Meet Karen Karen Snow personal image consultant

Timelessly classic. Naturally elegant. Whimsically artful.

From personal shopping and closet work to color and style analysis, Personal Image Consulting is about so much more than colors and clothing. It’s about helping you effortlessly communicate the essence of who you are. During her 30 years of service in the image consulting industry, she’s helped hundreds of unique individuals show up confidently and authentically in their lives.

Karen has undergone years of study in the aesthetic sciences of color theory and compositional balance as they pertain to fashion, beauty, the human body, adornment, and psychology. Her training and experience have grown her personally enriching passion and enthusiasm for personal image consulting.

“I deeply believe that every person on the planet has a mission and purpose to fulfill. With appreciation and gratitude for my wonderful clients, I get to fulfill mine.”

To explore Karen’s various Personal Image Consulting services, visit the Services page.

“In the 10+ years since our first meeting, the benefit and guidance I’ve received from her has made my life better and improved my choices in everything from my wedding dress to everyday jewelry selections, from granite counter in a kitchen to rearranging furniture in my office waiting room. And I’ve had so much fun in the process!”
— Cynthia M., Sebastopol, CA


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AICI - Certified Member of The Association of Image Consultants InternationalColor Designers International Certification


  • BA Psychology, Pacific Lutheran University
  • Graduate of the ColorStyle Institute (now The Style Core)
  • Continuing education including programs from:
    • The Style Core
    • The Association of Image Consultants (AICI)
    • Color Designers International (CDI)


  • 26 years as an Independent Image Consultant
  • 8 years as a Personal Wardrobe Consultant at Nordstrom


  • One of 97 AICI Certified Image Professionals (CIP) of more than 1000 members worldwide. The Association of Image Consultants International is the largest professional association of image consultants. 
  • Certified Color Designer (CDI) from Color Designers International, an organization of professionals and color enthusiasts dedicated to a high standard of excellence in the fields of personal color and design analysis.


  • Member and past Board member of Color Designers International
  • Member and past Board member of AICI, holding numerous positions including:
    • International Treasurer
    • International Certification Chair
    • San Francisco Bay Area Chapter President

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