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Catherine Brock

Catherine Brock

As a Southern California transplant now living in the Midwest, Catherine has turned layering into an art form and accepted that UGGs actually do have a place in the stylish lady's wardrobe. She's been featured in Woman's World Magazine,, Refinery29, and has made appearances on ABC7 Chicago, FOX2News St. Louis, KCAL9 Los Angeles, Fox19 Cincinnati, WGN TV Chicago and WCPO TV Cincinnati.

Paula's Choice review: bha exfoliant and peptide booster

The Skin Care Line That Wants You To Know The Truth About What Goes On Your Face

What Paula’s Choice is a U.S.-based, cruelty-free, fragrance-free skin care line that came about because founder Paula Begoun didn’t like her options on the shelves. Begoun’s own battles with acne and eczema drove her...
Mother of the bride outfit

Mother Of The Bride Outfit—Less Than $250

Specs: Body type: Plus Pear Occasion: Wedding; Mother of the Bride Styling: Subtle and sophisticated Budget: Under $250 Pieces: XSCAPE Embellished Chiffon Gown, $164.25 (on sale), Macy’s Damara Pleated Clutch, $14.99, Amazon Simply Vera...
Jord wooden sunglasses

Material Difference: The Easy Way To Pick Super Chic Fall Accessories

This post is sponsored by Jord. All opinions are my own. You’ve heard the advice 1,000 times before: When the seasons change, it’s time to give your wardrobe a quick refresh with a new...
Fall weekend outfit idea

Chic Fall Outfit for Hourglasses—Under $150

Specs: Body type: Hourglass Occasion: Casual after-work event Styling: Subtle and sophisticated Budget: Under $150 Pieces: Burrell Sweater, $99.20, Joie Button Detail Wide-Leg Pants, $35.40, Nordstrom Acetate Cuff Bracelet, $9.99, Shoptiques
Catherine Brock wearing a military jacket rented from haverdash

The Clothing Rental Shootout: Haverdash vs. Le Tote

We rent cars, homes, and movies—why not get into clothing rental too? Renting is cheaper and requires way less commitment than buying, and those are two benefits a budget fashionista can really get behind....
Girl holding up heart hands

For Curvy Girls: Date Night Outfits You’ll Both Love

You have Friday night circled with a heart on your calendar and that can only mean one thing: date night. Maybe you’re exploring someone new, or perhaps you’re interested in spicing things up with...
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Beauty Kitchen Collagen Eye Gel Review

What Beauty Kitchen collagen eye gels are a 10-minute anti-aging treatment for the area beneath your eyes. They’re designed to improve tone, reduce puffiness and minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Shown...
Blouse and jeans outfit

Country Music Concert Outfit Idea (Plus-Size)—Less Than $150

Specs: Body type: Plus-size pear Occasion: Country music concert Styling: Subtle and sophisticated Budget: Under $150 Pieces: LAUREN Ralph Lauren Gingham Georgette Surplice Top, $59.27, Zappos STS Blue Bootcut Jeans, $59, Nordstrom Journee Collection...
Woman wearing dress with exposed zipper

How to Wear The Exposed Zipper

You’ve seen it, and you either love or hate it. The exposed zipper had its big moment back in 2014, and it remained on the fashion radar for quite a while before quietly losing...
Catherine Brock holding EcoLips lip and cheek tint

Ecolips Lip + Cheek Tint Review

What EcoLips Lip + Cheek Tints are 5-in-1 color sticks with an oversized applicator that you can use for lip color, eye color, blush, contouring and highlighting. The colors are noticeable but still sheer,...
Stylist using a hair straightener

Hair Tools Most Loved By Expert Stylists

That clever witch Hermione Granger used a magic wand to conjure up birds and erase memories, but we mere mortals would settle for a spell that promises a perfect hairdo. And thankfully, there are...
Outfit collage for talls

Casual Party Outfit for Talls — $120

Specs: Body type: Tall and hourglass Occasion: Casual party Styling: Subtle and sophisticated Budget: Under $150 Pieces: Vesper Midi Dress (Tall), $30, ASOS Malibu Skye Netted Tote, $48, Nordstrom Marinn Lace-up Flat Sandal, $42.48,...
Midi dress and black pumps

Job Interview Outfit for Pears — $75

Specs: Body type: Tall and pear Occasion: Job interview Styling: Subtle and sophisticated Budget: Under $75 Pieces: ASOS DESIGN Tall Midi Dress, $24, ASOS Abella Sealy Pump, $49.99, DSW
Woman wearing jeans and heels

6 Amazing Jeans Outfits — Wait for It…

This is an intervention — a jeans rut intervention. I know, we tricked you into being here with that headline. Sorry about that. But there are times we can slip into a jeans-and-tee rut...
Petite outfit collage

Happy Hour Outfit for Petite Hourglass — $75

Specs: Body type: Petite and hourglass Occasion: Business happy hour with casual coworkers Styling: Subtle and sophisticated Budget: Under $75 Notes: I picked a short shift dress for this petite hourglass, so she can...
Petite outfit collage

Casual Date Night Outfit for Petites — Under $100

Specs: Body type: Petite Occasion: Casual date night Styling: Subtle and sophisticated Budget: Under $150 Pieces: Petite Satin Cami Thong Bodysuit, $29.94, Express Petite Midi Skirt with Side Split, $17, ASOS Kelly and Katie...
Work to date night outfit

Work-to-Date Outfit — Under $150

Specs: Body type: Curvy Occasion: Work to date night Styling: Subtle and sophisticated Budget: Under $150 Pieces: Fashion Union Belted Cardigan, $51, ASOS Lilac Sleeveless Bodysuit, $13, Missguided Leather Look Pencil Skirt, $16, ASOS...
Outfit collage for women over 50: capris, striped t shirt and sandals!

Casual Outfit for Women Over 50 — Under $100

Specs: Body type: Over 50 Occasion: Casual Day Styling: Subtle and sophisticated Budget: Under $100 Pieces: Sonoma Goods for Life Capris, $19, Kohl’s Caslon V-Neck T, $25, Nordstrom Steve Madden Karolyn Sandal, $49.99, DSW...
Plus size sheath dress and blazer

Easy, Plus-Size Work Outfit — Under $250

Specs: Body type: Plus Occasion: Work Styling: Subtle and sophisticated Budget: Under $250 Pieces: Kasper Plus-Size Sheath Dress, $48.99, Macy’s Eliza J Ruched Sleeve Blazer, $98, Nordstrom David Tate Kristen Pump, $79.99, DSW
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Beauty News: Your Makeup Might Be Making You Sick

Thank you to Rejuva Minerals for sponsoring this post about clean beauty and providing the products reviewed below. All opinions are my own. Walk into Walmart today and you’re sure to find beauty products...
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By the Pool for Women Over 50 — Under $150

Specs: Body type: Over 50 Occasion: By the Pool Styling: Subtle and sophisticated Budget: Under $150 Pieces: Wild Oasis Beachwear Coverup Dress, $17.99, Amazon Sea Level Cross Front One-Piece Swimsuit, $89.95, Nordstrom Floppy Beach...
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