She sang you to sleep, left notes in your lunch, always knew what to say and gave the best hugs. She’s your style icon, she means business, she’s up for an adventure and she’s always on the go. Do you know who we’re talking about? That’s right, your mom. In honor of Mother’s Day, we’re sharing our own moms’ best style advice.


Marie Elliott, Production Wiz: “Accessories make the outfit.”

Natalie Bargas, Style Hunter“Wear bold colors—they brighten your mood.”

Fit is everything.” 

Gabi Meyers, Storyteller

Marie Nguyen, Marketing Maven: “More is more.”

Emily Day, Queen of Social: “There’s no such thing as ‘too many little black dresses.’”

Natasha Dandia, Marketing Master: “Everything looks good on you—it’s about how you carry it.”

If you love it, buy it in every color.” 

Mandi Villa, Editorial Marketing Ace

Julia Feiler, Marketing Guru: “Know what shades work best with your coloring.”

Kierra Lofton, Fashion Superstar: “An item needs to be three things: classic, well-made and on sale!”

Tiffany Lau, Production Expert: “Fashion over function.”

Laura Schaffner, Style Virtuoso: “You will always look good as long as you remember to put your confidence on.”

Jenny Malcovitch, Marketing Extraordinaire: “When traveling, build your wardrobe around one main color so that everything works together. You can add pops of color with smaller items.”


We’ve learned so much from our mothers, and we’d love to hear what you’ve learned from your mama, too. Share your mom’s wisdom with #itsbanana on Twitter or Instagram, and say thanks to your special lady with our Mother’s Day Gift Guide.