Wardrobe therapy & personal styling for women 50+
that empowers, transforms, & creates lasting change
in how you look & how you feel.
As your wardrobe therapist & style mentor, I'll help you
discover your unique personal style that embodies the "you" of today. Become transformed & self-confident, & be seen.
DESIRE to be seen, in a style that speaks volumes about you, without you having to a word. Control the first and every impression.
We all know how frustrating it can be to getting dressed
Every. Single. Day.
Add to that the big question mark around dressing
for post-pandemic times.
And what's worse?
Realizing that you don't know your style or you want to
Pairing clothes together that express your style isn't just a skill - it's an art. And not everyone possesses the knowledge, confidence, or time to find and follow their personal style.
And that's where I come in.
As your Wardrobe Therapist and Personal Stylist, I help you learn what style clicks with your personality and lifestyle, and how to amplify it. Gone are those days when you preferred to blend in the background in dark glasses and sweats.
Now's your time to get out and CRUSH every day, with impeccable confidence.
Ever since I can remember, I've had a knack for style. It started out with Barbies; mixing and matching outfits and giving each doll a new look was my default activity. Next, I started dressing my younger sisters!
They provided me the perfect opportunity to style and stage my own fashion shows at home. I experimented with endless outfits, generally without much resistance from the sibs. By the time I was in high school, I was obsessed with clothes. When I got my first job working at an upscale boutique, my passion was further fueled. I was in heaven!
I was dressing actual, full-sized ladies! How cool was that? I decided to study design in college where I earned the reputation as "the fashionista from the East” at my midwestern university. Once I graduated, I focused on a career in the cosmetic, graphic design, and digital media industries.
These were all great experiences in design, but nothing gave me the kick I used to get from working with clothes and styling women. The sense of satisfaction that comes with witnessing them embrace their inner beauty express their style, and exude confidence is unreal. I seriously got (get) as much satisfaction and pleasure from it as my clients! So, I came full circle, back to my early-realized passion for fashion. And, as I am a midlife-r, I understand that women like us are ready to realize whatever is next in their life…and do it with greater confidence, which come with feeling good about being seen.
My goal, the CRUSHSTYLE goal, is to help you realize your personal inner style, and crush it every single day, with confidence. Feel as good as you look, look as good as you feel.
Any of these sound familiar? Negative connections to what you wear can be toxic, and limiting your possibilities. And we all experience self-doubt about some of our fashion decisions. Over 61% of woman feel self-conscious about their appearance. I'll teach you how WHAT you wear affects HOW you feel and how OTHERS feel about you. That's Fashion Psychology at work. You'll experience a rapid change for the better that will alter your attitude about and experience with clothing and getting dressed.
GETTING DRESSED GETS YOU STRESSED
YOU HAVE AN OVERFLOWING CLOSET, BUT NOTHING TO WEAR
YOU'RE DRESSING FOR A LIFE THAT DOESN'T MATCH TODAY'S
YOU'RE LIMITING YOUR ABILITY TO ATTRACT WHAT YOU DESIRE
YOU LACK THE SELF-CONFIDENCE YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
YOU WANT TO STREAMLINE + SIMPLIFY GETTING DRESSED
YOU'RE STUCK IN AN "INDECISION PRISON"
YOUR PRE-COVID CLOTHES AREN'T WORKING ANYMORE
YOUR ATHLEISURE NEEDS A VACATION FROM YOU
YOU'RE READY FOR A STYLE UPGRADE
Get ready to discover the best looks for you, your body, and your lifestyle. Get ready to take a critical look in your closet. Learn how to upcycle your wardrobe - maximizing the clothes you have and minimizing unworn and unloved.
WOW yourself and everyone who meet
REALIZE YOUR STYLE
learn what looks best for your body + lifestyle
UPCYCLE YOUR WARDROBE
reconnect + re-invent with your clothes
reduce stress, save time + wear all you buy
HAVE A SUCCESS MINDSET
with personal style that reflects the you of today
STYLE IS A WAY TO SAY WHO YOU ARE WITHOUT HAVING TO SPEAK
It's hard to deny that first impressions last. What is the impression that you want to give? Is there an icon whose style you love? Have you always felt that Everyone has personal style...its just a matter of discovering it!, then living it. Find yours and take command of that first (and every) impression
Much more than just a closet cleanse. We'll begin with a complete review of everything in your closet: clothing, accessories, shoes. Try it all on to learn what to keep, toss, donate, demote, and why. I'll guide you towards curating a wardrobe that works hard for you, without you working at it.
Complete your wardrobe with key pieces that will work in constant rotation. If there are things that are missing from your wardrobe or need a fresh look, I'll shop online for you. Everything is selected with your wants, style, and budget in mind. I'll guide on you on what to look for in quality, value, timeless chic.
This might just be your favorite part: the creation of new looks. We'll upcycle your own (now carefully curated) clothes to create new outfits you never imagined, and incorporate fresh pieces where needed. (see: SHOP TO COMPLETE). And you'll get a visual guide of all the outfits we create.
All aspects of the CRUSH.STYLE process are available to you virtually: Shop your closet/shop to complete, all online. Create looks for you, whether they be for WFH, social distanced socializing, professional makeover, special occasions, a lifestyle change, or weight change. Working virtually is just as satisfying as IRL, but safe and accessible no matter where you live.
DON'T MAKE FASHION OWN YOU, BUT DECIDE WHO YOU ARE, WHAT YOU WANT TO EXPRESS BY THE WAY YOU DRESS AND THE WAY YOU LIVE
Debra is one of the most talented people I have ever experienced. She can create beauty and elegance from the ordinary. I have personally had her help with both my wardrobe and my home, and Debra's sense of style and taste is impeccable. Neither has ever looked so good. I cannot recommend her highly enough. Debra will change your world to the best it can be!