Shopping & Style

Best Personal Stylists And Shoppers In Charlotte

July 16, 2013 8:00 AM

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Need a little advice on workplace wardrobe or how to re-purpose and maximize the clothes in your closet? A personal shopper and wardrobe stylist will offer advice on how to create a new image. Find out exactly what is business casual or how to look professional in a relaxed setting. From facial hair trimming to mixing colors, learn how to gain that power look. Start with these suggestions.

Felicia Bittle

(704) 756-0676

Felicia Bittle is a styling guru! In one phone conversation, her zeal for life and passion for what she does will add sparkle to the day. She is a certified personal stylist and creative consultant. The centerpiece of her couture cordiality is to style to each unique personality. Bittle says trends are temporary, but styles are forever. Services include personal shopping, wardrobe and wedding consultation. She takes great pride in making people feel good about themselves. She will shop for any budget, whether it’s undergarments, business casual or accessories. In a rut with the wardrobe? She will advise on what to keep and what to get ride of. The first duty of business will be to learn about the client — funky, sparkle and shine, conservative, corporate, rugged or rock ‘n roll. She has a charm for cutting through any stuffiness, offering up a great conversation. Her client questionnaire will set the stage for the complete package. She has acquired a team of professionals, such as makeup artists, hair stylists, personal trainer and more. Bittle says she shops on behalf of her clients, bringing the clothing to their home. The client then tries on the garments, while matching with accessories. She also receives requests from husbands to buy gifts for their wives.

Arte Couture Consulting Services
725 Seigle Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28204
(704) 287-2659

Arte Couture Consulting Services provides personal imaging, wardrobe consult, makeup analysis, runway coaching, color scheming and more. The couture fit will offer a personal profile of where the client wants to go in life, such as current styling habits and expectations. Personal imaging can include wearing the right suit, how to attract women through clothes, what to wear for business casual, dressing down, the power look, mixing colors, comparison shopping and maximizing best physical attributes. Need help with a grooming regimen? Services include advice on facial hair trimming, hair cuts and styling. Re-sculpt the body with advice on eating habits and a fitness regimen.

Harris & Barnes Image Consulting
6420 Rea Road, Suite 1A
Charlotte, NC 28277
(704) 540-0989

Harris & Barnes is akin to a public relations firm, in the sense of offering brand image consulting to corporations and individuals. CEO Sonya Barnes has international experience in creating authentic brands for desired roles. Barnes speaks at workshops and seminars on visual appearance, verbal communication and non-verbal communication. Her clients include General Electric, Bank of America, Hyatt Hotels and Wells Fargo. She has created a learning division called International Fashion Style Academy. The academy offers certification courses in personal styling, luxury menswear, global glamour style and fashion forums.Related: Best Wedding Bands In Charlotte

Scarlett Plus Size Boutique
4732 Sharon Road, Suite P
Charlotte, NC 28210
(704) 552-7383

Scarlett Boutique offers fashion consulting for plus sizes, including personal shopping, wardrobe and image. It is located in the Sharon Corners Shopping Center, across from South Park Mall. This is a fabulous service for the plus-size ladies wanting to ditch the “tent” look and acquire a polished, well-dressed presence. Owner Todd Albaum, from the New York area, will personally clean out a closet, take the client shopping and create a new wardrobe. The boutique carries fun, funky, colorful and professional articles of clothing — everything, except the potato sack. In fact, the boutique is the fitting fancy of several stylists shopping for their plus-size clients. Custom clothing is extremely popular at Scarlett’s. Measurements are taken, ideas are discussed and the master European dressmaker begins her work from scratch. At least 90 percent of the clothing brands are from the United States or Canada. Popular names include Crazy Larry pants, the Moonlight Collection and I.C. Special items of jewelry are created by Charlotte artists. When shopping for clothing, Albaum advices to ignore the sizing and go by fit and proper shape for body type. And, by all means, try something new!

Jen Goodwin Inc.
(704) 307-0595

Jen Goodwin Inc. offers consultations and services for custom clothing, personal shopping and wardrobe editing and creation. Learn better shopping habits to save time and money. Learn tips to maximize what’s already in the closet. The personalized image analysis will begin with identifying personal and professional goals. The JAG custom-tailor line of men’s clothing includes suits, sport coats, shirts and trousers. Goodwin will visit home or office with samples and professional advice.RelatedBest Places For Bridesmaids’ Dresses For Every Budget In Charlotte

Catherine Lash engagingly connects with people. She has learned that interested listening and thoughtful questioning are the means through which collaboration creates a story. She grew up traveling the world and learning military life in an Air Force family of seven. She currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband and three kids. Her work can be found at

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