From the Barre to the Boulevard: Sarah Edition


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Our December It Girl is melting anything in her path! If you've been trying to beat the holiday calorie hangover then you might have experienced our weighted series designed by Sarah, this month's instructor extraordinaire. When she's not busy calculating ways to make your biceps feel that blazing burn, she's trying out fabulous fashion looks. Okay, maybe that last part isn't entirely true but she is certainly nailing the modeling thing here.

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I styled Sarah in an outfit she said she wouldn't normally wear. Come again? With a chiseled physique like hers I couldn't believe she had yet to try a body-con dress! I was clearly vicariously living through her as A-line dresses are what suit me best, so getting her in this sleek, sexy meets street silhouette was a win for both of us.

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As you can see they were made for each other; even right down to the slate gray color that really complemented her vibrant red locks and perfect pout. I put this together as an effortless New Year's Eve look when your attire doesn't have to be 100% fancy but you still want to pull out all the stops. Adding the leather jacket on top is a great way to utilize a piece of everyday outerwear while adding an overall edge to your ensemble. {Make sure if you try this your leather jacket is a bit on the fitted side to keep the look polished and feminine. If you put a very bulky leather on top of such a sleek style you will lose the balance.} Finishing things off with the perfect details of a killer pair of heels, glitzy bracelets and a sophisticated clutch.

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PSA! If you have a very streamlined outfit like this, opt for a smaller bag. Too many times I see women with a giant handbag made for daytime/work and they will wear it out in the evening with a refined look such as this. Even if it is the best name brand {I'm looking at you Louis V and Chanel} leave it at home and go for a smaller, more cohesive accessory like a handheld or envelope clutch. The bigger bags ruin the flow of the outfit and compete with the sleekness of the outfit. So clutch a clutch! It will take your night out look to level 100.
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Beyond this haute to trot NYE look, there has also been some new arrivals in the Local Barre retail department. If you're looking for leggings that pull their inspiration from the Swarovski ball that drops in Times Square, look no further. LB's uptown, west and downtown locations have these glittery bottoms and more to get you ready to sweat in style.

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Night Out Look from Dear Hannah 503 Washington Street Vegan Leather Jacket -$88 | Micro Ribber Dress- $62 | Vegan Leather Clutch $32 | Bracelets $28 each

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Tiffany describes herself as being style obsessed, having an affinity for all things shiny and out her budget, and living for a good dance off and Beyoncé. She is a fashion stylist based in Hoboken, NJ catering to personal wardrobe and business clients throughout the tri-state area. You can find out more about her and her styling company at TiffanyPineroStyle.com


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From the Barre to the Boulevard: Meghan Edition


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It's not difficult to get inspired by our barretenders. They're fun, fearless and somehow make eight counts sound inviting. This month's "It Girl" Meghan kills it in class but once she puts her grippy shoes away it's all about running after her two little ones.

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Going from the barre to mom life can be an endless cycle of never wearing real pants! But when you've got a physique that was earned through working every last muscle it's important to have wardrobe pieces to accentuate that while still working with your lifestyle.

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Enter a hot pair of jeans. From the playground to cocktails a great dose of denim will make you feel confident while having endless styling potential. Black jeans in particular can add an edge to daytime garb like this supple plaid shirt, and can also add a glamorous air when paired with heels for night. The rips in these are are playful, and are frayed beautifully to look like delicate fringe. If you've ever thought you couldn't do ripped denim because it comes across too youthful, think again. These are chic.

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Finishing off this look is a textured topper with a leather jacket silhouette. The combination of strong and soft work beautifully here and again can be styled many ways. Wear a jacket like this as shown with jeans, over a dress with tights and ankle boots or with winter white trousers to really make a statement. The versatility of styling key pieces is essential when you're a mom with maybe ten minutes to get ready!

Jacket, plaid shirt and jeans all from our new neighbors, contemporary clothing store Alba Boutique, located on Washington Street between 7th and 8th.

