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Virtual Jet-Setter: 4 international stores you should be shopping

“Thanks to this wonderful thing called the Internet, the world is at our fingertips—and so are global retailers. If you’re sick of the local mall scene—and seeing everything you own on everyone else—your best bet may be to venture outside the tired realm of U.S. retail and see what our friends around the world are […]

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To Reiterate: Hey, boys…we don’t dress for you

My snarky albeit honest piece on Tres Dope is turning out to be pretty popular. Because really, boys…we don’t dress for you.

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Tres Dope: The Oversized Coat Trend

It’s finally getting cold in LA. Head over to Tres Dope to see why I want to essentially wrap myself in a big blanket.

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Lykke Li + & Other Stories (Plus an American Store!)

The past few months, I have been patiently waiting for an e-mail from the British brand & Other Stories notifying me that their U.S. online store has opened.  In the early hours of this morning, I received the message for which I had eagerly been waiting.  (Their brick and mortar American venture will open Friday in […]

Ruevenue Magazine: That Turtleneck Trend

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Check out my latest post for Ruevenue Magazine!  If you know me by now, you’ve figured out my favorite trend for fall.

Online Shopping: When No Doesn’t Mean No

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Check out my latest post for Ruevenue Magazine.

Plum Pickings

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Check out my new favorite color on Tres Dope.

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Tres Dope: Five Fashion Trends That Need to Stop

I got a little snarky this morning (surprise!) on Tres Dope.  What can I say?  The truth hurts. Also check out my previous post for them–ten trends I’m looking forward to this fall.

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Fall Trend: Wrap Coats Are Just Fancy Robes (Which is Totally Fine)

Some genius in the fashion world decided to take my love of blankets and overall coziness and turn it into a fashion statement, which would be great if I wasn’t now living in HelLA. Is it a robe?  Is it a coat?  I don’t know know, but if it looks good and keeps me warm, […]

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Old is New Again/Do They Allow Cut-Out Oxfords in Private Schools?

You may have resented them when you were a kid and going to school or church or some formal event in which an adult dictated most if not all of your outfit, but oxfords are chic has hell. And they’re getting even chicer. (I’m making a conscious effort to not use that word anymore.  Let’s […]