Our Style Stories



Welcome to your digital version of grabbing coffee with a good friend. In this show, Hilary Walker leads casual conversations with the guests of her blog on topics such as creative work, personal style, daily habits, girlboss-ness, momboss-ness and generally all the cool lady stuff we’re eager to learn from each other. Tune in bi-weekly for new episodes, including personal musings from Hilary on life as a freelance prop stylist in Dallas, TX. Visit ourstylestories.com for the photographic stories that accompany each episode.


  • Finance and Fashion, Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, and Dallas Art with Lisa Moore

    28/10/2013 Duración: 19min

    In today's podcast interview, I sat down with Lisa Moore of Dallas, TX to chat about her transition from finance to fashion, the challenges of entrepreneurship, overcoming intellectual property infringement, and the Dallas art community among other things. Lisa has a unique perspective on each of these issues which she expands on honestly in our conversation.

  • World Travels, Global Style, and Philanthropic Fashion with Paula Minnis

    16/10/2013 Duración: 12min

    In this conversation, Paula Minnis shares the influence of her world travels and volunteer work for the International Refugee Committee on the founding of her philanthropic fashion line Gaia as well as a more in depth look at her personal style.

  • Creative Couples, Street Style Photography, and Vintage in Boston with Krista Casey & David Kavaler

    07/10/2013 Duración: 19min

    When Krista, David, and I sat down on their apartment patio for our official podcast interview, we had barely known each other an hour. But we jumped into some really interesting topics such as the dynamic between to two of them as a creative couple, the ins and outs of running a street style blog, and where to shop for vintage clothing and furniture in Boston.

  • Entrepreneurship for Artists and Connecting the Dots of One's Life with Jane Waggoner

    25/09/2013 Duración: 19min

    In this conversation with Jane Waggoner, we discuss the importance of entrepreneurship for artists, maintaining artistic sensitivity while also growing a thick skin, and connecting the dots of one’s life to find your true calling. In addition, I learned s

  • Pursuing Your Passion as a Side Project & Discovering Your Personal Style with Greg and Chantal Hickman

    13/09/2013 Duración: 17min

    Greg and Chantal sat down with me to chat about how they pursue their passions outside of their day jobs, how they shop for vintage furniture, and what the process of discovering their own personal style has looked like.

  • Raising a Family in the Entertainment Industry and Defining Personal Style on Your Own Terms with Lucy Wrubel

    07/09/2013 Duración: 35min

    Lucy Wrubel is a sketch comedian turned DJ living with photographer husband Steve and daughter Stella in Dallas, TX. In this interview, among other things, we chatted about the transition from comedian to DJ, raising a family in the entertainment industry, and discovering personal style on your own terms.

  • Launching a Business and Thrifty Decor with Misty Spencer

    27/08/2013 Duración: 18min

    Misty Spencer is an organic hair stylist turned interior decorator and owner of Objects Living Co. In this interview, we chat about her thrifty design philosophy, how to launch a business using the barter system, and designing a home with kids in mind.

  • Modern Design and Family Spaces with Patrick Craine

    24/08/2013 Duración: 06min

    Patrick Craine is currently pursuing his second masters degree in advanced architecture at Columbia University. This interview, in which we discuss his philosophies on modern architecture and designing smaller spaces for more meaningful family interactions, was originally taken in the Spring of 2012 at Patrick and Cindy's Fort Worth home.

  • Meredith Carmichael in Conversation

    16/08/2013 Duración: 20min

    Meredith Carmichael is the client services manager for Spruce Austin, a progressive upholstery workshop and retail store based in Austin, TX. In this interview, I chat with Meredith about her home, the DIY projects she's undertaken to improve it, how she shifted the course of her career, and some helpful tips about custom upholstery on a budget.

  • Lindsay Leggett in Conversation

    14/08/2013 Duración: 20min

    In this conversation with Lindsay Leggett, learn more about what has influenced her as a creative, challenged her in her entrepreneurial endeavours, and some take aways from her most recent travel to Bali.

  • Brittany Cobb in Conversation

    02/08/2013 Duración: 14min

    Brittany Cobb takes a few minutes to share about her childhood growing up in the "largest antique district West of the Mississippi", her philosophy on decorating and art collecting, and spills on some very savvy insider tips for shopping vintage.

  • Joslyn Taylor in Conversation (from the archive)

    31/07/2013 Duración: 11min

    Joslyn Taylor and I sit down to chat about her thoughts on creative outlets, career shifts, her blog Simple Lovely, D Moms magazine, the big Sur aesthetic, and her boho-glam home.

  • A Conversation with Julie Cohn

    19/07/2013 Duración: 17min

    Julie Cohn shares her varied career as a product designer crossing the bridge of home decor to jewelry. We discuss the many iterations of her work, the impact of Pinterest on the launch of her jewelry line, & the influence of the outdoors on her designs.

  • A Conversation with Abbi Ice

    16/07/2013 Duración: 19min

    Abbi Ice is the production manager of WORN, an accessory line through Catholic Charities Fort Worth which works with resettled refugee women in the Fort Worth community to provide them with a sustainable income through their traditional handmade skills. Abbi and I sat down at her kitchen table earlier this Spring and talked about her and husband Geoff's Fort Worth home, Abbi's vintage clothing obsession, their large record collection, professional accomplishments, and charitable interests. In the process, we stumbled upon some wonderfully inspiring insights!

  • A Conversation with Ariel Saldivar

    12/07/2013 Duración: 19min

    In this conversation, Ariel Salidvar tells her story of going from a West Texas gal to majoring in Opera Vocals in New York City to joining a rock band to then returning to Texas to curate a private art collection in Dallas. Along the way, Ariel shares her insight on giving back, being self-taught with tools such as Youtube, and living in the present moment.

  • A Conversation with Christine Visneau

    09/07/2013 Duración: 11min

    Christine Visneau is a fashion stylist for Neiman Marcus, founder of Small Magazine, and former owner of Little Bean children's clothing store in Dallas, TX. For this interview we sit down to cover topics such as the fashion business, slowing down to spend more time with family, and how to decorate in a small home. 

  • A Conversation with Carina Pearson

    04/07/2013 Duración: 16min

    Carina Pearson is a graduate student, vintage clothing lover, and all around creative spirit. In this conversation, we sit down together in Nashville, TN to discuss such topics as the influence of aesthetics on our well-being, frivolity and substance, vintage clothing and furniture, as well as the art concepts of point and counter-point.

  • A Conversation with Sara and Rocky Garza

    02/07/2013 Duración: 18min

    In this conversation I sit down with wedding photographers Sara and Rocky Garza of Dallas, TX. Among other things, we discuss their business partnership, flexible work schedule, home style, and Dallas shopping destinations.

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