About Bernie Burson
I love color and harmony – and I love seeing the pleasure my clients experience when they discover how wonderful they can look with just a few simple changes.
But it wasn’t always like that for me!
I grew up in a small blue-collar town on the Oregon coast, and spent much of my time in jeans and a T-shirt. When I was entering the workforce in the San Francisco Bay area after graduating from college, I desperately wanted to learn how to dress well and look good. I read endless magazines and books on the subject, yet I can remember standing in front of a dressing room mirror, trying on the long jacket and A-line skirt that I’d read were best for my body shape and size. Looking at myself in the mirror, I decided that I must be so badthat even the right advice looked terrible on me.
In other words, I wasn’t one of those women who instinctively “gets” clothes – and I certainly wasn’t someone who loved shopping. I understand what it’s like to wonder if I could ever feel better about my appearance – much less feel at ease buying clothes I could be confident would look good on me.
Today, I still often enjoy wearing jeans and a T-shirt. But the T-shirt is a color that looks great on me, and I know how to pick jeans that fit and flatter. I’ve done a lot of hard work and study, and I’ve learned how to pick the colors, styles, and silhouettes that are right for different skin tones and body types. I know from my experience how subtle changes in color, fabric, and style can make someone feel more attractive and more like who he or she really is – more confident, happier, and more approachable.
It’s thrilling to be able to help my clients realize the profound impact that color analysis and image advice can have on their lives.
I look beautiful! I am going to church this morning wearing (describes outfit, accessories and makeup). I feel SO wonderful and look fabulous! Thank you again for the transformation!
Bernie’s Speaking Topics
- Look Like You Mean Business
- Shop Smart
- De-Stress Dressing: How to Get Dressed in 10 Minutes or Less
- Stepping Up Casual
- Think Before You Pack: Packing Made Easy
- Insider Tips to Good Fashion and Good Fit
- Make Your Work Wardrobe Work For You