Fall Must Have: Leopard Flats!


Okay, so perhaps I have seen too many episodes of ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ and ‘Mob Wives’, but this fall I felt that I just needed a fun pair of flats…specifically leopard-print flats!  I found these in DSW for just $59.00 and I couldn’t resist!  Go ahead…give your fall wardrobe a little pop with some fun flats!

In Honor of Memorial Day…Some Interesting Facts About the Links Between Fashion, Beauty and War

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With Memorial Day weekend approaching, we all look forward to BBQ’s, extra time off and fun with friends and family.  It is important to take pause and to recall what this holiday is all about…remembering all of our countrymen who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our safety and freedom.  The far-reaching effects of war have influenced all aspects of our culture throughout the years.  Being a voracious reader and a lover of history I am always interested in learning new facts.  One of the most informative classes which I ever took, while in college, was a fashion history class called, “History of Costume”.  This class taught me a great deal about how style has been shaped around historical events throughout the ages.  In the intervening years I have read a great deal about how the history of beauty has been similarly shaped.  With Memorial Day Weekend approaching, I thought that it would be fun to share a few of these interesting facts pertaining to the relationship between some of America’s most famous conflicts and their influence on fashion and beauty.
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Lighten Up This Spring!

With the spring already here and summer on its way, what better time to “lighten up”?  The warmer months are a GREAT time of year to experiment with blondes and caramels for your hair.  This is also a great time of year to go for softer, less-dramatic make-up and to add bright colors to your wardrobe.  Just a few simple changes to your current style can have a BIG visual impact!  Here are some simple switches that you can make to lighten up your look:
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