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The Button-Down Shirt. A wardrobe staple if ever there was one. I’ve tried to wear them many times and never successfully. I’ve tried tucked, untucked, tight, loose, short-sleeve, long-sleeve, and cropped. I’ve tried patterns and prints and stripes and solids. I’ve tried sheer and shiny, matte, and metallic. Layered or alone, nothing, I repeat nothing…

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Three perfect ways to style your perfect t-shirt (when you find it)… 1. As a foundation piece… Look for something whisper thin and in a neutral color to go under your favorite sweater. Shop short sleeved and long @ Forever 21… 2. Under a killer blazer or outerwear piece… To prevent ripples and wrinkles which may…

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Inspired by… stripes… When looking for striped tops always avoid drop shoulder seams (fattening) and boat necks (preppy). Shop @ Forever 21 I have an unpopular opinion about Forever 21. Most, if not all, fashion bloggers and professional shoppers will suggest spending more money on quality basics that will stand the test of time and…

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Hello, 2014. How’d ya go? How ya doin’? And what have you done to me? The Shopping Diary… 2014 was pretty uneventful I have to say. Despite all that happened I can’t remember anything that happened. That is when writing everything down comes in real handy. Let’s see… had a big birthday, was in two…

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I originally looked at this for the way the presents are wrapped. So elegant. Brown ribbon is a beautiful alternative to traditional red and green. And then I noticed the over-the-knee boots on the right from Dolce Vita… Pair them with a beautiful faux fur from Forever 21 for an unexpected holiday outfit… And you’ll…

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Shop @ Forever 21, Banana Republic, and Gap and remember the rule about Christmas gifts… 1 for them, 1 for me, 1 for them, 1 for me… repeat.