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Style Guide: 4 Of Spring’s Biggest Jacket Trends

Spring Pattern Trends
Style Guide: 4 Of Spring’s Hottest Pattern Trends
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This spring, jackets are breaking from tradition, and new materials and patterns have been applied to many familiar cuts.  Check out the new takes on blazers, moto, varsity, and crop jackets above…

Beauty Test Drive: Formula X’s Nail Colors In Thrilling & Sci-Fi

Beauty Test Drive: Formula X Nails

When it comes to spring nail color, I’m feeling a bit torn between my favorite poppy red and the pretty pastel shades that are big for the season. Unlike Jessica’s creamy coloring, my olive skin tone often clashes with rich pastels. On a routine trip to Sephora — what? —  I spotted these Formula X colors and decided to give them a shot. Keep reading »

An Open Letter To The Young Women Gossiping On The Subway

An Open Letter To The Young Women Gossiping On The Subway
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Dear Young Women On My Subway Car Yesterday,

I remember high school, a small world in which everyone feels like a character in an epic drama.  A place where peers pass judgement and share hearsay as entertainment. Where few consider the appropriateness or repercussions of their conversations. Yesterday, the two of you stood in a New York City subway car and gossiped loudly about a classmate, making the entire subway car uncomfortable, especially as the story was about a teenage girl having sex in a public place. You laughed at her confusion about a possible pregnancy even though a condom was used. You proceeded to tell the intimate details of what she and her partner had done. I won’t share those details because my intention is not to shame the subject of your conversation. And besides, I have no right. Keep reading »

Hi/Lo: Abstract-Print Slouchy Pants

Hi/Lo: Abstract Print Relax Fit Pants
Hi/Lo: Black & White Mules
Hi/Lo: Black and White Mules
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If you haven’t already, ease into spring with a pair of relaxed fit pants in a cool, abstract print. I know what you’re thinking. But Sophie, they look like pajama bottoms. ’Tis true, but think of the pajama-like comfort! What’s not to love? Try pairing these printed pants with a short structured jacket and heels. If you aren’t ready to shell out the big bucks on this trend, try the Olive & Oak version on sale at T.J. Maxx for $19.99.

Hi/Lo: Sexy Silver Shorts

Hi/Lo Silver Shorts

When I found these elegant Kate Spade shorts, I couldn’t help but swoon. Imagine sipping champagne on a yacht in these bottoms, as your tan legs stretch out lazily… OK, so that isn’t quite my life, but a girl can dream. However, I will opt to wear the more affordable MinkPink version the next time I do a beer tasting on Manhattan By Sail’s clipper.

Lookbook: Peter Som For DesigNation

So you’ve been browsing through fashion blogs, catalogs, and sales emails excited to start shopping for spring, but have yet to make your move. Good! Take a sneak peak at Peter Som’s collection for DesigNation. These fun patterns and shapes are comfortable enough to wear all summer long. You can snatch a few of these pieces online, but the full collection doesn’t hit stores until April 10. Check out our favorites…

Frisky Eats: 8 Creative Artichoke Recipes

Admit it. When you think of artichokes, you think of spinach and artichoke dip. I don’t blame you, it’s delightful, but I must beg you to stop limiting the artichoke. This fall and spring veggie has so much more to offer! Try these eight recipes out and see what I mean…

Home Inspiration: Pretty Patterned Pillow Combinations

Home Inspiration: Clocks
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It is finally starting to warm up here in NYC and I personally can’t wait for the bright colors of budding spring. Tulips! Daffodils! Peonies! Since I lack a garden, I brighten things up and give the inside of my apartment a mini-makeover with colorful throw pillows instead. Play interior decorator by mixing and matching different colors and patterns — here are some cool and colorful throw pillow options that won’t break the bank…

Beauty Test Drive: LORAC 3D Liquid Lustre

So Shiny!

Want to up your eye shadow game? This safe-for-contact-wearers glittery topcoat promises to boost your natural-looking eye makeup and take you from the office to da clurb in no time. Keep reading »

Style Stealer: Candace Cameron’s Tailored Blue Romper

Style Stealer: Candace Cameron’s Tailored Blue Romper

Talk about a blast from the past, both DJ Tanner and Winnie Cooper are on “Dancing With The Stars” this season! Speaking of the former, check out the tailored romper Candace Cameron wore to rehearsal the other day. As a Christian woman, Cameron has been determined to be sexual while saving the best for her husband. She has worn many of the more conservative costumes this season, yet has no problem showing off a lot of leg! I actually love this romper. It is sexy and sophisticated and can be worn with heels or flats. Here’s how to steal Candace’s style… Keep reading »

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