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how to decorate with neutrals

Question: I've always thought it was interesting that your color palette is so simple and neutral and would like to replicate that in my bedroom. How do I do it though without it…

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look of the day: tailgating

Of course, when you go tailgating, you will more than likely wear your school or team's colors. And of course, we could have selected school or team colors to showcase in today's tailgating…

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the amazing lace

You’ve seen quite a bit about Fall’s hot Leather styles but we would be remiss if we neglected the complementary use of Lace detailing in this very opposite but complimentary trend. As a…

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moving beyond the comfort zone

Typically, I keep my make-up relatively natural. Cream and taupe eye shadows and a neutral lip. Thrilling, I know. Lately, however, I have been branching out from that. I saw a photo of…

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shoes to wear for hours

Reader: I need a recommendation for chic shoes that you can wear without crippling yourself when you have to look polished and dressed up and be on your feet for hours at a…

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look of the day: family portrait

Looking back at my own family portrait from seven years ago, I wish I had known what I know now. Don't over-think it. The more you actually look like your normal self (albeit…

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how to wear daytime metallics

Reader: I love wearing metallics but are they appropriate for daytime? Tara: Metallic can be a tricky thing to wear for daytime. Some may not opt for a full on lamé gown (unless…

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uniform: part two

I have never been much of a makeup person. Even though growing up my grandmother used to say she was going to "put her face on," and even though I spent hours watching…

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look of the day: oyster roast

A few of us have oyster roasts on our calendar this fall and we are all planning on wearing a version of this chic and comfortable look. Layering is important since the weather…

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weekend style with kiskadee

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street style: tandy

Meet Tandy, a mom of three school-age girls with a full time job. She doesn't have a lot of time to shop and somehow always looks fabulous! "I love Alexandria for the close…

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look of the day: date night

I don't know about all of the other store owners, but I do know that Susan, owner of Zoe Boutique, reserves (almost) every Friday night for her husband. It is their date night--and…

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the italian experience

Shopping in Italy can be a magical experience. Some of the most beautiful fashions in the world come from this fascinating country. But most of us don't have time for that weekend shopping…

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how to clean makeup stains

Reader: Do you have any tricks for getting a foundation stain out of clothing? Angela: We always hesitate to answer cleaning questions because we are not dry cleaners and it is not our…

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look of the day: brunch with the in-laws

Hopefully you have a great relationship with your in-laws and don't have to think twice about what you wear when you meet them for brunch. Not all of us are so lucky, and…

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