British Casual Fridays

British Casual Fridays I don't know where the title came from, I just feel very British. Like I need to be in the country or something, at Downton. Except without the heels. With the heels I think this is a great look for the office on a Friday or running around doing errands and then going for lunch with some girlfriends. Love the layers, I know I'm biased but I like it...No I love it....more

Never Losing

This outfit was inspired by Solange's "Losing You" video....more

fabulous fall staples

now that fall is officially here, i have busted out the sweaters, boots, scarves, and cozy cable knits. i'm loving army green and burgundy (sorry, folks, just can't bring myself to call it "oxblood") for the season and put together my ideal uniform for fall! ...more

Teens, fashion, modesty... and the economy?

Of course what teens are wearing -- and what they spend on those clothes -- is always a hot topic, for all of the obvious reasons. But Eileen Putnam's recent article on CNN.com starts out going for flash (the title is Mom shocked by teen's modest clothing) and then goes on to detail a myriad of conclusions which one could argue are both illogical and self-conflicting. ...more

I don't know why anyone would be shocked by it either! It is kind of shocking to think ...more

What to wear with a three-quarter sleeve blazer

I just bought a Halogen three-quarter sleeve blazer. Of course, I am cheap, and didn't buy anything to match. What should I wear this with? It looks good with my nice jeans and ok with my khakis. I am wondering about a skirt, or maybe black pants. It looks weird with all the skirts I own, and I currently don't own black pants. Nancy ...more

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