It’s very simple. Fashion stylists work with you to create a wardrobe that helps you feel great about how you look. At Total Image Consultants of Boston, I take my role as a fashion stylist, wardrobe consultant and personal shopper very seriously, and I do it well! But what does that mean? How can working with a personal shopper or any of our other services positively impact your life? And, why Total Image Consultants?
“Ginger’s fee was less than the cost of buying the one ‘bad’ suit that I would probably have chosen without her help.”
“My mom had a wonderful time shopping with you. She was bubbling over as she showed all her clothes to my father. He could not believe how beautiful everything was. He said ‘Ginger must be a very talented person!’ From my father, high praise! Thank you for giving my mother so much pleasure. You give people more than clothes when you shop with them. It is something intangible which results in a sense of confidence, optimism and a little bit of giddy joy! I loved seeing my mother so happy.”
“I was despondent the day I met Ginger. The previous day a high-powered image “expert” suggested that my on-the-edge haircut and glasses needed to go. Ginger assured me that my image reflected who I am and reminded me that I offer on-the-edge service (I’m a doctor who helps patients become active participants in their health care.) Ginger found terrific clothes that make me feel like me at my best. As I tell my own clients, health means being your authentic self at your best, living in each moment. Thanks to Ginger, I enjoy fashion health. Ginger, you can call yourself the image doctor!”
“My new wardrobe made a huge difference at work. I’ve been promoted and able to increase my pay scale!”
Your image is a very personal reflection of you! Having been in business for over 25 years in the Boston area, I know how scary it can be to invite someone into your closet and ultimately the dressing room of a store. This is private space and also a place where major decisions are made about how you will present yourself in your personal and professional lives. Not to mention that you spend money on the choices you make and, of course, you want to feel comfortable that you’ve made choices that reflect who you are.
“I’ve considered hiring an image consultant for 2 years. Having finally done it, I am amazed at the impact on my self-image of just one shopping trip. I look forward to the next. You bring quality of perspective and persistence, balancing competency and passion for the work.”
So, what do you need to know before making a decision to have your own personal fashion stylist or personal shopper?
This service is available to everyone no matter what your shopping budget or lifestyle needs. Everyone wants to feel and look their best and that’s what I help you do.
There are many.
These are just a few of the reasons for engaging a fashion stylist or personal shopper to make your life easier!
By helping you eliminate the things that don’t work for you and guide you in making new choices that suit your style, body shape, budget, lifestyle, and personality.
You have a choice: your closet or my studio, whichever suits your needs, preference and budget.
My role as a fashion stylist is to guide you in making decisions about your existing wardrobe. Ultimately, you make the final decision about what to get rid of, store away, give to a friend or relative, have altered, or keep.
That’s completely up to you. Some clients lay things out that they are particularly interested in looking at and others just open their closet doors and we start at the very beginning! Of course, if the consultation happens at Total Image Consultants’ studio, then more preparation is necessary to determine what to bring with you.
Personal shoppers do not impose their tastes on you — that’s critical to know. Choosing where to shop is a collaborative effort. I guide you based on your lifestyle, body shape, personal style and budget. We can shop at any store from H&M and Sears to Nordstrom and Newbury Street in Boston.
That’s fine. I tailor your personal shopping experience to meet your needs and budget.
I work with women of all sizes and shapes. About 1/3 of my clients are plus size and at least another 1/3 wear a size to 3 sizes different on top and bottom. I believe all women, regardless of size and shape, are beautiful. My goal as a fashion stylist and personal shopper is to help you feel and radiate that beauty!
Every fashion stylist and personal shopper brings her own personality and flair for style to the experience. At Total Image Consultants, I pride myself on guiding you in a way that empowers, educates, and delights you. I use my practical experience, training, eye for balance and color, and intuitive sense to help you feel fabulous about the way you look!
My clients come from all over the world — from Boston and the New England area to Switzerland and New Zealand — either to work with me in person or to work virtually through the ‘Who Taught You How to Dress?’ coaching program.
Just one thing. As a personal shopper, I have one shopping rule: You must try on anything I ask you to try on. You don’t have to buy it, but trying it on can be eye opening and expand your options of colors, styles, and fabrics that look good on you!
That’s up to you. The average is 2-3 hours, but it can be shorter or longer depending on your needs and budget.
“I am putting renewed effort into dating, specifically online dating. I feel I have great options now to wear for a date or meet over coffee. And for my dating profile I realized I should include some of my words from the Totally You workshop if I'm trying to convey who I am! So I have included "genuine" and "vibrant". I'm anticipating the "captivating" word can go unsaid and will come across in my photos (more flattering thanks to my style and color improvements) and my words. You might consider encouraging other women to use their inner beauty words for their online dating profile! ”