About Stefanie

Stefanie Schoen, The Style Safari, @thestylesafari, about meHi There! My name is Stefanie and Welcome to The Style Safari! I’m so glad you’re here!

In my world, I focus on living a fashionable and stylish life, all while keeping a conscious eye on our environment.

Follow me to find the best in non-toxic beauty, chic DIYs, sewing projects with style, inspiring travel and head turning fashion. I often make a lot of my own clothes and want you to feel inspired to create as well.

I have worked in the fashion and home décor industry as a Buyer and Merchant for 10 years, after pursuing a degree in Apparel Design and Business from Cornell University. Nowadays, when I am not behind the computer screen publishing new content, drawing, painting or designing and sewing my own clothing, I am traveling abroad, wine tasting in Napa and Sonoma with my husband, or being physical outdoors like snowboarding, playing tennis or stand-up paddle boarding. I am always trying new restaurants in the city and working on making the perfect matcha latte at home. I have always been an avid traveler, and I take my global excursions as inspiration for my line of fabric prints that I sell on Spoonflower. The name ‘the Style Safari’ came together through my obvious love of fashion and travel, and my constant search for new adventures and opportunities. In my style I love mixing high and low, stripes of all forms, classic colors and anything leather. I am not afraid of color and can find inspiration for a print or pattern out of anything!

Thank you so much for following along, and I can’t wait to hear from you!   

If you are interested in working together I would love to connect, whether it be through collaborations or just a friendly hello! Please email me at Stefanie@thestylesafari.com

Looking to work with me as a Retail Consultant? Head on over to Schoen Retail Consulting to see my services and how I can help your brand grow!



Meaghan July 11, 2011 at 6:39 PM

Your blog is amazing. I just recently found it and followed it because I love it so much! You take great pictures and cover amazing topics in a very engaging style.

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Stefanie July 16, 2011 at 10:40 AM

sorry I’m writing back so late but thank you so much! you guys have some GREAT stuff on your blog as well- Followed! Thanks for reading!

Lisa Ehrlich August 23, 2011 at 8:43 AM

Hey Stef!
how are you?? I love StyleSafari, fun to look at with all your cute/bright exciting fashion. My work is graphic illustration, and I’d love you make one of your photos into an illustration. I am working on my portfolio for jobs that are interested in hiring me for freelance, I just want to get more images together. If youd like, send me a link or something of your fav looks, and I’d love to make it into ‘art’. Then you can show if on Style Safafi if you like it.

Hope all is great with you!!!

Stefanie August 23, 2011 at 9:43 AM

Lis- I LOVE that idea! I will put together some of my faves tonight and send them to you. Thanks! Hope everything is going well with you!

michael February 5, 2012 at 6:31 PM

Hi Stefanie,

Happy to help as discussed – just don’t know how to reach you!!!

Hope all’s well,


Rhaya March 1, 2012 at 3:45 PM

Hey there ! i love your blogg !!! I came across it when I was madly searching online for Zara’s python shirt and have been visiting back ever since ! I have a blog too, http://www.thelifeofrhy.com – iknow it will sound stupid but how do i subscribe to you on this site ? There are no options ?

Stefanie March 1, 2012 at 3:48 PM

Hi Rhaya- thanks for writing! Sadly google cancelled their ‘friend connect’ today which allowed readers to subscribe. Are you on Bloglovin’? You can use the little icon on the right to follow me on there, or there is always the RSS feed on the top right.
Glad you like the blog! Xx stefanie

Phillip Johnson March 24, 2012 at 12:41 PM

Could you please contact Carol by telephone regarding the upcoming appointment with Dr. Roth? I will forward to you her latest email. She wants to lock down the office appointment, etc.

While I have you, I want you to think about the following: There’s a boutique hotel in Manhattan that wants me to do a story on their hotel. It will involve meeting with the pr rep, an overnight stay in one of their rooms, getting the background info. etc. And no, you are not paying for it:)) (I would never ask to pay for something like that, especially when theyare the ones who contacted me. Thank about it…. And good luck and have fun with the sexy smile and suvara.


Alysson April 20, 2012 at 7:48 AM

Hey girl,
I just left you a message on your facebook, but was trying to find a way to email you…I think this might be the best way to contact you.
So I was noticing that we use the same wordpress layout, but I saw that your left column where you post has a much wider pixel capability than mine does! That has been the most frustrating thing for me about this layout. I am so limited on my picture/collage sizes! Can I ask you PLEASE..how did you make your wider?!?? I’d LOVE to be able to do this to mine & not be frustrated by the size anymore.
Thank you so much! Hope you have a wonderful weekend. XO

MJ Valentine February 23, 2013 at 8:49 PM

Hi Stefanie!

