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Client Reviews

We get the honor of working with extraordinary clients everyday.  Our clients come from all walks of life and with different missions. They could be a CEO, business executive, teacher, stay-at-home mom, etc. However, they all have one thing in common – they want to look and feel amazing everyday.  If you ever wondered what it is like to work with The Style Studio by Keri Blair, then we suggest you read what our most recent clients have to say.

I loved my Keri Blair experience! She provided an atmosphere that was very upbeat, fun and professional. I fell in love with so many of the clothing choices that I had a hard time cutting them down to a reasonable amount. It was amazing how well Keri figured out what my clothing personality was and what would look good on me. I’ve been trying to lose that “last 10 – 20 pounds” for a very long time! The clothes that Keri picked out were very flattering and helped me look my very best even though I’m not at my perfect weight. I would highly recommend Keri to anyone who needs a fashion pick me up!

Susan Crane

I had a great time working with Keri and her team. They were fun to work with, put me at my ease, and provided a wonderful selection of clothes that I love to wear.

 – Morag Barrett

I first contacted Keri when I was tired of my wardrobe – a mix between mountain wear and very casual. I wanted a new me. She came to my home and literally had me give 99% away – either to Goodwill, Denver Clothing, or trash (my choice). The following week, I went to her studio and “Voila”. A whole new wardrobe from casual to dressy – pants, blouses, dresses, shoes, and a handbag or two. Not to mention jewelry and a little make-up lesson. Never have I been more pleased with her selection. I have come back to her again to add additional items and again, was not disappointed. If you are looking for a new “image” for whatever reason, do it for yourself and go to Keri. Well worth the time. I will go back again when the time comes.

– Janice McDonald

I would say I definitely fell into the trap of keeping clothing around for years thinking I would surely wear it again. This left me with a vast quantity of tired and unstylish clothing which I would stare at for hours trying to figure out what to wear. Thanks to my husband for listening to me when I constantly remarked that I needed a stylist to go shopping for me. He gave me Keri Blair’s services as a gift and I couldn’t be happier. Kimmi helped me clean out my closet and then shopped for me, keeping in mind my lifestyle and my budget. In just two days, and a fun afternoon trying on a lot of clothing and jewelry with Keri and Kimmi, I had an entire summer wardrobe of quality, budget-friendly clothing. It’s been exciting to receive compliments on my outfits now. Keri Blair Image Experts is a great service! 

– Jodi Hansen

Keri is brilliant. Clothes, shoes, makeup, hairstyle, jewelry, tips about how to dress, why certain things work on my body…all of these things have been eye-opening and mind blowing. Yet beyond these physical things, my entire view of my body and who I am as a woman has altered.

Now, rather than hiding my curves, I am free to dress in a way that tastefully accentuates who I am as a woman. Interesting to note, the day I started wearing clothes that flattered my figure, I looked like I had dropped 2 dress sizes.

Annemarie Milisen

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How to Dress for Any Occasion

You have a first date on Friday with someone you have been crushing on for years.  Yikes!  “What am I going to wear?” You ask yourself.  Or maybe you have an interview next week for your ideal job. Yay! “But what should I wear?” You ponder again.  It can be difficult to figure out what to wear without doing a little research ahead of time.  Putting a little thought into it will make for a successful meeting and outcome.  So whether you are going on a date or heading to an interview, we suggest you ask these 4 important questions below.

1.  Who are you meeting with?  Try to figure out as many details as possible about the person you are meeting, as it pertains to the situation.  What do they do for work? What’s their position?  What do they like to do for fun?  How old are they? (Google is your friend.  Just try to refrain from being labeled as a “Google Stalker.”)

2.  What do you want your first impression to be?          You have 3 seconds to make an impression that is locked in. What do you want someone to know about you?  That you’re funny?  Confident?  Life of the party?  Sincere?

3.  Where are you meeting?  At a local coffee shop? The office?  A Mexican restaurant?

4.  What’s your intention?  What do you want to happen during and after your meeting?   Do you want to land the job?  Go on another date?

Now that you have all of these questions answered,  go into your closet and pick out that perfect outfit!

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Fall Fashion Trends 2014

Fall is in the air!  Soon those green leaves on the tree outside your window will gently flutter to the ground into a pile of oranges, reds, and yellows.  The temperature will be grazing the 50’s and you’ll race to your closet and ask yourself “what am I going to wear??” Not to worry, The Style Studio by Keri Blair is here to save the day!

Trends come and go, but some seem to stay season after season like animal print.  Listed below are 5 of the hottest trends this season that we feel are worth investing in, or if you are lucky, you may already have them in your closet!

