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How To: Pack Like a #Boss

You may not be the most travel savvy person, but the reality is that packing can actually be quick and stress-free with just a little organization...

Suit Up for Summer

With so many amazing designers paying special attention to swimwear, there are plenty of fashion-forward options for all body types and preferences...

Nike Cortez is a Must for Spring

Nike just re-release its iconic "Cortez Classic" sneaker, and it should be at the top of every must have list this Spring...

Jumpsuits for Tall Girls

I've been so excited to start featuring editorials where I can share brands that I love, and hopefully inspire you when it comes to styling.  In honor of having started this adventure of discovering and styling amazing pieces, I thought it would be fun to challenge myself by featuring an item that has been known to give me a lot of grief: the jumpsuit...

Inside Look: Lele Sadoughi Jewelry

I dropped by Lisa "Lele" Sadoughi's Soho studio for an inside peek at the designer's latest Holiday/Resort 2014 collection (and got an eyeful of other stunning, sparkly pieces in the process)...

Was It Ever Gone?

When I came across Meenal Mistry's recent article in the Wall Street Journal suggesting that bodysuits are making a comeback, I became confused and started to think about the contents of my own closet. I only have a couple of bodysuits, but I find myself wearing them more and more frequently. Did I just happen to be effortlessly fashion-forward, or was I so out of touch that I'd actually worn an outdated trend through to its second-coming? Then I realized: it was neither...

Dear Midwest: This is Not a "Look"

This particular crime of fashion is one that plagues the Midwest - I've witnessed it hundreds of times in my home state of Ohio - but it was seeing it in the glare of a crowded midtown Manhattan street corner that made it impossible for me to ignore...

Shades of Gold

Sunglasses with mirrored lenses have been getting a lot of attention as a celebrity favorite, and this trend finally seems to have trickled to the mainstream. With all the colors of the rainbow set reflectively in frames from classic aviators to funky plastics, I have no doubt they'll be on display everywhere this summer from the beach to the street...

Worth Fighting For

Not only did she pick something that immediately carried a connection to me in her mind, but it came with a great back-story that could have potentially resulted in bodily injury and an assault record...

Blue in Springtime

I'm so happy Spring is finally here and I can break out some fair-weather fashion I've been saving for the occasion!  On this list is my recently-acquired Kate Spade Cobble Hill Leslie Wedgewood bag...

Flat Chance

I found myself trying on a pair of black Via Spiga flats while shopping last week.  When I asked my mother how they looked, her response was simply: "Will you actually wear them?"  This question actually had nothing to do with the shoes - they were lovely - but with my mom's understanding of my personality and quirks...

The Single Girl's Holiday Photo Card: DIY with Instagram

It's almost that time of year again for spreading some holiday cheer.  This also means that if you're single, you'll get an extra heap of friendly little reminders that you haven't yet achieved the same milestones as some of your peers -- namely, in the form of a holiday card featuring photos of your friends and their 2.5 kids dressed in meticulously styled outfits and arranged around a Christmas tree looking like they walked out of an ad for the Gap.  Don't get me wrong - I really appreciate people putting in the effort to send out an actual card at all, and I'm a sucker for cute kids.  But this is yet another area where we sometimes face a double-standard when it comes to single vs. settled.  I love that holiday cards are a great excuse to connect with people in a more personal way, but is it appropriate to send out a photo card if you're flying solo?...

5 Trends for Surviving the Holidays in Style

Between office parties, mandatory family time, and gluttonous dinners that leave you disgusted with yourself, the last thing you need is more stress.  But between knowing you're bound to run into people you'd rather not see and the inevitable photo tags all over social media, trying to figure out an appropriate and stylish outfit for each occasion can create a bad mood before even walking out the door.  These Fall fashion trends will help you put together looks that you won't regret, even if you'd rather forget everything else (like that drunken office karaoke disaster)...

Fall Trend Alert: Runway Pajama Party

When we look at our wardrobe, we can see pieces designated for various purposes: work clothes, clothes for hanging out on the weekend, clothes for going out at night, evening wear, etc.. But we’ve probably heard from our mothers that there used to be another category of dress that every woman had in her closet.  To be more specific, bedroom wear.  In this day an age a phrase like “bedroom wear” most likely inspires visions of sexy, provocative lingerie-like creations, but these were garments of a different style.

4th of July Fashion: Looking Hot in Red, White, & Blue

Whether you prefer spending your holiday weekend at a backyard cookout, a cocktail soiree, or on a sandy beach, chances are you'll want to good.  Sporting some stars and stripes without looking cheesy can be tough, and it's usually best not to go too literal (i.e. that flag baseball cap circa 1986).  Take this as an opportunity to declare you independence from any poor fashion choices!  These summer trends are so hot, they'll have you turning heads even under the biggest fireworks display.

Jetset Summer: Escape NYC to a Luxury Destination

It's a hard fact that any true New Yorker will rarely leave the confines of this fast-paced island we call home.  While we may find it excruciatingly painful to tear ourselves away from our routine of unending work weeks, urban rooftop cocktails, and a demanding social calendar, some time away can do a body good and have you returning with a renewed enthusiasm for life.  With it's heat-radiating streets, swarms of tourists, and buildings in lieu of sunblock, Summer in New York is the perfect time to sneak away.  

Vintage Inspiration: Infusing Retro 60's Style

Thanks to Mad Men, hipsters, and psychedelic runway trends, the 60’s are decidedly “in” again.   Retro influences are seen in everything from Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired architecture to the reincarnation of the muscle car to ever-popular smoky eyes.  It’s no wonder that trends of the swinging era are making a comeback; it was, after all, a decade of the most iconic bands, the biggest counterculture and revolutionary movements in American history, and when mainstream pop-culture actually became a “thing”.

It-Girl's Gotta Have It: LV Agenda

It-Girl's Gotta Have It: LV Agenda

One of the most difficult tasks we’re faced with every year is to find the perfect gift for the girl who has everything.  Fragrances are a hit-or-miss since it takes a lot of testing to find out the best one for each individual and, frankly, and uninspired idea.  Jewelry is too generic (unless it’s at least 3 karats in a platinum setting and comes with a proposal).  And if you’ve never actually seen her wearing a single thing you’ve bought, it’s probably best to steer clear of clothing.