• The $25 Laptop Case I Love + a giveaway!

    C surprised me a few years ago and upgraded my old Macbook Pro with a new gold Macbook. I’m in love with it: besides being oh-so-pretty (gimme all the gold things) it’s super lightweight and compact, which makes hauling it around in my bag a breeze. I always keep my Macbook in a case or sleeve when

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  • 8 Chic Bucket Bags To Take You From Summer To Fall

    Mansur Gavriel changed the everyday carryall game with their super chic leather bucket bag in 2013. The trend is still going strong, and while a Mansur Gavriel will set you back about $600, you can score any of these options for way less. I stuck with mostly nudes and cognacs that can take you through every season,

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  • In the Details: JORD Wood Watch

    As I get older and my style gets less fussy, I’m really into the idea of investment statement pieces that get a lot of everyday mileage: a great leather handbag, simple stud earrings, delicate gold necklaces; little details that speak to your style and live with you for years. Like a really good watch. JORD

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  • in the bag: summer carry-alls

              ‘Tis the season for go-everywhere bags that carry all your essentials  from work to errands, the pool, weekend BBQs, summer classes, the beach… you see where I’m going here? Ain’t nobody got time for changing handbags, because it’s going to be fall before we know it and, dammit, we’re making

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  • the bucket {bag} list

    If I had a handful of extra Benjamins lying around, I would happily throw them at a Mansur Gavriel leather bucket bag. In Cammello with Antico lining, please and thank you. It was love at first sight when I spied this beauty on Pinterest a few months ago. It’s perfectly simple and elegant; one of those

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  • what’s yours is mine

    Every now and then, I sneak into Chad’s closet and steal borrow stuff. I’m particularly fond of his slim fit button-downs, tees, and this black Kenneth Cole watch. Remember, in marriage, what’s mine is mine and what’s yours is mine. Totally kidding! Thanks for sharing with me, C.

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  • sack dress save

    All the donuts and fast food of Mother’s Day week caught up with me, and come Monday zipping my jeans was a bit of a problem. Big boxy shift dress to the rescue! Oh, 20-year-old metabolism, why have you left me?! Wearing: MNG by Mango Single-Pleat Shift Dress (jcpenney clearance, $20); Duro Olowu Tapestry Tote

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  • retail therapy {and a budget update}

    Last October, I decided my shopping habits needed a reboot; so I embarked on a four-month journey to spend just $100 per month on clothes, accessories, and beauty products. It went so well for those four months, I proclaimed, “Hey, Internets! I’m going to keep this biz-ness up for a whole year!” To which my husband cocked an

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