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1. Capes

Michael Kors, $295, michaelkors.com

2. Wrap Coats

Trink Turk, $545, nordstrom.com

3. Psychedelic Prints

Ted Baker, $475, tedbaker.com

4. Pastels

Tibi, $295, tibi.com

5.  60’s Inspired/A-line dresses

Milly, $445, millyny.com

 

 

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September Client Spotlight

Sonia McCloskey

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Financial Advisor at Edward Jones Investments
The Style Studio by Keri Blair Client for 5 Years
 

What’s your clothing item or accessory must-have of the moment?

“A great dress with incredible jewelry!”

Favorite local hotspot?

“The Lounge Bar at The Ritz Carlton Hotel in Denver”

Tell us more about your lifestyle…

“I am a very, very busy lady.  I do not have kids, but I am always with clients, meeting prospective clients, going to dinners, cocktail parties, or getting in a great workout with my trainer.   I need to get all that energy out somehow!  I enjoy spending time with my husband and my downtime.  It allows me to recharge, reconnect with myself, nature and the love of my life.”

Why did you decide to use The Style Studio by Keri Blair?

“I needed to have someone from the outside tell me directly what it is that I look good or bad in.  After all, I am European and we do not beat around the bush.  If I look bad in something, I want to know and if I look good, Keri will duplicate it.  Keri is always right.”

How did you feel about your style before you went to The Style Studio by Keri Blair?

“Average”

And now?

“Classy, sophisticated, and ready to take over the boardroom!”

Why is it important to you to look amazing everyday?

“I have worked very hard and I deserve it.  Also, first impressions are always very important to me.  Since my business is very serious, I want to let my clients know that they will be taking care of by a very professional team.”

Tell us about your experience working with The Style Studio by Keri Blair…

“I love the amount of time everyone spent with me.  I felt like I was at the Dior or Chanel boutique in Paris.”

What would you say is the biggest change in your life after using The Style Studio by Keri Blair?

“My wardrobe.  It looks incredible.  I feel like I can take over the world!”

 
 
 
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Sips and Style Workshops

Grab your girlfriends and get ready for some fun this fall!  We’ll take your look to the next level with these three amazing workshops customized for you.  Once a month, for 3 consecutive months, the premier image consulting firm The Style Studio by Keri Blair will be holding a 2 hour workshop to help you with all of your styling needs. Sign up for one or join us for all three.  Through these workshops Image Consultant Kimberly Ade will provide you with the tools you need to become more confident in how you dress and amp up your look.  

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Dates:  September 20th, October 18th, November 22nd

Time:  10am – 12pm 

Cost:  $75 a class or $175 for 3 classes

Mimosas and light snacks will be provided.

September 20th 

Workshop 1:  Freshen up with Fall Fashion Trends

Get out of your shopping box and learn the top fall fashion trends and how you can make them yours.  The way clothing is worn on the runway isn’t always the right way for you.  From A-line dresses to capes, we’ll help you feel great about your look and try new things while learning what trends you can rock this season.  We’ll have clothes on hand from local boutiques so you can try different looks!

October 18th

Workshop 2:  Polishing Your Look – Accessorizing and Beyond

Clothing is an important part in creating your image, but adding accessories or tailoring garments can make a significant change in your overall look.  You can take a boring basic and make it look chic and new by adding some new accessories.  It’s an inexpensive way to jazz up your entire look!  In this workshop you will learn ways to wear jewelry, handbags, scarves, belts, etc. and what type of accessories work for you.  Join us in the Accessories Lounge and play with our fabulous finds from LA and NY!  You will also be given tips on the importance of tailoring and how you could salvage an ill-fitting garment.  Bring your top 3 outfits and we’ll take them to a new level.

November 22nd

Workshop 3:  Holiday Looks and Hair

If holiday parties has you thinking about Sparkle, come learn how to be a more glamorous you.  Get to know the must have holiday attire items and different ways you can dress up any outfit.  This is your opportunity to get out of the Little Black Dress rut or repurpose your LBD to wear 3 different ways.  If you are not into wearing dresses or skirts, you will love hearing about the outfit alternatives to make your look holiday ready. In this workshop you will also learn about the hottest holiday hairstyles and how you can do them yourself.

Register at 303.575.1606 or kimberly@keriblair.com.
Limited space is available.

 

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How to Make Your Bum Look Better in Jeans

A perky and perfectly round derriere.  Sound like something you would like to see in your jeans?  Yes?  We thought so. The size and pocket placement is the KEY to a great looking bum.  We’ll tell you what we mean below.

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Towards the outside: makes you look hippy and bum wider,

Too low: makes your bum look saggy (or could be referred to as the “Grandma bum.”)

Pocket size is…

Too big: makes your bum look large and in charge. (Those pockets are not covering up anything.)

Too small: also makes your bum look large (tiny pockets do not equal tiny looking cheeks.)

