Amsterdam, Rochester, Savannah: New Cities added to the US and Europe Travel Schedule!

The Travel Schedule has expanded!

David is based in New York City but frequently travels throughout the US and Europe.

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Here is the current schedule of upcoming cities where he will be offering private Color Your Style Custom Color Palettes for men and women as well as Custom Color Palette Extensions, Shopping, Ultimate Style Sessions and the new Wardrobe Recharge and Color Your Home Sessions!

September 24-26 Seattle, WA

September 26-27 San Francisco, CA

September 28-29 Phoenix, AZ

September 30-October 2 Los Angeles, CA

October 3-5 Kansas City, MO

October 25-27 Rochester, NY

October 30-November 1 Oslo, NO

November 2-6 London, ENG

November 14-15 Amsterdam, NL

January 1-2 Savannah, GA

About a session:
 An initial private two hour Custom Color Palette includes a one-of-a-kind custom color palette 
as well as in-depth information on fabrics, patterns, silhouette, historical periods, hair, make-up, etc…This is “the plan” that will be used for all future shopping.

Click on the Services button for more information and additional services.

For rates and to book an appointment, please contact Alex at alex@davidzyla.com

If you have a city that you would like David to visit, please submit it.

www.davidzyla.com

The 2016 Emmy Fashion Recap

The current season may be Fall, but many celebrities were thinking only of Spring at this year’s Emmy Awards, with an array of brilliant florals hitting the red carpet inspired by the canvases of Monet and Renoir. Kristen Bell navigated the evening in a luminous Zuhir Marad ballgown encrusted with embroidered and beaded flowers, Constance Zimmer in a vivid pink Monique Lhuillier column and Jane Krakowski in a brilliant periwinkle draped Bibhu Mohapatra gown.

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Due to the timing of the Emmys immediately after New York Fashion Week, it is always fascinating to see whether the award show influences fashion or if Seventh Avenue influences the red carpet. This year’s ceremony was an even draw. Color-wise, brilliant shades of orange dominated several New York runways, but it was scarce on Sunday’s red carpet. In fact, one could say that the palette of the evening went retro glam, with classic shades of white, black and red dominating. Emerald, 2013’s Color of the Year made an unexpectedly quick comeback, with a radiant Sarah Paulson in a fringed and beaded Prada plunge shift and Tina Fey accentuating her curves in an Oscar de la Renta goddess gown.

The unexpected color trend of the evening was a healthy dose of optimistic yellow, with Taraji P. Henson in Vera Wang, Minnie Driver in Versace, Angela Bassett in Christian Siriano and Ellie Kemper in Jenny Packham.

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Asymmetry and unexpected cutouts were plentiful, with Tracee Ellis Ross donning Ralph Lauren collection, Kerry Washington artfully balancing her baby bump in Brandon Maxwell and Priyanka Chopra in radiant red Jason Wu.

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Clearly there was a no-straps memo with the most popular silhouette of the evening being strapless in straight, draped or sweetheart necklines. Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke dazzled in an Atelier Versace gown in her Essence Color, Neve Campbell struck a regal chord in Christian Siriano, and Emmy winner Regina King embraced this trend in red-hot Elizabeth King.

How to Win at Shopping’s Slimming the Silhouette!

Here are a few of  my favorite tips from How to Lose Ten Pounds Just by Getting Dressed from How to Win at Shopping (Workman):

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✶ While a straight skirt can be slimming, the effect can go awry if the bottom hem abruptly stops without tapering back to the leg, creating an unflattering horizontal line. If a straight skirt or dress hangs like a lampshade, consider a trip to the tailor.

✶ When fitting a jacket, consider narrowing the sleeves to separate the arms from the torso. This will create a more streamlined silhouette.

✶ Showing a bit more skin can be a great idea. When it comes to fabric on the body, less fabric is more slimming.

✶ Avoid wearing fabrics with sheen on the parts of the body you would like to de-emphasize. Sheen will make those areas appear larger. Instead, think of such fabrics as a fantastic way to illuminate the smaller parts of your body and balance the head-to- toe look.

✶ With shoes, a low vamp will start the leg line at a lower point, thus creating a longer, leaner look.

✶ Buy a long cardigan, necklace, or scarf to add a strong vertical quality to every outfit—the effect will elongate the body.

✶ The right shapewear can make you appear slimmer because it actually does work.

 

London, Oslo, Kansas City, Savannah, Seattle, San Francisco, Phoenix, Los Angeles: The Fall Travel Schedule

The Travel Schedule has expanded!

David is based in New York City but frequently travels throughout the US and Europe.

Color-Your-Style-Cover

Here is the current schedule of upcoming cities where he will be offering private Color Your Style Custom Color Palettes for men and women as well as Custom Color Palette Extensions, Shopping, Ultimate Style Sessions and the new Wardrobe Recharge and Color Your Home Sessions!

September 11-12 Savannah, GA

September 24-26 Seattle, WA

September 26-27 San Francisco, CA

September 28-29 Phoenix, AZ

September 30-October 2 Los Angeles, CA

October 3-5 Kansas City, MO

October 30-November 1 Oslo, NO

November 2-6 London, ENG

About a session:
 An initial private two hour Custom Color Palette includes a one-of-a-kind custom color palette 
as well as in-depth information on fabrics, patterns, silhouette, historical periods, hair, make-up, etc…This is “the plan” that will be used for all future shopping.

Click on the Services button for more information and additional services.

For rates and to book an appointment, please contact Alex at alex@davidzyla.com

If you have a city that you would like David to visit, please submit it.

www.davidzyla.com

How to Shop for a Special Occasion!

When dressing for any special event, dress for yourself first. If you feel beautiful, you will be beautiful!”

—Susan Lucci, Emmy Award–winning actress

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Here are some of my favorite tips from How to Shop for a Special Occasion from How to Win at Shopping (Workman):

-Pay attention to the formality listed on the invitation. Black tie means a formal short or long dress. For men, it means a tuxedo.

-Black tie preferred or optional means a formal dress, cocktail dress, or dressy separates. For men, it means a tuxedo or a dark suit.

-Semiformal means a cocktail dress or dressy separates. For men, a dark suit is appropriate.

-Festive attire means a cocktail dress, dressy separates, or your version of a LBD

(little black dress). For men, a jacket and tie will do the trick.

-Business formal means a business suit or dress. For men, a suit is appropriate.

-Business casual can be interpreted broadly, but don’t wear anything overtly sexy.

-Casual dress means wear something you wouldn’t mind being photographed in.

-When shopping for a wedding, don’t choose anything that will compete with the bride.