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Little Red Riding in My Hood

Have you ever wanted something so bad, you’d go to the ends of the earth for it? Although maybe not the ends of the earth,  I have been all over Manhattan, which is the center of the…

A New York Love Affair :: Mixing Prints

Five Tips for Mixing Prints

The thing I love most about personal style, is that it’s always evolving. As a fashionista on a budget, I’m constantly experimenting with new ways to pair my existing pieces. And when I do decide…

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Wantable Giveaway Winner!

The Wantable giveaway with The F Bombs is officially over. As always, thank you to everyone that participated! I know I speak for Brittany when I say we love your continued support and readership. And an…

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Turning Over a New Leaf…

Every month I tell myself: “I’m turning over a new leaf. From now on I’m buying less quantity and more quality.” And then … because I live in New York and I walk by about 100 stores…

A New York Love Affair :: Rent the Runway

Empire (Waist) State of Mind

Finding this Monique Lhuillier gown was a little bit like how I envision finding my wedding dress will be some day. Seeing it, loving it, being a little indecisive for a hot second, and then…

A New York Love Affair

Trick … Or Treat Myself

When most people are craving candy on Halloween, I’m craving little trinkets and accessories. It’s practically the same thing, right? Today I thought it’d be fun to share a few Halloween-themed items from my wish list: 1 / 2 /…

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Repeat Offender

It’s no secret that I’ve been obsessing over burgundy this fall. Just take a look at my instagram feed lately, or my color crush from last week. It’s official – we’ve got a repeat offender on our hands,…

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What Makes Up My Fall Beauty Essentials

If you’ve been following along for the last year or so, you’ve seen more than a glimpse of my closet. But as integral as your wardrobe is for a fashionista, you can’t undervalue the importance of…

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Stating the Obvious: Plaid for Fall is a Thing.

Fall weather must flick a switch inside me or something. When the temperature drops to roughly 50 degrees, I seem to turn off my “chic city girl mode” and turn on the “cozy Midwesterner mode”. Out with…

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Don’t Distress! Ripped Jeans are Back

Confession: in high school, I worked for Buckle. I know, those were some darker sartorial times… Almost every paycheck would funnel right back to the store, in exchange for lots and lots of Lucky and BKE…

A New York Love Affair

Color Crush ~ Burgundy

Take a cue from your favorite beverage this fall – merlot, burgundy, and bordeaux shades are here in a big way. This lush color is the perfect balance of sexy and chic. It’s richer and deeper than…

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Re-framing the Fashion Conversation

Was anyone else teased relentlessly growing up? “Four eyes” and “geek” were just a few of the negative connotations thrown my way as a bright-eyed middle-schooler. Glasses were uncool. And if you wore them, so…

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“Girl On the Go” Survival Guide

Every one of us owns a handbag (some of us may own many ………. guilty). But it’s probably fair to say that we all have a handful of bags on rotation – each one serving an important…

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Trend Tribe Necklace Giveaway!

Happy Monday readers!! I thought I’d brighten up your morning by announcing an exciting giveaway! Wooohooo! I just love giveaways. To me, they’re a great way to say “thank you” to those of you who keep…

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Transitioning from Summer to Fall ~ Mini Midi

Do these petite midi skirts have a name yet? They are like the kid sister of the midi – with that same flattering waistline (that cinches you at your smallest point) and a more playful length. From…

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Transitioning from Summer to Fall ~ Shorts

Over the last week, I’ve been sharing my transition tips for styling your way from summer to fall. All you need are a few autumn staples, and you can easily transform your summer favorites (like I did here and…