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Top 15 Style Bag Essentials

Are you starting your styling career in TV, Film, Print or Fashion Show Production? Below is a starter list of must haves! The top 15 style bag essentials Scissors (small and large) Small sewing kit with needles, 10 basic thread colors, a few basic buttons and measuring tape. Tape: Double sticky tape, gaffer tape, masking tape and hem tape.  Pins and more pins (stick pins, safety pins, T pins and push pins) Sticky felt squares (found at Michael’s) to place on the bottom of shoes to protect from scuffing or dirt. Clips - spring clamps (small and medium) found at home improvement stores Hygiene: disposable liners for swimsuits/underwear (online) and underarm sweat guard protectors (JoAnn’s Fabrics) Tag gun and tag gun fabric fasteners (clear) Non toxic sticky putty Earring backs (a variety pack) Fabric Protector: Lint roller, static guard and deodorant remover sponge Cleaners: Stain remover pens, goo be gone, packets of laundry cleaner, clean sponges, hand wipes and spray bottle   Shoe horn and polish Breast friends:  Nipple concealers, silicone breast enhancers, bra strap fastener Rolling Racks (1-2) and hangers ...

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Introduction To Production

Thank you to Son Studios for the opportunity to share my experience and tips about costuming on a set. My next post will include a few highlights including the top 15 style bag essentials. Check back in a few days....

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In The News: Fashion Forward

Florida's Business Observer - Sept 8, 2017 Thank you Business Observer and Beth Luberecki for this wonderful article. At this time, southwest Florida is again wrapping its arms around one another to help in time of need during the clean up efforts of Hurricane Irma. This article mentions how I was on the receiving end after a lay off. I'm forever grateful and will continue giving back in return. “In a small community like this, we’re eager to help one another.” Image taken at Wildflower located at The Village Shops on Venetian Bay.  ...

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Mersur Movement

When I worked at Chico's FAS marketing and public relations department many years ago, I was introduced to Sarah Shirley, an international fashion stylist based in NYC that regularly appeared on popular, national news and entertainment shows. We were introduced when she called our department requesting product for one of her appearances and we connected immediately. Working in the retail industry, I had the opportunity to not only pitch/provide our brands' product to national editors and stylists but also help style for various company projects...

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