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How to Wear the Pajama Dressing Trend

Love it (so comfy!) or hate it (it is, essentially, pj’s, after all), the “pajama dressing” trend is still going strong. If you happen to fall into the “love it” camp, or even just the “I’m a bit intrigued by this but not sure how to wear it” camp, here are a few pointers for getting the trend to work […]

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How To Wear a Cocoon Coat

Coats with a cocoon shape are a chic and fresh update on winter wear, but the voluminous silhouette can seem a bit daunting. Here are three quick tips for pulling off the look. 1. The shape of this type of coat is a bit bulky, so they look best over clothing that is slim in the leg, like skinny jeans […]

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An Easy Styling Tip for Winter Accessories

It can be tricky to look pulled together when bundling up to face the elements. The easiest way to manage this? Make sure your accessories match! Just the way the right jewelry can tie an outfit together, balancing your winter accessories will keep your outer layers looking polished. Try a matching set (hat, gloves and scarf) in a neutral or […]

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Easy Styling Tips for Winter Boots

Every year they eventually become a necessity—not sleek, pretty, leather boots, but down-to-business, weather-proof, maybe-shearling-lined true winter boots. It’s easy enough to stash a pair of flats in your bag to change into at the office, but if you’re going to be outdoors, running errands, or just generally spending a significant amount of time in these serious shoes, here are […]

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How to Make a Too-Big Ring Fit Your Finger

Have a beautiful ring you adore, but can’t wear because it’s too big? If you don’t want to pay to get the ring resized (or simply don’t have the time), follow these tricks from celebrity stylist Kimmy Erin: • Cut a small piece of moleskin ($5, walgreens.com) that is the width of the ring. (Hint: The longer it is, the […]

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Pricey Alterations That Aren’t Worth the Money

Whether you found a great deal on a slightly irregular coat, or if you’ve got your eye on a beautiful vintage dress, keep in mind that not all alternations are equal. These tailoring fixes are typically not worth the money, as they often require a total overhaul of the whole garment: • Oversized shoulders • A droopy crotch area • […]

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The Ultimate Layer

With the weather still waffling between freezing temps and unexpectedly warm days, it’s time to get creative with layering. The must-have? A vest. When it’s truly frigid, the right vest adds an extra shot of warmth beneath a coat. More temperate? Vests become an outer later that still lets your ensemble underneath shine. Look for options with a bit of […]

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14 Holiday Dresses You’ll Love Under $100 from InStyle.com

What to wear? This is my latest dilemma (I know, I know… not such a big dilemma in the grand scheme of things): I am slightly stressed about what to wear to a few quickly approaching holiday parties (as in this weekend). This year is a little more challenging with the pregnancy belly and all, but I’d love to find […]

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Wednesday Trivia: Thanksgiving Fashion Myths

Do you equate the first Thanksgiving with Puritans dressed in black and white with buckles aplenty? Turns out, the garb is a common misconception. According to Sail1620.com, which is run by The Society of Mayflower Descendants in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Pilgrims actually wore bright and colorful clothing. And those buckles? They didn’t come into style until the late seventeenth […]

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Do Your Pants Wear Out Between the Thighs?

If your pants quickly develop holes at the thigh area (even though they fit perfect fine), you are definitely not alone—nor are you destined to wear through every pair of slacks you own. Instead, look for pants with less than 4 percent of stretchy material, like spandex. A firm fabric holds you in better and doesn’t pull, with means a […]

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