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Turtlenecks for Spring

I wear turtlenecks in fall and winter, but somehow never think of turtlenecks for spring.

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Message Tees and Other Trends

I’m not much for jumping on trend bandwagons. I love to keep up with trends, in that I love to research, read, and look at pictures of what is on trend. But shelling out my money for trends, especially of …

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The Death of Skinny Jeans

I bought skinny jeans the other day. Two pairs. How daring of me. Especially considering that the fashion media has been predicting the death of skinny jeans for at least two years now. An article in BuzzFeed declared the skinny jeans …

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My Clothes Are Not the Boss of Me

Last fall I wrote a post about some crazy trends happening in fashion, about how unrealistic, unwearable, and downright silly some of them are. To me at least. Remember the “duvet coat?” Ha. And I loved the comment on that …

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Moving On… Style Wise

Spring is supposed to be a time of renewal, of rebirth, isn’t it? And yet this spring I’ve been feeling that I’m stuck in a rut. Not a big rut. Not a huge car-swallowing pothole that I’ll never climb out …

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Dipping My Toe in the Dress Over Pants Trend

Like most women who love clothes, I like to keep up with trends. I like to know what’s in and what’s out, and whether what’s in or out will ultimately have any effect on my wardrobe. I like to look …

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Fashion Hyperbole… What’s the Story?

As a New Brunswicker of Irish descent, I have been known to use a little hyperbole for the sake of a good story. A story is always made better with a teensy bit of exaggeration. Is that an oxymoron, do …

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Black and White … All Over Paris

I’m a very black and white person. Things are either wonderful, amazing, spectacular…. or they suck. I’m either rapturous or (as Anne of Green Gables, my childhood hero, used to say) in the “depths of despair.” I either love something, …

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Is Normcore Still A Thing?

In case you missed it, early last year, the New York trend forecasting agency K-Hole coined the term, Normcore, to describe the way young hipsters were dressing, in eighties-style mom jeans, sneakers, and ill-fitting white tee shirts (a la Seinfeld …

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