I found your blog via a photography article on mashable.com- just awesome! I’m relatively new to the blogosphere but I’m so excited by all the possibilities that launching online will open up for my writing, as well as my brand and my hopes for the future! I’m definitely subscribing to your site via Bloglovin, if you’d like to check out my blog the address is http://www.makeabeautifulmess.blogspot.com. I’m still working on development and I’m considering moving to WordPress- any tips or tricks you might have would be SO appreciated!

Take care,

MJ x

Angie Gentile March 3, 2015 at 9:35 PM


Katie Osborne April 8, 2015 at 2:04 PM

Hi Stefanie,

Happy Wednesday! I wanted to reach out to you because I can’t stop scrolling through your Instagram and thought you would love my client’s app Heart is in. The app is a fun, easy and colorful way to send love to your boyfriend, best friend, or family without having to say a word, but by sending each other hearts! I use the app myself and personally like it to let my best friend know I’m thinking of her during a busy work day.

We’d love to send you more information about the app or the media kit for a possible feature. We think Heart is in would be perfect for your readers! Let me know if you’re interested.

Have a great rest of your day!

Ju May 17, 2015 at 8:56 AM

Hi! I was post an article on my blog with one of your style; come to see it here when you’ve got time! ;)

I love your style as you make me inspirate!

Thanks for all;
Ju ‘la Fille
Happy, frashion & travel blog made in France :)

Jessica August 13, 2015 at 2:36 AM

this one sunds good :)

Kristin March 16, 2016 at 9:05 AM

Love the new format & logo! :) xo

Katie March 29, 2016 at 8:02 PM

Hi Stefanie!
Love the blog and your new home! Can you tell me a little about how you looked for inspiration and put everything together. Did you do mood boards? Pinterest? Please, I need help!

Stefanie March 29, 2016 at 9:09 PM

Katie! Hey- glad you still visit the blog :) Hope all is well with you and your ADORABLE daughter!
What inspiration do you mean exactly? For home decor and room renovations? I do quite a bit on Pinterest and then I create collages of inspiration and ideas in order to extract the items I like the most. What space are you working on? Email me at stefschoen@gmail.com if you need any help- I would be happy to offer any advice!


Scott January 2, 2017 at 3:45 PM

Had a quick question regarding a fabric design of yours on Spoonflower. Was wondering what the color palette was before I order enough to do some reupholstery. Thanks

Shania June 2, 2017 at 7:17 AM

Hi Stephanie, my fellow DIYer! I love love love your site, and I especially love the box bag tutorial!


Michele July 14, 2017 at 4:32 AM

Found you at Artsy Fartsy. New likes and posts from Michele at Coastal Bohemian

Sherry Cole November 20, 2017 at 4:31 PM

Hi! I just wanted to let you know that I am featuring your Plaid Fabric Glass Plates at Totally Terrific Tuesday. Thanks for linking up with us.

Maridee May 1, 2018 at 11:02 PM

Just wondering is your pretty Cinco de Mayo dress for sale?

Kristin Kennedy August 8, 2018 at 10:24 AM

Hi Stephanie!

My name is Kristin, partner and co-founder at Ajna Living, a boutique outdoor furniture brand started in Los Angeles in 2014. I’ve been following along on IG and love your drive and mission to continue to live a creative life as a new mama! My little one just turned 1 (!?) so this past year has been a balancing act of all the new and exciting things that come with having a baby girl, as well as the work of opening a new location (in Tiburon!) for our furniture store and branding out with new lines to offer our customers. It’s all been exciting but of course exhausting!

I’m reaching out because I’d love to chat about a possible collaboration between us; I think that your creative, outgoing personality and style would be a really great match for our outdoor living brand and could help us inspire more families in Marin and beyond to spend quality time outdoors. We’ve built our company around the idea that we work and live for the moments when we get to finally disconnect from the day-to-day and enjoy good food with good company. Our products our designed to help people do that in comfort and style, as well as at a very reasonable price point.

We’d love to work with you and possibly get you set up with some awesome outdoor living pieces that you could help style and photograph and tell people about via your blog and Instagram. Is that something you’d be interested in? If so let me me know, and we can get started on something really fun! Oh, and of course please check out our website when you have a chance: http://www.ajnaliving.com

Thank you, hope to connect soon!


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