‘Commanding the Room’ With Patty Soltis, Image Consultant

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Command the Room Without Saying a Word

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What Is Business Casual?

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Hollywood Fashion hits & misses!

Patty Soltis, and Elaine Sweeney are two of the best fashion gurus in the Tampa Bay community, that pride themselves on knowing the importance of presenting the best image at all times. Today, with their years of experience, they stopped by Great Day Tampa Bay to react to the looks of Hollywood glamour outfits at the Oscars. 



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Golden Globe Fashion

The dress code was all black for this year's Golden Globes award show to stand in solidarity for sexual harassment. So, who was fashionable, who wasn't, and who didn't even bother to stand at all? Founder and CEO of style edge, Patty Soltis joined Great Day Tampa Bay to give us all the scoop.

3 Looks to Take you into Fall and Beyond!

Patty Soltis, Founder & Ceo of STYLEdge Fashion joined Great Day Tampa Bay to give us tips on office attire, in day to dinner attire, and its the return of the necktie for all types of occasions. For more info, go to

Great Ideas for Festive Formalwear

How dressy is too dressy at a cocktail party?

The season of festivities has arrived, and so many are figuring out what to wear. A sponsorship agreement is reached, and an invitation is accepted, then the looming question must be answered: What is the appropriate attire?

Academy Award Fashion Recap

Who wore what and what did it look like is always the topic of discussion after the big Academy Awards show. We dive into the details with STYLEdge Fashion Founder & CEO, Patty Soltis. For more insightful fashion tips, go to

Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ Captured an Elegant Fashion Moment

While “the little black dress” made its debut in the 1920’s courtesy of Coco Chanel, it became forever famous when actress Audrey Hepburn wore it in the iconic movie “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.”

Spring Fashion Trends in Florida

Each season presents a new collection of trends to be mixed and mingled in our wardrobe. There are several questions with this. Do they fit your style? Do they work in the hot and humid climate of Florida? How do you incorporate them into your wardrobe? Trends for the season are on the runways and are showing up at retailers earlier than normal. Spring fashion trends in Florida are about a lot of color this season but its a good idea to measure in the Sunshine State's humid weather too.

How to Get Dressed in Five Minutes By Organizing Your Closet and Look Polished as You Head Out the Door! Shopping Strategies That Help

How to Get Dressed in Five Minutes By Organizing Your Closet and Look Polished as You Head Out the Door!

Some people are ultra-organized and pick out their entire wardrobe at the beginning of each week, some people are organized and do it each night before falling into bed.

No JUNK in These TRUNK Shows

Fashion is an art. That is what local shoe designer Shola Yusuf, of Shola Designs, believes. “I treat my clothes, shoes, bags, jewelry, and accessories as art objects,” says Yusuf.

Marina Williams, owner of ArtPool Gallery in St. Petersburg, shares Yusuf’s sentiment. “I love art and believe Fashion is simply walking art of short exhibits, and your closet is a museum of limitless possibilities,” says Williams.

The Art of ‘Owning Your Space’

“Everyone has a brand,” says Patty Soltis, sitting next to her business partner and friend, Elaine Sweeney. Co-owners of STYLEdge Fashion, an image and branding consulting company, the women radiate poise and confidence as we chat in their posh South Tampa office. “Image and branding are so important today, now more than ever,” says Sweeney.

Behind the Scenes at the Norma Kamali Fashion Show

Models backstage Saturday evening at the The STYLEdge- Kamali Runway Fashion Show for City: Fashion + Art + Culture. Patty Soltis, first row, fifth from left, and Elaine Sweeney, first row, far left, of STYLEdge produced the show held at the downtown Tampa Museum of Art. The sold-out show featured exclusive looks provided by New York-based designer Norma Kamali.

Memorial Day Fashion Ideas from STYLEdge Fashion

Memorial Day Fashion Ideas from STYLEdge Fashion

Do you have a party or event this weekend? STYLEdge Fashion has you covered!

Elaine Sweeney and Patty Soltis always have great ideas!


STYLE WISE - Patty Soltis

On any given day she meets and interacts with many people, clients, friends, business associates, and other like-minded individuals. She is on the Women’s Leadership Committee of the United Way Worldwide and is part of the Advisory Council for the Sykes School of Business at the University of Tampa.


Spring Into Summer Sandals

Who doesn’t feel a little melancholy when you think about the long, hot days of summer? Remember when school let out for the summer followed by hours spent doing literally nothing. When the summer heat goes up, there are many tricks to stay cool as the temperature rises.