Barrel Jeans Are Kicking Skinnies Out The Door For Good

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Move over, skinny ladies, there’s a new jean in town! We’re loving the roomy shape of barrel jeans because they are both comfortable and flattering. Extra room in the hips and thighs should always be welcome guests in your wardrobe. Take a look at the most flattering styles and donate your skin-tight beauties to a good cause. Vintage Barrel Jeans […]

Curly Bob Hairstyles: How To Rock One Right

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If you’re at that awkward, mid-length grow out stage, it’s time to throw in the towel!  Curly bob hairstyles are framing faces with a sexy, tousled effect.  Our favorite hair cuts are above the shoulders with layers that skim the jawline.  Time to let those natural waves loose or maybe time for the perm to be back in action?  What […]

Paris 2nd Arrondissement: Looking Beyond the Louvre

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If you’ve never been to Paris, the Louvre Museum will most likely be on your top 5 must-see list. Spend half the day at the crown jewel of the Paris 2nd arrondissement and then head out to do some shopping. Some of the best clothing and specialty food shops live within the perimeter. Use this handy guide to plot your […]

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 […]

Country Dresses Add Bohemian Charm With Florals

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What happened to all of the pants? Country dresses are taking over with Bohemian details and earthy floral prints. These frocks are easy to throw on and even easier to accessorize! Grab your favorite boots for fall and take a look at these styles for inspiration. A leather purse or denim jacket is all you need for a sweet date […]

Berets, Lieutenant Hats + Sailor Caps – Oh My!

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The sexy alternative to dry shampoo is a fun and slouchy hat. Ditch your flat, wide brim numbers and opt for this season’s slouchy berets, lieutenant hats, and sailor caps. They have a playful vibe that also rocks a certain, je ne sais quoi, French girl cool. Just add a cafe au lait and you’re morning is off to a […]

Red Roses For a Blue Lady

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Sometimes fashion has us feeling so conflicted. How much is too much red? Generally, it’s best to take our color cues from nature. This means using our favorite power color in meaningful doses. Then we see a smashing head-to-toe take on “painting the town” and we’re ready to throw caution to the wind! Take a look and see how heavy-handed […]

Lettering Lets Your Reputation Precede You

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Now just who do you think you are? Women everywhere are having fun with statement-making lettering these days. Pick a patch, or add some embroidery to perk up a vintage piece. It’s not really yours until you’ve put your brand on it! Check out our favorite ideas on how to work some words into your wardrobe. Custom Lettering Did you […]

Bandana Badness: Tie One On!

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Now is the hottest time of the year and you’ve got to battle the sun, sweat, and stray hair.  Time to stock up on a couple of trusty bandanas which play double-duty in your fashion life.  They add some country charm to your look, easy.  Check out some of our favorite ideas on how to incorporate a kerchief into your […]

Coin Necklaces on Trend For French Girl Cool

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You’ve gotta’ love social media for coining phrases such as “French girl cool”. The combination of effortless style and feminine charm is all in the details! Take a look at how our Paris girlfriends are layering delicate coin necklaces. Keep your messy bed head and espresso in check with a simple gold medallion. Or two. Coin Necklaces à la Carte […]