Nude Bras and other Intimates for Brown Skin

Fashion Advice

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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What I Wore: Grey and Olive

Fall Fashion Outfit Posts

Olive green is one of those colors I don't wear often and when I do I don't know why I don't wear it more often. It's surprisingly flattering and so versatile. What other color looks so great with brown and black, pink and orange, black and white, turquoise and teal? Chico's reached out and asked me to style a look on Instagram featuring the Chico's Silky Soft Shirt. Often finding…

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Are Knee High Boots Still in Style?

Fashion Advice

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

Fashion Advice

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 Hits and Misses: Beauty Edition

Beauty

This summer was about going natural – no heating products on my hair, less makeup, better skin. Below are some beauty products I tried for hair and skin to accomplish that and whether they were hits or misses. VERB Ghost Oil VERB Ghost Oil is a product I’ve used since early summer. My hair is fine yet wavy and can be frizzy. Most products to smooth and add shine weigh…

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What I Wore: Not for Sale

Outfit Posts Summer

Nothing in this outfit is for sale. Nothing is currently available in stores, and most pieces are over two years old. Not only that, this is the end of summer and stores and full of booties and sweaters, not sundresses and sandals. So finding “similar” pieces is near impossible.  But I'm sharing this outfit because these pieces are several years old. Because they are good buys, and proof that you…

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