Bucket Hats Reverse Bad Hair Days

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Top o’ the morning to ya’! We are making a splash this season with bucket hats that are equally preppy and 90s nostalgic. Our favorite styles can be worn at work or on vacation so pack one in either bag. Hiding a bad hair day is always in fashion. Bucket Hats With Creative Flair If you’re feeling less-than-square a retake […]

Bike Shorts Attack From The Track

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Sometimes we feel a little behind trend because it takes some time to get crafted into a plausible style. Once we started seeing bike shorts paired with blazers and oversized tees, we jumped on board. Take a look at how to style the most comfortable version of athletic wear for this transitional season. Bike Shorts + Mixed Prints Heading into […]

Vintage Windbreakers: Thrift Shop Treasure

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Spring brings flowers, windy days, and the revival of vintage fashion trends! Vintage windbreakers are back in style to save us from fierce winds and dull outfits. Their eccentric designs let your individuality bloom along with the flowers. Settle into spring with something that serves an effortlessly cool and quirky look. Jeans & Jackets This month we saluted tomboy fashion […]

Tomboy Fashion Makes Thrift Shopping Fun Again

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If you’re still waiting for your tax returns (or are wondering what those are) you can still answer the needs of your inner compulsive shopper. Take a look at our favorite tomboy fashion finds hailing from a vintage store near you. Tops and bottoms hailing from the 80s and 90s in scholastic colors liven up your look for pennies on […]

Snap Hair Clips: Nostalgia Never Looked So Good

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Looking for something practical yet stylish? Snap hair clips have come back into their prime. They come in fun colors and even offer elegant designs to perfectly match any occasion. These pins can add a pop of color to any outfit. In addition, they keep your hair under control with distinct charm. Simple & Eye Catching An alternative to hair […]

Winter Fashion Street Style Staples For City Gals

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Do you subscribe to the “one for you, two for me” holiday gift giving mentality? Take a look at our top five winter fashion must haves to add to your closet. You’re going to just keep looking better every time you hit the shops for present perusals! Part of the fun of gift shopping is dressing up to go outside. […]

Skate Style Taking to the Streets

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One of the most fun things to do when changing up your wardrobe is to check out true street style. Note: we’re not talking about Pinterest “street style”. No bloggers dolling up and posing in front of graffiti here! Legitimize your look from the 80’s or 90’s and take a cue from skate style. It’s good to have a little […]

Sandals Are Your Summer Workhorses

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Time to show off those pedicures! Sandals are generally the most used and abused footwear in our closets. A good solid shoe should be able to take quite a beating. That means a comfortable sole and room to breathe!  Here are our comfiest choices that will work with a myriad of outfits and occasions.  It would be fair to say […]

Slip Dress Into Something More Comfortable

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Time to get ready to ring in the new year! Personally, I’m happy to see 2016 come and go. It’s been a year of transition for many people which starts to mess with your sense of stability. Adaptability happens to be my strong suit, so let’s talk about ye olde slip dress. This flashback to 90’s fashion is perfect to […]

Hip-Hop Fashion: Can You Rock it Like This

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An individualist at heart, I love to check the time period fashion is in and then give it my own twist. In the last month especially, hip-hop fashion from the 80’s has been catching my eye. I even busted out an old Run-DMC album recently, which told me where my inspiration was starting to head. The icing on the cake […]

Plaid is Driving Us Bananas!

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Did we mention our life-long love of plaid? Dare to go beyond a flannel shirt and get bold with this great print! If you’ve got a little Scottish or Irish in your blood, this is a must. We’re in the midst of mix-and-matching patterns and plaid is super easy to work with. As always, keep your colors in the same […]

Wide-Cut Pants: Super-Size Me!

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Holy cow! Have you seen the pant silhouette for Fall? When they say wide-cut pants, they are talking straight from the 90’s and grunge flashbacks that make you wonder if you are living in an alternate reality. The absolute best versions are package deals, with matching wide tops and minimal lines. Imagine rolling a piece of paper around yourself and […]