close up of a cream cable-knit sweater

Stemming from both the preppy & the 70s trend, the sweater vest is on fire this season! Here are some examples of how we’d style this key item for fall 2021:

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two white women with brown hair smiling at the camera

The Style That Binds Us was founded by mother-daughter duo, Alison Bruhn & Delia Folk. Alison & Delia both grew up in Birmingham, AL and are now based in Manhattan. They want to take the stress out of getting dressed & make the fashion industry seem more approachable & less overwhelming. Want to get to know the […]

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Woman cuffing her sleeve wearing a white & blue button down top & white jeans with brown hair standing in front of a clothing rack

Have you ever wanted to cuff a shirt, but not sure how to do it correctly? What about the half-tuck? Only tucking in some of your shirt to your pants. Are you doing this the right way? Do you need an extra button because your shirt is too low? How can we fix a gaping […]

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Two women sitting at a restaurant drinking coffee: both with brown hair. One wears a leopard print short-sleeve dress, the other wears a black & white printed short-sleeve dress, both wearing sneakers

STYLE TIP OF THE DAY Think of the features on your face as a pattern that is completely unique to you.  SIZE MATTERS In reference to what size print you should wear, yes size does. You may not have ever thought about this before, but it’s the truth. Look in the mirror at your features […]

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Woman standing in a store wearing a black and white dress holding up dresses

Hello! How are things going? We know that when you finally get around to organizing your closets, it can be a very draining experience. By the time you finish with the clothes, handbags and shoes, you are beyond ready to be finished with the overwhelming task of regaining control over your wardrobe. DON’T STOP NOW! […]

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woman wearing sunglasses, a yellow & black printed v neck dress and black pumps standing inside

Find The Right Print Size For You with our national wardrobe consultant! Have you ever put on a printed item of clothing and thought something was a bit off? It is easy to fall in love with a printed piece and buy it without considering if the print works with your shape. When choosing a […]

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Two women standing in front of a cab in London: one is wearing a black leather jacket over a black & white printed dress, the other wears a black and light blue top with black pants and a silver handbag

Can you describe your style type in a couple of words? A few of you will say, “Yes, of course!” For most of us, this is a challenge, because we often choose our outfits based on our mood or the occasion, and don’t want to be boxed in. Sometimes we are feminine and flirty, other […]

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woman sitting on a desk in front of a piece of art wearing a black blazer with a white cami underneath, jeans and heels

This is an example of my everyday look, depending on what I am doing that day. This would be worn when I am speaking in front of a group of women in business, for example. On other days, I can be more casual, especially on days when I am working in a client’s closet. This week’s […]

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Two women sitting on a white couch with artwork: one wears a black leather jacket with a red top underneath and jeans, the other wears an off-the shoulder navy top, a pendant necklace and jeans they are smiling and both have brown hair

Today is the day of The Style That Binds Us YouTube channel launch! We are thrilled to share with you everything we have been working on over these last couple of months. The channel will have videos featuring both of us together (we are mother and daughter!), but we will also have videos of us […]

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