20 Items I Keep Recommending – Personal Stylist Approved

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Vince $295

A good personal stylist is not putting the same items on different clients over and over again. But every now and then, there are some magical garments and accessories that speak to numerous styles, body types, and lifestyles. Here is my current list of Personal Stylist Approved items that are insanely versatile, comfortable, flattering, and beloved by handfuls of my clients.

Update: After you look through these goodies, head over to today’s post: Favorite Items on Sale Right Now, where I have a fantastic list of items that just went on sale for Labor Day Weekend.

Uniqlo’s Heat Tech Collection

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Uniqlo $69.90 $49.90

I am constantly putting clients in Uniqlo’s Heattech Collection, which includes their ultra light down jackets and vests as well their super light weight turtleneck t-shirt. The down jackets and vests are some of the few down options with no logos, a fantastically flattering silhouette, and an incredible selection of au courant colors. They are perfect for activewear looks, but can also work with jeans and shorts. As for their heatech turtleneck t-shirt, you may remember it from my post Turtleneck with Skirt = My Winter Uniform. I adore the light weight and the slightly silky fabric. It is amazing for layering and perfect for a warmer city like San Diego.

Sizing Tip: Runs true to size, but the whole line is a little bit on the small side. Order a size up if between sizes.

Halogen Double Circle Drop Earrings

I can’t get enough of these Halogen Double Circle Drop Earrings. So many clients are loving them for their glamour, feather-light weight, and affordability.

Good American Good Legs High Rise Skinny Jeans

These Good American Good Legs High Rise Skinny Jeans are the magic jeans that fit everyone. They’re my dream as a personal stylist. Everyone knows I rarely wear jeans, but I do now because of these. They are available at Nordstrom and Good American.

Sizing Tip: Runs true to size. I wear a size 6 in them.

Hispanitas Omega Pump

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Hispanitas $199.95

This Hispanitas Omega Pump is beloved by many of my clients and comes in a sea of colors. It is another one of my dreams come true as a personal stylist. It is comfortable and versatile. Pair it with dresses, dark jeans, ankle pants, and a slim slack. For those that think the heel is too low, think of it as a flat, and not a heel.

Sizing Tip: Runs true to size (kinda). I wear an 8US/38.5 EU.

Vince Ribbed Skinny Cashmere Cardigan

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Vince $295

Like everything on this Personal Stylist Approved list, everyone loves this Vince Ribbed Skinny Cashmere Cardigan. The sweater pulls back away from the chest, which almost all my clients have to adjust to, but once we talk through it they understand how slimming it is. The way it lays also enables this sweater to be paired with dresses, which is unusual for a longer sweater. This sweater is available at Nordstrom, Shopbop (grey here & black here), Vince (grey here & black here), and Neiman Marcus.

Sizing Tip: Runs small. Order a size up.

Kobi Halperin Alexandra Pants

You may recognize these Kobi Halperin Alexandra Pants from my Most Comfortable Work Pants for Women post. I have never had a client decline these pants. Every single person loves them, and they are now back in stock in navy! Purchase, purchase, purchase before they go out of stock again. They are available at Shopbop, Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus, and Saks 5th Avenue.

Rails Angelina Dress

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Rails $178

This Rails Angelina Dress is beloved by my gals who love their legs and want to eat without having to suck it in. It is available at Nordstrom, Saks 5th Avenue, Amazon, Bloomingdale’sNeiman Marcus, and Shopbop.

Sizing Tip: Runs true to size.

Nordstrom Signature Cashmere Linen Tank

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Nordstrom Signature $179 $107.40

So many of my clients are loving this Nordstrom Signature Cashmere Linen Tank. It is flattering, sexy, and versatile. I have been pairing it often with this Ann Taylor Blazer, and I can’t tell you how amazing these two look together. If you’re extremely sensitive, it may be a teensy bit scratchy, but no client has complained yet.

Sizing Tip: Runs small. Order a size up.

Ann Taylor The Knit Blazer

This picture makes the Ann Taylor Knit Blazer look terrible, but it is fantastic. I have put it on four clients of various ages, tastes, and heights. It goes with white, cream, light grey, olive green, and blue jeans.

