“Nothing You Really Like Is Ever Out Of Style.”

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How true is the quote in the picture below? It seems, with any decision, the more options you have, the tougher it is to choose. I just got off the phone with a family member that is debating on where to go for med school. She is going nuts with having to make the right […]

She Wanted a Tummy Tuck, We Did One Better

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“I really want a tummy tuck, but my husband won’t let me.” I sat across the table from my new client as she excitedly described how all of her sisters have had plastic surgery and she’s been pining for a certain procedure. “My husband says, ‘I don’t want to loose my wife!’”—she laughs thinking about […]

Mr. Fifty Shades Anyone? Guys: How To Get Noticed At Night

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No one will ever know the true identity of Christian Grey, (Mr. fabulous Fifty Shades of Grey) or Gideon Cross (Mr. even more good looking – if possible, Bared To You). If I had to pick either one of them out in a crowd, I would be looking for the guy that Lena was eyeing […]

Jewelry, Swimsuits & Heels: Wearing Geometric Shapes

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We are all inspired by different things. As I stare at my inspiration board, I notice that of late, I have been way into geometric shapes. While some may gobble up floral prints, I am loving anything that has a strong angle. It also doesn’t hurt to be deep in color, bold and shiny. Here […]

A Man’s Wardrobe Essential – Buy Him One For Father’s Day!

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3 clues: 1. I can be worn to any occasion 2. Some people think I’m boring 3. I eventually turn a different color Answer: A white dress shirt Next, what animal am I? I live in the rainforest… Kidding! If you grew up taking family road trips, you no doubt relate to that (often painful) […]

7 Tips to Not Hate Yourself in the Dressing Room

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“If I had your legs, I would wear this dress!” “I don’t know about this…” “I’m not even going to show you.” “I WILL be borrowing that from you!” “Are you in here?” I’m sure it doesn’t surprise you that these are actual things I overheard the other day while in a dressing room. The […]

“Be Yourself. Everyone Else Is Taken!”

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You may have seen this little message years ago as an email from a friend. I stumbled upon it this morning and liked it so much, I wanted to share. Happy Monday! Lena “You don’t have to actually answer the questions. Just ponder on them. Slowly read straight through, and you’ll get the point.” –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––- […]

Our Titanic Party Outfits

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On Saturday, I attended a Titanic party. (You know it was the 100th year anniversary of the ship’s sinking!) It was amazing–impeccably thought out in every detail. From the first class passenger ticket invitations, to the different menus at each ‘cabin’ (beef stew served in 3rd Class, caviar-topped deviled eggs in 1st) to being greeted […]

Fashion Star, Instant Gratification

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“You can be a wanna be or an about to be.” –John Varvatos I just watched the premier of Fashion Star. Have you seen their print and media advertisements? They’ve been running for what feels like, forever…and now I understand why. Immediately after watching each episode, viewers can buy the styles that ‘won.’ Therefore, the […]

Lessons from the Style Classroom

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Each January, I attempt to do a major cleanse of work files. This year, I found myself stumbling upon binders from my Personal Stylist certification classes and thought its contents might be really helpful to people. It’s one thing to say that a certain cut of top will work for you, but being able to […]