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5 Reasons You Should Get a Pedicure Year-Round

Autumn is under way!  The leaves are a golden yellow and burnt orange as they fall off the branches.  Beautiful.  Loads of people are filling the streets donning faux leather bombers, thick scarves, oversize sweaters, and loads of layers.  It’s also the month we start to wear all kinds of boots.  Tall ones, short ones, …

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Five Reasons You Should Look Good for NYE

For several weeks, I’ve been ranting to my friends and family the importance of dressing well for New Year’s Eve.  Some of them think I’m being over-the-top, while others happen to agree.  This year I’ve managed to not only find myself something to wear early (surprisingly), but I’ve also been able to help others put …

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Styling the Ladies of Unity

Recently, my fab partner Melanie (@mello_yello84) and I had the awesome opportunity to style the awesome ladies of Unity (@Unityatb).  This was probably my most difficult experience trying to please Ms. Aviance (the beauty to the left), because she is not an easy bargain.  After lots of fits and fights (friendly, of course!!), we finally …

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Peplum is Back!

So, I know you’ve noticed one of the most awesomest, ultra feminine trends for this season. The Peplum.   I remember when I was a kid, one of my fave ‘fits was a floral print peplum shirt and matching shorts with black lace on the bottom.  I was a fly little girl! Peplum is a flared …

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Brothas, take notice..

MG Black Label Top Cardigan Melange Charcoal.  Definitely a good look. $39. www.jackthreads.com

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It pays to be nice..

“Don’t reserve your best behavior for special occasions. You can’t have two sets of manners, two social codes – one for those you admire and want to impress, another for those whom you consider unimportant. You must be the same to all people.” -Lillian Eichler Watson

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On Manners…

“Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others.  If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.” – Emily Post

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Cuz Every Girl’s Crazy About a Sharp Dressed Man

It’s no secret that I love clothes.  Anyone who’s spent a significant amount of time with me is aware of how excited yet overwhelmed I can get when it comes time for me to get dressed for an event.  Any event.  I like to look good and I love for my girlfriends accompanying me to look good …

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