Your Closet Called…it asked for Fall!

Your Closet Called…it asked for Fall!

Tomorrow is one of my favorite days because it is the annual Girls Shopping Day in Kennett Square, PA.  You can get everything you need for fall, literally from head to toe at Ashely Austin, Chantilly Blue, Houpette and No.109. Oh and want some help from a personal shopper and stylist? Come find me! I'll [...]

Get Your Sh*t Together

It's that time of year folks. The birds start to chirp earlier,  the sun tries to warm us up and our schedules start to go in fast forward. I used to think it was just me who started to lose it this time of year but a quick sampling of my friends and family proves I'm not [...]

How to Wear a Statement Necklace

How to Wear a Statement Necklace

It used to be that oversize aka "statement" necklaces were only used for formal events. Remember the scene with Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman when she gets THE necklace from Harry Winston?  Then came the costume jewelry trend just a couple of years ago. Suddenly wearing a large piece of jewelry with something as simple [...]

Multitasking…

Multitasking... A long, long time ago, in a land far, far away, I used to be good at multitasking. Now I just have multiple tasks lying around that were started and stopped. I use the excuse that I had children so they took my brain power. When it comes to my clothing there are no [...]

Spring Things

Spring is a time of renewal...especially for your wardrobe! There is no better time than RIGHT NOW to replenish and refresh. Trust me, if you wait until summer, you won't be able to find what you are looking for. And if you live locally? You won't want to miss the Spring Shopping event at Ashley [...]

Au Revoir

One of the best things about my job is spending time with my clients. Yes, I realize how fake that sounds, but it is true. One of the worst parts? If I meet the goals of the client, eventually they won't need me anymore. Whether it is a closet clean out, or a styling session, I like to [...]

Accessory Anxiety

I have been very open about my fear and loathing towards cooking but that doesn't mean that I don't like to accessorize my kitchen. Hence my desire for a shiny bright red  Kitchen Aid stand mixer. I didn't really know what I would do with it but I longed just to look at it. I got my wish [...]

These Boots Were Made For Walking – Ashley’s top picks from Ashley Austin Boutique

These Boots Were Made For Walking – Ashley’s top picks from Ashley Austin Boutique

Go grab a coffee. Or a cocktail. This post is about shoes and there is no way it is going to be short. Go ahead. I'll wait. Imagine you are having the perfect dream. It's about shoes, tons of shoes. And they are displayed like works of art in a museum. And all of your [...]