Style Tips

How to Style a Clutch Bag

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Ever since watching Sex and the City, my obsession with all things fashion has grown as my style has evolved from converse sneakers and ill-fitting jeans to fine knits and heeled pumps. Most fashion-loving women tend to associate this HBO series with the celebration and awe created around shoes, thanks to Carrie Bradshaw’s love of […]

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10 Habits of Extremely Stylish Women

We see them walking down the street in their midi skirts and heeled pumps, with a coffee in one hand and a clutch under their arm looking like they had a whole army to get them to look stunning so early in the morning. But most stylish women have no help in getting ready, just […]

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New Year, New Me? : 2016 Resolutions

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In honor of the New Year, I’ve set a few resolutions. Chances are I won’t keep them, but it’s worth a shot. Right? Whether they’re style or health centric or even a little off the wall, I like setting resolutions. I enjoy feeling accountable for something, mainly because that’s the only way I can ever seem […]

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How to Rock Thigh-High Boots

Thigh-high boots. For some, they’ve become a staple in their fall and winter wardrobe. For many others, they’re intimidating as Hell. For whatever reason, there’s a lot of “rules” that surround thigh-high boots. These rules, like most fashion rules, are pretty arbitrary and unnecessary. One magazine will say you have to posses giraffe legs to successfully pull […]

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Style This Now: ASOS Suede Biker Jacket

Leather biker jackets are a fall staple for a lot of pretty obvious reasons. They’re classic, timeless, practical, and super chic. But a suede biker jacket? Now that’s a game changer. Made from mid-weight, soft-touch suede, ASOS Suede Biker Jacket comes in an oil wash finish that matches the changing leaves of fall. The cropped-length jacket, […]

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Style Secrets: Switch Up Your Go-To Items

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We all have go-to items. For me, my go-to item is a leather jacket. Like a cartoon character, I wear the same leather jacket almost every single day. It’s like a safety blanket for me, and makes getting dressed a brain-dead activity most mornings. Go to items are go-to’s for a reason. They’re often comfortable and classic pieces […]

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Stop Saying Sorry: The Rule Breaking

Finally, the moment we’ve all been waiting for. The apex of unapologetic existence. Here is your final assignment, my self-made masterpieces: stop saying sorry for rule breaking.  I have no religious affiliation. How can I sin? That’s a dogma I don’t subscribe to, yet, I hear others like myself saying repentant things for staying out […]

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Stop Saying Sorry: The Fab

I hope since my last article (Stop Saying Sorry: The Fit) you’ve all stopped saying sorry for the things someone else told you are flaws. I hope you stopped thinking it too. If you haven’t, you’re about to have extra homework. Here’s the next installment, the next practice in living unapologetically. You don’t need to […]

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Styling Flares For Fall

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When I was younger (we’re talking about 9 years old), flares were my everything. Flared jeans, flared cords, you name it, I loved myself a good pair of billowing pants. So, you could imagine my disappointment when skinny jeans made their unwelcome arrival in 2000. When I first saw a pair of skinny jeans in one […]

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Stop Saying Sorry: The Fit

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About a year ago I was invited to a wedding for a couple of acquaintances. Although I knew the bride and groom, I probably would not have been invited had I not been the date of someone they were good friends with. I wore a very beautiful iridescent purple dress. I tried the dress on […]

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