My Designer Shoe Experience and How You Can Get The Same Look For Less

Back when I was a single mom I didn’t dream of a closet full of designer shoes; living vicariously through Carrie Bradshaw’s collection of Manolos suited me just fine. I received my first designer handbag as a gift at 19 and ever since I’d been more of a bag girl. But when things were tight […]

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A Review of Bess & George Clothing

If you know me you know I am pretty brand loyal. I love having my go-to clothing stores where I know the quality, the aesthetic and the fit of the clothing. As my shopping ventures continue to move to much more online than in-store shopping, being brand loyal is particularly helpful. I am someone who […]

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How My Fashion Week Dream Got an Upgrade

I’ve been thinking a lot about being open to creative opportunities. As someone who is used to having a plan, that can be a bit of a challenge for me. If you’re familiar with Gabriel Bernstein, the author of The Universe Has Your Back and several other inspirational books, you may have heard her say that it’s […]

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How to Look Chic at Work on Jeans Day

I have shared several times on social media that I love jeans. This probably isn’t a life-shattering confession as I know that a lot of people feel that way, but my day to day style is pretty classic and feminine. I am known for wearing dresses. A few months ago a co-worker told me he […]

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How To Step Up Your New Year’s Wardrobe With 4 Staple Items

The other day I was talking to someone who mentioned that they wanted to overhaul their entire wardrobe. They sent me photos from a fancy boutique that is very popular on the gram. They specialize in beautifully crafted staple items with interesting details and whimsical prints. Think JCrew meets Anthropologie. Now, most of you know […]

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My Top 5 Classic Wardrobe Staples For Your Fall/Winter Wardrobe

Outfit pictured above is sponsored by Chico’s but all thoughts are my own. So Slimming Black Trouser Pant, Heritage Floral Burnout Kimono, and Mulberry Scoop Neck Tee. I know it’s exciting to see all of the fall trends but as someone who always believes that less is more, I have to tell you that I […]

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The Real Chic Recap

Hi Friends! Popping in for a quick recap. First I have to ask why do short weeks feel so long? If you read last week’s recap you know that I moved last week so my life has mostly consisted of unwrapping things and trying to figure out a place for them in our new home. […]

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5 Things I’m Crushing on For Fall

Here are 5 things I’m Crushing On For Fall Hi, friends! We still have a few weeks left of summer and if you’ve been following New York Fashion Week you know we are already looking forward to spring, but if you know me you know fall is my favorite. I could rattle off the obvious […]

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How to Online Shop Like a Pro

How to Shop Like a Pro Online I love the experience of shopping in a great boutique. The picture above is of me with a couple of fab girlfriends at the first ever Chico’s store on Sanibel Island. That was so much fun (I’ll share more about that in an upcoming post) but sometimes I just […]

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