Modern Grunge: Hip Like Junk

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90s grunge has been trying to make its way into street style but with little success. However, a few magical moments of modern grunge have surfaced and we’re ready to give you the 411. With a few of our tips and some outfit inspo, you’ll be ahead of the trend and rocking it right. Modern Grunge v. Gothic We first […]

Herringbone Wood Floors

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Gorgeous flooring is like a blank canvas waiting to be filled with all of the things that bring you joy. If you have herringbone wood floors at home, you really don’t need much else. The gorgeous pattern can act as a standalone piece and brings character with a touch of glam. Take a look at some of our favorite spaces […]

Pianos Take Center Stage in Home Decor

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Small gatherings will warm your heart when winter’s chill drives everyone indoors.  We love pianos for such occasions because they add informal music to the atmosphere.  A small upright in a social location will lift everyone’s spirits. Add a few collectibles and your own source for musical inspiration and you’ve got the perfect touch. Pianos + Hygge Don’t box yourself […]

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 […]

Metal Element: Stay Focused With Feng Shui

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Our final installment of the Feng Shui element series will help you kick off the New Year with purpose. The addition of the metal element to your home decor will bring in the type of energy that helps you focus. Learn which areas of your home to incorporate this element for the greatest success. (Heavy) Metal Element Hopefully, you have […]

Chinoiserie Decor With a Contemporary Twist

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The French have long been known as masters of art and design. One of our favorite interior styles is chinoiserie, a European interpretation of Asian decor that permeated through the 17th and 18th centuries.  During that time, Europe was trading with Asia and aristocrats became enthralled with the style.  It made appearances in castles and estates and was often mixed […]

Colored Tights Bring Holiday Cheer(s)

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Get out much?  Brighten up your holiday life with colored tights that keep your legs warm and protected.  Go big and bold with color, or keep the monochromatic with black or white.  Warm up your outfit with cozy coats, sweaters, and jackets and pull off that mini skirt you’re dying to wear!  The result is flirty and you still get […]

Graphic Tile: The Bold + The Beautiful

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Feeling bored of your monochromatic, white-on-white home decor? Adding graphic tile to a small space does a lot to punch up the look and a little goes a long way! Take a look at some of our fresh and quirky tile design ideas. Think about a room that could use a big dose of personality and go for it! Whether […]

High-Water Pants + Cropped Denim On Trend

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“The flood is over and the land is dry, why are you wearing your pants so high?”  This season, boots are getting the recognition they deserve with high-water pants on trend.  Cropped denim and slacks are comfortable and versatile.  You can wear them to work or window shopping.  Here’s how we’re doing it for Fall (and well into 2019). High-Water […]

Sheer Blouse/ Sheer Strategy

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Admittedly, our favorite trend moving into Fall is a tricky one to pull off.  Organza (or see-through) tops are 100% feminine, but how do you wear them?  We found several ways to rock a sheer blouse without showing your ta-tas.  Suitable for work and play, these layering techniques are subtle and sexy.  Work it out! Sheer Blouse Boss Pussy bow blouses […]

Cancer: Home Decor Goes With the Flow

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Hey baby, what’s your sign? We’re enthralled with the hidden art of astrology and how the stars align with personalities. Just for fun, we’ve put together a reference guide for adding decor that is personal to each sun sign. Since this is the month of Cancer, we’ll focus on the details that make their homes heaven on earth. If this […]