Monthly Archives: October 2012

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Add some pep to your step!

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When peplums first became popular (again), I thought they looked so neat. Kind of old-fashioned but kind of space-aged at the same time. Like Judy Jetson stumbled across a vintage store. The first peplum dresses I really noticed were from Oscar de la Renta a few years ago, and then Read more →

Never go wrong with navy

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I always reach for navy when I don’t know what to wear. Navy goes with almost anything and can sometimes look better than black. Mix navy with neons or other bright colors for a fun and playful look. If you want to look fresh and nautical, combine navy with light Read more →

The skinny on skinnies

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I think that just because you might go to work everyday doesn’t mean that you are excused from being trendy. There are certainly ways to work trendiness into you usual workwear outfit. I met up with a friend for coffee in the middle of the week and realized he was Read more →

Borrowed from the boys

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I have this nasty habit of borrowing things from my friends and family. I figure that they’ll always love me, even if I use their favorite handbags or wear their dresses. And, there’s no better way to make your wardrobe seem enormous than to wear other people’s stuff all the Read more →

Ode to Accessories

Oh accessory how you make my day, When I adorn you I feel as though I will get my way. With your pizazz and shine, You make an outfit of any of mine. A Little Black Dress can be worn With different accessories every day, as if it had never Read more →

Are you a city slinger?

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I call cross body handbags sling purses because I think it’s more concise. And, who says that you have to wear a handbag with a long strap across your body? Sometimes I like to wear them straight down one side. Anyway, little bags on long straps are so convenient, if Read more →

Fancy in floral

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I see florals all over the markets these days, and I’m not sure if that’s because everyone is really on trend or because people just love to buy floral printed things. In any case, now is the time to pick up a few floral things because it actually is a Read more →

Digital prints for the digital age

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In 2010 Project Runway did an episode in which the designers could design their own digitally printed fabric. So, instead of going to Mood fabric store for their main fabric, they got the chance to work with a really awesome computer program to draw a pattern which would then tell Read more →