10 Ways to Wear Flares

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Let me tell you something, I am SO glad flare jeans are making a comeback. I, like everyone else, fully embraced skinny jeans and swore I would never put another pair of flares on again. But a few months ago, I bought a great pair of Current Elliot flares on The Outnet for $45. I […]

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Get Rid of Adult Acne, The Natural Way

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Hi, My name is Lauren and I am a 34 year old woman who still breaks out. Seriously, this nonsense is getting old!! I have written about my skin drama countless times and at one point found the solution. The solution was expensive Retin-A from the dermatologist. A couple of problems with that … a.) […]

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5 No-Fail Looks If You Are Bigger in the Middle

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If dressing your mid-section stresses you out, then you’ll definitely want to read this post. When you have the ‘bigger in the middle’ body type, your mid-section is more prominent than your bust and hips. The goal here is to make your body look proportional and to do that you need to create the illusion […]

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Making a Case for Pretty Undergarments

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Before I get thing panty party started I want to start by saying this … This is NOT about wearing sexy lingerie for other people it’s about wearing sexy lingerie FOR YOURSELF! Yes, this post is all about you and your lady regions. Until recently, I had never purchased “pretty” undergarments. Not to say that […]

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Are You Spending Too Much? How to Determine Your Clothing Budget

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Can I start by saying this, I love my Facebook fans! Whenever I ask a question I get the BEST answers ever. Last week I asked the following questions, and I challenge you to ask yourself the same questions … How much money do you spend on your wardrobe? Do you set a budget for […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Lose the Weight (start shopping now)

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Number one excuse as to why people put off booking me for my styling services? They want to lose weight first. I hear it ALL the time, “I don’t want to shop for a new wardrobe now because I am going to lose weight and after that happens I’d have to buy all new clothes […]

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7 Tools You NEED to Get Dressed (to look pulled together)


For a lot of you this post is going to be a big old DUH but based on the work I’ve done with my clients this post is necessary. Why? Because putting on a great looking outfit is only step 1 in the process of looking great. There are a few simple (and some some […]

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10 Ways to Wear Nude Pumps


I recently ended my hunt for the perfect pair of nude pumps. After attempting to buy a pair of nude Louboutin pumps (all sold out) or a pair of Manolo’s (they didn’t have nude) – I settled on a pair of Kurt Geiger pumps that were on sale at Shopbop. To my surprise, these pumps […]

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Holiday Beauty on a Budget

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Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Walmart via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Walmart. With the holiday season in full swing, spending money on yourself isn’t typically a top priority. After all, this is the season for giving. However there […]

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Can We Really Have it All?


When Nissan and Glam asked me to write a post on the topic of “having it all” with inspiration from African American women go-getters, I jumped at the chance. If you follow me on Facebook you may have seen my rant about these new “makeover shows” starring African American women which are basically a big […]

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