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personal stylist Vanessa Valiente

Hi Beauty!

I am Vanessa Valiente, wardrobe stylist extraordinaire. I have been a dresser at The Old Globe, styled many a commercial, and been a costumer for TV shows.

But my real claim to fame is as San Diego’s #1 personal stylist. As a personal stylist, I am a maniac for practical glamour and functional fabulosity. I have dressed over 500 clients, working with every body type and personal style you can imagine.

Each week I find items that are just too yummy to keep between my clients and me. This fashion blog is my way of sharing those amazing goodies with all the over-scheduled women of the world who would love to delegate their personal shopping.

so let’s get to it...

clothes | best of best | travel | accoutrements | daily looks | features |
clothes | best of best | travel | accoutrements | daily looks | features |
clothes | best of best | travel | accoutrements | daily looks | features |

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What’s missing from your wardrobe?


the clothes

Dresses, and pants, and tops — oh, my! Find all my clothing recommendations and outfit ideas here.

Best of the Best

Ready for quick and easy shopping? Only the absolute MOST beloved items I am putting on my clients are listed here.

Best Lightweight Linen Blazer

This is the best lightweight blazer I have found this season! It runs HUGE, so order 1-2 sizes down for a more flattering fit. I also recommend you use an elastic hair tie to keep the sleeves pushed up, as this is a must for a chic look!

Material: 53% linen, 44% rayon, 3% spandex

Sizing: XXS-XL

Available at Nordstrom ($89.50)

Best Skirted Swimsuit

This is one of the few skirted swimsuits that is actually flattering AND stylish! It is amazing for a busty body. It has the right amount of support and fits the bust beautifully — there’s no armpit fat overflow, cutting in, or pinching.

Material: 82% recycled nylon, 18% elastane

Sizing: 8-24

Available at: Nordstrom ($169.95)

Best Affordable Puffer Jacket

This lightweight and packable puffer jacket works for every single woman under 5’10”. It is shocking how warm something so lightweight can be — but it’s not overly warm. Perfect for layering.

Material: Face: 100% nylon; Filling: 90% down; Back: 100% nylon; Pocket lining: 100% polyester

Sizing: Runs ever so slightly small. You may want to size up if you want to layer it on top of sweaters or if you’re in between sizes.

Available at: Uniqlo ($79.90)

the accoutrements

Complete your look with the best shoes, bags, jewelry, undergarments, and beauty products.

My daily looks

See (and shop) what I wear on a daily basis to work with clients and meet up with friends and family. Please excuse my messy office!

Pink Jumpsuit Outfit

jumpsuit: Reiss (S), similar here, here, and here, shoes: Amazon, Walmart, similar here (8), earrings: Etsy

Mott & Bow Tee Outfit

top: Mott & Bow (S), shorts: Madewell, different wash here and here, flip-flops: FitFlop (8)

Halogen Printed Wide-Leg Pants Outfit

tank top: Nordstrom Rack (S — I cut this tank with fabric scissors for a cropped look.), pants: Nordstrom Rack (S) similar here, sandals: FitFlop (8), bracelet: Monica Vinader


Styling tips and guides, organizational advice, and care instructions for your clothes and accessories.


Instagram is where I share a peak into my private life, behind the scene footage from shoots, and fun images that may not make it to the blog. Follow along!


As a personal stylist, packing my clients for travel is a major part of my service. Read up on my extensive experience curating travel wardrobes for any destination.


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