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Once upon a Tuesday…..

What’s up Fashion Friends?

Test shoot from this past weekend.

Test shoot from this past weekend.

I’m using these few free days of mine, gray days to boot, to get some behind the behind the scenes to-dos taken care of.

I have some amazing fashion pieces that have seen the camera enough that it is time to find them a new home.


Trying to decide if a style sale, a FB posting or Ebay is the way to go.  Do share your thoughts.

Weather wise this week, it’s all about the layers.  Gray and chilly in the am but sunny and warm by late afternoon.  Lightweight sweaters, blazers or jackets are a must use.


While I am knee in my fashion sort and what to do with my pieces, I have a little thought for all of you.  I have a friend who is a seamstress extraordinaire who is taking on some mending projects for the next few weeks.  Have items that need button replacement, moth holes in wool, creative, little fixes?  Contact me and I will hook you up to get your fall pieces ready to go.


Where ever you are this week and whatever you are doing, hope you are having fun!

Summer Sunshine…..

Holy smokes, it is hot!

Loving every minute of the warmth and will store it away in the memory bank for November when it is cold and gray.


This is Nick B from a recent shoot with him and Mcklyn Cole and today reminds me of a warmer version of that one.

Found this light that I may want to add to my space.

Found this light that I may want to add to my space.

The days seem to be flying by with work and play, I haven’t even had a chance to get back into my studio  to further  set up.  Hopefully I will have that completed sooner than later so I can share.


This week I am working on a couple of test shoots, an editorial and clothing some groomsmen for a wedding.  Always love a variety pack week.

Hope you all are able to balance the work and play and enjoy this gorgeous Northwest weather!


Keeping it cool…….

Not to be the one to tell anyone what they have to wear but I am strongly suggesting an easy, breezy (no, not CoverGirl) dress for these hot days.

Top with a little jacket if you will be in an air-conditioned office and bring an extra pair of shoes to switch out once you are done with work.

For the shorter dresses, if you are worried about the breeze, pair with some boy shorts for tmi protection.


In other news, had a fabulous Editorial photo shoot yesterday.  Thank goodness for this amazing weather, we were able to work well into the evening.


It was the first shoot based out of my new studio space, which worked out fabulously.

And, there is a little, secret Japanese restaurant close by which was the perfect ending to a great day.  Yum!

Monday Morning Madness…..

Glad for a little cloud cover this morning as I prep for an Editorial shoot.


80% of a stylists work on a shoot, happens before the actual shoot.  Finding the wardrobe, putting the looks together, prepping the individual pieces.  A lot of behind the behind the scenes.  The actual on set work is usually easy peasy.

Recent publish in HUF Magazine.

Recent publish in HUF Magazine.

The heat was an unusual treat the last couple of days.  I had moving (into my new studio) to do, so a romper was my wardrobe of choice.

The Wilfred Free Izabel Romper from Aritzia.

The Wilfred Free Izabel Romper from Aritzia.

Paired with an old standby.


I might have actually thought about Birkenstocks this weekend.  WHAT?


While, I’m doing a slow move into my new space, I have started with the essentials.

A favorite quote art piece and a new Japanese vase I picked up in an art store in Oregon.


And of course these.  These make me happy.


What’s happening in your world?

Happy, Happy, Celebrations!!!!



Well, I finally have (almost) every photo shoot pic loaded into my styling tab.  At least the ones I can share.  Who knew it would take this amount of time to load, I am so happy to almost be done.  Although it was fun to look back at all the varied work from the last 18 months!


Be sure to check back to this website tab and it’s 5 sub folders often as I will be adding several more shoots and projects soon!


My people and I are headed South down the coast for a couple of days getaway.  Nothing is better for my head, heart and soul, then to be by the water.  And the perfect place to celebrate Independence Day.  I know July 1st has passed but I know my Canadians tend to stretch their celebrations out (love ya!).  So I wish you all, both sides of the border, a Happy 1st, 4th and Independence, something we all are lucky to have!


I’ll be back like gangbusters next week with a photo shoot, an office move (the rest of it) and lots of other good stuff.  Have a fabulous weekend!


Well, hello you!

I’m so excited!  I’ve picked up my keys to my new space and as you are reading this, I may just be starting to move in.



A place for me to create, collaborate, store and meet.  Hopefully I will have it in tip top shape soon, so you can come see me.

Well, if this darn website didn’t test my patience.  I finally have the STYLING photos switched over to their new format and I almost have them all up.  Staying up until the wee hours to get them done.  Be sure to check out the new styling section above and all its new tabs, everything will be complete in the next 2 days.


While working with a new client this past weekend, I was asking her about jewelry and what if any, she incorporates into her wardrobe.  She pulled out a set of three gold chains that she has named her “Mr. T Starter Set”.  I love it!  Don’t forget to keep using your jewelry over the summer months, an easy way to add an extra pop or take that t-shirt to the next level.

Alexandre Plokhov Cuff

Alexandre Plokhov Cuff

Finally, I hate that I have to keep so many secrets from you.  Photo shoots that I love that are just waiting to be published, client work that has to be hush hush and upcoming projects I am so excited to be involved with.   Hang in there with me while I am quiet on the Western Front and know that I will share as soon as I can.  And Instagram.  That is a good place to see what I’ve been up to.  See me there.  I mean here.

