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Positioning Your personal Brand for Maximum Impact

Posted by on Jan 9, 2014 in Beauty, Fashion | Comments Off on Positioning Your personal Brand for Maximum Impact

Written by: Natalie Jobity We are all familiar with the branding of a product or a company. If I say “Apple” what images come to your awareness? Because of its strong positive brand associations, Apple products are extremely successful, so much so that people will pay a premium just for the privilege of owning an iPhone or iPad. The company has a clearly differentiated brand that hinges on innovation and top notch quality which is communicated at every touch point with the consumer, so that there is no mistaking an iPad from another tablet. Brand positioning is as important for individuals as it is for Fortune 100 companies. Strong public personal brands, including Oprah, Michelle Obama, Martha Stewart, Serena Williams and Lady Gaga all have a unique expression that makes them distinct from any other woman.  These women are...

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The Androgynous super hero! – Highlighting Baltimore’s most vibrant women in the Arts.

Posted by on Jan 6, 2014 in Fashion, Local | Comments Off on The Androgynous super hero! – Highlighting Baltimore’s most vibrant women in the Arts.

By Brock Photography by Charmed Focus Female manikins with button downs and bowties surrounded me in the Mt. Vernon office of Baltimore’s favorite androgynous fashion guru Chase thestylegui Asar owner of C.U.E. Style Consulting (Chic Urban Emo). C.U.E. Style Consulting is dedicated to offering amazing personal services in the areas of event styling, wardrobe consulting, personal styling and tailoring; focusing on men’s fashion for masculine of center women, trans-men, and other gender nonconforming folks. That’s right, I said it! Curves and cufflinks!   “YES I am a woman, but YES I do like to put on a nice suit. And YES, I do like to put on a nice pair of wingtips and feel…. ‘Dapper’.” From pulling clothes for former Baltimore Raven and super bowl champion Ray Lewis, to styling world renowned pianist Cyrus Chestnut, this B Woman has...

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Q&A with Judy Pressman – Image Consultant Expert

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 in Fashion | Comments Off on Q&A with Judy Pressman – Image Consultant Expert

Judy Pressman is a certified Image Consultant with twenty-eight years of experience in the Baltimore-Washington area. She has transformed thousands of men and women, both individually and through her seminars. Judy trained with Robert Ponte the Internationally known fashion consultant and legendary pioneer in the industry. Judy truly loves what she does, and as an artist, she has an incredible eye for fashion and for what will enhance her client’s best features. She also has the ability to totally reinvent a client’s image if that is what they are looking for. Judy’s favorite days are spent shopping with clients, whether it is for a whole new wardrobe or to add key items to an existing closet. Her work is based on the concept that personal style can be a vehicle to greater success, satisfaction and prosperity. Judy has found...

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Bra Fitting Tips from Necessary Secrets

Posted by on Nov 10, 2013 in Fashion | Comments Off on Bra Fitting Tips from Necessary Secrets

As 8 out of 10 women wear the wrong sized bra, Necessary Secrets fit consultants answer the pleas of many women like you who need help navigating intimate apparel.  The fit specialists identify your proper bra size, and take into consideration your body type, wardrobe and lifestyle.  Take advice from a Fit Specialist – they are passionate about helping women find the right bra size. Eighty percent of women wear the incorrect size bra. All women need to get professionally fit at least once a year. If you find that you lose or gain more then five pounds, you should go in and get remeasured. All women should have 5-7 bras in their wardrobe. There are different bras for different clothing (lacy,  smooth, demi, sport, strapless, racerback and these are just a few). Always wear a sport bra when...

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Faye Daniel Designs – Creating Life Long Memories for Brides

Posted by on Nov 6, 2013 in Beauty, Fashion, Local, Weddings | Comments Off on Faye Daniel Designs – Creating Life Long Memories for Brides

Faye Daniel Designs, a name that conveys class and elegance, is no different from their line of bridal accessories.  Their motto says it all: “You bring the dress, we do the rest…from head to toe.”  They are every bride’s dream, creating customized jewelry, veils, and embellished belts as well as accessories for the bridal party, including mothers of the bride and groom. Randie McConnell founded Faye Daniel Designs in 2004, fulfilling a dream that began for her in childhood. At the age of 11, Randie was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. To pass the time during her five-week stay in the hospital, Randie’s father brought her a baby bracelet kit, which sparked her creativity and what would become a lifelong passion for the art of accessory design. Being inspired by the fashion industry all of her life, Randie decided to...

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Wedding Accessory Q&A with Faye Daniel Designs

Posted by on Nov 5, 2013 in Beauty, Fashion, Weddings | Comments Off on Wedding Accessory Q&A with Faye Daniel Designs

With the seemingly endless and often stressful list of tasks to complete before the big day arrives, many brides may be tempted to call their wedding ensemble complete when they have secured the dress. But the addition of a few key accessories can up the glamor quotient considerably and transform a simply pretty wedding gown into the dress of your dreams. FDD’s founder and lead designer, Randie McConnell, answers a few frequently asked questions to make the often bewildering choice of wedding jewelry and accessories a breeze for confused brides. Faye Daniel Designs bride Amy Bryk. Why should I consult with an accessory stylist/designer for my wedding? Randie: An accessory designer or stylist has the expertise to advise a bride and help choose the accessories that will take a specific wedding dress and a bride’s entire look to the...

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