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Beware Pop-Up Ads

Beware Pop-Up Ads

Raise your hand if you’ve ever fallen head over heels for a dress, shirt, or pair of pants while scrolling through your social media feed, or casually browsing online?

Oh, those vibrant colors, perfectly draped fabrics, and models looking like they’ve just stepped out of a fashion fairytale – it’s like a siren’s song luring us into a sea of shopping temptation. 

But here’s the twist: what arrives at your door might resemble what you saw in the ad about as much as flip-flops do to stilettos.

Beware Pop-Up Ads

It’s the classic tale of the bait and switch – the dress that looked like it was spun from dreams turns out to be spun from something that feels like plastic wrap, the color that seemed so alive on your screen is now closer to a distant cousin of its former self, and the fit that was supposed to be tailored perfection ends up making you look more like a makeover before than an after. 

Now, let’s talk about quality – or lack thereof. Remember the promise of a luxurious fabric that caresses your skin like a soft summer breeze? Well, brace yourself for something that might feel more like sandpaper in comparison. 

It’s not uncommon to discover that the “finely crafted” seams are unraveling at the sight of a gentle tug, or that the buttons have decided to take a leap of freedom just when you’re about to head out the door.

Before you get carried away, take a moment to peek behind the curtain – read reviews, and do a little detective work on the brand’s reputation. 

Make sure to share your own stories of successes and letdowns in a review, adding a dash of honesty and clarity to the enchanting mix of online shopping.

If you can hold yourself back, instead of buying from those pop-up ads, try shopping from more traditional retailers and designers. 

I’ve made a few mistakes myself, and don’t want you to do so as well. It was a humbling reminder that not all that glitters online turns out to be gold in reality.

True Story

A  dear friend ordered a wild and wacky outfit for a party and brought his purchase over to my house for me to share his experience with you. HERE it is. 

Note: the reason you can’t see how extreme the blurriness was like we could, is because the iPhone automatically corrected it.

Ladies, it’s time to shop smarter and say goodbye to fashion regrets! Book a Zoom call with me and find out how I’ll find the perfect clothes for YOU. 

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Will Jewelry Make Your Outfit Look Better?

Will Jewelry Make Your Outfit Look Better?

YES!!!!!!

Will Jewelry Make Your Outfit Look Better?

There must be something in my client’s water, as lately so many of them are sharing jewelry designers they’ve met and want me to meet as well.

It’s likely not the water but more that they know how much I love using jewelry often and creatively to make some killer outfits for them.

Today I’ll share the beautiful and affordable designs by Amy Kanarek.

Amy has allowed me to customize her designs for my clients, so I can pick out the perfect metal and stone colors for their features and clothes.

Details matter, and when you wear the right ones you’ve hit the Jackpot. Even a simple all-black outfit or t-shirt and jeans become a watch-out world one with a necklace and earrings that bring out your features that adds personality to your wardrobe.

NOTE: If you make a purchase on Amy Kanarek, tell her Scarlett sent you.
If you are a client of mine I’ll make customized suggestions for you because YOU know why the details matter. 

 

 

 

 

 

Look Thinner In Less Than 15 Seconds

I’m being persuaded to start creating Reels, which are 15-second videos posted on Instagram, and since I’m not camera-shy…why not?

Click on this link to see my very first Reel. You’ll get a tip that improves an outfit in even less than 15 seconds and make you look thinner.

Now it’s your turn to give it a try.

Imagine what you’d learn from me in 30 minutes?

1 Day Of Free Styling Tips To Get Your Own What Not To Wear Experience

Ready to Get Your Own What Not To Wear Day?

I love giving styling tips.

I love Q & A.

I love great advice.

So, when a brilliant businesswoman suggested I combine all of the above and offer a day of free tips to all, I said YES!!!

I hereby proclaim Thursday, July 26, 2018,
to be
Free Styling Tips Day.

 

All you have to do is post your question on my Scarlett Image FaceBook page with or without a photo and you’ll get my suggestions and recommendations to help solve whatever your what to wear issue may be.

Throw on one of your Go-To outfits, share a photo, and get a suggestion from me as to how to make your outfit go from okay to oh my.

Or

Ask Me A Question

Here are just a few of the questions you may have on your mind:

How can I wear this ____________?

