The Psychology Of Style With Lauren Messiah #134

  • How Lauren kicked my ass and got me to start the podcast
  • Our five-year relationship and multiple attempts at couples therapy (including a stay at the Onsite Workshops)
  • How we’ve evolved since ending our relationship
  • Lauren’s first fashion memory
  • Being a perpetual not-fitter-inner
  • Growing up multiracial & feeling like you don’t have a tribe
  • Using style to carve out her own space
  • Being a voice for people who feel misunderstood
  • Going to fashion school and then not becoming a designer
  • Inadequacies in education
  • Moving from the east coast to the west coast
  • Becoming a stylist and finding the School of Style
  • Blogging about fashion in 2005
  • Why Lauren stopped celebrity styling & started personal styling
  • Being a servant VS serving
  • Style being a huge pain point for so many people
  • How a job with Nickelodeon changed Lauren’s life trajectory
  • Clothing as a way of communicating your values
  • Lauren’s evolving brand & relationship with style
  • Living your best life
  • Putting yourself in badass mode
  • Being the Oprah of fashion
  • The science of getting dressed
  • How men can represent their true self on the outside
  • Lauren’s current self-help journey

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