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Spring Espadrilles

It’s possible that espadrilles are the ultimate spring shoe. They unmistakably welcome warmer weather, but they provide enough protection (and warmth) for those days that just didn’t quite get the message that it’s no longer winter. On top of that, they’re super cute—and super comfortable. Here are three great pairs to help start spring off on the right foot:   Check out more cute […]

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Easy Outfit Idea: Jumpsuits

  If the word “jumpsuit” immediately calls to mind images of your mechanic, read on: You might not know it yet, but this versatile piece could just be your new LBD. Although perhaps a bit intimidating if you’ve yet to try the trend, just think of a jumpsuit as a slight (and slightly cooler) update to the classic cocktail dress. Just like […]

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A Better Alternative to Rain Boots

There’s nothing wrong with a galosh, but with April showers upon us it’s a good time to think about stepping up your waterproof game. Rain boots don’t have to be that classic, clunky shape; they now come in all kinds of silhouettes so you don’t have to sacrifice your outfit to the weather gods. Try out one of these options […]

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How to Fix a Snag

You’re favorite shirt has a snag. Before ditching the drab garb (and, perhaps, shedding a tear), use this smart advice to bring your shirt back to life:

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Cheap Ways to Make an Outfit Look Expensive

The biggest fashion trends need not drain your budget—in fact, subtle touches like zippers, small sequins, and beating with a matte finish usually pass for good quality even when made inexpensively. “A button covered in fabric looks more couture,” says Phillip Bloch, a Los Angeles–based stylist and the author of The Shopping Diet. Another embellishment that looks fancy, not tacky: […]

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A Super Simple Tip For Tailoring Jeans

Bringing your new boot-cuts (or skinnies, or wide-legs…) to the tailor for a hem job? Make sure you toss those jeans into the laundry first. Denim shrinks a bit when you wash it, which can cause the length of the inseam to shorten slightly. Putting your new jeans through two wash-and-dry cycles before you get them hemmed will spare you the grief […]

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Wearing White? Go Nude.

It may be pretty obvious that neon green is not the optimal color choice for undergarments worn beneath a white top or skirt. Less obvious, but also not the right choice, is white. White fabric on white fabric creates a double-opaque effect that makes your underpinnings just as obvious as wearing a bright color beneath light shades. Instead, opt for […]

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20 Must-Have Spring Dresses from SouthernLiving.com

Happy first official day of spring, readers! Soon enough, the ground will thaw, the trees will begin to regrow their leaves, and pretty flowers will start popping up all over the place. On top of the botanical changes, the move from winter to spring requires a change in wardrobe as well—but if you live in a temperate climate, that might […]

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Easy Outfit Idea: Boyfriend Jeans

A few simple tricks can make even intentionally rumpled-looking pieces feel proper and polished. To pull this look together, start with a pair of “boyfriend”-cut jeans (styles that are relatively slim-cut will be the most flattering) and add a layering tee. Whip these slouchy basics into stylish shape by pairing them with tailored and ladylike accessories, like a blazer, pointy-toed […]

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How To Remove Salt Stains from Leather and Suede

Has winter’s festive mix of sludgy melted snow and street salt left white stains all over your beloved leather boots? Good news: there’s a super simple solution (literally!). Dip a cloth (or paper towel, or cotton ball) into a mixture of one part white vinegar, one part warm water and gently rub against the stains—they should come right off—and then […]

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