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The Detail That Makes Your Jewelry Look Cheaper

The Detail That Makes Your Jewelry Look Cheaper

When she’s not working with big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Constance Wu, and Diane Kruger or writing a best-selling book, celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger divulges her fashion expertise in our Ask a Stylist column. From the best places to source vintage to the secret to finding your most flattering jeans, come back each week for a professional’s perspective.

Accessorizing with costume jewelry is one of the best styling tricks in the book. Throw on a pair of crystal chandelier-style earrings, and your outfit instantly looks 10 times cooler. Wear a stack of colorful bracelets, and your basic look is suddenly ready for an Instagram. The easy add-on never fails. Okay, I take that back. There’s one detail that can quickly take your costume-jewelry moment from covetable to, well, not. With colored stones, if the foil backing is exposed, this can make your jewelry look cheaper. You want to find Read the rest

The 3 Fashion Items a Celeb Stylist Always Buys on Amazon

The 3 Fashion Items a Celeb Stylist Always Buys on Amazon

When she’s not working with big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Hudson, and Hilary Swank, celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger also divulges her fashion expertise in our Ask a Stylist column. Erlanger is also the official ARMI Captain at the luxury rental and styling platform Armarium. From the best places to source vintage to the secret to finding your most flattering jeans, come back each week for a professional’s perspective.

I’ve already shared tips on what not to pack for a trip,  the $7 item that fixes every fashion problem, and Hollywood’s favorite bra (to name a few). Today I’m adding to the list and sharing the three fashion items I always stock up on at Amazon. From the white T-shirt I always recommend to my A-list clients to stylish new gym clothes to add to my rotation, keep reading to shop out my go-to fashion list from … Read the rest

The Flattering Style Trick Celebs Swear By When Photographed

The Flattering Style Trick Celebs Swear By When Photographed

Celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger works with a staggering number of big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Diane Kruger, and Constance Wu, while also serving as the official Armi Captain at the luxury rental and styling platform Armarium.

When it comes to dressing my clients for red carpet and press events where they will be photographed all night, there’s one thing I keep in mind over anything: fit. It’s so important that your clothing fits properly. A lot of times, we’ll fit a look up until right before the moment they walk out the door. It’s all about fitting and then refitting. It’s also super important that before you finalize a look, you photograph it from all angles—sitting, walking, standing—to help avoid any mishaps.

It’s obvious that having clothing well tailored to your body is more comfortable and flattering, but what’s worth noting is how much fit can change the … Read the rest

I Use This $7 Item to Fix Nearly Every Fashion Problem

I Use This $7 Item to Fix Nearly Every Fashion Problem

When she’s not working with big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Hudson, and Hilary Swank, celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger also divulges her fashion expertise in our Ask a Stylist column. Erlanger is also the official ARMI Captain at the luxury rental and styling platform Armarium. From the best places to source vintage to the secret to finding your most flattering jeans, come back each week for a professional’s perspective.

For anyone who loves fashion, we all know the feeling of trying an exciting new style. However, we also know the anxiety that is paired with hoping the piece will fit your body in a flattering way, not to mention avoiding a potential wardrobe malfunction. For me, I find the best way to gain confidence in any new style is to make sure it perfectly fits your body. Obviously, getting looks tailored to your body is the ideal way to … Read the rest

3 Items a Celebrity Stylist Would Remove From Your Suitcase

3 Items a Celebrity Stylist Would Remove From Your Suitcase

This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated. 

When she’s not working with big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Hudson, and Hilary Swank, celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger also divulges her fashion expertise in our Ask a Stylist column. Erlanger is also the official ARMI Captain at the luxury rental and styling platform Armarium. From the best places to source vintage to the secret to finding your most flattering jeans, come back each week for a professional’s perspective.

With the holiday season quickly approaching, you’re bound to have some sort of travel in your plans. Today I’m sharing a couple packing tips to help ensure you’re not overpacking; instead, you’ll be heading to your destination with all the essentials. I start my packing process by planning out my outfits, and I do this for a couple reasons… First, so I know what I’m wearing while … Read the rest

Tons of Celebrities Wear These Nude Undergarments on the Red Carpet

Tons of Celebrities Wear These Nude Undergarments on the Red Carpet

When she’s not working with big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Constance Wu, and Diane Kruger or writing a best-selling book, celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger divulges her fashion expertise in our Ask a Stylist column. From the best places to source vintage to the secret to finding your most flattering jeans, come back each week for a professional’s perspective.

I live and breathe red carpet season. For me, it’s not so much a season, as it’s my job year-round to dress my A-list clients for award shows. From initial fittings to day-off dressing, there are a handful of items I always have with me in case of a wardrobe emergency. Last month, I shared the under-$20 items I have in my styling kit; today I’m adding to the list and sharing the undergarments I recommend and provide for my clients.

I never attend a fitting or event without a Read the rest

Tons of Celebrities Wear This Nude Bra on the Red Carpet

Tons of Celebrities Wear This Nude Bra on the Red Carpet

When she’s not working with big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Hudson, and Hilary Swank, celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger also divulges her fashion expertise in our Ask a Stylist column. From the best places to source vintage to the secret to finding your most flattering jeans, come back each week for a professional’s perspective.

Shapewear has always been one of the most critical wardrobe items in terms of creating a seamless look. Now, with body-con and other figure-hugging silhouettes in style, celebrities and other fashion lovers rely on good lingerie more than ever.

To accommodate the need for lingerie that blends into the scene rather than revealing itself through a top’s cut or fabric, I keep my office stocked with an array of affordable but sturdy nude bras. Maidenform bras are absolutely flawless both in classic T-shirt styles and strapless styles. They hold up forever and are super seamless with … Read the rest