With the rapidly changing fashion scene presenting new “must haves” daily, it is easy to become overwhelmed when facing so many choices. At any given time, there are multiple thematic fashion trends, each garnering new names, new styles and new lines of clothing and accessories. For the busy professional, it is often nearly impossible to attempt to keep track of all the latest style trends, let alone go shopping for the best deals. That’s where image consultants and personal shoppers can step in and relieve the burden.
Elan Image Management
P.O. Box 2695
Columbia, Md. 21045
Elan Image Management is designed to assist busy professional women in creating a signature style all their own. “Presence with a Purpose” is the trademarked approach developed by company president Natalie Jobity. Elan is a French term for flair, style and taste. The goal of Elan is to assist and empower women, regardless of age or size, to create their own branding that makes a statement to the world. In addition to image consulting services, Elan offers personal shopper, corporate image, personal brand, wardrobe and virtual makeover services.
1814 Maryland Ave.
Baltimore, Md. 21202
With more than 20 years of experience, Nancy Goldblatt, the Wardrobe Wizard, is an image consultant and personal shopper. Fighting women fashion stereotypes of only tall, thin, young women, Goldblatt works to help eliminate the “Barbie Doll Myth” fashion paradigm. A professional photographer, teacher, psychotherapist and license clinical social worker, Goldblatt strives to assist women in developing self-confidence via fashion and image.
1750 Union Ave., Suite A
Baltimore, Md. 21211
Editor of The StyleSphere, Stephanie Bradshaw offers daily thoughts about fashion, interior design and other aspects of contemporary style and culture. A design company that assesses the total picture of woman, home, career and the social arena, the company can design floor plans for homes and business, plan weddings from pre-wedding gatherings to the post-wedding reception, as well as counsel clients on image, fashion and other personal style needs.
4423 Lehigh St., #232
College Park, Md. 20740
An image consultant with more than 20 years of experience, Marva Goldsmith holds a masters in public administration from Harvard University. In addition to an impressive list of other accomplishments, Goldsmith studied image management at the London Image Institute and Dominique Isbecque International. Since 2001, Goldsmith has devoted her time and talents to create an image and branding consulting service that specializes in creating unique personal fashion and branding statements.
Marcye Bodine Styling Company
Baltimore, Md. 21202
Marcye Bodine Styling Company offers fashion, image and wardrobe consulting services, along with personal shopper services to individuals, businesses and organizations in the Maryland, Virginia, D.C. and Delaware areas. Bodine has more than six years of experience working in the fashion industry. She has worked in creating wardrobe and fashion style services for fashion shows and commercial advertising ventures. She has been featured in various magazines and has participated in various style, image and branding workshops.
Jeffrey B. Roth has won numerous state and national news and feature-writing awards during his career. A well-known crime writer, investigative reporter and a feature writer, Roth writes for a number of magazines and newspapers. Listed in the Locus Index of SciFi and Fantasy authors, Roth is the author of a number of published short stories and poetry. His work can be found on Examiner.com.