What do you love about your body? If you are struggling to find an answer, you are not alone! Today's guest, Jessica Myhr Reich of Inherent Style, is not your typical stylist as she couples empathy with her ability to meet clients exactly where they are. For her, clothes are a form of expression, and she wants her clients to shine from the inside out. She's also an actor and theatre co-owner.
In this episode, Jessica delves into body image issues and how we can use celebration rather than judgment to lift ourselves up. We talk about clothing, why mass-produced garments can make us feel terrible, and the need to move past size as an indicator of health. She understands that weight can fluctuate because of circumstances outside of our control. We talk about two of these situations – fertility treatment and divorce – which Jessica has experienced personally, and how this affected the way she viewed herself. Her vulnerability and desire to get her clients to show up authentically is truly admirable, so tune in to hear it all!
Our email this week (55:44) is about whether you can use your concealer as foundation. Spoiler alert: you totally can! In fact, you can use whatever is in your makeup bag however you want. While it may not work the best it can, you don’t need anyone’s permission to use products in a way that makes sense for you.
Call Outs from the Episode:
“I’m not a typical stylist. I really work with people’s authenticity and their personal branding to create a visual story.”— Jessica Myhr Reich [0:05:10]
“Our society and culture is very much about "we are broken, we need something to fix ourselves." We have this narrative that is living inside of us that we have to do something, as opposed to celebrating who we are and what we have.”— Jessica Myhr Reich [0:11:32]
“When I’m working with a client, what I’m really trying to do is to help them find that light again. How can they shine and show up and feel like it’s ok?”— Jessica Myhr Reich [0:39:22]
“I feel wardrobe has to be who you are right now.”— Jessica Myhr Reich [0:52:49]
“If you actually walked out the door and said, ‘I am. I am enough,’ how would your life have changed?”— Jessica Myhr Reich [0:53:55]
Come have fun with us!