Hailing from the West Coast, celebrity stylist and fashion blogger, Kim Appelt has quickly become a leading fashion and style expert. Founding Style by Kim xo in 2011, Kim’s creative style and sharp eye has landed her a roster of personal clients and A-list celebs.
Kim’s out-of-the-box thinking and detailed-oriented visions led to a natural partnership with fellow Canadian fashion industry insider and founder of Preloved, Julia Grieve. Joining forces with the iconic Canadian clothing brand, Kim will be styling its Spring/Summer 2016 collection at World MasterCard Fashion Week on Monday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. The collection embodies elements of Canada’s natural landscape transformed into fashion forward wardrobe essentials.
With a passion for helping men and women look and feel their best, Kim encourages her clients to find self-confidence and self-esteem with their own unique style. To suit individual needs and budgets, Kim offers an array of services including style consultation, closet cleanses, personal styling and fashion editorial styling.
“When styling clients, it’s important that they cultivate their own sense of style and individuality,” says Kim Appelt, founder of Style by Kim xo. “We work together to make small changes to their wardrobe, incorporate key pieces, but most importantly, choose pieces that flatter their body’s shape.”
With her keen ability to forecast style trends, Kim is a weekly contributor for Sixty Seconds of Style on Palm Springs radio and frequently provides expert advice to national style columns, including Vancity Buzz, Vitamin Daily and BC Living. Kim is currently filming her own style segment with Shaw TV entitled Style by Kim xo that will air daily. Kim and her work have been seen on the red carpet, everywhere from the Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards to The Daytime Emmys.
For more information on Style by Kim xo, visit stylebykimxo.com.