After much anticipation, I had the honor of fulfilling my long-awaited shopping trip extravaganza at Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th with Tracy Pendergast, my Style for Hire stylist. As some may recall, Portland Family has partnered with Stacy London’s new venture, Style for Hire and KOIN-TV for a self-discovery effort, “Empowering Self & Style.” We’ve [...]
Blogger Krista Swann and Portland Family’s own Janna Lopez reflect on their makeover shopping trip with their Style for Hire styling coaches. Discoveries include new styles, the importance of buying quality clothes for your wardrobe and how affordable the clothes at Saks Fifth Avenue Off Fifth were.
Local blogger Krista Swan and Portland Family publisher Janna Lopez go through the Style for Hire process, including a closet purging, fashion advice and shopping trip at Saks Fifth Avenue off Fifth in Bridgeport Village.
Think about your underwear. No, really think about it. When is the last time you had a proper bra fitting by an expert (and sorry, Victoria’s Secret doesn’t count)? Fall fashion may be all about outerwear, but if your foundations are worn out or don’t fit you properly, everything you put on top of them suffers. Start [...]
I had never been to a Naked Lady party. I’d vaguely heard about them over the years but didn’t really know what one was until my Empowering Self & Style participant sidekick, Krista Swan, wanted to hold one with her closet audit spoils. She too had to do what I did and subject her [...]
Imagine how naked and vulnerable the emperor felt when he discovered he had no clothes….? Now imagine the total opposite feeling when the empress discovers she has too many, especially of clothes that might have fit a decade ago or are just inappropriate enough they’d perhaps belong on a 15-year old with a Hello Kitty [...]