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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, DrLaura.com, Refinery29, Wellness.com and has made appearances on ABC7 Chicago, FOX2News St. Louis, KCAL9 Los Angeles, Fox19 Cincinnati, WGN TV Chicago and WCPO TV Cincinnati.

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Petite Outfit — Under $100

Outfit specs: Occasion: Wherever Body type: Petite, athletic build Style: Bold and creative Budget: Under $100 Pieces: Petite Shaggy Coat, $27, Missguided Sequined Cami, $17, ASOS High-Waisted Striped Pants, $50, Express
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How-to: Streak-Free Makeup on Your Tropical Vacay

I have a tropical vacay planned next month — because every February I need a break from the cold. And as much as I love a hot weekend getaway, the sunshine always catches me...
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Do These 6 Things Before You Buy More Clothes

Having “nothing to wear” is a common problem amongst style-minded ladies. The affliction might happen suddenly — like, 75 minutes before you’re leaving for a black-tie party attended by your most glamorous friends. Or,...
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Read This Before You Shop Post-Holiday Sales

For the battle-tested bargain-hunter, the true holiday shopping experience doesn’t begin until the day after Christmas. It takes a true warrior to spar in the parking lot, exchange those unwanted gifts and then jump...
Catherine Brock wearing long cardigan and sheath dress

Cold Weather Date Night Outfit — Under $155 with Shoes

Outfit specs: Occasion: Date night over 40 Body type: Athletic, hourglass Style: Subtle and sophisticated Budget: Under $155 with shoes Similar Pieces: Long Line Cardigan, $30 Ponte Sheath Dress, $33 Women’s Blackout Tights, $11...
Gucci logo on storefront

The Famous Double G — All About Gucci

The name alone is enough to conjure images of the famed double G logo and sleek, timeless accessories. Yet Gucci is so much more. The Italian luxury fashion house is a Florentine dream, rife...
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6 Luxe Leather Pieces on Our Holiday Wish List

We’re facing the last legit shopping weekend before Christmas. And that means it’s also high time you carve out a few minutes to finalize your own wish list. If you’re at a loss for...
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Everyday Budget Outfit for Petite Pears

Outfit specs: Occasion: Dressed up everyday Body type: Petite, pear Style: Subtle and sophisticated Budget: Under $75 Pieces: Heart Print Velvet Top, $45 A Line Skirt, $25
Catherine Brock wearing wrap top and wide legged pants

Over 40 Date Night Outfit — Under $225 with Shoes and Bag

Outfit specs: Occasion: Date night over 40 Body type: Athletic, hourglass Style: Subtle and sophisticated Budget: Under $225 with shoes and bag Similar Pieces: Express Wide-Legged Pants, $40 Anne Klein Print Wrap Top, $69...
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BOGO, GWP & Rewards: 5 Ultimate Budget Gift Ideas

Did you know that 14.2% of adults in the U.S. sold personal possessions to pay for holiday gifts? And, even more surprising, 4.6% of U.S. adults took out a loan for holiday gift-giving! Those...
Ruffle print blouse

Everyday Outfit for Pears; Under $150 with Shoes

Outfit specs: Occasion: Everyday Body type: Pear shape Style: Subtle and sophisticated Budget: Under $150 with shoes Similar Pieces: Ruffle print blouse, $17, Nordstrom Rack Wide-legged Pants, $30, Nordstrom Rack Slide-on Mules, $50, Nordstrom...
Zuhair Murad Resort Collection

Out of This World: Galaxy-Inspired Fashion

Prints are having their moment in this fall/winter of 2018, and it may have you looking for new patterns to show off. Sure, animal print always makes a statement. And florals and stripes, well,...
Budget Fashionista Style

Striped Sweater and Scarf; Under $200 with Shoes

Outfit specs: Occasion: Everyday Body type: Athletic Style: Casual & Easy Budget: Under $200 with shoes Similar Pieces: Striped, Cropped Sweater, $45 Dearborn Denim Skinny High Rise Jeans, $60 Converse Low Top Unisex Shoe,...
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Striped Sweater and Scarf; Under $150 with Shoes

Outfit specs: Occasion: Everyday Body type: Athletic Style: Casual & Easy Budget: Under $150 with shoes Similar Pieces: Bell Sleeve Stripe Sweater, $39 Corduroy Skinny Pants, $15 Premium Infinity Scarf, $7 PUMA Suede Classic...
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Wrap Top with High-Waisted Pants; Under $150 with Shoes

Outfit specs: Occasion: All-purpose Body type: Hourglass Style: Bold Budget: Under $150 with shoes Pieces: Farrow Mia Top, $13 High-Waisted Crepe Pants, $37 Strappy Rose Gold Heel, $42
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How to Shop Mid-Range Jewelry & Brands to Watch

There comes a time in every budget fashionista’s life when she decides to outgrow ultra-cheap jewelry. Of course I love that Forever21 stocks fun, cheap earrings and bracelets…but many of those pieces are short-lived....
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Jeans, Long Cardi and Scarf; Under $265 with Shoes

Outfit specs: Occasion: Everyday Body type: Slim/Athletic Build Budget: Under $265 with shoes Similar Pieces: Steve Madden Slip-on Sneakers, $80 Calvin Klein MidRise Jean, $78 (or rent them from Le Tote) Long Cardigan, $40...
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Heads Up: Holiday Shipping Deadlines 2018

The sun is setting on Cyber Monday — did you finish up your holiday shopping? I surely did not. So it’s time to mark the calendar with the drop-dead holiday shipping deadlines. Not that...
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Leggings and Puffer Vest for Light Fitness; Under $200

Outfit specs: Occasion: Light Fitness Body type: Slim/Athletic Build Budget: Under $200 with shoes Pieces: Brooks Ghost 11 Women’s Running Shoes, $120 Fleece Leggings, $13 Puffer Vest, $25 Under Armour 1/4 Zip, $32
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Snake Print Dress & Pumps for the Party; Under $150

Outfit specs: Occasion: Party Body type: Hourglass Budget: Under $150 with shoes Pieces: Snake Print Belted Woven Maxi Dress, $56 Mayetta Slingback Pump, $90
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Bell-Sleeve Sweater and Scarf for Everyday; Under $75

Outfit specs: Occasion: Every day Body type: Slim, athletic build Budget: Under $210 with shoes Pieces: Bell Sleeve Sweater with White Trim, $55 Infinity Scarf, $14 Gray Skinny Jeans, $50 Teal Loafer Slides, $85
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