**Our Secret Tip**

Make sure your pockets are medium in size and placed in the dead center of your bum cheeks.  If you still aren’t sure how your behind looks, pull a Kim Kardashian and take a picture!

 

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Tips for Successful Shopping on Your Own

So you are heading out for a shopping extravaganza. Whether you are looking to revamp your closet with a whole new fall wardrobe or in search for that perfect dress to wear to your birthday dinner, we suggest you follow our tips below.  Preparation is the key to a successful shopping experience.  With these tips, you’ll be sure to go home with something you absolutely love.

1.  Slip on an outfit that you feel amazing in.  (Feeling great about how you look will give you a whole new outlook when trying garments on.)

2.  Make sure your hair and make up look impeccable.

3.  Wear a necklace that will go with just about anything.

4.  If possible, toss a pair of black heels in your bag.

5.  While you are trying on outfits, make sure you love it before taking it home with you.  If you are not 100% sure you like it right then – don’t buy it.  As Keri always says “it will never look better than it does today.”

Now let’s go shopping!

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August Client Spotlight

Randy Hite

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Vice President, Physical Therapist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist at
Gillette Physical Therapy in Gillette, WY
The Style Studio by Keri Blair Client for 2 Months
 
 

What’s your clothing item/accessory must-have of the moment?

“For me, I am a comfort first type of guy.  My job demands me to be comfortable enough to demonstrate, yet look professional.  My clothing must-have of the moment is comfortable shoes for all situations presented to me during the day.”

Favorite Denver hotspot?

“Larimer Square as I am a huge foodie!”

Tell us about your lifestyle…

“Simply follow the “work hard to play hard” montra.  I thrive on extreme sports and vacation for the adrenaline rush versus the relaxation.  I will travel to places for just the eating experience alone, or enjoy staying at home and cooking off the cuff as well.  I am just as comfortable in board shorts and flip flops as I am dressed for a board meeting.  Life is too short to not do and see everything and every place you desire.”

Why did you decide to use The Style Studio by Keri Blair?

“I was researching on the internet new fashion styles in 2014, specifically for the tall and slender male.  It was becoming exhausting to sort throughout the fluff that was out there.  I decided to investigate consultants close tony hometown.  The Style Studio by Keri Blair was researched and came with grand reviews.  After one discussion with Keri it was a no brainer that this gal knew her stuff.”

How did you feel about your style before you went to The Style Studio by Keri Blair?

“I shamefully felt it was decent.  I realized very quickly, however, that my style was the same style I had maintained for several years.”

And now?

“As change is usually difficult for me, so was this.  However, it was very apparent by The Style Studio by Keri Blair staff, in a very kind way, that change was going to be a good thing.  Afterall, that is why I hired them, I was obviously in search of change.  It has come with great appreciation and countless compliments!”

Why is it important to you to look amazing everyday?

“In my business, I interact with 100’s of clients daily.  This is a small town, reputation and word of mouth mean everything to a private business owner. Just as important as being good, is looking good while you achieve it.”

Tell us about your experience working with The Style Studio by Keri Blair….

“The staff at The Style Studio by Keri Blair were incredible!  They made the transition easy, comfortable, and inviting.  I greatly appreciate the calm, relaxed atmosphere in their office. They are genuine and passionate about the job they are presented with and it shows in the end product.”

What would you say is the biggest change in your life, after using The Style Studio by Keri Blair?

“I enjoyed the process as much as I enjoyed the end result.  It was truly fascinating to see these gals so knowledgeable about fashion for someone else. I have received countless compliments, both at work, and in public, regarding the new look. I admit I was a skeptic at first, I would strongly recommend this group to anyone interested in making a positive image change!”

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Could Your Clothes Be Sending the Wrong Message?

First impressions are key to lasting impressions.  Have you ever met someone for the first time and they end up being completing different than what you thought?  Initially you thought John was a landscaper since he was dressed in a dirty t-shirt and ripped jeans, but come to find out he was actually a CEO of a very successful advertising firm and just completed working in the yard.  For better or worse, we live in a very visual world.  So we use what we see in front of us to make snap judgements.  Type, color, and the way you wear your clothing can all have an effect on the way people perceive you.  Could your clothes be sending the wrong message?  See some common “clothing messages” below:

1.  High necklines & turtlenecks – covering up your neck and decolletage makes you look closed off.  Try showing a little skin to appear more inviting.

2.  All black – wearing all black from head-to-toe may look chic, but you can sometimes appear a little harsh and unfriendly.  Try wearing a pop of color with those black pants even if it’s in the shoes or belt.

3.  Ruffles – thought of as more girly and young. Ruffles make you appear sweeter.  There’s nothing wrong with looking a little sweet if you are!

4.  Crisp button ups (for women) – can make you seem a bit rigid and stiff.  Try swapping it out for a blouse instead.