Category: Fashion Advice

Attending a cabi Fashion Experience

Fall Fashion Fashion Advice

I learned about cabi in 2011 when my friend became a stylist. This year, I really got to know cabi and the people behind the brand. I was invited to attend cabi Conversations where I chatted all night with founders and staff of cabi. I was also invited to attend Scoop, cabi’s twice-yearly conference that includes Stylist training and a fashion show of the upcoming clothing collection. However, I hadn't…

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Stitch Fix Review

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I've had many friends, and many of you tell me you've tried Stitch Fix and you've had mixed experiences. And many of you have asked my opinion of Stitch Fix especially since it added plus sizes (and they added a program for men!).  Right now they're having a promotion where your first stying fee is waived so I felt it was a good time to do a Stitch Fix review…

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What To Buy At the Gap Sale

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Through this weekend, Gap is having up to 50% off everything, and then an additional 20% off your order with the promo code CHEERS. Not only that, this is GapCash time, so you will earn GapCash to use closer to the holidays. Reader Kim asked me to share what I think are the best buys during this Gap Sale, my picks are below. Gap Crazy Stripe I shared the Gap…

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Universal Standard Review

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Universal Standard is doing a road trip across the country and this weekend they came to DC, with two days in the Pentagon City Nordstrom, and yesterday they made a one-day pop-up shop down the street from Union Market. I HAD to go, I've had mixed experiences with shopping Universal Standard online and wanted to be able to try a large variety of pieces to try for fit and quality. Also,…

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Nordstrom Fall Sale: The Best Shoes of the Sale

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The Nordstrom Fall Sale is always a hit or miss for me. Unlike the Nordstrom Anniversary sale, this is a true seasonal sale where you are more likely to find scores on sandals than items you can wear now. I find the sale is best for shoes (though don’t discount other departments for the occasional mega score). However, I found some really great wear now and all winter long footwear…

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How to Wear Citron and Mustard No Matter Your Skintone

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I’m just mad about saffron… but saffron’s not mad about me. This fall, one of the hottest colors is one of the hardest to wear. Shades of saffron, citron, curry, mustard, chartreuse, canary, and gold are everywhere from the runway to the mall. It’s an autumnal version of yellow that’s rich, modern, and unique but hard to wear with many complexions. If you’re like me and drawn to the color…

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Rothy’s Flats Review

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You’ve likely seen Rothy’s flats. They advertise on Facebook, they’re promoted on Twitter, and if you google you’ll find tons of reviews for Rothy’s flats. But are those reviews legit? I decided to purchase a pair of Rothy’s shoes with my own money, give them a beating, and report back to you a complete honest review of Rothy’s flats. For those who haven’t heard of Rothy’s they’re flats made from…

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