Splurge v Save: The Maroon Boot
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Splurge v Save: The Maroon Boot

Maroon screams Fall more than most colors. I absolutely love this color, especially in a boot. I knew I had to have a pair this season. The best part, other than the price ,is you can wear this color as a neutral. It surprisingly works well while giving the look that extra something-something. The inspiration for this buy was nonetheless the Saint Laurent’s Lou Boot: Swoon-worthy, I know. However, they retail close to $2,000, which at the moment is not in my budget. Although, I am all for splurging on a quality shoe, the the alternatives at a much lower price…

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The 9 to 9 outfit
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The 9 to 9 outfit

Don’t you love it when an outfit can take you from the office straight to dinner? Me too. I don’t want to sound like a broken record but early in my career, I reserved a part of my closet to work wear only. Every time I had plans after work, I would often decline if I didn’t have an opportunity to change into an outfit that was more “me” and not so “office-y”. Fast forward a few years later and lots has changed, especially my closet. I now purchase pieces I love and make them work for the office and…

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Tweed for (F)all Seasons
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Tweed for (F)all Seasons

When you think of Tweed, what comes to mind? I instantly picture a brisk autumn day with yellow orange leaves on the ground crunching under my feet as I stroll through the city (with my love and puppy) sipping on a hot cup of coffee. Yes, clothes and patterns make me feel a certain way…. But what I failed to mention is that in my mind, Tweed is always the color of Autumn, rich in browns, oranges, hunter greens. Today’s fashion spins a different story. For one, Tweed is no longer a fabric worn just in Autumn. It is universal…

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Color Block an outfit : the monochromatic way
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Color Block an outfit : the monochromatic way

Whether you follow by the rules of fashion or not is entirely up to you. Personally, I wear what makes me feel good. Yes, time and again, I jump on the trend wagon. Often times, I try to ignore the mainstream trends and stick to ultimately looks good. This brings me to one of my favorite ways of creating an outfit: Color-Blocking! By definition, color-blocking is thought of as the exploration of taking colors that are opposites on the color wheel and pairing them together to make interesting and complementary color combinations. It is commonly associated in fashion as a trend that originated from the artwork of…

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Create a fail proof work outfit
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Create a fail proof work outfit

In one of my instagram posts, I asked each one of you what industry you work in and your ‘go-to work outfit’. I received a ton of responses and came to learn that many of you do very interesting work across many different industries. From government work to tech startups to fashion houses, I must say I am in good company and I can not wait to see what incredible things you all achieve in your careers. #Girlpower What sparked my question was my own experience of finding the perfect work outfit that exudes confidence and comfort yet looks polished…

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