Category: Fashion Advice

Nude Bras and other Intimates for Brown Skin

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Hey lingerie brands, did you know not all people are beige? In fact, 2016 Census data shows that over 40% of Americans are non-white. This means your beige bras, panties, hosiery, and control garments you call “nude” are not skin colored for almost half the population. What a missed opportunity. Take a lesson from Rihanna and the success of Fenty Beauty. When you recognize people come in more than one…

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Are Knee High Boots Still in Style?

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Hi Allie, I have three pairs of knee high boots. They’re really nice quality and I paid a lot for alterations. I don’t see a lot of knee high boots on bloggers these days. Are knee high boots still in style? If you don’t already own a pair of riding or knee-high boots, don’t buy any this season. While such boots are pretty classic, the problem is the trend so…

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The Best Leopard Print Shoes for Your Wardrobe

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Leopard is a neutral, amirite? It’s a print that goes with everything, and really helps to add polish and style to a look. A leopard print shoe has been a staple in my wardrobe for over a decade, and always works, even if my personal style changes. This season I was on the hunt for a very low heeled leopard print flat or leopard print kitten heel so I’ve seen…

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Recent Retail Hits and Misses: Denim Edition

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Fall is back to school… and back to jeans! I have a few pairs that still work from last year, but you curvy girls know the most beloved denim often ends up being the most worn out and eventually unwearable denim. I was looking for some replacements, and some styles to update my wardrobe for fall. And to be honest, a few I ordered just so I could try them…

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Capsule Wardrobe: Fall Weekend Style

Capsule Wardrobes Fashion Advice

Many have written me asking for a casual weekend look for fall. More polish than jeans and a tee shirt, more refined than leggings and a tunic. This capsule wardrobe is for you – weekend style refined. This capsule wardrobe is all about layering, so it can work now in late summer when it’s a bit breezy, and continue until there’s frost in the morning. However, most of these pieces…

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