Personal Styling

From revamping your wardrobe, shopping for a trip, or for advice on trends you’d love to wear but aren’t sure how, our j.ella personal stylists are here to help. We believe a good wardrobe is one that effortlessly fits your lifestyle and current season of life; from starting college, to motherhood, to retirement and everything in between. Take our style quiz and book a time with one of our stylists for a shopping experience tailored to you. We’re here to help you find outfits you’ll wear again and again!

Kara is excited to graduate in May from SDSU with a degree in fashion studies and retail merchandising. She recognizes the need for practical fashion, while keeping outfits appealing and on-trend. Her favorite outfits are the ones she can wear every day while checking off her to-do list, all while feeling comfortable and confident.

As a recent graduate with an apparel merchandising degree, Tiara is well versed at creating outfits that flatter different body shapes and fit various lifestyles. She loves pairing a few trendier items with classic staples for practical, unique style.

Erin’s style is one of classic pieces that can be styled multiple ways + small details that pulls an outfit together. She’s both a young professional and recent college grad, and loves cute clothes just as much as helping shoppers find the right outfit for any occasion.

Our founder and lead buyer; Jael is the mom of two boys, and has mastered that post-kids but still youthful style. She founded j.ella out of a love for bringing out women’s beauty and confidence and loves pulling together everyday looks.

Style Quiz

If you’re ready to find outfits you can’t wait to wear, take our style quiz below.

Take Style Quiz


Is there a cost for styling? There is no cost for booking or no minimum amount you need to spend; instead we want you to leave with items that are you are excited to wear.

Does it fit with my lifestyle? We handpick all of our items to fill a variety of budgets and needs, whether you’re a mom looking for an outfit for family photos, or a new grad needing a wardrobe update for a first job.  

Do I have to live in Brookings? With two stylists in each location, you can choose to book your styling session at either our Brookings or Sioux Falls shops.

Do I need to bring anything? If you have items in your closet you’d like advice on how to style, a favorite jacket or pair of pants you’d like more options to wear them with, or need new accessories to add the finishing touch to an outfit, bring them along.

What can I expect? When arriving, you’ll find a dressing room full of handpicked outfits and your stylist ready to help you build an outfit or wardrobe that meets your needs. It’s zero-pressure, and above all else, fun!

How long is a stylish session? We’ll book a flexible hour for your session.

Can I bring a friend? Of course! Just let us know ahead of time, so we can have an extra stylist in the store for both of you. 

Cancellation Policy: If you are unable to attend your appointment, you are able to cancel 12 hours in advance.