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Veils Aren’t Just for Brides or The Royals- You Can Wear Them Too

Veils Aren’t Just for Brides or  The Royals- You Can Wear Them Too

Other than looking at vintage photographs from fashion magazines or looking at the recent collections of my favorite, go-to brands such as Ralph Lauren, Chanel, or Miu Miu, I’m avidly scrolling through Pinterest for fashion inspiration. My favorite find that I most recently came across are veils, but not just for brides.

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Wearing a Face Mask is Chic, Here are My Favorites

Wearing a Face Mask is Chic, Here are My Favorites

“Are you wearing the C-.” “The CDC recommended face covering because we’re still in the middle of the global COVID-19 pandemic? Yeah, I am.” states @ajhisnandez on Twitter.

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The Politician’s Astrid Sloan Has the Perfect Preppy Meets Trendy Style

The Politician’s Astrid Sloan Has the Perfect Preppy Meets Trendy Style

I just started The Politician this week, and I would be lying if I said the clothes weren’t the main attraction (for me at least.) Think 60’s mod meets preppy cool meets femininity. It’s all Miu Miu, Chanel, Dior, and Gucci ladies, with hints of Marc Jacobs, Maje, and Zara.

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A Day at The Cranes Estate

A Day at The Cranes Estate

Whenever I’m home in Massachusetts I love to go to Cranes Estate in Ipswich. Not only is the home a dream, but the grounds are magical and every time I go I spend hours exploring. The rolling hills in front of the castle lead to a beautiful view of the ocean, and there is a gorgeous gardens. The garden is a whimsical escape, and this time the light was perfect. My friends and I could’ve spent the entire day just sitting in the garden reading and frolicking.

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Classy and Chic Swimwear for The Season (Regular + Plus-Size)

Classy and Chic Swimwear for The Season (Regular + Plus-Size)

I fully embrace summer style when the season comes around. I grew up going to the beach almost every day of the summer and have had my fair share of cute, and not so cute, swimwear. I’ve been gravitating towards high-waisted styles, I find them to be the most flattering, but also love one or two low waisted bottoms as well. A one-piece is très chic, and great if I’m going out on the paddle board. Finding styles and prints that best suit you is what’s going to make your swimwear last from season to season, rather than shopping a trend and quickly getting bored.

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Picnic by the Water in Newburyport

Picnic by the Water in Newburyport

After several months of rarely putting on makeup and planning an outfit, this week a few friends and I headed out to Newburyport for a picnic by the water. One of my favorite things to do in the summer is sit by the water, it’s so refreshing and relaxing.

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Scarves are My Most Versatile Summer Accessory

Scarves are My Most Versatile Summer Accessory

Silk, chiffon, cotton or linen, the scarves I have are my most versatile accessory for the summer season. Tied around your neck, in your hair, around the handles of your handbag, or around your head as seen on actresses like Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly- there are endless ways to wear your scarves. Below I’m sharing all of my favorite summer prints and colors in what I would say, is one of the best accessories every women should have!

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Five New-to-Me Black-Owned Fashion Brands

Five New-to-Me Black-Owned Fashion Brands

This week I have discovered so many incredible new brands owned by Black people that I’m excited to shop now and in the future. I’ve found that over the years the statement, unique pieces I want to purchase aren’t going to be at the usual stores I frequent, and have been actively making a list of unique designers and shops since. If you love colors and prints, you’re in for a treat with these brands!

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Hanifa- A Contemporary Ready-to-Wear Line

Hanifa- A Contemporary Ready-to-Wear Line

Hanifa is a new to me brand that I discovered on Twitter after a video Anifa posted went viral. With sizing from 0-20, the Hanifa collection is classy, modern, feminine, and chic. Designed by a Black woman, for women.

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Black Women Owned Businesses to Support

Black Women Owned Businesses to Support

The events of the past month, the past year, forever, are outrageously disgusting. Black people’s human rights have been discriminated and taken away from for forever. As a white women living in America and having this platform, although small, I recognize that I would be doing wrong and stepping onto the wrong side of history if I didn’t speak up.

