Biography

Valerie BurnsValerie Burns is an Image and Design Consultant who previously worked in Hollywood as a freelance Wardrobe Stylist.  She also worked in LA as an Interior Design Consultant at upscale furniture design establishments.  As a 14-year Santa Barbara resident, Valerie has brought her expertise home.  She transferred her skills to personal wardrobe image and interior design, as well as personal shopping for clients who value her style sense and attention to detail.

Valerie launched her business in 2004 simultaneously attending the Women's Economic Venture (WEV), Self Employment Training for entrepreneurial women in business.  Valerie is well qualified, with a degree and background in Fashion Merchandising and Interior Design.  Her experience includes wardrobe stylist for commercials, high-end retail sales, accessory and window display, and as an interior design consultant and sales associate.  She draws on her background as a professional and matches it with an excellent eye for individual style, balance, color and fit, as well as utilizing her great people skills and instincts - ultimately creating your best personal image and interior space.

Valerie has been featured most recently in The Daily Sound Santa Barbara.  She has also been featured in Casa Santa Barbara Magazine's article on Fashion Advice by Valerie Burns, Santa Barbara's Image Consultant and featured article for ‘Local Personality'; Santa Barbara Newspress ‘Biz Buzz'; Santa Barbara ‘Living'; South Coast Beacon featured article on personal and interior space image, and Coastal Woman Magazine ‘Image is Key.'  Additionally, Valerie periodically joined Walter Claudio (prominent hair stylist and owner of Walter Claudio Salon) on KEYT's "Early Morning Show" makeover segment coordinating wardrobe and accessories for special guests.


Mission Statement


"My personal mission and greatest gratification is to inspire transformation, encourage empowerment,
and create delight."


As someone who is devoted to the aesthetic, I search for beauty in everything…especially nature. My hummingbirds inspire me on many levels, including vibrant color for interior design & wardrobe.

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