Women of MDS : Linley

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All of my personal styling packages are named after real women who have influenced and impacted my personal and professional life.

MEET Linley

…the muse behind virtual styling


What is your name?
Linley Bodnarchuk

How old are you?

What do you do for a living?
Stay-at-home mom

How do you know Melissa? Where did you meet?
Melissa is my little sister! You could say that we met when I was almost 3.

What is your favorite item of clothing in your closet?
Classic mom answer - leggings! Easy, functional and versatile, but most of all, comfortable!

Who is your favorite designer or brand?
Delpozo - their feminine yet bold embellishments. And Louboutin, because, Louboutin.

What do you do when you’re not working?
I’m sleeping. Being a SAHM is a 24/7 job!

What is your favorite book?
Pride & Prejudice.

Name one person who inspires you the most and explain why.
Another classic mom answer - my son, Leo! His fearlessness, freedom to be himself and endless curiosity and exuberance for life is so inspiring to me.


Do you have a favorite Raleigh restaurant? What is your favorite thing to order?
One of my favs - Coquette. Their coq au vin could be the best chicken I have ever eaten.

What is your favorite color to wear?
Pink or a neutral. Neutrals go with everything, and pink is flattering on my skin tone and makes me happy.

Who is your style icon?
Melissa. Duh.

Describe your style.
Simple, neutral, classic, versatile, accented neutral.

Name one fashion trend that you couldn’t get enough of when you were a kid.
I loved myself a zig-zag hair part.

Cat or dog?

Coffee or tea?

What do you love about your work?
Nothing is more rewarding than being a mom.

List 5 words that the people closest to you would use to describe you.
Listener, caring, funny, nurturing, kind.


How do you combat insecurity or feelings of unworthiness?
Reading and reciting scripture.

What is your go-to Netflix show?

Where is your dream vacation destination?

Share some of your dreams. What are some goals or dreams you hope to accomplish in 2019 and beyond?
I would love to move closer to home (Raleigh) this year!

What or who makes you feel really beautiful and confident?
Leo, Alex - my husband, and a good hair day.

What do you like the most about yourself?
My caring nature.

Why do you think it is important to hire a stylist?
For efficiency! Without one, pieces in your wardrobe cannot be fully utilized!