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How To Wear White After Labor Day

Rules, schmules… When it comes to personal style, old-fashioned edicts always come up short. Certainly, we’ve all heard the fashion guideline that we should abstain from wearing white after Labor Day. However, once you know the history of that rule, you’ll really want to throw it curbside! We’ll go over that story in second… But first, let’s get one thing straight. Not only is white “appropriate” after Labor Day, it can also be impossibly elegant.…

Pleats to Flatter Every Shape

Without a doubt, pleats are having a moment… They’ve been lending elegant fluidity to spring and fall fashion. However, I’d argue this trendy architectural look isn’t a passing phase—it’s here to stay! Why? When styled correctly for your body type, pleated fabrics are incredibly flattering. Having flashbacks of baggy, ill-fitting pleated khakis from your school days? Don’t let that stop you! Pleats have grown up a lot since then.…

10 Stunning Statement Shorts for Summer

There’s something about life opening up again that calls for adding a touch of fun and whimsy back into your wardrobe. Enter the statement short! Sure, summer shorts are functional items designed to ward off heat. They help you move freely, whether cherry picking in the backyard or venturing out on vacation. But in 2021, they are doing so much more. Looking to reconnect with your feminine side?…

‘Target Designer Dress Collection’ A Shopping Guide

Going, going, almost gone… Have you gotten a peek at the limited-edition Target Designer Dress Collection? If not, there’s still time to shop (although pickings are a tad limited). I meant to get this post together last month, but life got a tad crazy. So, I’ll be offering some shopping tips for the “late to the party” crowd instead!

This season, the Target Designer Dress Collection features three celebrated designers: ALEXIS, Christopher John Rogers and RIXO.…

Shein Reviews 2021: Safe Buy or Scam Alert?

Have you been searching “Shein Reviews 2021”? You’re not alone! Earlier this month, SHEIN topped Amazon as the most downloaded shopping app for Android/IOS in the U.S. That’s according to data from app tracking firms App Annie and SensorTower. Shein is valued at $15 billion, yet you really have to dig to find information on this company (that’s part of the strategy). In fact, many in the 30+ crowd have never heard of it.…

Best White Dresses for Summer 2021

We all love a little black dress, but this summer white is where it’s at! Both elegant and demure, white dresses are essential this season… and for good reason. They add instant polish and femininity. And few pieces so easy to style! Toss on a great sandal, add a straw clutch, some statement shades and your look is complete. White dresses also pack major versatility.…

5 Ways to Save Money on Bridesmaid Dresses

Wedding season is BACK! I want you to be honest here… How many bridesmaid dresses do you have sitting forlorn and forgotten in the bellows of your closet? We all say, “it’s so beautiful… I’ll definitely wear this again.”  But who are we kidding? We won’t. And the price tag for all those dresses? It can add up fast! So, why not do your besties a favor and keep costs down?…

Family Photo Outfit Ideas: Spring & Summer

Have you found yourself smiling more lately? After a long, hard winter the change of seasons seems to bring such joy! The lighter colors come out. Our toes start to wiggle free. Everything feels fun again. Perhaps that’s why so many people choose to do family photos this time of year? Nature’s artwork is on full display with the spring bloom. Plus, the warmer weather makes it a super pleasant time to capture your growing kiddos on camera.…

Sarah Flint Review: Why Celebs LOVE This Brand

Have you ever bought a shoe you thought you’d love, only to have it languish at the back of your closet? This has happened to me more than I care to admit. I’d get pulled in by bargain footwear or spring for a “beauty is pain” type heel I thought I could force my feet into. Now that I’m older and wiser, I’ve come to the conclusion that style may be important, but it’s nothing without comfort.

Liven Up Your Look: Spring Trends to Try

I’ll be the first to admit, I’m not exactly a trendy dresser. Nine times out of ten, I go for the classics. However, it’s always nice to feel current. In fact, after a fashion-starved year, I’m guessing I’m not the only one itching to update their wardrobe. Ready to embrace a few purely joyful pieces? Here are 4 spring trends to try.

This season, retailers are offering us plenty to smile about.…