Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

Yesterday we got a new mattress; we upgraded to a king-sized bed. I never wanted a bed that big, I heard the superstition that big beds cause divorces. However, as we get older we have different sleep patterns and find a bit of space prevents one another from waking up.…

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Gift Guide: Alison’s Favorite Things of 2018
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Gift Guide: Alison’s Favorite Things of 2018

Inspired by Oprah’s Favorite Things, below is a list of things I absolutely love and have made my wardrobe, skin, or life in general better. While this is a blog that focuses on style, I think that extends past the wardrobe, dressing table, and medicine cabinet. This list of my…

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My Experience as an Election Judge (AKA Poll Worker)
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My Experience as an Election Judge (AKA Poll Worker)

Every time I went to vote in an election I wondered about the people working at the polling station. I recognized many from my community but didn’t know how they got that job so I did a bit a research. The role in my county is called an election judge,…

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Recent Raves
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Recent Raves

I gotta admit, things have been hectic and I’m behind on blog content. So instead of a fab outfit or a carefully curated capsule wardrobe, here’s a list of things I’ve recently purchased that are worthy of a mention. I will be back to regularly scheduled content very soon! Earlier…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

Last week I shared how I was in the New York Times and why I chose to be titled Mrs. in place of Ms. In the words of a very wise woman, that reasoning was “lamesauce.” Women have worked so hard to have a title available that doesn’t define them…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

Last month Lizz Schumer from the New York Times gave me a call and we chatted about capsule wardrobes and business casual dress in the workplace (see below). At the end of our chat, she asked me what courtesy title I would like as the Times still uses prefixes (Mrs,…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

Fall has finally hit in the DC area and it’s straight up cold. It was literally 90 degrees one day last week so it’s hard to accept we’re in the season for coats and boots. We pulled out all of Emerson’s winter clothes and also received a Stitch Fix box…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

I’m writing this Friday. Karl and I just shot an upcoming real-life capsule wardrobe where I chose nine pieces of clothing from a single brand and created 20 different looks for work, weekend, and even a few social events. We shoot these in our home, moving all the furniture to…

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