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Rule Breaking – The Pink and Red Trend

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Rules are meant to be broken and that holds especially true for some previously taboo fashion rules.  Things like “No White After Labor Day”, pattern mixing, and even color combos like blue and black or pink and red that were once fashion nos are now trending for Spring 2018.   Red and pink are two power colors for both females and males.  It does take a little bit of a daring personality to break rules of any kind but especially…

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Style Tips for Summer Kicks – Ft. Greats Brand

- Collaborators, Fashion

Finally, it’s summer!  We partnered with Greats Brand to share some of our fave style tips for wearing sneakers in the summer.  We love a good sandal or flip flop as much as the next beach-goer, but why be seasonally basic?  Beat the heat with these cool tips.  (Oh the puns…)   1. Let’s start with the most obvious: tee shirt and jeans.  Chelsea went with the black perforated “Royale” sneaker by Greats.  She kept it super casual for going…

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Keeping Cool in Cashmere

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It’s no surprise that when someone says “cashmere” you automatically think of sweater weather.  We know, sitting by the fire, drinking hot cocoa in your cozy cashmere.  We get it.  But who says you can’t keep cool in cashmere too?  Take “no sweaters in summer” and throw that fashion stigma right out the window with “no white after Labor Day” and we’ll show you how.   Cashmere is a very fine fabric, not like your coarser wools or heavy cottons,…

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Fauxchella Festival Feels

- Collaborators, Fashion, Lifestyle

Festival season is the time to experiment with your style, go a little more bohemian, be relaxed with your outfit and even push the boundaries a little!  Were you not lucky enough to make it to Coachella this year (while simultaneously being lucky enough to avoid Fyre Festival)?  Don’t worry Darlings, we’re going to show you how to get Fauxchella Festival Feels right here in DC, or wherever you are that’s not Coachella, and then we’ll give you a round-up…

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American Style, Italian Leather – My Armadio

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We love all things Italian – luxury, food, bread, coffee and definitely leather.  Our Armadio bags are no exception to that!  We typically wear our bags more than any other piece of clothing so before we considered Armadio, we wanted to make sure these bags were going to last and were versatile enough that they can be worn daily.  {Spoiler Alert} They are.   Armadio bags are direct to consumer, which means that we as the consumer can get these bags without the…

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The Duo Styles the same Valentine’s Day Inspired Dress

- Collaborators, Fashion

The day is almost here, Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re heading out to date night or a fun night out with your girls – (yay for Galentine’s Day!) you can always dress to impress in a Paperback Boutique ensemble! Nicole and I both wore this gorgeous dress from their boutique in our own styles to give you some variations on how you can play around with a classic red dress for this Valentine’s Day celebrations!   I wore the dress with a brown fur jacket…

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Statement Skirts

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Look ma, no pants!  Statement skirts are everything right now and while this is actually a skort, it still made a statement.   Rocking a mini skirt in the winter is bold because, well, because it’s winter.  I love pairing them with sheer black tights and flat ankle booties.  The tights do little to keep your legs warm but at least you have the flat booties so you can move quickly back into the heat, if I’m being honest.  This skirt…

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Rent The Runway

- Collaborators, Fashion

Ladies, we’ve all been there. The stressful “I have nothing to wear” stage of fury when trying to plan an outfit for a big event. My room can be completely spotless until I flip through my wardrobe and can’t find the perfect piece for whatever event is coming up. In an instant, tops are tossed and shoes cover the floor like you just walked into “the land of misfit looks”. Rent The Runway saves you from the stress of searching your…

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Accessorize for Winter from Head to Toe

- Fashion

Let’s be real, the cold sucks. I mean, who doesn’t prefer red lips to red noses?  But if we’re looking at the cocoa mug half full, the cold is perfect for layering.  That goes for accessories too!  Not like layering 3 hats on top of each other, but making sure when you accessorize, your conscious of the season.   I kept my love for floppy hats winter-ready with this one by BCBG.  The brim is wider than average and it’s leather…

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My Take on the Mini-Backpack Trend

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I went through my four years of high school with probably as boring of a backpack as it gets, the typical black Jansport backpack. After graduating and starting college, the love story between my Jansport and I slowly faded. I found there were so many chic and easy alternatives to a backpack not only for school purposes, but that could be used as a fashion statement too. Since I was still adamant about sticking to my favorite color, (black, duh),…

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