Lynda Quintero-Davids of Focal Point Styling is an Interior Stylist, a Visual Merchandiser, and a Design Blogger who has specialized in home and store lifestyling for the past 25+ years. A fashionista at heart, Lynda enjoys thrifting, managing to find the look for less for fashion and decor, with style that is right on trend.
My Sister's Closet (MSC): Blogger, Interior Designer, and all around FASHIONISTA, @nyclq will be talking to us on Twitter in half an hour! http://nyclq-focalpoint.blogspot.com/
MSC: Q1: How would you describe Focal Point Styling (blog) to newbies?
Focal Point Styling (FPS): A1: A diversified lifestyle journal sharing #seasonal #fashion&decor #designideas #thrifttips #locallove & #marketevents
MSC: Q2: What is one item you have in your "One" Night Stand?
FPS: A2: A fave #thriftfind: A white Murano glass lamp - Scored the pair back in Ft. Lauderdale at Faith Farm Thrift!
MSC: Q3: Do you have any items in your closet that you refuse to give away or get rid of?
FPS: A3: Yes actually a few! sq vintage rhinestone covered evening bag & OscarDeLaRenta opera gloves I scored #thrifting FL. Also fur coats. One blk floor length coat (gifted from a neighbor) & another (a #thriftfind) I'd bring on trips to NYC
MSC: Q4: What is your greatest #thrift find?
FPS: A4: Tough 'one' to answer! For home: A pair of Milo Baughman chairs I scored for $16 & a wood buffet w slate top for $30! Scored great #thriftfinds @ MySistersCharity #thrift such as a camel wool robe coat @ $8 & a Cashmere sweater @ $4!! The New Yorker in me loves coats! <3
MSC: Q5: How would you define a "Well Suited" gentleman in 140 characters or less?
FPS: A5: Still go gaga for the character style of John Preston - aka Mr. Big from #SATC - #swoon!
MSC: Q6: What advice would you give to new bloggers?
FPS: A6: Tips I've learned: from #dbc: Content is king! From @ssalk: Be fearless, share your design spirit & groom your photos. 1st tip I learned from @VisualVamp: It takes time to find your voice but #keeponblogging. AND, of major importance today Utilize keywords to increase SEO when: 1. Tagging post 2. Image saving & 3. Creating blog post title. Also: #collaborate with like minded or industry people to learn and grow + create your community or join anothers building SM.
MSC: Q7: What can we look forward to on Focal Point Styling?
FPS: A7: would like to do more #local #collaborations, especially #fashion. Looking forward to attending and blogging events: @PHXFashionWeek Oct 2-4, #hpmkt #fall & attend in spring, also go to #dbc2015 & mb #bashcon + share upcoming #Miami trip! Of course also #holiday #tips&tricks for #fashion&decor! Be sure to follow me @Pinterest - Lynda | FocalPointStyling @nyclq. BTW: #dbc was short for @DesignBlogConf - a must event for #bloggers to attend! Happening next in Atlanta #dbc2015