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May 24, 2017

Rooted in Glamour

This month’s feature for “What Influences Your Style?” is Marisa Tatum of Atlanta, by way of Chicago. The bride-to-be says while she has inherited her mother’s love of shoes, ...

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May 17, 2017

White Clothing and Seasonal Taboos

Once upon a time, very long ago, there was this fashion rule calling for men and women to put away their summer whites after Labor Day; those clothes were not to see the light...

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May 13, 2017

The Ultimate Accessory

They say having a child changes everything and I couldn't agree more with that statement. This time last year I was pregnant running around NYC with Isabel Marants on my start...

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April 12, 2017

Exploring Easter Sunday Attire — White Shoes and Beyond

For as long as I can remember, Easter Sundays have been replete with shades of pink dresses, hats or bonnets (designed from paper and polyester when I was a young child); flor...

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April 03, 2017

On the Clock with the Style Chameleon

This month’s feature for “What Influences Your Style?” is Yaviri Escalera of Charlotte, North Carolina. The Rhode Island native prides herself on her individual style – a styl...

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March 16, 2017

The New Dress Up Is Dressing Down

When did we move from the more classic and formal styles of going out to athleisure wear and now to basic, casual attire for dressing up? When did the lines for dress codes be...

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March 13, 2017

The Age of Jewelry II

The name of the game for women was opulence. They refused to be limited to just a single necklace. They would usually wear a choker-type necklace made of pearls, with or witho...

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February 21, 2017

Figures that Make Sense

This month’s feature for “What Influences Your Style?” is Leeandra Gladden of Baltimore County, Maryland, by way of Springfield, Massachusetts. As a high school math teacher, ...

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February 02, 2017

The Age of Jewelry I

Before people discovered precious metals, it is believed those who lived along the seashore used seashells, fishbones, fish teeth and colored pebbles; those who lived inland w...

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February 01, 2017

Watch for Curves Ahead

In 2016, the world was saturated with positive body images of various sizes. Models such as Sabina Karlsson, Tara Lynn, Philomena Kwao and Fluvia Lacerda ruled runways and com...

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January 30, 2017

Style Compass: Turning an Eye to Design

This month’s feature for “What Influences Your Style?” is Saema Nasir of Ottawa, Canada. As a public relations manager, she often navigates life in the fast lane. Saema’s busy...

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December 28, 2016

‘Tis the Year to Be Jolly

If I could use one word to describe the past 12 months it would be “roller coaster.” They were full of ups and downs and even some surprises along the way, including being cho...

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