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Best Amazon Swimsuits of 2020

Feels kinda funny to begin talking about swimsuits and beach days in July. However, in many ways summer is just getting started! Certainly, 2020 is no ordinary year. I put on a swimsuit for the first time last week… and it reminded me to do this much-requested post: The Best Amazon Swimsuits of 2020.

Swimwear can be tricky to shop for and expensive.…

Back Detail: Embellishment You Can ‘Get Behind’

Conservative in the front, party in the back… There’s something about the change of seasons that always has me reaching for fashion with a bit of extra flair. In particular, I am all about back detail! Whether it’s a bow, a criss cross, or an unexpected ruffle — there’s nothing quite like a splash of surprise as you turn around to truly elevate an outfit.…

Prime Day: Inside Amazon’s Sales Blitz

Some call it the Super Bowl of shopping, others a “Black Friday” in July – However you spin it, Amazon Prime Day has become a significant day for retail. Isn’t it funny that a company can invent its own holiday so effectively? Amazon knows modern shoppers follow the bargains… and Prime Day is a source of major deals!

Hoping to compete, other retailers are also jumping on the bandwagon.…

Classy vs. trashy: A message for young women

There are a lot of labels I’m comfortable with, but there’s something about the word “sexy” that sets off alarm bells in my head. I just don’t see myself that way. In fact, I’m going to counter popular culture by saying I don’t want to be sexy. Sophisticated? Yes. Classy? Definitely. Alluring and mysterious? Sure. So, let’s talk for a minute about what’s classy vs.…

A modern take on tweed: 4 styles under $40

I don’t know exactly when it happened, but I’ve got a serious love affair with tweed. I reach for it again and again; there’s this invisible magnetism pulling me to the rack. Perhaps it’s the fabric’s provenance (think 18th century Scotland)? Or maybe it’s its understated sophistication, popularized by Coco Chanel? Either way, tweed has my number—and this season, it’s calling with the right price point!…

Affordable holiday dresses for every occasion

Between the decorations, the gifts and the travel, the holidays can easily put a major dent in your bank account. So, who wants to spend a lot on their holiday attire? Not this girl! I’ve rounded up a series of affordable holiday dresses for every occasion and style sensibility. How do you judge a truly great party dress? I’m a firm believer, that it will make you dance!…

Amazon dresses: 5 things to know BEFORE you buy

 I never imagined I would become a fan of online shopping, especially when it comes to clothing.

As a very short girl (under 5′), I’m not exactly sample size. Consequently, the fitting room is a close personal friend. I prefer to try things on multiple times before making a purchase—much to the annoyance of those I’m shopping with. Sorry, but garments that work well for the vertically challenged are tough to find!…