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Is Etiquette Dead?

My friend Bill recently posted on FB: “Yeah, I know, disciplining your kids is uncool but when your little savages slide into a 70 year old woman without breaking stride my tolerance is shot.” What?!? With much chagrin, I responded: “Since when is teaching kids to behave in public uncool? It might better be described […]

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Before Chanel CC Cream…

  BEFORE AND AFTER PHOTOS USING CC CREAM Rarely do I endorse skin care products, so believe me when I say that Chanel’s CC Cream Correction Complete will change your morning routine for the better. My friend Tony at Dillard’s Chanel counter (The Galleria & Barton Creek) used it in a recent freebie makeover. I […]

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Personal Shopper: On A Budget

RetailMeNot.com features my advice on the basics of choosing a personal stylist/image consultant and what they can do to help you look your best and save money.  The important takeaway here is that we’re not just for celebrities and CEO’s.  Everyone can benefit from the expertise our industry has to offer. READ THE ARTICLE HERE […]

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Girl Around Town: What’s Austin Chic?

Girl Around Town is a new digital city guide dedicated to highlighting American cities’ hot spots and how to dress for them.  The Austin issue features a quote from little ole ME about what “Austin Chic” really means (p. 3).  Of course, we all know it’s a moving target.  When an invitation’s dress code calls […]

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What “Lean In” Taught Me

All I can say is:       WORTH EVERY PENNY At the AICI Conference in Phoenix last month, numerous praises and references bounced around seminars and social gatherings regarding “Lean In” by Sheryl Sandberg.  Naturally, I ordered it from Amazon.com and within one chapter, it was clearly a Revelationary Reading must. Sandberg is the current […]

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Anna Wintour’s Saving Grace

“The Devil Wears Prada” was a box office comedy based on a book by Vogue Editor Anna Wintour’s ex-assistant. The movie depicts a woman driven by power with zero concern for those who do her bidding. The ridiculous demands and ensuing comedy and fashion are unforgettable. Enter “September Issue.” Camera crews hound a makeup-less, evasive, [now] […]

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Is It Time For A New Headshot?

As the Style Editor for the new AICI Global Magazine, it was thrilling to contribute this article for the premier issue.  If you’re ready for a new headshot, take advantage of the best deal in Austin.  My Style For The Camera package includes: * Personal styling based on your personality, profession and facial features * […]

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Revelationary Reading: Tim Gunn’s Fashion Bible

Ideal For: History buffs, fashionistas, cocktail party conversationalists. Thea’s Thoughts:  Anyone who’s spent time with me over the past 10 years knows that I like Lifetime’s Project Runway, and I LOVE Tim Gunn.  Meeting him last year at the Lucky Brand event at Barton Creek Mall only solidified my respect and admiration for him.  Tim’s new […]

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Brilliant Imports Featured in REAL Magazine

I’m so thrilled for my close friend Amy Campbell, owner of Brilliant Imports. REAL Magazine, the American Statesman’s weekly insert, featured Amy’s business.  Read the article here. Some of you became familiar with Brilliant Imports at my studio’s open house last summer.  Amy sells interesting and affordable small and mid-size home decor pieces, fun jewelry […]

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Do You Have Body Dysmorphia?

What else does one do on a sick day than watch TLC’s “What Not To Wear?” In an effort to forget about my scratchy throat and plugged ears, I lost myself in the story of Danielle, an Austin teacher who shed a remarkable 120 pounds and needed a wardrobe makeover.  Danielle suffered from a what […]

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