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Friday Find: CityMaps For Shopping and Beyond

Even with the simplistic street grid system in New York City, I find myself getting turned around all the time–which is why I’m especially excited about my new discovery: CityMaps. CityMaps serves as a one-stop shop for hyper-local and real-time information about neighborhood places. Through our interactive map, you can access local information such as: Reviews Menus Restaurant reservations Online […]

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Friday Find: Anthropologie Summer Style Picks

There is an Anthropologie a block away from the Real Simple offices and it’s one of my favorite places to visit when I have time to take a lengthy lunch break–which isn’t too often, but enough to sustain my lust for all things Antrho. I usually spend about 10 minutes drooling over the imaginative windows and then move onto all […]

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Bras for a Cause

Since we all love to give back, I wanted to let you know about one of the easiest ways to do just that – and it happens to be the brainchild of one of my favorite brands out there: Soma Intimates. For the third year in a row, they’re spearheading “Giving is Beautiful,” an initiative that accepts your gently-worn bras […]

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The Best Weekend-Getaway Shoes

A weekend getaway does not require multiple bags of clothes and shoes. In fact, the only thing that should be weighing you down is the thought of how much fun you’re going to have. So lighten up! The key is to pull together smart, versatile pieces—clothing, yes, but shoes, too. We picked six pairs—two pairs each for a weekend away […]

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How to Keep White Jeans White

Don’t let the inevitable spills and stains that come with wearing white jeans (they just seem to attract dirt and kids with sticky fingers, don’t they?) get you down. You can keep them bright white with just a few easy tricks. 1. Only wear them 1 or 2 times before laundering them. 2. Skip the bleach if they have any […]

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Protect Your Skin From The Sun And Look Fabulous In Mott 50

I rarely (if ever) think about how well my clothing is protecting my skin against the sun. I figure if it’s covered–it’s protected. But sadly that’s not the case. Harmful UVA rays can find their way right through lightweight clothing and cause damage, including pre-mature aging (aka wrinkles). Yikes! So, for all the healthy-skin and anti-wrinkle fans out there, I […]

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Three Pieces of Clothing Cluttering Up Your Closet

Do you ever walk to your closet and feel like you have nothing to wear, even though your closet is stuffed with clothes? Getting rid of the clutter will help you to see the clothes you actually want to wear, and alleviate the stress you experience when you approach your closet. Where to begin? Start by getting rid of these […]

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Julee’s Wedding Countdown: Weddington Way

Hi Everyone, It’s your friend Julee–staff fashion editor here at Real Simple and Simply Stated blogger over at our Style Guide. I am officially less than 100 days away from my wedding (September 24th)! Yipee! It’s been quite the journey planning this oh-so-important event. And through it all I have learned a lot about myself and just how crafty and […]

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Friday Find: Cece Toppings

It’s the return of the dickie (aka the mock-collar)! I remember wearing them all the time in grade school. Oy! I think back to those days and cringe. What about you? But, the uninteresting and ultra dorky dickies of the past are making a very fashionable comeback thanks to Cece Toppings. I love the vibrant colors, prints, ruffles and tie-neck […]

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Gifts For Dad: Skagen Watches and More!

It’s time to show Dad some love! Father’s Day is one of my favorite holidays for the simple fact that my humble and loving father gets the full spotlight! But, he’s not the easiest person to shop for. However, a few months back I overheard him say that he’s in the market for new watch. Jackpot! I knew the perfect […]

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