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Paula Parisotto Style
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Katie B.
Verified review

Paula was great to work with. She did a complete audit of my existing wardrobe (about 3 hours). She gave me advice on which pieces to keep and which to donate/consign. We then spent the better part of a day shopping to fill in the holes in wardrobe with clothes that express my personal style and compliment my body type. It was a fabulous experience from start to finish. Now instead of dreading the morning routine of choosing between two or three old, tired outfits I now look forward to pulling together any number of new ensembles all of which look great. I can not recommend her highly enough!

Valerie G.
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I was going on a weekend trip to Cancun with my new boyfriend’s family and I needed to impress in any way that I could, style included. I hired Matt because he does a lot of vacation styling and also travels a lot himself. Needless to say, i wasn’t disappointed. He understood exactly what I was going for and anticipated my needs. He was very professional, gave objective advice and had a definitive process. but at the same time it felt like i was shopping with a friend. If you’re considering hiring Matt, do it! And if you weren’t, now you know you should.

Upper Village Concierge

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    About

    We are Montecito and Santa Barbara's premiere personal assistant and lifestyle management firm, committed to giving back those much needed hours in your day, so you can spend your precious time doing what you love. We have years of experience to bring simplicity and ease to your life. You imagine it and need it done; call us, and we're on the project! Upper Village Concierge is committed to accommodate the smallest to the biggest tasks with discretion, efficiency, style and ease, so you don't have to lift a finger. If we can't help you, it's our job to find someone who can. Whether needing us to lend a hand once in a while or consistent support on a regular basis, Upper Village Concierge can work with you to meet your unique schedule and needs. The possibilities are endless depending on each client's unique needs. The following are some examples of what we offer: * Errands and Daily tasks -- Let UVC do your daily run around and check off your to-do list. Everything from grocery or personal shopping and dry cleaning to Rx pickup, the tasks that eat up your day are now done! * Home sweet home -- Let us take on your home projects, fixes, upgrades, remodels, interior style, upgrading and beyond. We will oversee any project, from start to successful completion. * Rendezvous -- Whether you need event planning for your most intimate dinner party, carrying out the perfect plan to pop the question, a special family birthday, or high-end gala just because, UVC will make it unforgettable and seamless for you and your guests. * Gourmet -- Let UVC set up a personal chef just for you! We have the inside link to the best who use only the freshest, organic, farm-to-table ingredients. * Cheers! -- How about professional food and wine pairings, wine cellar management, acquisition or recommendation of rare bottles to round out your collection? UVC is on it! * Style -- Do not have a thing to wear? Everyone dreams of having a personal stylist. Celebrities need them, so why don't you? We have the experience and the expertise to pick out, coordinate, and shop for the perfect outfit for your special event. Perhaps you need a total closet revamp and hair and makeup to complete the look. Look no further; we've got you covered, literally. * Baby love -- Precious moments, such as becoming a new parent, call for TLC and attention to details, so you can take that time to bond with your newest addition. How about arranging a meal tree, getting your home ready for your new arrival, contacting your loved ones to share the news, setting up the nursery and beyond? You and your baby deserve it! * Sweet escape -- Everything from research to booking and beyond, we've got your travel arrangements covered. Whether it's a family trip to Hawaii or a romantic trip to Big Sur, we will find the spots with soft Egyptian cotton sheets, fluffy robes and a personal touch for a memorable stay. * Just visiting? -- Are you back for more or new to the Montecito, Santa Barbara area? We will get you feeling settled, so your stay is comfortable and unforgettable. We will also help you seek out and book the local places you most want to see during your stay here. * Home away from home -- Let UVC help you get your weekend home ready long before your arrive. We will completely stock your home with your favorite seasonal items: groceries, spirits and toiletries. All you have to do is enjoy the fresh linen, flowers and unwind. * I know this great -- If you need to find a great realtor, car detailing service, or someone to come to you to pamper and give on-location spa treatments, we will lead you in the right direction. * Online web exploration -- We can surf for anything and provide results at your fingertips. How can we help you today? From the most obscure tasks to the daily routine, Upper Village Concierge is here to simplify. As long as it's legal and ethical, it'll be taken care of.

    Styling by Miss Bliss

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      About

      My passion is boosting clients' confidence by helping them to look and therefore feel their best. I will not just make a basic laundry list of "trendy" clothing items, but I will also get to know you and your personal style and simply build upon that!

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      How do I find a personal stylist?