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Have a fabulous day!


Weekend Update….

Hello!  Hope you are all doing well.

A young lady I know was graduating middle school this weekend so all things have been geared toward that.  In searching out a dress or two for the various events surrounding said graduation, we had great luck in finding lots of options at Aritzia.

Wilfred Bressan Dress $99

Teen perfect. Wilfred Bressan Dress $99.

Another option.  Talula Lipinkski Dress.  7 color options.  $65.

Another option. Talula Lipinkski Dress. 7 color options. $65.

Babaton Basics that I would add to my wardrobe.

Babaton Basics that I would add to my wardrobe.

I grew up with this store in Vancouver, BC, first as Hills of Kerrisdale and then eventually their current world of Aritzia.  Although I enjoy shopping there for me, they have plenty of age appropriate options for the teen set and everything in between.


On another note, I have secured a work studio/office space in Seattle starting July 1st so super excited about that.  A space for meeting with clients as well as collaborative projects with my fellow creatives.  My head is thinking about the decor and set up, I will be keeping it fresh and bright.  These are some pinterests that inspire the look.



I’ll be sure to keep you all posted on my official office opening.

What are you up to this weekend?  Hopefully enjoying the sunshine.

Off to a BBQ, enjoy your evening!

Jewel Lovah…..

As all of my personal clients know and for those of you who’ve been following for awhile, I love the jewels.

Zizi Silver Cuff $510

Zizi Silver Cuff $510

A simple necklace can not only change the look of an outfit, it personalizes it.

Ticci Gold Tusk Pendant $210.

Ticci Gold Tusk Pendant $210.

Some people prefer smaller,dainty pieces, while others feel, the bolder the better.

I borrowed the Amethyst Slice Pendant ($83) to complete my look.

I borrowed the Amethyst Slice Pendant ($83) to complete my look.

I recently was introduced by a mutual friend to Tiffani Wetherbee, the designer for Abeja jewelry.

Blue Druzy Quartz Pendant $52

Blue Druzy Quartz Pendant $52

We met over lunch for me to see her pieces in person.  Besides loving her work, we had a blast and bonded over fashion, love of travel, good food and fun.

Zizi Gold Fan Cocktail Ring $95

Zizi Gold Fan Cocktail Ring $95

Tiffani, like myself has lived overseas and is inspired by her travels.  Her company, Abeja, is the Spanish word for bee, and Tiffani chose that name for her work as she feels “bees are the connectors of the world.  Bees are a link, they create, and they have a mission.”.

Zizi Gold Bangle with Crystals $115.

Zizi Gold Bangle with Crystals $115.

If you are looking to add a piece of fabulous to your collection or searching for a great gift, be sure to check out the goods from Abeja Design. Tiffani’s pieces are currently available on her website and at Bloom in Gig Harbor.

One Constant

Happy Tuesday!

Not sure what these gray clouds are doing but just yesterday we were talking sunshine x 10. Hopefully, they are short lived.


Where is Monday Man, Tuesday Tip and all the regular content these days?  Perhaps I am more of a free flow gal and the regiment of specific content is not my deal.  Things are forever adjusting and this site falls under that category.

This week I am prepping for 2 photo shoots, one editorial, one product launch.

Excited to work with Becca Lynn again for one of the shoots.

Excited to work with Becca Lynn again for one of the shoots.

I am also meeting with an amazing jewelry creator.  Her pieces are beautiful and can’t wait to share more.


I also snagged my web gal (Lonnie) yesterday and she helped me set up long ignored projects (tech is so NOT my thing) so I could bring them to you.  One such thing is my Current Faves tab on this site.  I’ve wanted a space, besides Pinterest, where I could share some goodness I am finding in a simple and clear format.  Men’s, women’s, accessories and perhaps even decor.  These items will change regularly so be sure to check this tab often.

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So, the one constant?

That I am on always on style mode.  Whether it is a private closet, an editorial shoot, or an Inner|Style  client, I’m doing what I love.  And when I have good things to share, this is where it will be.

Thanks for being a part of the ride!

xo K

Sharing some Photo Shoot images….

Welcome to June!  This hopefully means lot’s of sunshine.


Lot’s and lot’s and lot’s of sunshine.


I found out this morning that a past photo shoot, that had a few images published in Huf Magazine, just had a few more images published in the June issue of En Vie Magazine.




It’s always awesome to get things published, a little rush to know that your work is out in the world.  Although, styling and connecting one on one with personal closet clients is how I love to spend time, getting to stretch the creative wings into editorial shoots is so much fun.


Images 1,2,6 are just released photos from a 2013 shoot.  The team included Photgrapher: Shyn Midili, MUA: Yessie Libby, Model: Vanessa Horn and Styling: Kim Brooks Style.

Images 3,4,5 were the ones just published in June’s En Vie Magazine.  The team included: Photographer: Shyn Midili, MUA: Freakishly Beautiful, Model: Kat Kalashnikov, Styling: Kim Brooks Style