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  • Petite Sophisticate

    Fashion + Style

    What Happened to Petite Sophisticate?

    The name alone is like something out of the fashion dark ages: “Petite Sophisticate.” Was there really a time that we—us girls of diminutive stature—said, “that’s what I need, a store that understands my need to be elevated from just petite to petite AND sophisticated”? Apparently so. Because at the time, Petite Sophisticate was the shiz-nit. [...] Read More

    August 11, 2014 by Angela

  • Pencil Skirt Outfits

    Fashion + Style

    Five Great Pencil Skirt Outfits

    Consider these pencil skirt perks: they are long enough to keep you warm in winter and to cover your bare legs from touching the subway (ew) but they can also be as light and airy as a summer maxi dress. They can be your go-to date night-look to get all men taking a double take. [...] Read More

    August 9, 2014 by CourtneyL

  • Affordable Beauty Products


    11 Great Budget Beauty Tips

    Budget beauty is essential in this hard economy not only for twenty-somethings, but all of us. Finding what kind of products work just as beautifully on a budget is just as important as finding the clever and often time tested ways to get the same result with much less moolah. [...] Read More

    August 8, 2014 by MaggieE

  • Pantone Fashion Color Report Fall 2014

    Fashion + Style

    Fall 2014 Pantone Color Guide

    By now we all know that the all-powerful color gods at Pantone (our dream job) have crowned “Radiant Orchid” as 2014’s Color of the Year, so it only stands to reason that the dreamy hue leads the lineup for Pantone’s top colors for Fall of 2014. Do we normally think of orchid for fall? Um, not [...] Read More

    August 7, 2014 by Angela

  • Jeans Stack

    Fashion + Style

    True Costs: How Much Does that Pair of Designer Jeans Cost to Make?

    How much are those jeans in the window? Um…what? I’m sorry, I must have misheard you (gulp), $275? We all know denim sticker shock, we have all coveted the pair of way-too-expensive jeans, and we’ve all spent more than we’ve wanted to on our own dream pair. But, what gives? What actually drives denim to [...] Read More

    August 6, 2014 by CourtneyL