      To find a fashion consultant, start by browsing portfolios online. Styling is a visual art, so finding a fashion consultant who fits the style you desire is key. Great personal stylists aren’t confined to one style, but if you’re seeking a hipper, fashion-forward vibe, you’d do well to find someone with a modern portfolio, while a fashion consultant with a consistently refined style could be a better fit if you’d prefer a more conservative look. Reading reviews is also helpful for learning more about the fashion consultant. Research their training, background and years of experience. After reviewing websites and Instagram accounts, meet with the stylist in person to learn how well they fit your personality; some fashion consultants offer a free phone consultation prior to hiring. Before hiring, make sure you clearly understand their terms of service and payment.

      What do image consultants do?

      Image consultants help people look and feel their best by coaching them on their clothing and beauty choices. An image consultant can be hired for a one-time occasion, such as an awards ceremony, big birthday party or photo shoot. The consultant will recommend clothing, hair and makeup to suit the occasion either using either what the client owns or taking a targeted shopping trip. For a complete fashion consultation, the image consultant will assess your wardrobe, your lifestyle, and what you hope to present to the world, and will then determine the best colors, styles and cuts for you. You can get help streamlining your professional appearance, adjusting your style after a change in body size, solidifying a new look, or finding clothing to fit one area of your life like work or weekends. Image consultants also provide closet edits, going through your clothing and paring out what isn’t right for the look you’re trying to achieve. Personal shopping is another service that image consultants provide. After an image assessment, they can either shop with you or shop on your behalf to find you key pieces you need.

      What is a fashion consultant?

      A fashion consultant is a paid professional who will advise you on what to wear and how to wear it to fit your desired lifestyle or career goals. A fashion consultant can provide many services including personal shopping, closet audits, beauty consultations, style consultations and ongoing seasonal services. A fashion consultant often has a design or fashion background (although this is not required) and an innate sense of style. It’s easy to get stuck in a rut with the colors, cuts and designs we think suit us. A fashion consultant comes in with fresh eyes and provides constructive feedback to guide your style choices.

      During your initial meeting, your fashion consultant will take stock of your current clothing selection and learn what you hope to achieve. They’ll identify core wardrobe pieces you need, as well as advise you how to wear items together. Many consultants create style lookbooks for their clients explaining things like exactly which shoes to wear with what pants and how to accessorize each look. Fashion consultants are a great option for people who are updating their style due to age, career changes or body changes, or who are just ready for a new look and feel. Most fashion consultants charge by the hour, with some offering packages and others working from a retainer.

      What is a personal shopper?

      Personal shoppers take the pain out of having good fashion. Personal shoppers are paid professionals who work with women, men or children who need style assistance. If you are stuck in a fashion rut, are unsure how to dress in a way that flatters your body, need to revamp your image, or want a more professional career look, personal shoppers can help. Personal shoppers identify the look their client wants to achieve and purchase the necessary clothing and accessories to achieve it. The process often begins with an initial consultation with the client to understand their style goals. This consultation may include a closet “audit,” an assessment of the client’s current wardrobe to see what items can be eliminated and what must be purchased to achieve the desired style.

      The client and the personal shopper can shop together, selecting items as a team. The personal shopper may also shop on behalf of the client, then bring all items to the client for a final decision. A third option is pre-shopping, where the personal shopper reaches the store(s) ahead of the client and sets aside clothing for the client to try on, expediting the whole process — a win for anyone who hates spending time in the mall. Personal shoppers can also be hired for one-time events such as weddings, vacations or birthdays. You can also enlist a personal shopper to do your gift shopping for you. Overall, a personal shopper is an investment in making good style choices.

      What does an image consultant do?

      Image consultants help people look and feel their best by coaching them on their clothing and beauty choices. Image consultants help clients in a number of ways. An image consultant can be hired for a one-time occasion such as an awards ceremony, big birthday party or photo shoot. The consultant will recommend clothing, hair and makeup to suit the occasion, using what the client already owns or making a targeted shopping trip. For a complete fashion consultation, the image consultant will assess your wardrobe, lifestyle and image you hope to present to the world, and determine the best colors, styles and cuts for you. You can get help streamlining your professional appearance, adjusting your style after a change in body size, solidifying a new look, or finding clothing to fit a specific area of your life like work or weekends. Image consultants also provide closet edits, going through your clothing and paring out what isn’t right for the look you’re trying to achieve. Personal shopping is another service that image consultants provide. After an image assessment, they can either shop with you or shop on your behalf to find you key pieces you need.

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