By Brigitte Patton
Let me introduce you to this fashionable little spark plug that is behind the new corporate fashion blog for business women and men called Savvy Javvy (www.savvyjavvy.com). Not only does this vixen know her way around a good pair of Rockstud Valentino Pumps, of which she notes are comfortable and can make any outfit look chic worn in and out of the office, she is one of the most genuine people I know.. oh and beautiful, like real pretty, she should just put her face on t-shirts and call it a day. Her background and education is in Public Relations where she started out working in entertainment PR representing A-list celebrities and supermodels, but transitioned into advertising.
Her blogging began last September while attending the coveted New York Fashion week. She was inspired being around so many style influencers and she wanted to share her experience in the fashion world with others. Not every can be invited to fashion week, let me highlight the word “invited”. Thank goodness for social media and bloggers bringing fashion week to us commoners so we can eye ogle the crap out of the latest trends. Since she is a corporate style consultant, she focuses on capturing looks seen on the runway and shows how to transition these looks into an office environment. I personally come from the corporate world and there are some serious tragedies done with the pencil skirt and tennis shoe combo on a daily basis I do not want to recreate in my mind. Can I get an Amen?! Savvy Javvy knows how to pair up a pencil skirt with class..
Her blog is unique as it is tailored for women and men who are looking for office style inspiration. Her readers are able to shop the looks posted and get exclusive access to items that may be out of stock elsewhere. She also does special Day to Night posts on how to transition office wear into a night on the town look. Double the outfits where you can spend more time hanging with friends, family, or coworkers and having adult beverages than rummaging through your closet for outfit number two for the day. Savvy Javvy considers herself quite the cocktail connoisseur so if you can get double the looks in a single outfit, leaves more time for libations! I feel obligated to say “drink responsibly” here.
I inquired on her favorite fashion designers and I couldn’t agree more with her choices: Stella McCartney for high fashion, Nicole Millen for business wear, and Stone Cold Fox for everyday wear. You can see her featured looks every Tuesday and Thursday but she posts teaser and weekend shots on her Instagram account @savvyjavvy. I asked her if there was anything else she would want her readers to know and she responded that her one piece of advice is to think positive thoughts and surround yourself with people that love and support you. Building a healthy environment for yourself is the key to success in any venture you take on. Her one big mistake she made when she started out in her career was shopping for work clothes or only shopping for going out clothes. She added that you can mix and match items if you shop smart so that your closet is more versatile. The next time you go in your closet and see that low back blouse, try pairing it with a blazer. As for guys, dress up a boring t-shirt with suspenders and a navy blazer. The color navy was all over the runway this past NYFW!
Be sure to follow her blog for the most recent trends of the world’s fashion leaders!