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Vintage Vogue Photographs That are Inspiring my Summer Style

Vintage Vogue Photographs That are Inspiring my Summer Style

Nothing fills up my fashion appetite more than combing through vintage photographs from magazines. Vogue is home to many of my favorite photographers work, and the summer issues have inspiring shots. I’m always looking for inspiration with my wardrobe as the seasons start, and almost always it’s from vintage Vogue. Although this year our summer may be looking different, the inspiration doesn’t have to change.

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Dressing for The New Normal

Dressing for The New Normal

There’s no denying that the effects of COVID-19 are going to, and already are, hitting the fashion industry hard. Not only have consumer’s buying habits changed due to the lockdown, once we all start going outside again I truly believe things are going to be different, and some things forever. While we may need to, or be recommended, to wear a mask and gloves for some time, I think there will be less consumption of fast fashion and “trend” buying. There’s lots to talk and think about regarding people’s buying habits after quarantine, but today I’m going to be discussing the topic of dressing for the new normal once we all start to head back into our “normal” lives.

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Get The Look: Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Summer Looks

Get The Look: Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Summer Looks

Midge’s looks on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel are absolutely fabulous, and her summer outfits have to be my favorite. The swing dresses and glamorous hats are the perfect retro, 1950’s inspiration I need for my summer wardrobe. After all, the 1950’s is where I get lots of my fashion inspiration from.

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Blouses and Tops to Spice Up Your Wardrobe

Blouses and Tops to Spice Up Your Wardrobe

Lately I’ve been loving the look of a statement top and pair of jeans. For the spring and summertime I think it’s a chic look perfect for not only day but night as well. When the weather begins to get warmer I don’t layer as much, so a statement top does the trick, unless I accessorize with a light-weight scarf.

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Summer Shoe Picks

Summer Shoe Picks

When it hits mid-May although it isn’t summer for another month, it starts to feel like it. Classes are finishing up for those who are in school, and now summer is fully on my mind. We’re all not sure how this summer is going to turn out, whether we’ll be able to hit the beach or if we’ll be inside. But summer shoes are starting to show up on e-commerce sites, and I’m sharing my favorites below.

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Jumpsuits I Adore

Jumpsuits I Adore

Wearing a jumpsuit is a fun way I like to switch up my wardrobe. Somedays I don’t feel like wearing a dress, and I have a view jumpsuits in my wardrobe I love to wear in the summer. They’re comfortable, cool, and chic.

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Pretty Frocks for The House(for now…)

Pretty Frocks for The House(for now…)

Although I here and there wear a pair of flared jeans or dress pants, I’ll always be a dress girl through and through. Nothing makes me feel more comfortable, and I love the feeling of throwing on a dress with flats and a pair of statement earrings. I feel put together, but still comfortable, which is so important. If you aren’t comfortable in the clothes you’re wearing, it shows.

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Sparkles for Daywear

Sparkles for Daywear

It’s no surprise that I’m a long time fanatic of wearing sparkles in the day time. Life’s a party, so why not dress like it? I’m no stranger to wearing my “night life” clothing in the day. A sequin blouse and jeans, paired with a strappy heel during the day? Now that’s chic.

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My Favorite Amazon Fashion Accessories

My Favorite Amazon Fashion Accessories

When I’m looking for an accessory and can’t find it at a retail store, I immediately go and search for it on Amazon. Amazon has every accessory I’ve ever been searching the internet for. I’ve found my lace gloves, fascinators, and headbands all on the app for insanely good prices. Sometimes the piece I’m looking for just isn’t being sold in retail, and Amazon has never let me down in finding it.

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Pretty Picnic Inspiration

Pretty Picnic Inspiration

This Spring my friend and I were going to head into Central Park and have a picnic, but with COVID-19 our plans haven been postponed a year. But, even since we’re all in quarantine this doesn’t mean we can’t have our own picnics with our family or whomever we are spending this time with.

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