Welcome to Style Your Occasion, the site with style inspiration for all of your occasions. Whether you are looking for outfit inspiration for an event or activity, party decor ideas, what clothes to pack for your next trip, or how to style a specific item, SYO is your go-to.
The Style Your Occasion Team consists of a variety of fashion writers, editors, and lovers of style. Read more about us below!
Christal S: Editor-in-Chief, Author, Lover of Minimalist Fashion
Christal is a mom, wife, entrepreneur, published author, and content creator living in the beautiful country of Canada. Over the past decade she has worked in the digital media field building successful websites for both food and style. She has a natural affinity for minimal, timeless fashion, neutral home decor, and styling.
Here on Style Your Occasion, she is the Editor-in-chief and brain behind the aesthetic. She hopes you love the this space and the inspiration you’ll find!
Nicole: Fashion Writer & Styling Assistant
As an ever so opinionated child, especially when it came to the way people dressed, it made only sense that she would follow a path of words and style. After completing a postgraduate degree in Fashion & Lifestyle Journalism, Nicole has worked as a fashion PR assistant, as writer for Vogue Portugal and a styling assistant for Net-a-Porter.
Today, she helps people with content for their websites and their wardrobes.
Ardelle C: Writer & Assistant Fashion Editor
After earning a degree in Psychology from Eastern Florida State University, Ardelle realized she wanted a career that allowed her to be creative. She began freelance writing and have since written for various websites and clients across different niches.
As someone with a love for all things creative, fashion quickly became her favorite topic to write about, and she now focuses on creating fashion and beauty-related content. Through her writing, she aims to inspire and empower individuals to express their unique style!
Vanessa G: Fashion Writer
Vanessa is a full-time freelance writer with over three years of experience in beauty, lifestyle, commerce, and fashion editorial. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in writing and philosophy from Indiana University.
She’s written for prominent brands such as IMAGE Skincare, C.O. Bigelow, and Jupiter. Through her work, Vanessa aims to inspire, educate, and empower (and give readers the latest news on skincare and hot fashion trends!).
Sarah H: Fashion Writer & Assistant Editor
Sarah is a writer, communicator, content creator and digital media expert. She earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Mississippi and her master’s degree in communications from Texas Tech University.
Currently, she serves as the marketing coordinator for a boutique travel publishing company in Franklin, Tennessee. You can find her works at The Daily Mississippian, The Oxford Eagle and AgriLife Today.
When she isn’t building websites or researching social media trends, you can find Sarah snuggled up on the couch with her Golden Retriever, Ellie, or scouring the internet for the latest fashion trends.