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Tiffany describes herself as being style obsessed, having an affinity for all things shiny and out her budget, and living for a good dance off and Beyoncé. She is a fashion stylist based in Hoboken, NJ catering to personal wardrobe and business clients throughout the tri-state area. You can find out more about her and her styling company at TiffanyPineroStyle.com


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From the Barre to the Boulevard: Kim Edition



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We're closing out another amazing month, with another amazing "It-Girl". Kim rocked October from the bike to the barre. When she hit the streets in these styles though, she was definitely turning heads! It was all about creating petite-friendly looks for Kim's small frame while also tapping into the hottest Fall trends.

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Even if your vision isn't 20/20 you would be remiss not to notice that plaids and checks are the season's print du jour. Adding one into your wardrobe feels completely festive and gives your autumn attire something special. However, when you are on the smaller side, if these prints are on the wrong cut of fabric, they can look overwhelming or even dowdy. Sinful if you ask me, especially for how hard this hot mommy of two works to keep her physique svelte and toned.

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I found her the perfect buffalo check blanket sweater {by Bar III via Macy's} that fits in all the right places while still being a bit dramatic. The sleeves are the key factor here to keeping her proportion in check {no pun intended} and allowing this piece to be flouncy at the hem. 

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This sweater was so versatile adding so much to a jeans, tee, and knee-high boots ensemble for day and perfectly framing a wine hued mini-dress for night. Isn't that what we all want from our wardrobe, pieces that do double duty just like this fab barre-tender ;)

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Tiffany describes herself as being style obsessed, having an affinity for all things shiny and out her budget, and living for a good dance off and Beyoncé. She is a fashion stylist based in Hoboken, NJ catering to personal wardrobe and business clients throughout the tri-state area. You can find out more about her and her styling company at TiffanyPineroStyle.com


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From the Barre to the Boulevard: Janelle Edition


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Here comes the new season and with it all the styles we love! If you've been working hard at the barre and let's be real if you've taken a class taught by "It Girl" Janelle, then you're definitely working hard. Her tone has a sly way of making you think what you're about to do isn't that hard and then 30 seconds later you feel the burn. Tricky, tricky! But when you emerge with a perky booty and feel toned all over, who can complain? Your leather pants will be applauding you for your efforts. If you don't have a pair, get on it. They are a great alternative to jeans and hug in all the right places while adding a subtle edginess to all you pair them with.

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I styled Janelle in the bottom of the season alongside a color combination that screams autumn. Olive + Aubergine {or really any family member on the red wine scale} are colors we don't see too much in the summer and styling them together for fall really makes a refreshing impact. This cardigan is fun with it's chunky knit and textured fringe. You can throw it over tons of tanks, dresses or even a leather croptop for fun ;) Booties with a nice, low, thick heel are essential. They tend to be more comfortable and can work with so many items in your wardrobe. If you already have a great neutral pair in your repertoire, I advise you to go with an eye-catching color like these by Ted Baker. You would be surprised how many looks they can go with!

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Finally, finish things off with a great accessory that literally spells it out for you. This cheeky little clutch {by Kate Spade! Yes, Kate Spade finally made it's way to Hoboken!} can go with leather pants to a glam evening look, there are so many styling possibilities.

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All these items are from neighborhood store Two Heathers! You can find their boutique at 331 Washington Street.

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Tiffany describes herself as being style obsessed, having an affinity for all things shiny and out her budget, and living for a good dance off and Beyoncé. She is a fashion stylist based in Hoboken, NJ catering to personal wardrobe and business clients throughout the tri-state area. You can find out more about her and her styling company at TiffanyPineroStyle.com


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From the Barre to the Boulevard: Robert Edition


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It's no surprise the female barretenders at Local Barre know how to bring it. If you haven't been following along, or had the pleasure of taking one of his classes, then you may not know Robert! He's the fella of the bunch and today he's serving up some serious swag.

