Brentwood, TN May 2020

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LOCAL’S CHOICE LEARN HOW TO USE ENTIRE WARDROBE ALL YEAR LONG

ARTICLE ASHLEY HUTCHESON

NOT A SPRING FLING SPRING IS ONE OF THOSE TIMES OF YEAR WHERE YOU WANT NEW ITEMS IN YOUR CLOSET. The list of events, parties, trips and fun must-dos are seemingly endless. While it’s fun to emerge from the winter weather and add some pop to your wardrobe, it can be overwhelming. Enter Carson Love. She’s a wardrobe and personal stylist whose goal is to help both genders present and feel like their best selves so they’re ready for whatever life brings them. She customizes the process with each client to create “closet clarity” and newfound confidence. When she’s not working one-on-one with clients, she also styles photo shoots and will happily present to organizations or clubs. Here are three, everyday events styled by Carson using items already in most closets.

1. RUNNING AROUND TOWN

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2. ELEVATE DATE NIGHT

3. GIRL’S NIGHT OUT

It can be daunting to determine

One of Carson’s favorite styling tips

One of Carson’s top goals is

which new dresses should earn spots

is remembering to add the “third piece”

making sure clients are “getting the

in closets. “I always try to help my

-- that “final touch that brings a base

most out of their entire wardrobe.”

clients choose items that won’t just

outfit together.” A third piece can be

People often will put pieces into

be worn to one event and never seen

a lightweight jacket, piece of jewelry,

categories, then never wear them

again," says Carson.

scarf, statement clutch or something

outside of that. For example, “This

She has an easy tip for finding this

that’s uniquely you. The concept is

is my work blazer; I just wear it to

versatility when buying a dress: Ask

a simple shirt/skirt combo is made

the office with slacks.” Take time

yourself how many different shoes

to feel a bit more polished and regal,

to reevaluate those assignments

you could wear with it. Can you wear

perfect for date night.

given to pieces. Like this look? Why

it with sneakers for errands during

not try pairing that blazer with a

the day? Boots or booties in the fall?

graphic tee and your favorite jeans

Dressed up with heels or wedges?

Instagram: @carsonmlove

for a cute concert look or an easy

Keep in mind what you already have

CarsonLove.com

girl’s night out ensemble?

in your closet that can add versatility.

carsonmckennalove@gmail.com

Brentwood Lifestyle | May 2020


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