Image stylist Kara Alford discusses how to dress for an interview, including what colors to wear, what not to wear and why you should dress professionally.
Kara AlfordKara Y. Alford is La Femme Wonderworks, Inc, Director and certified Image Stylist. Kara believes that image is an inside job and encourages clients to incorporate their personalities when creating a personal style. Kara has resided in Northern Virginia for over thirty years. While working at retail stores, such as Express, Petite Sophisticate and Ann Taylor, she coordinated exciting and innovative fashion shows. She keeps up with today’s fashions and uses them to accentuate her clients’ best features. With her youthful appearance and keen eye, she attracts a diverse audience, demographically. Being a Gen-Xer has allowed Kara to stay in the flow of the fashion for all ages and trends as well as those that are tried and true. Kara has an AA in Marketing and is also pursuing a B.A in Communications at George Mason University. Kara is a Makeup Artist and certified Image Consultant through the International Association of Image Consultants International. She became interested in providing professional consultant services after giving family and friends’ advice for years. Kara has been an Image Stylist professionally for six years. She has always been a fashion enthusiast and believes in the statement “Image is everything: What is yours saying about you?” She has received extensive training in image consulting including D. Mathis Enterprises, which is located in Washington, D.C., and most recently completed Level I certification from Body Beautiful, Carla Mathis, in New York. Kara has also provided image makeovers and consultations for corporate professionals. Kara assisted these professionals in developing an individual’s personal style by finding the best looks in color, makeup and wardrobe analysis to for the purpose of furthering their professional and personal lives.
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