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Shopping Guide: 11 Darling & Dashing Mini Wallets

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All summer, we’ve urged you to swap your large day bag for a smaller clutch. The practicality of a clutch, however, depends on how you organize what’s inside it. A mini-wallet can make a huge difference because it holds essentials, like money, credit cards, and business cards, but isn’t bulky. We’re still all about style and function, so we found 11 darling and dashing mini wallets that you’ll want to show off as much as your clutch.

Shopping Guide: Dreaming Of Yellow & Gray

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Yellow and gray is a color combination I’ve loved since I was a kid. I love the contrast of bright and vibrant yellow against neutral and grounding gray. After the jump, some of my favorite yellow and gray fashion pairings.

Shopping Guide: 14 Shiny, Happy Metallic Shoes

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Metallic shoes are no longer a trend; they’re a staple. We’d even argue that every woman needs at least one pair of metallic shoes in her style arsenal. This glitzy shoe style can go casual or dressy, depending on what you pair it with, but never seems like an afterthought. Here are 14 of our favorite shiny, happy metallic shoes.

Shopping Guide: Lazy Days Of Summer Loungewear

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During that unpredictable transition to spring and summer, we felt we had to take advantage of every beautiful weekend because there’s was a chance the next day’s weather would be cold, rainy, or both. Now that we’re completely immersed in hot weather and realize there are many more beautiful days to come, we all can indulge our lazy tendencies on the weekend. Nothing makes a lazy summer day more enjoyable than comfortable and lightweight loungewear. Here are our favorite summer chemises, shorts, lounge pants, and robes.

How To Pamper & Soothe Your Feet During Summer

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A professional pedicure is the best beauty treatment you can give your feet. But unless you have the income of a celebrity or mogul and the time of a couch potato, getting a pedicure isn’t a daily occurrence. Most women get one once every two weeks. So what can you do the other 13 days to pamper and soothe your sweaty, pavement-beaten, and sore feet this summer? The answer is product, product, product.

What To Pack When You’re D.C.-Bound

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Last week, my mom and I decided to take an impromptu trip to Washington, D.C. It had been awhile since we went sightseeing anywhere, and we picked one of the hottest weeks to go to D.C. Luckily, we didn’t melt and had packed everything we needed for a trip to D.C. Here are the items you should be sure to pack in your weekend bag when you’re D.C.-bound.

How To Wear: A Blazer & Cutoff Shorts For Playful Outings

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Fashion is often about mixing and coordinating opposites, so it’s no surprise that all summer long, fashion insiders have advocated wearing cutoff denim shorts with a blazer. I’ve seen this look in the pages of Lucky and Elle and on a whole host of style blogs. But what has irked me about this trend is that editors often try to make the shorts work with pieces that are too formal, dressy, or glitzy. Many of these publications showed cutoff shorts with a black blazer, but I think that’s too predictable and too much contrast between formal and casual. I prefer more color in this look because denim shorts are the epitome of casual fun. I styled two denim cutoffs and blazer looks that will work when you’re stepping out for playtime … which in my adult world means cocktails, a date, or shopping.

Congratulations, New Mom Selma Blair: A Look Back At Her 7 Best Maternity Looks

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This past week, Selma Blair gave birth to her son Arthur Saint Bleick, whose father is fashion designer Jason Bleick. Having been overdue for 18 days, we’re sure Selma is looking forward rather than backwards. We, however, would rather celebrate Selma’s new mommy-hood by looking back at her maternity style. She did master looking fun and fresh while pregnant, after all.

Shopping Guide: Color-Block Heels, Flats & Wedges

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Color-blocking is exactly what it sounds like: blocks of colors, black, white, or gray used in geometric patterns on clothes, shoes, and accessories. It’s also one of the biggest trends this season, but we prefer to take part in the trend in small doses. So we found eight pairs of color-block heels, flats, and wedges to tickle your tootsies with color.

Wear It Now/Wear It Later: Gap 1969 Wrap Dress

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When going shopping, it makes sense to look for clothes that can work for multiple seasons. This is a good way to double your wardrobe without spending double the money and needing double the closet space. Gap’s 1969 Wrap Dress works as a cute summer dress and an edgy fall classic. See how we put together a summer and fall look using this wrap dress.
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