A Survival Guide for Fashion Entrepreneurs

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Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Intel via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Intel. Growing up I never knew that I would become an entrepreneur. I was born and raised in a suburb of Washington DC where the dream was […]

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How Go From Casual to Dressy in 4 Simple Steps

How Go From Casual to Dressy in 4 Simple Steps

I live in Southern California where the dress code is always set to casual. It’s great for comfort but it gets pretty boring style-wise. I’m also a girl who RARELY goes out, which leaves even less room for dressing up. Until now. Yeah that’s right, I’m stepping it up and experimenting with some kind of […]

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10 Ways to Wear Short Overalls


Last week I bought a pair of short overalls at Target and I’m kind of addicted. $27 well spent if you ask me and I plan on getting my moneys worth too 1.) With a Cool Scarf Belt 10 points for creativity! Belting your short overalls will not only add style but waist definition too. […]

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The Battle of The Bras: Nude vs. White


If you are subscribed to my newsletter (sign-up on the homepage if you aren’t), then you know that I am answering your fashion questions ON VIDEO! Yep, that’s right. Today’s question comes from Shannon …. Q: Nude bras: Good or bad? Are they too granny looking? A: Here is the deal, white bras kind of […]

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Style Tips For The Sweaty


Sweating, it’s both nasty and natural. Good thing about sweating is that it’s good for your health. Worst part? It creates mad drama when it comes to getting dressed. From pit stains to deodorant stains – shizz is gross! Removing Deodorant Stains White deodorant stains are not cool, especially on black garments. My favorite tool […]

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Why You Can Stop Trying On Your Pants!


Perhaps it’s the stylist in me, but I can’t stand trying on clothing at the store. I’d much rather try everything on in the comfort of my home without bad lighting, trick mirrors, and pushy salespeople. Sure, returning what doesn’t work can be annoying but for me that’s nothing compared to the alternative. One way […]

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How To Create a Beach-to-Street Outfit

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This post is sponsored by Target. photo via www.freundevonfreunden.com ¬†As a Los Angeles resident, I don’t go to the beach nearly as much as I should. Probably because the West side (that’s where the beach is) is so close, yet so far away – with traffic and all. However when I do go to the […]

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The Secret to Getting Dressed Faster In The Morning


You wanna know what sucks? Standing in front of your closet, in your underwear, with no idea what to wear. It’s probably one of the most frustrating ways to start the day. Wouldn’t it be awesome to eliminate that horror completely? I have the answer, well actually I have two … 1.) Hire someone to […]

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Awesome DIY Shoe Stretching Techniques


I am a shoe-addict and there is no question about that. The pros of shoe addiction are killer shoes. The cons are spending all of your money on shoes and accidentally buying shoes that aren’t the perfect fit, because shoes. I have two pairs of shoes in my closet that definitely haven’t had enough time […]

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How to Properly Clean Your Jeans


photo via- beckermanbiteplate.blogspot.com When I first learned about this style trick, I’ll admit I was a little skeptical. Washing your jeans without water?! Whaaat?? If you think about it, it actually makes sense. Unless your jeans are stained, denim is pretty sturdy and doesn’t actually get dirty enough to warrant a full wash. Plus over-washing […]

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