My Grown-Lady Shopping Rules

Since the day I learned to dress myself, my style M.O. was to “look cute.” (I’m not saying it was always successful; there was a very unfortunate JNCO jeans phase in my adolescence). Now that I’m getting older, that’s shifted to “look polished/sophisticated/put-together.” A year ago, I purged my closet of all the bad shopping decisions…

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keeping it together

One of the questions I get most often online and in “real life” is, “How do you manage it all?” And when I stop and think about it, my life is a little crazy right now. I guess when you’re in the middle of it, you don’t realize how precarious your juggling act is. Maybe…

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“friends don’t let friends shop retail.”

Banana Republic tank dress (a pretty penny) | Romeo & Juliet Couture pleather jacket (via Hautelook) | Big Buddha “Aaron” clutch (via Hautelook) | Sam Edelman “Garner” Gladiator Sandals (via Hautelook)  This outfit is a like a little homage to my obsession with Hautelook, a free members-only e-tailer that’s every bargain lover’s dream.  Every morning,…

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