Allison Berlin

Occupation: 
Fashion Stylist and Consultant
Home: 
NYC

Celeb she styles: Stacy London

Wearing: Rebecca Taylor top, Goldsign jeans, Giles & Brother necklace

Expert advice to women about looking their best: "Take some time to put yourself together in the morning. Everyone around you will appreciate it."

Fashion icons: Faye Dunaway, Kate Moss, Carine Roitfeld

Personal style: Classic with an edge

Inspiration: Real people

When she knew she wanted to be a stylist: "Since I was a kid. I would convince my mom to buy Vogue's September issue every year, and I would collect tear sheets from Town & Country and sketch dresses. I have always loved fashion."

Designers she adores: Nicolas Ghesquière, Tom Ford, Derek Lam, Vanessa Bruno

Favorite item in her closet: Mara Hoffman dress

Wardrobe essential: Jeans

What every woman needs: "A good tailor."

Accessories she loves: "Chunky bracelets and lightweight handbags that fit everything."

Shoes she adores: Chanel motorcycle boots

Beauty buys: Burt’s Bees lip balm and hand lotion and Phyto Anti-Frizz

Worth the splurge: Balenciaga bag

What's in her bag: iPod, Ray-Ban aviators, lip balm, Moleskine notebook, bottle of water

Cheap thrill: Chocolate

Favorite movie star: Christian Bale

Beloved blogs: Refinery 29, Racked, Sartorialist

Top online shops: La Garconne.com, Net-a-Porter.com, Zappos.com

Restaurants she frequents: Ino and Robataya

Favorite gift to give for the holidays: "Rebecca Minkoff large leather pouch for anything from makeup to receipts."

On her holiday wish list: Anything from R&Y Augousti

Charities she supports: WWF, LIFT, and local NYC school fundraisers

Green Efforts: "I’m obsessed with recycling."