This is episode 143 of the Pam Sowder Podcast, with your host, Pam Sowder! Pam has over 2 decades of field and corporate experience and was voted one of the most influential women in direct selling. She helps match the daily needs of distributors to everyday life challenges.

This week, Pam is joined by her absolute favorite fashionista — Jessica Papineau! Jessica is a personal stylist and shopper who offers on-set styling for photoshoots, weddings, special events, and more through her business, Customized Styling by Jessica! She even customizes complete wardrobes by editing the closet, putting together outfits, and creating a full wardrobe lookbook. Jessica believes that fashion and beauty are not a destination — but a journey!

If you want to become even more empowered to feel your best, don’t miss out on this conversation! Jessica shares about how you can leverage your wardrobe to feel confident, how to love the skin you’re in, and the important style trends to pay attention to this season. She also shares about how she has adapted her business amid COVID to a virtual model, what her experiences have been like working with men recently, and a beautiful new project she has recently launched to honor her late friend, Denise.


Key Takeaways

[:30] About today’s episode with return guest, Jessica Papineau!

[1:15] Pam welcomes Jessica back to the podcast!

[1:32] Jessica reflects on what this last year has been like for her amid COVID and how she adapted her business to stay afloat.

[2:47] Why getting uncomfortable (in the right way) raises your paycheck.

[5:35] Why does it mean to fall in love with social media? Why is it important?

[7:53] Jessica talks body image and what we can do to feel more comfortable in our skin through our clothes!

[10:43] How can we see ourselves in a more positive light and fall in love with the woman we see in the mirror?

[14:15] Jessica speaks what she loves about working with women that are in a transitional period of their life.

[14:58] How Pam’s husband’s perspective around fashion and clothing has changed since working with Jessica.

[15:54] Jessica reflects on her experiences with working with men.

[17:51] Jessica talks about how the world impacts clothing trends, and what accessories and current colors are currently in style.

[20:18] About Pam’s book, Rich Girl Poor Girl.

[20:40] The importance of a key accessory and a core wardrobe.

[24:03] The power of putting on clothing that you feel good in.

[24:14] Jessica shares how she virtually meets up with clients.

[26:47] Are sneakers still ‘in?’

[27:35] Jessica speaks about the dear friend that she recently lost and what she has done to honor her.

[32:00] The magic of giving.

[33:25] Pam shares her love for the amazing work that Jessica does.

[34:23] Jessica shares how you can get in touch with her online!

[35:20] Don’t forget to share this episode with your friends and family!

[35:45] Pam thanks Jessica for joining the podcast once again!


Mentioned in this Episode

It Works

Website: Customized Styling by Jessica



Pam Sowder Podcast Ep. 72: “How We Can Show Up Every Day to Fuel Our Success! with Jessica Papineau

Pam Sowder Podcast Ep. 85: “Get a Fresh Start in 2020 — Look Great, Feel Great, and Set Yourself Up for Success with Customized Styling by Jessica!”

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