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Baby Got Pack! The Cutest Fanny Packs (on a Budget)

So, the fanny pack. At one time, the fanny pack signaled excessive practicality, and not in a good way. But no more. You can thank designer brands like Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Michael Kors for...
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Hairstyles with Bangs: Bangs for Any Face

If you’ve had bangs as an adult, it’s likely that you’re either growing your bangs out or thinking about cutting them off again. It’s a cycle that’s hard to break out of — and...
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Best Anti-Aging Skin Care for $15 or Less

There’s a myriad (yes, we’re using our SAT words) of anti-aging beauty products/ wrinkle creams out there. And each claims to erase 10, 20, 30 years from your face. All that youth comes at...
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Everyday Outfit — Under $235 (with Shoes)

Outfit specs: Occasion: Every day Body type: Athletic build Style: Simple and casual Budget: Under $235 Pieces: Bearpaws (the UGG style boots), $60, Famous Footwear Mercato Black Fuzzy Faux Fur Stole, $11, Lulu’s Denim...
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Petite Party Outfit — Under $155 with Shoes

Outfit specs: Occasion: Party Body type: Petite Style: Subtle and sophisticated Budget: Under $155 with shoes Pieces: Alex Evening Rosette Sheath Dress, $55, Nordstrom Aldo Silver Pump, $50, Nordstrom Rack Twisted Tracy Clutch, $6,...
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Top 16 Pop Culture Halloween Costumes

If you’re looking for the “wow” factor this Halloween — while still showing off your savvy style sense — try a costume inspired by pop culture. Pop-inspired Halloween costumes are super fun and (bonus!)...
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Life of the Party — Cocktail Wear to Love in 2018

Falling in that hardly neat space between semi-formal and fancy, cocktail wear is a mystery to many aspiring fashionistas. If you have ever shown up to a bridal shower in a maxi dress or...
Examples of how to wear leggings as pants when you're over 50

How to Wear Leggings as Pants After 50

For the last decade, leggings as pants have gone from “absolutely not” to a way of life. We know that teenagers and even young adults can pull off wearing leggings as pants, but what...
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Fall Trendspotting: Dark Floral Dresses

Summer may be over, but the floral trend that exploded last spring is still alive and kicking. Those big, bold prints we flaunted all over town are transitioning into a darker mode — white...
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Fall Trends Now: Wide Leg Pants

Lauren Hutton, Jackie Kennedy and Katharine Hepburn. These ladies are hall-of-fame style icons, and they’re also women known to have stepped out wearing wide-leg trousers. Perhaps that’s how this silhouette became a staple of...
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Plus Size Swimwear on a Budget

There is absolutely no reason why plus size sistas can’t be fabulous at the beach. It’s taken decades for swimwear designers to catch on to the fact that, hey, full-figured women like to swim,...
The stuff you need for a beach trip! Under $25

6 Beach Bag Essentials Under $25

When I’m going to the beach, I get so excited about the ocean, the cocktails, and my toes in the sand that I forget some of the practical matters. How much money do I...
Striped one-piece suit from Athlete

Misses Beach Wear — 5 Affordable, Must-Have Pieces

Summer is about fun in the sun, right? If you’re looking forward to a beach vacation, you need your beach wear in order asap. Here are five pieces that will come in handy. An...
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How To: Shorts for Women Over 50

Warm weather doesn’t stop because you’re over 50. We know shorts can be a challenging buy, though, because every store seems to carry only two options. You have the short-short, designed strictly for teenage...
Three budget-friendly, off-shoulder tops.

The Off the Shoulder Top — Picks You’ll Love for Under $25

Summer’s must-have piece? The flirty, flouncy off the shoulder top, of course. And this trend isn’t just for the younger ladies. Most off shoulder tops are pretty adjustable through the shoulder and neckline, so you...
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Gorgeous Plus Size Dresses for Wedding Guests Under $50

Let’s get practical here. We’re in the throws of wedding season, and you’ve read every blog post there is about what to wear to a wedding. All those tips are fabulous, for sure, but...
Mother of the bride dresses

Mother of the Bride Dresses — 5 Picks Under $100

Congratulations to you, Mother of the Bride! Your daughter’s big day is on the calendar, and you’re playing a leading role in the memory-making. Oh, and the photo-taking, too, which is probably why you’re...
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What to Wear to a Wedding When You’re Over 60

Need some inspiration in the form of dresses for 60-year-old wedding guests? You’ve asked, and we picked out some styles we know you’ll love. Whether your style is fashion-forward, trendy or classic, there’s something...
Noon by Noor Fall 17 Collection

Noon by Noor Fall 2017 — Get the Look for Less

After a flurry of spring collections featuring retro prints and big, chunky accessories, Noon by Noor’s Fall 2017 collection was a refreshing exploration of simplicity. Solid colors, mostly neutrals, and textures, created classic and...
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Grammy Fashion — 5 Edgy Celeb Looks from 2017

People will stare. Make it worth their while. Harry Winston These are the famous words of legendary American jeweler Harry Winston. His advice seems to resonate with stars and celebs, especially when they all gather...
runway inspired spring accessories collection

Runway Inspired — 5 Must-Have Spring Accessories For Less

For the shopper looking to save some cash between seasons as trends swiftly change, there’s no better buy than a few statement accessories. Popping on a few pieces with wardrobe basics can give new...
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