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With fall on the way, it only seemed right to have him don pieces that are classically male with a modern touch. I kept in mind Robert is a recent grad with a limited budget and created his look from places he can frequent in the future. A designer shirt for half the price came from TJ Maxx and is perfect for now and later. Worn with colored denim {trend alert for the gents for fall!} from Gap, the button down has a subtle print that makes it eye-catching to wear on its own but also creates interest when layered under a sweater for cooler temperatures. Back to that colored denim tid bit, it may seem like a little out of most guys comfort zone, but try going for a casual color like olive or not-so-bright cranberry. When pairing them, just treat them like they are regular blue jeans and you will be surprised at how easy it is to style them.

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The finishing touches here are items that can be worn on repeat. Cool textured sneakers that help Robert give his cross trainers a welcomed break and a luxe-looking knit sweater that can be thrown over almost anything, both came from Banana Republic. {The sweater at 40% off!} This footwear and zip-cardigan combo is a simple way for guy to be on point in the style department while not looking like he took things too seriously. The soft briefcase is the final piece that brings everything together another designer score for half the price from TJ Maxx. Hand-held or carried by the shoulder strap this neutral colored necessity isn't too stuffy and channels just the right amount of ease a guy like Robert needs.

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Tiffany describes herself as being style obsessed, having an affinity for all things shiny and out her budget, and living for a good dance off and Beyoncé. She is a fashion stylist based in Hoboken, NJ catering to personal wardrobe and business clients throughout the tri-state area. You can find out more about her and her styling company at TiffanyPineroStyle.com


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Derrière Diary: Tiffany's Final Week

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The Results!


I can't believe it's already the end of the challenge! In 9 weeks I am down 6 pounds! What’s even more impressive are these inches lost! Where did they go? I don't know, but ya'll don't come back, ya hear! I've lost 3.5 inches in my waist, 3 inches in my thighs, and my hips and chest have leaned out while my arms have been speaking for themselves. It feels so good to look and be strong!

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A Look Back

Prior to the challenge I worked out regularly and ate well, but I wasn't feeling my best and it showed. Because of a knee injury, I was living in Plateau City. So when this challenge presented itself, I knew this was THE opportunity to turn things around in a way that I could stick with.

Just because this is being shared on a large platform, I didn't want to go into this with an unmaintainable obsession. I wanted the real experience. Aside from running my own business, I had two weddings, two bachelorette parties, a one week family vacation, and a move to a new apartment. I can have a little fun right? These past 9 weeks prove that I can still have an amazing time while reaching my fitness goals.

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 Throughout these weeks, my workout routine consisted of strength training, cardio and stretching from my Booty Camp, Barre and Wheelhaus classes. (Take a look back in my Diary for my weekly schedule.) I also I met with holistic health coach Tamara Mans. All my weekend events were making clean eating difficult! She would give me suggestions on lower calorie cocktails and high protein homemade snacks. It worked! Because of her advice, I’m in control of what my body needs and what it deserves when it comes to indulgences.

With all the celebrations in my summer schedule, I finally started shedding inches from my waist and thighs at week 6. At week 7, friends started to notice my sculpted arms and perkier derrière.

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While you won't be seeing me check in here weekly anymore, you will definitely still see me in class. I am so happy I was able to have this opportunity to realign myself and my health. Barre, Wheelhaus and Booty Camp was the perfect kickstart to a better me. Thank you to barretenders Robert and Lauren for keeping me on track and a special thanks to all of you who cheered me along the way and who "liked" my challenge photos so I can do a 2 minute plank like its nothing now.

I so appreciate it!

XO,
Tiffany

P.S. If you missed my weekly journey, click here to catch up!
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Derrière Diary: Tiffany Edition Week 7


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Every day we witness the incredible transformations our clients go through. These untold stories continually inspire us to keep doing what we love. We realized, if these stories inspired us then imagine what it would do for our community!

So we started the Derriére Diary, a series of stories that aim to motivate those looking to reach their own goals and challenges. The same ones our clients go through every day. 

But to start off we needed a strong voice. A fixture in our local community who’s brave enough to put their goals and progress on display in real time, for the world to see. So we invited the beautiful Tiffany Pinero to share her fitness journey. 

