Signature service: Personal and wardrobe stylist
Staff Size: 1 person
Average Duration of Services: 2?4 hours
Products Used: No-Slip Space Saving Hangers
Pro Tip: Experience as a Personal Stylist for Nordstrom, one of the most customer service centric company.
Founded by experienced stylist and The Fashion Institute of Los Angeles graduate Kelly K. Wilcox, My Style Advisory helps solve the perennial question of "what should I wear?" Rather than bulldozing over their clients' current tastes, she and her fellow stylists aim to make small changes with big impact. They'll work with clients to purge their closets of unflattering pieces, organize clothes, and find styles that fit and flatter their body shapes. They can even head out on shopping trips to fill in wardrobe gaps with essentials such as stylishly casual pieces or sombreros.
Working at home comes with a benefits package that you just can't beat?domestic comforts, all the food you can eat, and no commute. But when it comes to holding meetings with new clients, sometimes the situation calls for a little showmanship. That's where Regus comes in.
For more than a quarter of a century, Regus has provided business professionals with the physical space and modern amenities they need to do business. Video conference rooms come furnished with flat-screen monitors, cameras, and video conferencing for hosting virtual meetings. Workers can discuss projects, conduct interviews, or surf the web with WiFi in luxury business lounges. And if you'd just like to get some thinking done, private think-pods liberate project developers from ambient workplace distractions, such as wise-cracking fax machines. Other amenities for long- and short-term leases include kitchens, refreshments, and multilingual receptionist services.
In 1965, Popular Mechanics ran a small classified ad for Brookstone, a new catalog company that packed its pages with functional products and detail-oriented descriptions. Brookstone quickly expanded to meet the high demand for its collection of ?hard-to-find tools,? and opened the door to its first retail location in 1973. Today, Brookstone?s more than 300 nationwide retail locations allow customers to test-drive its ever-growing lineup of interesting products, which range from Bluetooth-enabled massage chairs to power adapters designed for international travelers and their electronic passports. Staying true to its roots as a catalog company, Brookstone houses an even larger selection of products, each waiting patiently to be shipped, on its website.
After a course at Village Kitchen, accomplished chefs will inch closer to pro status, while those who've chopped more fingers than potatoes will have their clumsiness exorcised thanks to patient instruction from Village's enlightened gurus of all things edible. Classes are held every Saturday at 10:30 a.m. (the classes are also offered one Wednesday a month at 6 p.m.), while the theme varies from week to week. On April 10, learn to master the pressure cooker to easily turn out incredible delights like coq au vin with button mushrooms, or discover the joys of the spring harvest on April 24 with a complete tutorial in a four-course seasonal feast with salmon medallions, baked gnocchi, and cherry-chocolate gelato. On May 8, harness the subtle power of Indian spices to create tandoori shrimp, curried salmon with cinnamon rice and golden raisins, and warm rice pudding; or craft the perfect wine appetizers (you'll make five), like scallop ceviche with melon and red-onion asparagus quesadillas, on May 22. You'll eat everything you make and get a beverage, so no one escapes hungry. Classes are limited to 18 people, so when you find the apple class of your human eye, call to schedule before it fills up.