Tag Archives: style

Are Tattoos The New Black?

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Karl Lagerfield once said, “I think tattoos are horrible. It’s like living in a Pucci dress full-time.” While one can’t deny the word of Karl Lagerfield as the be all and end all in fashion, it would seem that in this instance, there may be a few voices of protest. Iman, Heidi Klum, and Cara […]

What Are the Good Times of the Year to Buy Which Items?

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In the same way that chocolate bunnies are cheapest on the Monday after Easter and chocolate pumpkins are cheapest on November 1st, there are good times of year to buy any particular clothing item. Here is a quick rundown of when to shop for what on the best bargains: July and August – Since most […]

Three Pairs of Shoes You Must Own

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Some of us may have a closet full of shoes and others may only have one pair. Realistically I think the goal should be somewhere in between, depending on your lifestyle. If you go hiking every weekend, then hiking boots would be essential. If you are a runner, then a good pair of sneakers are […]

Cute Loungewear Options Instead of Sweatpants

Woman reading on sofa

Sure, there are days when our oldest and most worn-out pair of sweatpants is the ideal outfit for when we have absolutely nothing on the agenda. But sometimes we want to look a little cuter and more pulled together even when we are lounging around binge watching NetFlix. But what are the options besides the […]

When To Buy New Clothes During and After Weight Loss

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While you are in the middle of a new regimen to lose weight, it can be frustrating that your old clothes no longer fit but you are not quite ready to buy an entirely new wardrobe. When you are in between sizes, it can be awkward because things start to fit strangely and sag in […]

Upcoming 2017 Fashion Trends

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The biggest overall trend for 2017 seems to be a revival of the 80s fashion trends! Everything does come back around again, and it is time to break out those leg warmers and shoulder pads. • Power suits – One of the biggest features of a power suit from the 80s is the shoulder pads. […]

How to dress for a trip to the Pacific Northwest

Woman in jacket and beanie in the winter

While my family usually gathers in Colorado for holidays together, this year we are venturing to Seattle instead.  In my opinion, Colorado is relatively easy to dress for – it is going to be cold so bring lots of warm layers.  But Seattle is a little different.  It will be chillier than Dallas for sure, […]

Face mask recommendations by skin type

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Most of us love to treat ourselves and our skin to a nice relaxing mask.  Not only can it calm the frazzled mind, it does wonders for the complexion!  But since there are thousands upon thousands of available products, it is hard to pick one.  In fact, it can lead to a case of those […]

What Do I Pack For An Out Of Town Wedding?

Women traveling with a suitcase.

There are plenty of lists for what a bride (and groom) needs to pack if they are hosting a destination wedding. But what about the guests’ packing list? Packing to attend an out-of-town wedding can be complicated as well, when you consider all of the events that normally surround such a celebration. I am in […]

Dressing for Your Body Shape: Strawberry

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As we have learned, Strawberry is sort of the opposite of the Pear, and characterized by broad shoulders, typically a generous bust, a wide back, narrow hips, and sometimes a flat behind.  Your best feature is usually lean, shapely legs.  This shape is essentially an inverted triangle.  There are numerous ways to flatter and accentuate […]