5 Fall Date Night-In Ideas on a Budget

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It’s that time of year when local coffee shops start rolling out their pumpkin chai spiced lattes, when temperatures fluctuate between “Are-you-sure-summer-isn’t-over?” and “Yes-it’s-definitely-over,” and when the holidays are just around the riverbend.  With pricey trips back home for Turkey Day and saving up for gifts for your familia, it’s time to curb your spending […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Where to Shop

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Ladies, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  We can’t get enough of the support this time of year, from pink blouses to informative seminars.   In addition to walks/runs, screenings and fundraising efforts galore, tons of stores are also doing their share to raise awareness.  Many donate a portion to the cause (shout out to Kohl’s, where 100% of certain items’ profit supports the fight against […]

Halloween Tips for the Conservative Fashionista

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This time of year means sipping cider, picking pumpkins and (eye roll) Halloween outfits that bare more cleavage than Kim Kardashian wearing a push-up bra.  If Halloween outfits aren’t about showing a lot of skin, they’re about clowns with eye socket issues.  What’s a conservative fashionista to do?

High Hemlines = High (Economic) Hopes? Yes, Says 2013 BlogHer-Taubman Style Survey

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Chances are, ladies wearing high hemlines are more optimistic about the economy than their maxi dress wearing friends, and more likely to think the leg-baring style will be this fall’s trend.  According to the 2013 BlogHer-Taubman Style Survey, 47% of women predicted above- the-knee hemlines to be this season’s look, reinforcing a longstanding theory that says hemlines rise and fall […]

Heavy Handbag? We’re Not Alone, According to 2013 BlogHer-Taubman Style Survey

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Let’s face it: most of us let out a gym-worthy grunt when hoisting our heavy handbags, right?  Now we know why;  according to the 2013 style survey conducted jointly by BlogHer, Inc. and Taubman Centers (over 1,600 women, 18+ responded to style, trend and technology-related questions), one third of us are toting around six or more pounds of must-have goodness in our handbags.