Should I wear this_______________?

What can I wear to make my ____________ look smaller?

What can I wear to make my _____________ look bigger?

Should I keep, consign, or donate this ________________?

What style of shoes should I wear with _______________?

What shoes are out there that won’t hurt my feet?

What, Why, When, Where ____________________________?

Now it’s your chance to get the answers that are swirling in your head each time you wonder what to wear or how to wear it.

Get Your Own What Not To Wear Get Your Own What Not To Wear

Trust me, Tim Gunn, Clinton Kelly, or Stacy London aren’t offering you their advice for free, however, I am but for only 1 day…so hurry on over to my Scarlett Image FaceBook page and get em while they’re hot!!

And please do tell your friends and family about my Free Styling Tips Day, simply because you’re the kind of person who shares once in a lifetime opportunities. 🙂

 

Note: Dress Without Stress enrollment ends July 31 st. In other words, time is running out for you to get my tips and feedback to help you be able to quickly and easily know what to wear when you look at your clothes. No more stressing about dressing for you!!

But, Is It Really On Sale? Shopping Tips

Since I am a personal shopper, who is always looking to save money, I know a deal when I see one and I love to share shopping tips with my clients and subscribers.

I also know when a sale, is anything but a deal.

I love to check out the clothes and shoes in the TJMaxx name brand section, called The Runway. Often TJMaxx has lots of brands that I see when shopping for my clients in stores and online. Occasionally I find a great deal, but mostly enjoy the hunt for hidden treasures in all of the stores’ departments.

Take a look at the price tags on these Giorgio Armani pants, I found on the clearance rack of The Runway department in my local TJMaxx. Do you see what I saw?

Shopping Tips

Shopping Tips

Looks like these $795 pants, marked down to $149.99. What a deal, right?

Now look at the original price tag from the store that had these pants before TJMaxx received them.  That store had reduced them all the way down to $99. And still they didn’t sell? Makes one slightly suspicious, but I digress.

Shopping Tips

Be careful when shopping sales racks, and don’t get taken in by false deals.

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“I had an upcoming conference with NO time nor desire to shop for a new wardrobe. I called Scarlett after reading her blog for many months and she saved the day. She came, spent a few hours with me going through my closet and helped me create a series of perfect outfits. The best part, at the conference a colleague complimented me and told me what I was wearing was a great look. Funny thing was, I had everything in my closet all along but had never added the boots, scarf and earrings”. –Cathi Nelson President l APPO

More tips when you sign up here.

 

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How To Make Your Waist Look Smaller

How To Make Your Waist Look Smaller
How To Make Your Waist Look Smaller

 

Be sure to click on the video to learn: How To Make Your Waist Look Smaller

We all, well at least 99% of women, yearn for a smaller waistline. Many women are also tired of being frustrated with lackluster results from dieting and exercise. All we want is a smaller waistline, to be a size 6, 5’7″ tall, to have perky breasts, smooth skin, and hair that never needs coloring! Is that really too much to ask for?

Well, apparently it is too much to ask for, but that is where I come in. I know lots of ways to create the illusion of smaller waists and make a woman look taller. However, there is nothing I can do about hair coloring. I am not that kind of stylist!

So watch my video to find out How To Make Your Waist Look Smaller, and learn a few of my styling tips.

And then she said:

How To Make Your Waist Look Smaller

“I’m the first one to tell people, when they compliment me on how I look, that I have a secret weapon: Wardrobe Stylist Scarlett Debease. I’ve worked with Scarlett for years now and recommend her heartily to family, friends, and colleagues. She not only shops with me for beautiful pieces to add to my wardrobe, but she also comes to my home and coordinates the new purchases with the rest of my wardrobe, then photographs the outfits to create my own personal lookbook. I NEVER have to think, “What will I wear today?” I simply consult my lookbook and get dressed. I know I’ve saved time and money using Scarlett’s invaluable service.” Jane Pollak

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Clothes Shopping Tips For Women To Stop Wasting Your Money

 Shopping Tips For Women
Shopping Tips For Women

Do all your clothes look the same?

