Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Hanging up my shingle.. huge announcement!!!

I know I have been giving hints for a while now that I have a new venture starting up, now I can tell you some more details.. I am very pleased to introduce... 
That's www.bodypositivestylist.com - I have been doing work as a personal stylist for a number of years now on an ad-hoc basis, and after a lot of poking and prodding and encouragement from people I've decided to actually launch it as a serious enterprise and start doing more of that kind of work. It's something I really enjoy and something that does a lot of good!
My approach to personal styling is a bit different to the stylists you see on TV - rather than the "break them down and build them up again" method you often see employed, I am more interested in a positive approach.  I am also not interested in perpetrating the negativity that seems to abound when people talk about fashion - I don't happen to think we need to disguise, minimise, or "flatter" our bodies. I don't want to destroy all signs of personality and force people into a "cookie-cutter" of "appropriate" fashion. I think there's way to be dressed appropriately for any occasion AND let your personality shine too.  
I don't think the myriad of bodies out there can be broken into three, four, or even twelve different "shapes", either. We're all different!  I'm more interested in a holistic approach, where my clients get the fashion and makeup advice they're looking for, and have the tools they need to use clothing and makeup in a more intentional, useful, sustainable and most importantly enjoyable way! My approach is a respectful and collaborative one.
While I specialise in plus-sizes people I will offer my services to everyone - people of every gender, shape, colour, size and ice-cream preference. 
So... in a few short days this will be launching. Head on over to www.bodypositivestylist.com and pop your email in if you want to be eligible for my awesome introductory offer, or if you just want to know more about it. 
I am really excited about this, and I hope that you are too. 
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15 comments:

  1. Congrats, love the ice cream preference line!! Was a true laugh out loud moment!!

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    1. heh, well, you know, it takes ALL types.. I will even be offering my services to gluten free frozen yoghurt lovers too :)

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  2. Good luck with your new enterprise. Hope it all goes well for you

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  3. Woot, huge congrats on your new direction!! Love your logo.

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    1. Thanks heaps, coming from you that's feedback I really value :)

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    1. Thank you, it's a bit of a different approach but I think it's needed, hopefully others agree :)

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  5. How awesome!!! I wish I lived closer! Congrats and best of luck!

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    1. Thank you... the good news is I am also going to be offering my services online, so distance from Melbourne isn't necessarily a problem. :)

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  6. Absolutely delighted to see this! I am totally going to be speaking to you soon - you've got such a great eye for fashion, and I finally have clothes in my wardrobe that I love (that aren't BLACK!!) - all on your advice!

    Hugely excited for you! xx

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  7. I am so excited about this! So pleased for you and wishing you well!!

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  8. Hi Omega, this is fantastic news! :D Good on you and all the best with this new venture. :) I really like the logo!

    My iPad doesn't like Blogger comment fields so I can only sign in as Anon - this is Sarah from a beautiful story (ADL)! :)

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