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Michael Kors Resort 2013 Collection: She Sells Chic Down by the Seashore

The unstoppable Michael Kors and the season known as Resort go hand-in-hand. If you think about it, whether he’s doing safari-chic or pumped-up minimalist, Kors’ vibe is always a little cruise-inspired. That’s why, when other designers might falter, his collections always seems to be a homerun, packed with pieces to make you say, “Fall who?” … Continue reading “Michael Kors Resort 2013 Collection: She Sells Chic Down by the Seashore”

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Top 5 Tie-Dyed Additions: Tie Me Up, Dye Me Down

There are some crafty activities from summer camp that never seem to vanish from our lives entirely, even if our days of bunk beds and color wars have long passed. Sure, I’ll always reserve a little soft spot in my heart for neon lanyard, but tie-dye is a motif that can actually translate to snob … Continue reading “Top 5 Tie-Dyed Additions: Tie Me Up, Dye Me Down”

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Top 5 Crocheted Concoctions: I’m Hooked

Derived from the French word meaning, “hook,” the process of hooking strands of fabric into an ornate design dates back centuries. People were all about crochet in the Edwardian era, and racier styles hit the beach and made cute mini-dresses in the 1970s. Now crochet is proving to be super-versatile, as proven by these innovative … Continue reading “Top 5 Crocheted Concoctions: I’m Hooked”

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Top 5 Beach Cover Ups: Beach Goddess to Beach Bum

I am not the go in the water type. I can’t stand the shock of cold water, and ocean water makes me feel sticky and icky. I prefer to sit on the sidelines with a cocktail and magazine in hand, which is a fine beach day by me. Of course, the lounging process requires the … Continue reading “Top 5 Beach Cover Ups: Beach Goddess to Beach Bum”

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Top 5 Essential Red Pieces: Better Off Red

Whether you go all out with a mega-bright or take it easy in a muted tone, red is the new black. Why shouldn’t it be? It’s powerful and somehow still neutral (the ultimate primary color, if you ask me). And it will perk you up whatever the time of day. You’ll be all set if … Continue reading “Top 5 Essential Red Pieces: Better Off Red”

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Top 5 Kooky Cocktails: Come Into Play

Let’s have some fun this spring! Clothes shouldn’t be so no-nonsense, even when it comes to a special investment buy. As much as I love neutrals, I’m getting charmed by funky patchwork, wacky lettering, and crazy print-and-color combinations. Show that you don’t take yourself too seriously with a curious statement piece that can have a … Continue reading “Top 5 Kooky Cocktails: Come Into Play”

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