NATALIE JOBITY, President of Élan Image Management, is an internationally acclaimed image consultant for professional women from all walks of life: executives, business owners, artists, young professionals, community leaders and those in the public eye who are ready to own their spotlight, elevate their image, and become a magnet to all in their circle of influence. As a well-credentialed marketer for 15 years, Natalie harnesses her corporate experience in her image consultations, to groom women needing to create an effective, authentic and memorable signature look to leverage their platform/work/business/art. She is passionate about being the facilitator of transformation that is the hallmark of polishing and refining one’s image and ‘presence’.
As a champion for women, Natalie has gently guided hundreds worldwide, to revel in their magnificence by tapping into their own innate beauty. As their partner in their image refinement, she customizes the experience to meet the needs of each woman. Whether it’s a shopping trip, a wardrobe realignment, an intensive style coaching session, a color assessment or teaching a woman the fine art of figure flattery, in Natalie’s hands you are assured of results that lead to lasting change. Plus she keeps you accountable to YOUR expressed goals. And yes, she gets it. You’re busy. You’re overwhelmed by too many choices. You want effortless dressing. And more. With her expertise and passion for her craft, you can be confident that whether you need a little tweaking for a full-fledged makeover, Natalie’s got you covered.
Natalie’s business tagline, ‘Presence with a Purpose’TM sums up her belief that your visual presentation should be a reflection of your values, tastes, preferences, and persona so that your image helps move you forward to achieve your professional and personal goals. It’s all about getting you in alignment with who you really are and expressing that via your wardrobe choices so you image is crafted with intent and purpose. At the end of the day, you have control over how you are perceived by others and your image plays a huge part in that dynamic. With Natalie as your partner, your image evolves into a natural extension of the very best you have to offer. The end result is a renewed and improved, (dare we say Fabulous!), reflection of you. One that is also effective, authentic, sustainable, powerful and original because your unique signature is all over it. After all, as a woman of consequence, isn’t that what you want?
Natalie is the author of the Amazon bestseller Frumpy to Fabulous: Flaunting It. Your Ultimate Guide to Effortless Style . Regarding her reason for writing a book Natalie shares, “This book is as much about fashion and style as it is about motivating women to dare to give themselves permission to Flaunt It, by getting out of their own way and embracing what makes them uniquely fabulous. When you look great, you feel great and that momentum keeps building on itself. My wish is that as women we continue to elevate, uplift and inspire each other.”
On a personal note, Natalie hails from Trinidad & Tobago (her lilting accent is a dead giveaway!), lived for a year in England and called New York her home for 9 years. She now resides in the DC metro area. Natalie has had a passion for fashion ever since she was old enough to read her Mother’s Glamor magazines. As a 6 feet tall woman, she understands first-hand the power of presence and how to work with a challenging stature and still create a stunning impression. Natalie is unabashedly enthusiastic about helping women look and feel fabulous in their own bodies.
Through her work, seminars, columns, videos and speaking engagements, Natalie’s goal is to educate inspire and motivate as many women the world over, by sharing her expertise so they can show up in the world as their highest, finest vision of themselves. Natalie is also an ambassador for the American Red Cross and Go Red for Women and actively volunteers to spread their mission to raise awareness to prevent heart disease among women.
Natalie participates in image related events throughout the year, and in 2009 sponsored and hosted her own successful event, Tweak your (she)ic Image & Beauty Lounge at Hotel George to raise awareness and funds for Suited for Change. She is a fashion/beauty expert who has shared her expertise in print, TV online and video. Visit her PRESS page for more details.
Natalie is certified by the prestigious Association of Image Consultants International (AICI). She has also received styling and image training from the Image Resource Center of New York, an internationally recognizable training group in the image consulting field. Natalie’s formal education includes a B.S. (magna cum laude) in Accounting and Economics from Rutgers University, a Masters in Finance from Cambridge University and an MBA in Marketing from Baruch College, CUNY.