Tips for Finding Great Cashmere Sweaters

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The key to finding a great cashmere piece is to understand what makes a good cashmere sweater good.  Cashmere is a soft, non-itchy type of wool that originated in the Kashmir region of India from, you guessed it, the cashmere goat.  It’s a strong, soft material and is non-bulky.  Good cashmere sweaters are often referred […]

How to Dress for a Cocktail Party

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Dressing for a cocktail party can be a bit of a challenge. Back in the day, there were clear rules- ladies wore knee length skirts with gloves- however as society has become more causal, so has the cocktail party. Regardless, there’s still a few basic rules that will help you not only look your best, […]

How to Clean Thrift Store Clothing

There’s nothing I like more than a shopping spree at my local Salvation Army. I never really paid much attention to disinfecting the garments, until I learned that a fashion editor friend of mine received a nasty infection from not cleaning her thrift store purchases properly. This post gives you tips on cleaning and disinfecting […]

Because Free Doesn’t Always Mean Cheap: Kiplinger’s Awesome Fabulous Freebies 2012 List Is Now Available

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As Jessie J asserts about twenty thousand times in her impossibly addictive song, it’s really not about the money (took us one heck of an effort not to burst out singing that line!). Not everything fab has to come with a price tag, and this is proven by Kiplinger‘s uber-nifty Fabulous Freebies list, which came […]