When Liz Clairborne Ruled the World: History of Budget Fashion

Back in the day (like 1988) Liz Claiborne was “dabomb.com”. The brand, founded in 1976, was one of the most successful women’s sportswear brands of the past 40 years. According to the site Name Wire: Claiborne was arguably the first mainstream designer to provide working women with sensible, good-looking apparel for the office. She founded […]

8 Great Pairs of Summer Shorts

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Ever see a fashionista and wonder “Where did she get those shorts?” In my younger years, I would simply covet from afar and hope to find them in a store or online. Sure, it’s easy to spot good taste, but, it can be tricky to find a great pair of shorts that flatters your figure.  […]

10 Great Beauty Products for Summer

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Waterproof, durable, budget-friendly and low-maintenance – like each summer hour, I expect a lot from my summer beauty essentials. It’s not easy to make the cut, but those that do are note-worthy and should absolutely end up in your cabinet or purse. Ten Great Beauty Products for Summer Aveeno SPF 50. I know, I know, […]

10 Summer DOs and DON’Ts 2014

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Oh, what to wear. And—oh, what *not* to wear! With fashion, it’s always a thin line between love and hate. As luck would have it, dos and don’ts of style are aplenty this summer, so if you have any questions—hopefully, you’ll find the answer here. As always, whatever you decide to assemble, make sure to wear […]

How to Minis Can Go Maxi

As a petite woman, It’s difficult following the current trends, especially floor sweeping trends like the maxi dress. Fortunately, we have celebrity style twins like Eva Longoria and Nicole Ritchie, to help us navigate through these trends (unfortunately, we don’t have their bank accounts). Check out these five simple rules for how to wear a […]

Best Summer Weekender Bag 2014

Ecote Mardou Embroidered Weekender Bag

It’s the weekend, it’s summer, and I hope you have your sights set high. As a fan of the “weekend warrior” mentality, as often as I can afford I get out of dodge on Friday night and don’t return until Sunday. Sure, it’s exhausting, but the fun, adventure, exploration and excitement make it all worth it.