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The Fall 2016 Outerwear Round-up

Outerwear this season is just so darned FUN. Seriously. Did you know that the color burgundy is a neutral that goes with everything? Try it.  How about a printed coat for something a bit more daring? I’ve been wearing a black and white printed coat since it turned chilly and can’t count the compliments I’ve gotten. Want something really, really fun? Try some of the furry looks that are out there. Need to take baby steps in this new wild and crazy coat era? Step up your puffer game. Not in the market for a new coat? Do a little …


Another Dream Backpack

Are my readers sick of talking about my backpack lust yet? Not sure why I’m so obsessed with backpacks lately (see previous blog here). Oh wait, it is probably because they are in style and as a #momoftwoboys, I am always happy to have an extra hand. I saw this one in a magazine and couldn’t resist sharing it with you. Burgundy leather (one of my love colors but we will talk about that in a later blog!) + sleek zippers + padded laptop pocket = perfection. In case you were wondering, I did buy the Everlane backpack, which was one …

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More Holiday Party Looks

The Holiday Season isn’t over yet! Don’t get stuck with nothing to wear! There are still so many more parties to attend and celebrations to have. But for those of you who think you’ve already worn your entire wardrobe in front of family and friends, get inspired by these six color stories. From cocktail to formal or business casual, these colors will make your holiday outfits stand out from the crowd! Oxblood is the color of Fall/Winter 2012. Burgundy is Oxblood’s cheerier cousin and a perfect wintertime color story. This daytime outfit shows you how easy it is to use colorblocking so that you …

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Cheap, Chic and On-Trend: JCP is the New H&M!

This blog post is dedicated to the readers who have been giving me a hard time for only posting $3,000 bags. If those high-price, on-trend items are out of reach, here’s some good news: JC Penney has rebranded itself as JCP and its reinvention gives shoppers an in-store experience closer to what they get when shopping for luxury brands. Even the clothes got a make-over! Now, you can even buy designer brands there, such as Betsey Johnson’s Betseyville, Nicole Miller’s nicole By Nicole Miller, Charlotte Ronson’s I ‘Heart’ Ronson, and Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen’s Olsenboye. This season, JCP has …

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Have you discovered the New Neutral yet?

Which color matches black, brown and grey and is a whole lot more exciting than camel? If you guessed burgundy, you’d be right! Create a new look by adding a burgundy belt to a basic shift dress or add burgundy tights to spice up your all-black look. Hate changing your everyday bag from brown to black and back again? Stick with burgundy and you won’t have to change your bag all season! The same concept works with your coat. Give your grey, black, or brown basics a new and exciting take with my favorite new boots of the season, in burgundy of course!