How to Cheat the Crop Top & Skirt Trend

Q. I’d like to get into the cropped top and skirt trend, but I don’t want to expose my midriff in the process. Any suggestions? A. I totally understand where you’re coming from. There are ways to get around this! First, try picking a wide-cut ...more

How to Do a Ballerina Bun

I never got into the sock bun trend because they just look too perfect. I prefer a more classic (but kinda messy) bun. I do my hair like this for my ballet classes, so I don't have to worry about hair flying all over the place. But I also like the ...more

I Never Leave Home Without Lipstick

When I was barely 13, I started wearing makeup, lots of makeup. As if overnight, I went from a girl who won ribbons at school for handball, made a cardboard castle for my guinea pig and played hide-and-seek with the neighborhood kids to a sultry ...more

A Complete Shoe Collection With Only 8 Pairs

I decided to come up with a strategy for how you can put together an entire shoe collection—and I mean having a shoe that will go with any outfit—with only eight pairs! Here goes nothing ... ...more

10 Favorite Sandals for Summer

Warmer weather is here, and it’s time to set those toes free! For running around during hot months, I like a flat or low-heeled sandal. Sometimes the occasion calls for casual; other times, the sandal should be a bit dressier. So here, in no ...more

6 Fabulous Body Scrubs You Can Make at Home

Exfoliating scrubs are one of the easiest beauty products to make at home and only take a few minutes to mix together. Most of these scrubs use coconut oil as a base, so if you don't have any you'll want to grab some from your grocery store. Once you've made your first body scrub you'll wonder why you ever spent all that money buying them. ...more
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I Said I'd Never Dye My Gray Hair. I Was Wrong.

When my own strands of gray started coming in, I swore to myself that I would never dye my hair to hide them. I was middle-aged and OK with that fact. I knew a lot more about life than I had in my 20s, and that seemed a good trade-off. But then I got a few more such hairs, and a few more. I wasn’t completely gray, but those gray hairs were definitely visible — at least to me, if no one else. ...more
I went grey in high school. There was no way i wasn't dying it. I want to love my gray when all ...more

What to Wear to Work

Michelle Pimm is back with her fashion expertise on what to wear to work. Her advice for networking over coffee was so great, I know you’re going to like this one. So if you just started a new job or need to upgrade your work wardrobe, keep reading! Thanks Michelle! XO Katherine Image: Elle ...more
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TO HOT TO HANDLE - Why I refuse to Accept Short Shorts into Fashion

Trends by definition are fad, an of the moment look or style that defines a fashion season. Or in some cases, redefines it. As a city stylista, (yes, I just made that up), I try to never follow trends, but rather, start them or wear them at their lowest peak of mass market wear. A few exceptions? Anything mint, stripes and as much as I hate to admit it, Birkenstocks although I've had mine long before the summer every fashion mag under the sun featured them as a must have item....more

July Chit Chat!

Hey you! I've got my monthly Chit Chat video for you today. For those that want to learn more about me, see my awkward personality, or hear my accent, check out my video!Here are some of the July Chit Chat highlights: Drink of the Month Mug of the Month (email me to send me a mug to promote your blog!) July in Review: Charlie My 4th of July plans Trips First blogger conference! ...more

Vintage Soul

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Pur Minerals Jupiter Ascending

Press Sample. Affiliate Links. What is more fun than a good old fashioned makeup kit? ...more

Lucas' First Birthday Party

I started planning Lucas' party little by little a few months ago. ...more

Quote: Our Greatest Glory Is Not In Never Falling

Hello friends! Long time no see! I’ve had a ton going on, and am dealing with some really difficult personal things ....more

Tips For Retaining Hair Length

Are you having a hard time retaining length? We all want healthy hair overall, but there are a few steps that will get us there. If one of your goals is to retain length but don’t know how, then you will benefit from these tips! ...more

J.Crew Fine Jewelry Line

Did you receive your August J.Crew catalogue in the mail today? I did, and I was pleasantly surprised to see that they’ve launched a fine jewelry collection! While I’ve been a long-time fan of their costume statement pieces, I think they’re very fashion-savvy to bring some fine jewelry into the mix ....more