8. Susan Padron, Personal Stylist
- 2 years in business
- 48 hires on Thumbtack
- Serves Beaverton, OR
"After finishing grad school at the age of 30, I felt like an entirely different person. Everything in my life was different...job, friends, money, location....but my wardrobe still screamed broke, young, college student. I realized that my wardrobe definitely needed to be refreshed but Susan brought me more of a revolution. I was hesitant to reach out to a stylist since I associated them with trendy girls and the Hollywood bunch. But as a guy who hates shopping, I also realized that I don't have a sense of style and I'm tired of spending money on clothes that I dislike a year later. So I reached out to Susan after viewing her website and she was very welcoming and accommodating. She came to my place (an hour drive) and basically cleared out my closet, which was shocking at the time but completely needed in hindsight! We talked about what kind of style I wanted, how much money I was looking to spend and set up some days to shop. Later, we met at the mall and she had everything picked out! I had more successful shopping in an hour with her than I had in years of doing it by myself. Jeans, suits, shirts, jackets, shoes, accessories...she covered it all. It felt so easy and I was surprised to walk out with so many clothes that I otherwise wouldn't have looked at. That was probably the best part of my experience with Susan...she picked out a style for me that I really loved but wouldn't have looked at or bought on my own. As a guy, I needed some help from a professional to guide me and teach me some things about clothing. Susan was paying attention to details that I never thought about and her standard for a quality outfit was way higher than mine ever was. Susan was very flexible in terms of scheduling and her prices were very reasonable. I would definitely recommend her as a stylist to anyone who needs some new clothing."