Daniyel Berry

How to create your Professional Digital Identity?

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Nowadays we communicate more online than in reality. From Facebook to Twitter & LinkedIn, our Professional Digital Identity is more important than we realize. It can be the deal breaker to landing your dream job, dating your ideal man or simply getting the right kind of business.

First impressions are imperative to setting the tone and telling your audience exactly what you are about. These impressions are made within the first 7-17seconds of seeing the Profile Picture. Research has shown that 93 % is based on the appearance & body language of the person only 7% are the words you say or write.

Consistency is imperative to creating your Digital Identity and building a strong personal brand

How do you create your Professional Digital Identity?

1. Look into the Camera when having your photo taken. Eyes can tell volumes about the person. Smiling can open up your eyes and give you the confidence you want to exude.
2. Make sure the lighting is right. Never take a pic when the light is behind you. Opt for natural side lighting or studio lighting.
3. Your Digital Profile pic should be about you, not your dog, child or a beer in hand. Get someone else to take the pic so it doesn’t look like a selfie. Selfies can give the impression of being desperate or self- absorbed. Too many selfies can be a result of a lack of self-confidence. Selfies in a group are more acceptable. These are, however, not recommended for your Digital Identity Photograph.
4. Use the same profile pic across all platforms if you are a businessman or woman. You are the first point of call in your business, not your logo or staff. You need to uphold the image of your company. People do business with people, not your logo.
5. Be careful what you post. One incorrect post can destroy your digital identity.
6. The Psychology of colour is important to understand when choosing what to wear. Different colours have different meanings. Be sure to choose a colour which conveys the correct message about you and your business.
7. Frame your Portrait. Keep the detail towards the top. Choose statement pieces which reflect your Style Personality.

Your Professional Digital Identity is imperative to your success. It could be the start of your dream job or landing a deal of a lifetime. Once you have, don’t forget to deliver the goods!

If you need help creating your Professional Digital Identity you are welcome to email me: daniyel@styleme.co.za , I would love to assist!

Lizanne Styled: Before & After

“I have enough clothes & shoes. I don’t need to go shopping.” -said no woman ever. Yet this is how I felt when I went through Lizanne’s wardrobe. She did not need to buy another thing! We still went shopping for a few new items to add into her current wardrobe. With her colouring being Autumn, we focused on buying clothing in her colours and added a few beautiful, more current yet classic accessories.

“Thank you Daniyel for time and the love. Most of all your gift of creativeness made me alive again from within. Words can just not describe how i’m feeling today. Looking forward to many more work with you. God Bless” -Lizanne Jasmin

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Lizanne, I have really loved our time together. You are a woman of character, intelligence & strength. Add Style to this and it transforms you into one beautiful woman! I will never forget that moment when you brought suitcases to my office. We spent hours going through your beautiful investment pieces & your gorgeous handbags. With good investment pieces you had endless options. I have definitely met a woman who takes shopping to a whole new level. I was extremely happy to be the new owner of your fur wrap which you didn’t feel comfortable in. An item which I will love wearing in years to come.

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Thank you goes to Vanessa from Hair by Vanessa for doing Lizanne’s hair. We wanted a cut which was going to be manageable but yet classic at the same time. Vanessa really did a fantastic job. Make up was done by myself, Daniyel Berry from Style Me. I decided a natural wash of colour over the lids & lips would suit Lizanne’s personality. Eileen from Bright girl Photography took these beautiful pics which really capture the essence of Lizanne’s classic & natural personality. Eileen has this wonderful way of bringing out the best in her client. Lizanne, you look absolutely gorgeous!

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The wardrobe capsules below which Lizanne received after her shopping spree are definitely the cherry on the top of any cake. At the end of the day, every women wants to know how to put together their wardrobe. I make it really easy which helps you save time and money. You can literally print them out and stick them on the inside of your wardrobe  and know you have got it together. I use your investment pieces and put your wardrobe together for you. Definitely a winning formula with my clients.

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During the Make over we always indulge in delicious food. At the end of the day food, clothing and lipstick all make us feel fabulous! This is what make over day is all about.

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Laura-Leigh (Lizanne’s daughter), Myself & Lizanne at the end of an exhilarating Make over day! Happy Ladies!

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If you want a full make over or just a colour or figure analysis, maybe a wardrobe consult then contact me on info@styleme.co.za


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Laura-Leigh Styled: Before & After

“Just because you don’t have a prince, doesn’t mean you’re not a Princess.” Read Laura-Leigh’s story about how she has developed confidence through this life changing experience.

“Well my mom spoilt me with a wonderful course done by Daniyel Berry at Style Me. The course was on how to pack your luggage in 7kgs and still get over 74 outfits. I was absolutely shocked that this was possible. We had an awesome champagne breakfast at the course.

A week later I met with Daniyel to do an extreme makeover. She decluttered my wardrobe of accessories, bags, shoes and clothes. I learned so much from her, like which colour palettes I should wear with my skin tone and what garments suit my body shape. It was a breathe of fresh air as I have been through so much in the last 15 months. My life has changed drastically when I fell pregnant, got married, had a premature baby and divorce all at once. Along with the support of my mom, this experience has been amazing as it has boosted my confidence and outlook on life. I never knew something as simple as a wardrobe change would make me feel this good. I now have a personal shopper, Daniyel Berry, who is a lovely, pleasant & fabulous woman. I don’t have to shop again for myself. Thank you so much mom, I love and appreciate you for giving me an experience of a life time. Here are a few photo’s of my journey with Style Me.” – Laura-Leigh Jasmin

I love this pic of Laura-Leigh, you can see the confidence & strength coming through strongly. “Character, Intelligence, strength, STYLE. That makes beauty.” – Dianne von Furstenberg

Laura-Leigh, you are such a strong woman to have gone through so much in the last year. You are a conqueror!

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Laura-Leigh loves make up, she loves experimenting with new shades. Today I decided to give her a very natural eye with an exciting pop of colour by adding a fuscia lip. We had a make up lesson at the same time!

Thank you goes to Eileen from Brightgirl Photography for capturing Laura-Leigh’s beautiful personality. Eileen really draws out the best in her clients. Without Vanessa, my clients would not look this glam. I love working with Vanessa! She has unbelievable talent when it comes to hair. Hair by Vanessa.

Processed with MOLDIVI went through Laura-Leigh’s wardrobe, photographed every item we were keep & then took pics of what we bought, I then put together 20 capsules of how to put her wardrobe together. Below is one of the capsules she received.


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Laura-Leigh, Daniyel Berry & Lizanne Jasmin (Laura’s Mom) The end to an exciting day but the start of a new life and a new Laura-Leigh!





KZN Women in Business fashion show

It is always so exciting when you have a vision & it comes to fruition. This was such a fabulous collaboration with the ladies from KZN Women in Business. Tasha from Camden Corsets imports these beautiful corsets which we wanted to show off. I thought it would be a brilliant idea to show the ladies different ways to wear a corset. I think we all are afraid to wear these exquisite masterpieces from the Victorian era. By wearing them with jeans, black pants or a tulle skirt…a few accessories can really make them more ready to wear. Come on ladies! Give it a try! Thank you to my husband for putting this video together for me – you are super talented!


“Spring Clean your Life” Event Gallery

All the pics from our fabulous day! A Huge Thank you to Tony from Pure Photographic Studio for the most spectacular photographs -WOW! Choose your favorite pics, save them and use them on your social media. My dress was sponsored by Catherine Deane.

Thank you to all our sponsors, this event would not have been possible without you.

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