: The Polished Style Lab! Pay attention, my friend – this could change your […]

The Polished Style Lab

Personal Style, Professional Image

Color has the power to communicate power, confidence, femininity, and more. But not all colors are created equal, especially when it comes to making you look your absolute best. Understanding how your skin tone, hair, eyes, and teeth pick up colors is essential. It’s one of the most powerful things you can do when refining […]

Fall 2023: Your Top Colors

Personal Style

I can’t lie, my friend – I wish that autumn lasted longer on the East Coast! I know winter doesn’t technically hit us until December. But I could always do with a little more crisp air and crunchy leaves before it gets freezing outside! How about you? Fall is also such a great season for […]

Polished Finds: Pre-Fall 2023

Personal Style, Shopping

Pumpkin spice lattes are back and all the fall decor has hit the shelves! I’m so excited about the temperature cooling down soon, all of the fun fall activities, and mostly, the fall fashion! I’ve loved seeing the street styles from NYFW, too. There’s nothing like a fall fit to get you inspired. Ready to […]

Fall 2023: How To Find Your Personal Style

Personal Style

My friends, fall is almost upon us! (Well, maybe you wouldn’t know that if you’re still feeling the heat like we are in the DMV!) But that doesn’t mean you can’t prepare for those temps to go down! I love fall fashion because there are endless options – especially because you can layer! Let’s talk […]

Fall 2023: Top 5 Trends For The Polished Woman

Personal Style, Professional Image, Shopping

Recently, I had the immense pleasure of being a guest on The DMV Business Show, hosted by Otto Sevilla! Otto interviews successful business owners and industry leaders local to the greater DC area. And you know that includes yours truly! We had a delightful conversation. I got to share my journey, my philosophy, and my […]

Threads of Transformation: Polished on The DMV Business Show!

Podcast, Press

If you had told me years ago that I would have a successful 13-year career traveling the world as a corporate fashion executive, I would have never believed you! But I’ve done it. Hundreds of my clients over the last 15 years have done it. And you can, too! Everything that led me here came […]

The Fall 2023 Level Up Retreat

Personal Style, Professional Image

My Polished clients are all high-achieving professional women, and they don’t have the time to worry about what they’re going to wear! It can be time consuming and stressful to make that decision every day. That’s especially true if we have big events coming up, recently started a new job, or our bodies have changed. […]

How To Plan Your Weekly Outfits In 30 Minutes Or Less

Personal Style, Professional Image

My friends, I couldn’t be more excited to share this blog with you! It’s a big part of my job to stay on top of trends and always understand the direction that fashion is moving towards. So I’ve spent many hours reviewing all of the Fall 2023 fashion shows in all of the major cities […]

Polished Picks: Top 5 Fall 2023 Runway Shows

Personal Style

My friend, I am sorry to see the summer go! Are you? While I love the cozier time of year, I always feel a little sad when this season ends. I love everything about it: the trends, the activities, the weather… and while I haven’t been a student in years, there’s always that “whomp-whomp” back […]

End-Of-Summer Polished Finds

Personal Style, Professional Image, Shopping

When my clients ask how they can achieve great personal style, you might be surprised with what I tell them to avoid! Why? Well, they’re not the cliches that most women are used to hearing! (“Don’t wear white after Labor Day!” “Don’t over-accessorize!” “Don’t wear socks with sandals!”) The mistakes I tell the Polished Woman […]

Avoid These Personal Style And Image Mistakes!

Personal Style

My clients call me their secret weapon!
I use my proven POLISHED ID METHOD to teach women their personal style rules and how to navigate, and define the world of fashion on their terms.

My clients become their own Fashion Editor! I don't want them to be dependent on me.
(this is where the confidence comes from)

I know for a fact that any woman, regardless of their size, shape or age, can have a personal style that makes them feel confident and look fabulous!


This my friend, is your POLISHED ID.

Lover of fashion, passionate about personal image, and former fashion executive now dedicated to assisting professional women level up!

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