As a savvy and creative personal shopper, I help you save money when shopping for clothes, and you can as well when you follow my shopping tips for women.
Do you find yourself buying the same thing over and over? Are you always buying black pants, even though you already have more than 3 pairs? Another pair of black shoes and/or a handbag?
And really, how many white shirts do any of us really need? If you answered yes, then you are guilty of overspending money on your clothes and as a personal shopper, I can show you how to stop wasting money on clothes you probably don’t need.

  Duplicates in your closet?

If you see duplicates in your closet, then you have spent money on items you really did not need and did not buy the clothes and accessories that would have truly expanded your wardrobe. As a personal shopper, I select clothes for my clients that are unlike what they already own, and will expand their abilities to create more outfits than they ever thought possible.
Many women tend to reach for the clothes they are familiar with when they go shopping. The trouble with that, is they then limit how many new outfits can be created with what they already own.
Next time you hit the stores, resist the urge to buy what you already own, and buy something you don’t!

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4 Instant Makeover tips for Spring and Summer

instant makeover tips

Finally, the warmer weather is here, the daffodils are popping up and you too are ready to spring up and out with a new image.

So here are 4 instant makeover tips for you, that you can easily and without any expense, start implementing right now to update your looks.

#1. Wear your top out and not tucked into your waist. This will instantly make you appear thinner and taller and will also take a few years off your look.

#2. Change your hairstyle. Try bangs, change the side you part your hair, pull it back or wear your hair loose. Just try to wear it differently than you usually do, and next time you are due for a cut and or color, let the stylist make a suggestion rather than you telling him or her what you want. Hair grows back, so be open to experimenting a bit, and embrace change for a change.

#3. Don’t wear the same outfit over and over again. Instead of grabbing the same top and bottom that you always do, combine pieces that you normally don’t put together. Try wearing a nicer than ‘everyday’ top with your jeans, to update your look. or wearing another pair of shoes. And when you go shopping, DO NOT buy something you already have. Odds are you already have the black pants and white shirt! Right?

#4. Finally, the easiest and most effective wardrobe change that you can do, is to roll or push up your sleeves. This is one of the most important tips I give my clients, as by utilizing this simple styling tip, you will be amazed at what a difference it will make to your image.

Give all or any of these instant makeover tips a try, and let me know which are your favorite.

Go here to get my 5 Style Tips To Look Younger, Thinner and Taller.

Pssst…Overheard In The Dressing Room

“I highly recommend hiring Scarlett! She helped me purge the out-of-date and unattractive clothes from my closet, showed me new ways to wear my existing clothes & accessories to highlight my face and figure, and emailed me almost 50 pictures that evening of all of the outfits she put together. In addition, Scarlett made a list of the items I needed to purchase and can be hired to shop with me to make sure I make the best decisions. No more wasting time and money buying the wrong clothing items. She was a pleasure to work with and I had a great time in the process.” Denise Baliotti

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Just Who Do You Think You Are, Telling Me What To Wear?

Welcome to Scarlett Says

How can I show you what to wear?

Have you ever wondered exactly what it is that I do? Come on, you know you’ve wondered what working with a wardrobe stylist is all about.  I bet you even have wondered what working with me is all about. And, oh working with a wardrobe stylist and personal shopper must only be for the wealthy and shop-a-holics, right?

I mean, just who do you think I am?

Well, now you can hear the answers to these questions and more in this episode of Scarlett Says.

You’ll also find out how to get 3 FREE wardrobe stylist tips from me, no strings attached, no small print, etc. This is my way of showing a woman who has not worked with me, how making only 3 changes in what she wears can totally change how she looks and feels about her appearance. All I need is your picture, sent to Scarlett@ScarlettImage.com, and you will get my tips created specifically for you, and will those tips will help you know what to wear.

Have you gotten your copy of my Free Guide to find out what to wear:

Click here to see the  5 Style Tips To Instantly Make You Look Younger, Thinner & Taller?

what to wear“Scarlett is a God send. I was wearing the same outfits repeatedly and couldn’t decide how to dress better. Scarlett came to my house and in one session efficiently figured out the colors and style that looked best on me. Than she went to my closet and created coordinated outfits including shoes and jewelry and photographed everything so I have a personal file of outfits I can wear. The wardrobe stylist transformation has been lasting and significant. I have a new sense of myself.”

—Beth Martin, Scarsdale NY, Spiritual Life Coach/Grief Counselor

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