Read about her first week here.


Week 7: July 27th - August 2nd

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As silly as it sounds my biggest struggle this week was staying hydrated. It was a hot one! I felt like although I was drinking a lot, with the heat, I needed more water. Then I fell into that confusing area of, am I hungry or am I thirsty? The good news is I fed a lot of the feelings with more water and stayed on track. I can see how that would have challenged me in the past though.

It was a great week for a variety of classes. I was able to mix in barre with an instructor I haven’t had before, Jen V… you betta work! My glutes were pushed to the maximus. On Friday I ended my week with Wheelhaus. A.) Kim’s playlist would have me riding forever, so fun and B.) it is such a different workout my body was thriving on the switch. I took the weekend off from the barre but still got some cardio in shopping for a client. ;)

I posted a recipe Tamara gave me on my Facebook page recently. The sweet potato muffins are perfect on the go and have a hearty with a touch of sweet taste I love!

MONDAY - Cardio 

TUESDAY - Outdoor Booty Camp with Robert

WEDNESDAY - Barre Class

THURSDAY - Outdoor Booty Camp with Robert

FRIDAY - Wheelhaus

SATURDAY - Rest Day

SUNDAY - Rest Day


Coming Up


This week is the lunge challenge!


Cheer Tiffany On!

Stay up-to-date on Tiffany's progression by following Local Barre and Tiffany on Instagram!




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Tiffany describes herself as being style obsessed, having an affinity for all things shiny and out her budget, and living for a good dance off and Beyoncé. She is a fashion stylist based in Hoboken, NJ catering to personal wardrobe and business clients throughout the tri-state area. You can find out more about her and her styling company at TiffanyPineroStyle.com


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From the Barre to the Boulevard: Jessica Edition


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If you're looking for some mid-summer night's motivation, July's It Girl Jessica, is serving it straight up. Toned beyond words, her body hits the barre hard and it shows. So when you work out hard you need to play hard in the world of style. This is where some show-stopping beachwear has a moment. A white bathing suit from, wait for it, Target! This piece looks exquisite against the golden tones of her skin. Yet, the real gold tones come from the add ons. Taking a bikini and elevating to "a-look" are, a gorgeous sarong with sequin embellishment and gilded jewelry from local treasure chest Aaraa Accessories. This is a perfect ensemble for hanging at a beach bar or attending a pool party where dressed can meet undressed when the heat is on. Some like it hot and this look is scalding.

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All that glute work in class is good for something when it comes time to showstop in shorts! A printed pair plus a textured top are the recipe for a heatwave. If you're ready to show the core, in an non-Britney circa 99 way, wearing a bandeau under a sheer piece like this is the perfect peek!

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Tiffany describes herself as being style obsessed, having an affinity for all things shiny and out her budget, and living for a good dance off and Beyoncé. She is a fashion stylist based in Hoboken, NJ catering to personal wardrobe and business clients throughout the tri-state area. You can find out more about her and her styling company at TiffanyPineroStyle.com


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Derrière Diary: Tiffany Edition Week 6


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Every day we witness the incredible transformations our clients go through. These untold stories continually inspire us to keep doing what we love. We realized, if these stories inspired us then imagine what it would do for our community!

So we started the Derriére Diary, a series of stories that aim to motivate those looking to reach their own goals and challenges. The same ones our clients go through every day. 

But to start off we needed a strong voice. A fixture in our local community who’s brave enough to put their goals and progress on display in real time, for the world to see. So we invited the beautiful Tiffany Pinero to share her fitness journey. 

Read about her first week here.


Week 6: July 20th - 26th

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Well, this was the week I was working for! It was finally shoot time for my book and I felt ready as I had mentioned in last week’s entry. I got right back into tone mode on Wednesday by taking Donielle’s barre class and the thoughts going through my head were, “ring the alarm there’s a fire in my thighs!!!” “Is it possible for my glutes to pop right off my body from holding a pose for so long?”


