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Reconsidering Southwestern Style

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Is fringe coming back in fashion? The iconic southwestern style of fringed jackets, moccasins, jeans and turquoise jewelry come in and out of fashion fairly regularly, and I feel like we’re in for another reinvention of this classic American look. Maybe I’ve been looking at too many Free People catalogs but I’m starting to warm up to fringe.  Recently I’ve noticed some cute southwestern inspired looks on the street and I flirted with a suede fringe jacket at at a local thrift store too. Fringed boots and sandals aren’t usually my thing, but when Minnetonka Moccasins contacted me to write a post for them I went over to their site to look around and rather liked what I saw.  Continue Reading →

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Red Keds

Tennis shoes. Sneakers. Athletic shoes. Keds.

Keds Shoes produced the very first sneakers ever made. In fact, the history of the sneaker, quite literally, begins with Keds. When choosing a name, the initial choice was Peds, from the Latin meaning foot, but that name was already a trademark. The term sneaker was coined as a nickname for Keds because their rubber soles made them so quiet that one could “sneak around” without being heard. Since forming in 1916, Keds sneakers have been known for their simple, minimalist designs.
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A Silk Scarf

Silk scarfA few weeks ago WomenClothingToday.com 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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The Tuxedo

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I love seeing a man in a tuxedo. It’s so elegant. I hope you enjoy this guest post from my site supporters on the subject of the tuxedo and formalwear. Continue Reading →

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