Working at Leigh’s: Tammi Smits

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Today we interview the Lady (wonder woman) who get’s all of our merchandise out on the floor for you!

 

How long have you worked at Leigh’s?

I have been working at Leigh’s for 21 years! I started January 9th, 1996

How many ‘hats’ do you wear? What are all of your jobs?

I have 1 hat with many duties. I work in shipping and receiving, which means I also handle returns, Purchase order entries, making sure the clothing is steamed, and lastly ready for the selling floor.

What are your current favorite trends?

I love anything that is fun and flowing

What season do you like dressing for the most?

Fall

One designer at Leigh’s you think everyone should know about?

Comfy

What should every woman remember when buying clothes?

Buy what makes you happy!

Who is your style muse?

Diana The Princess of Wales, she had the best wardrobe!

What do you love most about working at Leigh’s?

I love being the first one to open the box to see all the new styles we receive for each season!

 

 

xoxo, The Leigh’s Girls

 

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Working at Leigh’s: Deb Clark

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How long have you worked at Leigh’s?
I have been working at Leigh’s for 11 years!
How many ‘hats’ do you wear?
Merchandise manager. Head buyer. Personal stylist.
What are your current favorite trends?
This fall I would have to say the Pantsuit. It can be tailored and understated, but with the wide range of prints. The fabric choices which range from velvet to tech fabrics, the trend can adapt to many lifestyles.
What season do you like dressing for the most?
I love them all because of the wide variety that this beautiful state of Michigan offers. Because of our season changes I am never bored with my clothing options.
One designer you think everyone should know about?
D’Exterior. This Italian collection is clean and updated with an emphasis on knit dressing that will travel well and fit everyone from a size 2 – 14.
What should every woman remember when buying clothes?
Proportion , proportion….Every size 6 is different on every body that can wear that size. Tailoring to your specific body type can make a huge difference in how a garment will fit you.
Who is your style muse?
I really don’t have one!
What do you love most about working at Leigh’s?
All of the people I come in contact on a day to day basis, from my co-workers to our customers to the vendors who sell to us…..all have interesting stories.

 

Call to make an appointment with Deb at 616.942.6300

Xoxo

 

Working At Leigh’s: Rose Dobrez

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How long have you worked at Leigh’s? 

I have been working here for a year now!

What’s a quote you live by?

A quote I live by is “Live every day of your life.”

What do you like most about working at Leigh’s?

I like the people I work with and being around fashion every day. Every day is new and exciting.

Where do you draw fashion inspiration from?

My style is a mixture of retro and modern.  I get my inspiration from Harpers Bazaar and W magazine and Instagram accounts like @lindarodin @sincerelyJules, and @liketoknowit.

What’s your favorite fashion brand/product?

I love Vince, they offer clean effortless looks. I like Trina Turk’s retro looking dresses. Also Cinq a Sept is a fun contemporary brand!

What’s one of your favorite fashion trends?

FUR AND FEATHERS! This fall season is looking to show these trends a lot. I am really looking forward to it!

What do you do outside of work?

I’m starting a blog with my daughter Mattie! So I’m working on that. I also love cooking, going to concerts, eating at, going to museums, traveling, photography, I love it all!

Call 616-942-6300 to make an appointment with Rose Today!

xoxo, The Leigh’s Girls

Working At Leigh’s: Lynnae Oostema

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How long have you worked at Leigh’s? 

I have been working at Leigh’s for almost 4 years!

What’s a quote you live by?

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him,  and he will make your paths straight.

What do you like most about working at Leigh’s?

I enjoy the variety of services we offer at Leigh’s. Every day is new and exciting. I love learning about the newest technology and trends with esthetics and makeup. Teaching our clients how to put “their best face forward” is very rewarding.

Where do you draw makeup inspiration from?

Instagram and fashion magazines. Honestly, I’m always looking around at all the advertising and marketing around us and I pick what I love about their look.

What’s your favorite makeup brand/product?

Trish McEvoy is my favorite makeup brand!

What’s one of your favorite makeup trends?

I love the glowy skin look, so highlighting and strobing.

What do you do outside of work?

I enjoy (during the summer) spending time with my friends and family at the beach. I’m definitely a beach body.

 

To Schedule an Appointment with Lynnae, Please Call 616-942-6300

 

xoxo, The Leigh’s Girls

 

 

Working At Leigh’s: Mattie Tiggleman

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How long have you worked at Leigh’s? 

