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How to Create Your Very Own Signature Style (Part One)
September 27, 2016


“Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” – Rachel Zoe


Rachel Zoe said it best – your own personal style gives you the power to show the world how much of a fierce, #girlboss you really are without saying a single word. From a sleek and chic neutral color palate, to floral prints and the perfect set of stackable rings, there are endless ways to develop your very own signature style.


Need a little help getting started? We got in touch with a few of our favorite local style gurus to help you create a look that’s all your own.


Name: Debora Manusama @mozdeb

Top Tip: “Stay true to who you are and put your comfort first. What works for others might not work for you!”

Deb’s Style Staples: Anything casual, comfortable, and chic

Southlake Town Square Favorites: Altar’d State, J.Crew, Charming Charlie

Fall 2016 Must-Haves: Dark denim, capes, oversized cardigans, wide-brim hats

Follow Deb: Blog | Instagram | Pinterest | Twitter | Facebook


Name: Anna Dille Cobbs  @fleurdille

Top Tip: “Determine the colors you gravitate toward, what style flatters your body, and what is practical for your life stage – dresses, jeans, athleisure, work casual, etc. and go from there!”

Anna’s Style Staples: “My style is chic, classic, and feminine. My everyday feminine style allows me to easily transition my outfit from daytime with my girls to date night with my husband.”

Southlake Town Square Favorites: Anthropologie, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Gap, Kendra Scott, and Pottery Barn

Fall 2016 Must-Haves: Statement chokers

Follow Anna: Blog | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook



Name: Taryn Newton  @tarynnewton

Top Tip: “Be true to yourself. Having a signature style is all about what makes you feel and look the best! Figure out what styles you love wearing the most. Once you do that you can turn that into your own signature style.”

Taryn’s Style Staples: Glamorous, yet versatile

Southlake Town Square Favorites: New York & Company, Loft, Charming Charlie, and Banana Republic

Fall 2016 Must-Haves: Anything olive or burgundy

Follow Taryn: Blog | Instagram | Facebook




Name: Julie Grimmett  @cocoandcocoa

Top Tip: “Wear what makes you feel confident! Pick clothes that fit well and that are well made – pieces that you will want to wear over and over again.”

Taryn’s Style Staples: “My signature style is classic and comfortable. I like pairing classic pieces, that transition across seasons, with bold accessories. And comfortable so I can keep up with my 3 boys!”

Southlake Town Square Favorites: Banana Republic, Loft, Gap, Ann Taylor, and Lucky Brand Jeans

Fall 2016 Must-Haves: “Boots! My favorite fall accessory is boots. I love that brown boots are big for fall. I’m a fan of tall boots and ankle boots.”

Follow Julie: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Snapchat



Ready to go shopping?! Share or comment on this article and tell us about YOUR fall 2016 must-have style staple for a chance to win a $100 Southlake Town Square gift card!


One lucky winner will be chosen each month through the end of the year.


-Your Square Talk Friends


  1. C. Cyphers says:

    My fall staple is over the knee boots. They are really stylish, chic, and can easily ransition from day to night. I’m all about functional fashion, so that’s a big plus for me!

  2. Jodi Newman says:

    Must have fall staple is a cute hoodie from lululemon and, um, shall we not forget our #PSL from Starbucks?! #shoplocal

  3. Hollye Bright says:

    I love the Top Tips! Great encouragement! My fall staple is the perfect pair of denim jeans.

  4. Caroline says:

    Love the tips! Anna is amazing!!

  5. Ashley says:

    Fall 2016 staple: dark brown/red lipstick with soft nude for an ombré effect. Loving the bite holiday set from Sephora!

  6. Cindy Miller says:

    I love the tips about being practical and comfortable. As a lady in her 40s and a high school teacher on my feet all day, I try to professional but comfortable. As well, I like to be modest and dress professionally in front of my students. On some of our casual days, I always love denim shirts and a colorful shirt with blingy earrings. I have to admit I have every length and style of denim shirts and black skirts.

  7. Michelle says:

    I love to support small businesses so I shop local at Blue Pomegranate! They have an awesome selection of jewelry and cute handbags, too! The best part – everything is made by hand!

  8. Rory says:

    Sephora all brown lipsticks, fall hats, palazzo pants and Pumpkin treats from Trader’s Joes.
    Fall is my favorite time of the year!

  9. Emonne Markland says:

    My fall 2016 staple: comfortable yet stylish ankle boots. From a daytime cardigan, t-shirt and jeans to a leather jacket, fedora and black skinnies in the evening, ankle boots make every fall outfit look fabulous!

  10. Kathy says:

    Fall is my favorite season of the year. It’s all about Fall fashions. I love pairing skinny jeans with with a blazer or long sweaters, and of course ankle boots. I the Summer I bought 2 pairs of boots for this season and I’m ready to rock them.

  11. Chrissy says:

    Bold color layers – Accessories and a GREAT lipstick to be on the “square” on a gorgeous Fall day! #shoplocal #fallfashion2016

  12. monica p. says:

    I have a feeling my Fall favorite will be a new cross-zipped jacket from Athleta that I stumbled on last week. So comfy but still so stylish!

  13. Nichole says:

    Fall makeup from Sephora is a must have, especially lipsticks in berry and brown shades. I also love Loft for their gorgeous fall dresses that I can wear to work or to play!

  14. Laura says:

    I love fall and my just haves are leggings, oversized sweaters and booties!!

  15. Judy says:

    Love the tips! Love Southlake Town Square! I plan on wearing boots as much as possible, and comfortable, stylish, and “functional pieces”.

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