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Must Haves: Radiant Orchid, Pantone’s Color Of 2014

Goodbye, Emerald Green. Hello, Radiant Orchid! The Pantone Color Institute has announced its new color for 2014. This year’s hue is described as “an enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones” that “inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health.” Hey, sounds good to us. We rounded up 11 Radiant Orchid pieces — clothing, shoes, accessories, and makeup — to help you get a jump on 2014. Click through to add some radiance to your closet!

Compassionate Fashion: 10 Made In The USA Basics For $100 Or Less

When you’re trying to find clothing that’s made in the USA, it’s fairly easy to track down funky, one-of-a-kind items from indie designers and well-made investment (read: expensive) pieces from higher end labels. But what about the basics, the stuff you wear every single day — jeans, hoodies, t-shirts, tights, sneakers, pencil skirts, etc? Luckily for us, there are still some awesome companies producing these must-have clothing items right here in America. They can be a little tough to find, but that’s why I did the work for you! Click through to check out 10 everyday basics, all American-made, all great quality, all $100 or less…

15 Items I Would Buy If I Was Shopping On This Cyber Monday (Which I Am Not, I Swear)

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I blew my wad on a rental car so I could drive to Pennsylvania with Lucca for the Thanksgiving holiday, which means I am banned — BANNED — from doing any shopping on this Cyber Monday, no matter how good the deals may be. But that doesn’t mean I cannot live vicariously through the rest of you. Here are 15 items I would purchase if I were shopping today, which I am not, I swear, I swear, I swear.

Must Haves: Brighten Up Your Winter Wardrobe With These Colorful Cold Weather Accessories!

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is real and it’s a menace! Help beat the winter blues by bundling up in these colorful cold weather accessories. Seriously, it’s kind of difficult to be in a shitty mood with a hot pink pom-pom hat on.

Must Haves: 15 Pairs Of Boots With A Wedge

Want to add a little lift to your gait but not lose your footing traversing through the rainy and snowy weather to come this winter? Wedge boots are the answer! You’ll get a few extra inches of height, but your feet will feel like they’re still walking on (mostly) flat, solid ground. From ankle to knee-high, fancy to rugged, here are a ton of wedgy, heh, options.

Holiday Party Style: 20 Festive Jumpsuits & Rompers

Holiday party season has arrived! While I love a fun, short, fancy dress, allow me to suggest going a different route this year. Consider THE JUMPSUIT. No longer for those still wearing diapers, the onesie is a totally party-appropriate alternative to your standard cocktail dress or mini skirt, minus the risk of flashing your panties. And don’t ignore short, romper-style jumpsuits either — just throw on a pair of tight underneath and you’re good to go. Here are 20 reasons to consider the jumpsuit this holiday season…

Shopping The Trend: Oxblood

Oxblood: Just a fancier, more carnivorous way of saying maroon or burgundy. This deep purple-y red hue has been hot for awhile now and shows no sign of disappearing anytime soon, perhaps this is because oxblood is basically a funkier neutral and looks good with almost any other color it’s paired with. Got a thirst for oxblood? Here at 13 pieces I found just for you…

Must Haves: 20 Full Midi Skirts To Twirl Around In

In case I haven’t made my full skirt obsession already clear, let me reiterate — I am really, really into this vaguely retro shape, especially when styled with unexpected elements, like chambray shirts and statement blouses and wedge boots. If yesterday’s Street Style Inspiration whet your appetite for all thing flouncy and feminine, here are 20 more midi-length full skirts you can really twirl in…

Street Style Inspiration: 5 Ways To Wear Full Skirts

This always happens. Just a few months after I do a major closet clean, in which I donate/sell things I don’t wear anymore, I wake up with the realization that I should have kept my [INSERT ITEM I DIDN'T CARE ABOUT TWO MONTHS AGO BUT WANT NOW]. Such is the case with the full midi skirt I gave away three months ago that I am dying to wear now that full skirts are being spotted everywhere including the street style photos that have been the source of much of my outfit inspirations recently. I love, love, love this trend because I think it works on ALL body types. A full skirt gives everyone a tiny waist, hourglass shape and a feminine vibe that can be styled in an endless variety of ways and can work for all seasons (just add tights!). Here are five street style-inspired ways to rock the full skirt! I guess I’ll be buying another one — and this time I’m holding onto it for dear life.

Must Haves: 11 Fun & Flouncy Mini Skirts

I know what you’re going to say. “Amelia! It’s winter! Shouldn’t the mini skirts be stocked away for next summer?” That, my dears, is a fallacy. Winter is the perfect time to rock a short, flouncy  skirt — you just need to add cold-weather layers, like sweaters, tights and boots, to make them seasonally appropriate. Here, I’ll put my hand on Grace Coddington’s memoir, Grace, and swear that I am not trying to give you frostbitten legs. Now do you believe me? Good! Click on for my picks!

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