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A couple weeks ago, our blog post featured Anne H Styles and her website photoshoot when she was just starting her business last year. I thought it was so cool that she knew so much about clothes because honestly, I have never been one of those people who knew what to wear.
I’ve had my children put together outfits for me, I call my BFF in crisis when I have to go somewhere important, and I despised the idea of trying to put an outfit together. A year ago, I pretty much wore jeans with whatever free t shirt was on top in my drawer, mostly from NephCure Walks and coaching soccer and cheerleading.
Go ahead, you can have a laugh. It’s funny… These are the BEST of the worst outfits I wore before my makeover.
Yes, that is a leopard print cowboy hat with an orange Dragonball Z shirt and blue sweatpants… I repeatedly bought the same shirt in different colors and wore Etnies and DCs with everything.
Having accepted that I was not a fashionable person, I never thought about working with a personal stylist. I had been told I was beyond help.
Working with Anne was amazing because she made me realize that wearing t shirts, jeans and flip flops all summer was not the way I wanted to represent my personal brand. This was right when we were rebranding from Erika Hatfield Photography to Hatfield Photography. We figured out what style of clothing I liked and what the best colors and fits were best for me!
Now, I have an app on my phone with all my best colors, that we can check when we are shopping. It is amazing!
“The reality is, most people wear 20% of their closets 80% of the time. My goal for you is to create a wardrobe where you enjoy wearing 100% of it.” – Anne
I used to throw everything I own on the bed and floor every time we tried to go on date night and I cancelled on Jake more than once when I couldn’t find anything to wear. Since I worked with Anne, I donated over half of the clothes in my closet. They looked like somebody’s else’s clothes or a collection of items that looked like they belonged to whoever I went shopping with that day.
We went shopping together and I got a whole new wardrobe of things that actually fit me and that I love.
If you’ve watched Marie Kondo’s Konmari method on Netflix, I’ll say everything in my closet now sparks joy. I know what things I can wear together and I know what I want when I go shopping. If someone had told me I would work with a personal stylist and end up enjoying shopping for clothes, I would have declared shenanigans but it’s incredible what knowing what to wear can do for your confidence.
If you missed the first post with Anne’s session, you can check it out here: https://hatfieldphotos.com/personal-stylist-anne-h-styles
If you’re interested in a style makeover or working with a stylist, check out www.annehstyles.com — Obviously, I highly recommend her!
And as always, if you’d like to talk with us about doing a photo shoot to show off your brand’s style, use this button to schedule a call with us!