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Fashion accessories, purses, scarves and jewelry.

Frangi Pangi Pantyhose

pantyhosse-11Peggy Olsen wears them under her prim little suits on Mad Men. The Duchess of Cambridge doesn’t wear a skirt or dress without them. What are they? Pantyhose of course! And although I don’t wear them very often I love how they make my legs look. So when Frangi Pangi contacted me and asked if I would like to review their pantyhose I thought, why not? Continue Reading →

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A Silk Scarf

Silk scarfA few weeks ago asked if I would like to review one of their hand-painted silk scarves. If you’ve followed my blog for a while you’ll know that I love fashion accessories. A colorful scarf, handbag, or shoes lend some flair to a simple outfit. Scarves are unique because they can also add a fun print to whatever you’re wearing, and I love how a carefully selected printed scarf can be worn with a  printed dress to make the look even more interesting.  So I agreed to try one of their scarves and chose one called “Midnight Poppy”. Continue Reading →

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The Importance of Fashion Accessories

Fashion Accessories

One of the things I’ve noticed about fashionable women is that it’s not just their clothes that look great, their outfits are always punctuated with great accessories. Often great style is in the details.  Continue Reading →

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Purse Party

Resale stores have changed how I shop. For years, even when I was staying home with my kids and money was really tight, I only rarely went to thrift stores and when I did had a hard time finding anything I wanted to buy. Now it seems like many small stores selling second-hand goods have popped up all over town. They carry everything from very affordable mass marketed clothing to expensive designer duds to interesting vintage pieces. The only problem is if you fall in love with something that’s too small you’re out of luck. Purses, however, are one-size-fits-all. A few weeks ago my favorite local consignment store, Ampersand, removed the clothes and shoes from their retail space and replaced them with a sea of purses, creating a kind of handbag heaven. My husband came with me to photograph what I’ve since dubbed “purse porn”. Continue Reading →

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A Convertible Bag by Skinny Vinny

Doesn’t that goofy smile wordlessly deliver the line “I love my bag!” Well I do. Let me introduce you to Skinny Vinny and his line of extremely practical, ecological mindful, yet undeniably cool bags. Continue Reading →

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