Ask Allie: The Correct Hem Length for Every Style of Pants
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Ask Allie: The Correct Hem Length for Every Style of Pants

One of the most popular questions I get from readers is what is the proper length to hem pants? Years ago, there was a cut and dry answer, but these days even hemlines get caught up in fashion trends. However, there are some classic guidelines to follow if you’re looking…

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How Does One Get the Polished Look?
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How Does One Get the Polished Look?

How does one get the polished look? This, and different variations of this question show up in my keywords in my blog analytics on a daily basis. It seems that most women are searching for the Holy Grail of style instead of working on those spreadsheets or proposals at work! …

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Best Crossbody Bags for Summer
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Best Crossbody Bags for Summer

First, I love your blog – I’ve been following you for years, and I find your style very accessible and relate-able. I received an Amazon gift card for Mother’s Day, and I’d like to use it on a new everyday cross-body bag. I’m in the market for a cross-body bag…

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Shopping Hits and Misses: J. Crew and J. Crew Factory
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Shopping Hits and Misses: J. Crew and J. Crew Factory

Summer is upon us in the DC Metropolitan area. While I write this wearing a light sweater and looking at rain outside my windows, we’ve had several days above 80 and even 90 degrees, and plenty of humidity. I’ve switched out my closet for my warm weather gear, but had…

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Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale: My Picks
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Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale: My Picks

You know I love Nordstrom, and I especially love the retailer at sale time. Free shipping, free returns without a time limit, and high quality items that are often seasonally appropriate. Below are my picks from the Nordstrom Half-Yearly sale which is taking place now through June 4, 2017.

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