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What’s In My Bag for Fall

29 August 2016
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Today I’m spilling what’s in my bag for fall. Let me say right up front, I try to travel light (OK, as lightly as possible) because New York is a travel-by-foot town and I can’t afford to be weighed down with a heavy bag. My shoulders don’t need the extra tension. The challenge then, becomes to carry everything I need without stressing my frame and trying my patience.…

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Giving Heat the Cold Shoulder

7 May 2016
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It’s all about the shoulder this spring: off-the-shoulder, one shoulder, cold shoulders. Since it’s been a little too chilly in NYC to go completely off-the-shoulder, I’m easing my way in with an easier-to-wear cold shoulder top. Of course, girding against the breeze isn’t the only reason I’m liking this blouse. I also love the swing factor that adds to my sashay as I stroll along the boulevards.…

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How to Choose Your Perfect Holiday Shoe

14 December 2015
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A great pair of shoes can turn an outfit from drab to dazzling in two seconds flat. The perfect shoe can elevate your style as well as your mood, change your outlook on the world and perhaps change how the world sees you. OK, that last one is a tall order for shoes, but you know what I mean. Now, actually finding the perfect holiday shoe is easier said than done.…

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Sexy Party Dresses Under $100

7 December 2015
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With holiday party season in full swing, even the most extensive wardrobe can buckle under the pressure to be dazzling at every outing. My solution? The party dress. Specifically party dresses under $100. Dresses are the perfect party solution as they are the ultimate in one-piece dressing. Short on time or inspiration? All you need is a snazzy pair of shoes and a few well-chosen baubles and your look is complete.…

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