Needless to say after weeks of taking barre and booty camp, the challenge is still there. I love that even though I am getting stronger, class is not repetitive and I am really begging for mercy by the end of each class. All the merciless moves have taken a positive toll.


When I measured myself I couldn’t believe my thighs were down 2 inches! I noticed, when wearing a romper this weekend, that my thighs seemed to be a little more sculpted but the measuring tape was the truth teller. I was mostly surprised because I had done fine with my eating during the week, but nothing spectacular. Had a glass of wine here and there and indulged in some tequila (hello! #nationaltequiladay) but overall I wasn’t being obsessive. These results though have made me really think about any splurges (post-drinking pizza…!). I used to constantly make the excuse that I deserved to indulge and guess what? Indulgence ended being a daily thing because when in doubt you can always say YOLO. Ah!


Knowing how hard I’ve been working at the barre and in class makes me have that extra glass of lemon water Tamara recommends before giving into temptation.


MONDAY - Cardio on my own (Photo Shoot Day!)

TUESDAY - Rest Day (Photo Shoot Day!)

WEDNESDAY - Barre Class

THURSDAY - Outdoor Booty Camp

FRIDAY - Cardio with a glute series I remembered from barre class!

SATURDAY - Barre Class

SUNDAY - Rest Day


Coming Up


Looking forward to this week and getting in a wheel class!


Cheer Tiffany On!

Stay up-to-date on Tiffany's progression by following Local Barre and Tiffany on Instagram!




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Tiffany describes herself as being style obsessed, having an affinity for all things shiny and out her budget, and living for a good dance off and Beyoncé. She is a fashion stylist based in Hoboken, NJ catering to personal wardrobe and business clients throughout the tri-state area. You can find out more about her and her styling company at TiffanyPineroStyle.com


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Derrière Diary: Tiffany Edition Week 5


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Every day we witness the incredible transformations our clients go through. These untold stories continually inspire us to keep doing what we love. We realized, if these stories inspired us then imagine what it would do for our community!

So we started the Derriére Diary, a series of stories that aim to motivate those looking to reach their own goals and challenges. The same ones our clients go through every day. 

But to start off we needed a strong voice. A fixture in our local community who’s brave enough to put their goals and progress on display in real time, for the world to see. So we invited the beautiful Tiffany Pinero to share her fitness journey. 

Read about her first week here.


Week 5: July 13th - 18th

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Another busy week came and went and I faced it with enthusiasm. Seeing results will have you feeling that way ya know ;). Two Barre classes + two servings of Robert’s Booty Camp had me feeling amazing. The combination of very targeted workouts and really refining my meals with the help of Tamara is working. I am seeing definition in my stomach and an overall flatter appearance all around. I also am seeing a nice perkiness to my backside. Guess you don’t call it the derriere diaries for nothing!


My book shoot is this week and although that was my main motivation, I am not stopping. My results have motivated me to see what can happen with more time and dedication. Overall I am happy with where I am and confident to do my shoot. I am so obsessed with Booty Camp I shortened our Tuesday shoot in upstate NY so I can get back in time for my evening class with Robert. It’s addicting!

MONDAY - Cardio on my own

TUESDAY - 4 mile run + Outdoor Booty Camp

WEDNESDAY - Rest Day

THURSDAY - Outdoor Booty Camp

FRIDAY - Robert's Outside Circuit Training  

SATURDAY - Janelle's Barre Class

SUNDAY - Rest Day


Coming Up


Mini Challenge: This week I'm going to master the Lunge! Stay tuned on instagram to see how you can help!


Cheer Tiffany On!

Stay up-to-date on Tiffany's progression by following Local Barre and Tiffany on Instagram!




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Tiffany describes herself as being style obsessed, having an affinity for all things shiny and out her budget, and living for a good dance off and Beyoncé. She is a fashion stylist based in Hoboken, NJ catering to personal wardrobe and business clients throughout the tri-state area. You can find out more about her and her styling company at TiffanyPineroStyle.com


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