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Only Thin People Can Slay?

I love checking out other people’s style. I’m constantly eyeing cool trends I see on the street, and I’d rather see what “regular” folks are wearing than worry about what’s happening on the runway. Yes, I know, what I see on the street has trickled down from the runway, but that’s where I’d rather find […]

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Music

Persephone Playlist: 10 Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week

Happy Monday and back to work! Here are ten songs keeping me sane this week!

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Style

Nordstrom Fall Beauty Trend Show

A few weeks ago, Dormouse and I were hanging out and shopping around downtown Seattle. We wandered into the flagship Nordstrom as people who are interested in department stores are wont to do. We got caught up looking at awesome eye shadow palettes at the Lancôme counter.

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Feminism

Feminist Insecurities: Style Edition

I wish I could say that I was bold enough to be that feminist who doesn’t give a damn what people think. I wish I could be that proud woman who wears exactly what she wants, no matter how society says she looks, who ignores the stares or the raised eyebrows. I wish I could stop imagining […]

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Style

Do You Have a Work Uniform?

Sometimes getting myself dressed for work seems way harder than it ought to be. Every once in a while, I change clothes three times before leaving the house in the morning, all the while shaking my head at myself: Seriously? You haven’t figured this out yet? The outfit that seemed okay in the morning can […]

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Style

I Love Polyvore in Springtime

Dress like you ride a unicorn to work this spring.

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You Complete Me Internet

Dispatches from Ladyblogland: The Important Questions

Ladyblogland tackled VERY important questions this week, like, “Are leggings pants?” and, “Do Red Shirts really have an alarming death rate?” Get the answers under the cut.

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Perspectives

P-Mag Nostalgia Project: 1971 with Tamalyn

It’s 1971 and Everything’s Groovy! We wear our hair natural ““ whether long and stringy or in afros. However God made it is how we “style” it. Our pants are beginning to slide lower on our hips, the “bells” at the ankles getting larger and larger. Our parents detest our hotpants and our mini skirts. We’ve […]

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Ladyguides

Hair for Rookies: Four Ways to do a High Bun

I’m back, babies! And I brought a new tutorial with me.

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Style

Scent of a Badass: Not-So-Ladylike Perfumes

Some of the most popular fragrances right now are gentle, girly, fruity florals, like Coach’s Poppy and Marc Jacob’s Daisy. Nothing wrong with that, but on certain days, you might want something a little bit tougher. Here are some less-sweet scents I checked out!

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Style

Style: Floral is Back!

It’s been awhile. We had some moments in the past few years when it seemed like floral might return to us, but no! It was always just out of reach. And yet, here it is again, popping up in stores and making everything look delicious and adorable.

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Style

The Wonderful Wedge

Wedges are totally IN (again). But I say, embrace the wedge! They’re cute, comfortable and easier to walk in than other high heeled alternatives.

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Style

It’s So Out It’s In Again

At some point in the late 1990s, when flared-leg jeans were getting popular, all the adults in my life starting talking about how they never thought they’d see bell-bottoms make a comeback. At the time, I thought they were being ridiculous. These were flares not bell-bottoms, why couldn’t they get with it?

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Style

Hot Right Now: Color Blocking

Color blocking: Creating an outfit by putting blocks of solid colors next to each other. Interesting geometric designs are a major focus of this spring’s color blocking. This can be achieved with the help of clothes, shoes or accessories, which are all coming in color block patterns this season. Color blocking doesn’t have to be bright fluorescent colors, […]

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Style

T&A Fashion Advisory: Fatbulous Winter Coats

Hey, fat beauties and those who shop for them! Here’s another update on winter apparel, but here, we’re talking hot and sexy winter coats for all your bundle-up needs.