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  • Fashion + Style

    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 [...] Read More

    June 23, 2014 by Catherine

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    Fashion + Style

    8 Great Pairs of Summer Shorts

    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.  [...] Read More

    June 22, 2014 by SallieO

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    Fashion + Style

    10 Great Beauty Products for Summer

    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, [...] Read More

    June 21, 2014 by SallieO

  • Advice

    Forever21’s Magic Mirrors: Sorry You Really Don’t Look Hot in That Sequined Mini Skirt

    A Very Sad Fact: Forever21 (and other stores) trick you into thinking you look hotter in their clothes than you actually do. How do they do this? Through the clever use of tilted mirrors, which tilt towards you at the bottom and gradually tilt away from you at the top. This trick makes you appear [...] Read More

    June 20, 2014 by Catherine

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    The Best Swimwear Guide EVER

    Six Great Swimsuits for Older Women

    Of the many things forced upon women as we get older, is this belief that once you reach a certain again, you must start wearing swimsuits that look like waterproof muumuus or the worst creation since the “slanket”, the swimdress. I find this to be absurd. No one’s stopping the legions of old dudes wearing [...] Read More

    June 19, 2014 by Catherine