A year now! Though I only work during the summers and during breaks from school.

What’s a quote you live by?

“Stop and smell the roses” because my mom’s name is Rose and she used to always say that to me.

What do you like most about working at Leigh’s?

I like that I work with women who all share the same passion for fashion and I get to help people find outfits that make them feel great about themselves and feel confident.

Where do you draw fashion inspiration from?

Everywhere! I can find inspiration from things and places that most people wouldn’t think of. Like a tree or a painting, really anything. I’m really inspired by vintage stuff as well.

What’s your favorite fashion brand/product?

I love Miu Miu and Dolce&Gabbanna.

What’s one of your favorite fashion trends?

I don’t wear any trend just because it is a trend. I may look at trends to gain inspiration, but I take trends and essentially make them my own. Right now I’m into more gothic pieces like chokers and the sock ankle boots.

What do you do outside of work?

Outside of work I enjoy doing yoga. I used to be really into painting so I want to get back into that.

Call 616-942-6300 to make an appointment with Mattie Today!

 

xoxo, The Leigh’s Girls

Working at Leigh’s: Rachael O’Donnell

A lot goes into keeping Leigh’s afloat, including all the hard work of our employees. In “Working at Leigh’s” we will highlight each employee so you can gain insight on who they are. Today we interview Rachael O’Donnell in our cosmetics department!

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How long have you worked at Leigh’s? 

I have worked at Leigh’s for about 9 months as an esthetician.

What’s a quote you live by?

“This too shall pass”.

What do you like most about working at Leigh’s?

I like the atmosphere and the family side of it. Everyone is very cool and very welcoming. They’re always very driven to do their best and help each other out.

Where do you draw makeup inspiration from?

Being that it’s 2017, social media is very prevalent these days so I follow a lot of the beauty guru’s on Instagram. One of my favorites is @FlawlesssDolls which showcase all different makeup artists with different techniques and different products.

What’s your favorite makeup brand/product?

Here at Leigh’s, we carry Trish McEvoy and it’s one of my favorites because her system has steps. So there’s a step one for your eyes, step two is your eyeliner. She’s very organized and she has a level system depending on the degree you’ll wear your makeup. Outside of our brands, I’m really into Glossier.

What’s one of your favorite makeup trends?

I really like the minimalist look. I think for so long, as far as eye makeup, everyone wanted the smokey eye where it was dark on the lid, eyeliner, and everything. Now I think makeup is taking a step back where you want to see the freckles and it’s just you with your features emphasized opposed to makeup being emphasized.

What do you do outside of work?

I have 2 little boys that are 3 and 1 so I literally just chase after them! I have three cats too so it’s a full house. I keep everyone alive; if everyone is alive at the end of the day then it was a good day (lol)!

 

Call 616.942.6300 to make an appointment with Rachell! Also, Rachell specializes in our new lash lift service, we highly recommend!

 

 

 

 

 

Buy Kiehl’s this Father’s Day!

Here at Leigh’s we would like to wish all the uncles, granddads, brothers, and dads a happy Father’s Day! While you do your last minute shopping stop into our cosmetics area to pick up the perfect gift for the dad in your life. While most products that Kiehl’s offers can be used by both men and women, we offer a distinct line that caters to men’s skin.

Men’s Oil Eliminator Products

 The combination of these three products from Kiehl’s  greatly reduce oil and sweat from the face and leave the skin feeling softer. The moisturizer is formulated with crushed Apricot Seeds helping it eliminate

dead skin cells without leaving skin feeling overly dry .

Prices range from $22-$27.

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Age Defender

The Age Defender provide firming, lifting, and anti-wrinkle treatments. From Dark Circles to fine lines, age defender is for the guy that wants to look and feel young forever!

Prices Range from $15-50

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Facial Fuel

Facial Fuel products are great for normal skin that just needs a pick-me-up. Facial fuel products do it all.

Prices Range From $8-$58

 

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Hair and Grooming Products

What is great about Kiehl’s hair products for men is they remove build up while also hydrating. The beard oil is softens and soothes the skin on the face while also taming hair.

Prices Range From $8-28

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Looking for a grab-and-go type of present? Kiehl’s offers a Men’s Travel kit, filled with travel sized facial fuel options! $43

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Remember, Father’s Day is June 18th! Don’t wait until the last minute!

xx   The Leigh’s Girls