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Home Style Inspiration: Marie Antoinette

I’m reading a book about Marie Antoinette and I can’t decide if I want to be her best friend or if she was basically an 18th century version of The Real Housewives of Versailles. Maybe both? One thing’s clear though: this queen had an amazing sense of style. Her palaces were filled with sumptuous fabrics, rich colors, and intricately detailed decorations. Here are some modern day pieces to bring a little Antoinette opulence into your home… Keep reading »

Shopping Guide: 10 Toasty Toggle Coats

Turns out Paddington Bear knew what was up. Toggles are a cute, retro addition to tons of winter coats this season. We’ve rounded up some fabulous toggle coat options in every color and pricepoint (starting as low as 40 bucks!). Click through to check ‘em out…

Shopping Guide: Cozy, Comfortable Corduroy

Whether thin, medium, or wide wale, you just can’t beat the cozy and comfortable quality of corduroy. But we’re not ones to sacrifice style for comfort, so we’ve culled the essential corduroy pieces that will enhance stylish wardrobes, while ensuring that the wearer stays cozy throughout the day.

Shopping Guide: 10 Colorful High-Heel & Flat Ankle Boots

Shh, we’re going to let you in on a secret … It’s OK to recycle your black, brown, and beige boots from last fall and winter if you like them. OK, so now that you’re covered on the neutral footwear front, we’d like you to take a look at these colorful high-heel and flat ankle boots. They’re an easy way to transition from fall to winter, will add some color to your look, and fight the gray day blues.

Shopping Guide: 17 Brown Boots For Fall

The bad news: my beloved brown Tara Jarmon riding boots, which I bought in Paris four years ago and wore into the ground, have been retired. The good news: this means I get to hunt for new boots to replace them! Click onward to see the brown boots in varying heights, heel heights, and styles that I found, some as low as $30 friggin’ bucks. I ain’t lying.

Shopping Guide: Travel In Style The Pan Am Way

Ricci on "Pan Am"
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OK, so Pan Am is now a defunct airline. And you might travel in coach more than first class … But that doesn’t mean the luxury the “Pan Am” show calls to mind is off limits to you when you travel. The following travel items will make you feel luxurious, glamorous, and refreshed as you travel … even if you’re squeezed in the middle seat.

Shopping Guide: Sequins, Sequins, Sequins!

Style 911: T-Shirts
An array of cute, affordable, and ethical Ts. Read More »

If you would have told us a few years ago that we’d want to wear sequins all over one day, we would have laughed hysterically. But now we’re adding sequins to the list of things we said we would never wear yet can’t get enough of. Sequins are a dazzling way to take part in the metallic trend and are totally appropriate for day when the other clothes you’re wearing are simple. For instance, if you’ve decided on a pair of sequin pants, then add a simple, white button-down blouse to contrast the glitz. Ditto goes for a sequin skirt or shorts. Sequin jackets look amazing with distressed jeans for day, but wearing black crop pants at night is a playful take on a tuxedo. Sequin dresses are best left for nights out and sequin T-shirts will become a wardrobe staple.

Shopping Guide: 9 Helmut Lang-Inspired Looks

Helmut Lang’s Spring 2012 was reflective of his signature style: primarily black and neutrals, with sheer overlays and asymmetrical straps and sleeves. In short, we love his looks. His prices, not so much. That’s why we’ve culled together this collection of 9 looks that give you a Helmut Lang-ian style without breaking the bank–including one actual Helmut Lang number.

Etsy Spotlight: Beautiful Bracelets That Just Happen To Tell Time

An understated timepiece in silver or gold is a classic accessory, sure, but it’s also a bit predictable. Why wear a regular watch–on a regular watchband–when you could throw on a gorgeous bracelet that just happens to tell time too? We’ve rounded up some of the most creative handmade watches Etsy sellers have to offer. Read on if you’d like to add a bit of pizazz to your punctuality…

Shopping Guide: 10 Super Slate Grey Pieces

We’re loving slate grey for fall. A darker, richer grey than usual, slate grey is a kicky alternative to basic black. Check out these 10 great slate options after the jump!

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