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A New York Love Affair :: Lexicon Aspen Scarf

Scarf Game on Fleek

Scarves in the winter make complete and total sense. You’re chilled to the bone cold, and you need that extra feeling of bundled-up-ness (Is that a word? Well it is today). But I’m just going to come…

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Lexicon of Style Scarves

I’ve been wearing my blanket scarves so much lately I almost forgot what a quality silk modal scarf felt like! They are one of the oldest, most glamorous accessories a woman can own. This blanket…

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Treat Yo Self

New York can be a grind. It’s a city full of dream chasers and overachievers. We pour ourselves into our jobs, working 10, 12, 14 hours days, and follow it up with long nights (obviously this…

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These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

If you’ve been reading along at all up to this point, you’ll recognize that there are a few sartorial truths that I hold dear, including: (1) Polka dots will never go out of style. (2) You…

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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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NYFW ~ Day Four Recap

By Day Four of Fashion Week, the honeymoon period had officially worn off. My feet — having been in heels more consecutive days than I could remember — felt like plump little sausages. My body —…

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NYFW ~ Day One Recap

For one week every fall and spring, New York is bustling with some of the most fashionable people in the world. Well, that’s every week, but this particular week even normal “New York chic” isn’t nearly…

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Love Affair Travels ~ Smart Casual

Say anything in a British accent and it sounds pretty awesome. But when they talk about dressing “smart casual”, I die a little inside. I love this phraseology, so I’m definitely going to try and make fetch smart…

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Love Affair Travels ~ Bridging the Gap

Losing your luggage is a hassle. And also the worst possible way to start your vacation. Although it can be an excuse to do a little shopping, the last thing I wanted to do on my…

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Love Affair Travels ~ London

Looking through my pictures makes me want to hop on the next plane and head back to Europe. Since that isn’t a very realistic plan, I’ll relive my trip through a series of blog posts. Care…

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Rent the Runway Saves the Day

You know the feeling … that feeling of dread and doubt when you have to attend an event you aren’t sure you have the right outfit for. Can I make this dress work? What about…

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Flavor of the Month

Has this ever happened to you? You’re browsing the racks and a color just speaks to you. All of a sudden you wonder how you could possibly own so many clothes and not a single item in that beautiful…

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My Easter Sunday Best

There’s your Sunday best, and then there’s your Easter Sunday best. I’ve always dressed up for church, but on Easter I wear the newest, brightest, and prettiest dress in my closet. Ever since I was…

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Style Me March ~ A Little Bit O Sparkle

So maybe I broke the rules a little bit with this ensemble. Yes, I wore white. White on white to be completely honest … in March. So SUE ME! I just had to. I’m getting…

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Style Me March ~ Color On My Feet

As you might have figured out by now, shoes are my vice. I can’t resist buying them. Unlike clothes, where some days nothing seems to fit right, shoes always make me look and feel great….

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Style Me March ~ Getting my Marching Orders

If you’re like me, every morning you stand in front of your closet — full of clothes — and think, “I have nothing to wear”. It’s hard to be inspired when the sun hasn’t even…

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Showin’ Some Love for Des Moines

Do you ever get hit with a bout of nostalgia, seemingly out of no where? That’s been me today. Maybe its because its “Throwback Thursday” and my news feed is littered with college pics, or maybe…