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Why I Like Dressing for Other People (and That’s Okay)

Having a sense of purpose , a reason to try a little harder in the morning (or when I’m packing my gym bag the night before), is what has become the fuel to my sputtering engine. I want to establish an important differential at this point: Dressing up for others doesn’t equate to brown-nosing or people-pleasing. To me, it’s the idea that I want to embody a version of myself that fits the occasion

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11 Things That Always Go With White Jeans

Not that we're ones to commit to old-school fashion rules, but now that Memorial Day is behind us, it's white jean season . With warmer temperatures and plenty of outdoor activities, dark, sleek denim is quickly replaced with its more easygoing sibling. But white denim can come with a host of headaches

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The "Level Up" Trick I Use When I Have Zero Outfit Inspiration

While I'd rather not cop to my lazy tendencies , the truth is that there are plenty of days I revert back to the simplest of uniforms: jeans, sneakers, and a T-shirt.

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The Simple Reason I Hate All My Clothes

There's a certain routine that I've fallen into. At 7 a.m., my alarm starts to softly ping, slowly rising in decibel until I can't ignore it anymore.

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The Most Classic Way to Tie a Silk Scarf

There are myriad ways to tie a silk scarf, which is one of the many reasons it's considered such a timeless accessory.

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How to Get Chocolate Out of Clothing in 5 Steps

Whether you’re a parent of small children or simply the victim of a melted chocolate fiasco, getting chocolate on clothing can feel like a disaster. Fortunately, returning clothes to their original, chocolate-free state may be easier than you think. If you’re hoping to rescue your  favorite pair of jeans , a beloved T-shirt, or just about anything else, here’s a quick guide to how to get chocolate out of clothing in just a few simple steps.

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7 Outfit Mistakes My Boss Definitely Used to Notice

No one prepares you for the transition from college to life as an employed adult. Sure, I’d had internships while still in school , but navigating the flow of a 40-hour workweek was an adjustment. One of the most difficult changes: developing a work wardrobe when for 4 years I’d relied on not much more than jeans and sweatshirts

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Your Complete Guide to the Shoes That Are Perfect With Skinny Jeans

They’re a wardrobe staple—a second skin—yet from time to time, our skinny jeans throw us a sartorial curveball when it comes to which shoes to pair them with. There’s not much in the footwear department that doesn’t go with a spray-on silhouette, but sometimes it’s the wash of the denim and the height of the heel that can make all the difference

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4 Tips a Life Coach Gave Me About My Style Insecurities

As an adult, we're supposed to give up our security blankets (full disclosure, I still have a stuffed animal sitting on my bed). But at a time when I feel my most insecure, I find that I still look outwardly for security, mostly in the form of what I choose to wear

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At Least One Person in Paris Is Into This Styling Trick

Recently when I was scrolling through Instagram, I paused my feed on a photo of French It girl Jeanne Damas wearing a sweater and a wrap skirt. What struck me was the simple styling trick she used to completely transform a cardigan from her brand Rouje .

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