Sizing Tip: Runs a bit big. I recommend ordering your usual size, and a size down to compare.

Halogen Modal Jersey V-Neck Tee

I have been putting this Halogen Modal Jersey V-Neck Tee on my clients left and right. It feels like a soft baby blanket, and it’s incredibly flattering. Everyone will want one of these. Purple orient, orange spice, and black are my favorite colors in this shirt. Due to its softness, this tee in white feels too much like underwear and is a little sheer, so unfortunately, this is not the “perfect white tee” that everyone is seeking. But don’t worry about the other colors being sheer. They are thin, but not sheer.

Sizing Tip: Runs big, order a size down.

Vince Camuto Mini Houndstooth Skinny Ankle Pants

The Vince Camuto Mini Houndstooth Skinny Ankle Pants are utterly comfortable and add something different to your pant collection. I have been mostly using them for women’s work wardrobes. Beyond the fit and feel, they are loving these pants for their versatility. They can go with almost any color top: red, royal blue, brighter green, sunny yellow, black, white, cream, grey — you name it. Note: I adore them with this 1.State jacket.

Sizing Tip: They run long in the body. If you’re under 5′ 8″, order one size up in the petite version. For example, I put a 5′ 7″ client who is usually a 6, in a size 8P pant. As usual, I recommend ordering multiple sizes to compare.

Nordstrom Signature Stripe Top

This Nordstrom Signature Stripe Top looks useless in the image, but it is amazing on. It cups the breasts perfectly, and then releases at the belly for a very layering look. It is also super soft. Perfect for casual or work.

Sizing Tip: Runs true to size.

Caslon Sierra Ankle Skinny Pants

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Caslon $74

These Caslon Sierra Ankle Skinny Pants are another pant I actually own. The stretch ensures numerous body types can work with this baby, but it is especially lovely on girls with hips. The color is also fabulous. It’s the perfect light pink; not too pastel, but not dirty. Pair this pant with white, light grey, and micro prints.

Sizing Tip: Runs true to size.

Halogen Orbit Ring Linear Earrings

These Halogen Orbit Ring Linear Earrings are also beloved. I have many clients who purchased both of the Halogen earrings on this Personal Stylist Approved list because they couldn’t choose between the two.

Sanuk Yoga Sunshine Knotted Thong Sandal

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Sanuk $37.95

These Sanuk Yoga Sunshine Knotted Thong Sandals are insanely comfortable. The bottom is made of yoga mat material. Feel free to walk and walk. These sandals are available at Nordstrom, Zappos, Jet, and Shoes.com.

Sizing Tip: Runs a bit big, try a size down as well as your usual size.

Lana Jewelry ‘Small Upside Down’ Diamond Hoop Earrings

These Lana Jewelry ‘Small Upside Down’ Diamond Hoop Earrings are my go-to for a classic rose gold earring. They can stand on their own, or be paired with a necklace. These earrings are available at Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, and Saks 5th Avenue.

Monica Vinader Skinny Diamond Bracelet

I am constantly pairing this Monica Vinader Skinny Diamond Bracelet with the Lana earrings pictured above. It is elegant and sexy. For a budget option, try the Nadri Bar Station Bracelet in rose gold.

Reef Cushion Bounce Flip Flop

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Reef $54.95

I am very picky about flip-flops as they can look too young or cheap. With that in mind, the Reef Cushion Bounce Flip Flop is my Personal Stylist Approved flip-flop recommendation. They’re simple, classic, and comfortable, and don’t have a logo splashed across them. They’re a woman’s flip-flop.

Rails Amelie Tie Front Shirt

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Rails $148

I am loving this cropped Rails Amelie Tie Front Shirt. It pairs beautifully with high waisted jeans. Pair it with white denim for the perfect look.

Sizing Tip: Runs a bit big. Order your usual size as well as a size down to compare.

Kate Spade maple street – joni leather crossbody bag

I’m loving this Kate Spade maple street – joni leather crossbody bag in tan for a traveling purse. Kate Spade is always my go-to for handbags for my clients. They always have the right colors and shapes for a versatile, yet chic bag. This purse is available at Nordstrom and Dillard’s.

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