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Alan Flusser on NAC Chat

Have you heard about my collaboration with the National Arts Club, called NAC Chat?

On this podcast series I interview experts in various areas of fashion including design, photography, illustration, styling and costume design.

This week on NAC Chat I sit down with author and designer Alan Flusser to discuss his career, books, process, and costume design work for films including Wall Street.

NAC Chat is available here:

Follow Me on Instagram

Follow me on Instagram @davidzyla for style inspirations, shopping suggestions and the most beautiful things that cross my path!

Photo credit: Rose Callahan

How to Wear Your Romantic Color

Follow me on Pinterest for inspirational pins of Romantic Colors, as well as examples of the twenty-four archetypes featured in my book Color Your Style, featuring The Sensuous Backpacker, The Life of the Party and many more!


Facebook Live: Sunday, December 8th

I’ll be coming to you via Facebook LIVE at 1pm EST on Sunday, December 8th. In this chat I will share tips on dressing for the holidays, finding the perfect gift and embracing your True Colors and Authentic Style in the new year.

Would you like to share a story of how embracing your True Colors and Authentic Style has impacted your life? If so, please email with your four-to-six line story along with authorization to share it. Note that only first names will be used when sharing your inspiring stories.

I also welcome your questions on the topics above. Please submit to:

The History of Black Friday

The popular definition of the origin of  “Black Friday” is as follows: Eager shoppers would flood local shops and malls the day after Thanksgiving, and that surge in spending was enough to put retailers “in the black” for the year. Therefore, the day following Thanksgiving was dubbed “Black Friday,” and it became the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. There is however much more to the story, revealed in my interview with the Huffington Post: