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Trendsend Review: Fall Transition

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If you’re new to Trendsend, you may be wondering what all the fuss is about! Evereve Trendsend box works a lot like Stitch Fix in that you complete a style profile and schedule your box to ship. Unlike Stitch Fix, however, there is no styling fee and you can schedule as many or as few as you want. While Stitch Fix sends you 5 items and offers a discount if you purchase all 5, Trendsend sends you 6-10 items to create…

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Our 2017 Emmy’s Best Dressed List

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Last night, Stephen Colbert slayed as first-time host of the Primetime Emmy Awards (a.k.a. “Television’s Biggest Night”), but even his comedic musical intro couldn’t trump the red carpet looks (no pun intended). Here’s our list of the best dressed celebs on the 2017 Primetime Emmys Red Carpet. Yara Shahidi Decked out in Prada, the Blackish star stunned in this simple gown. The pretty, feminine design was complemented with just a touch of edge with the gold belt and winged black eyeliner.…

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Style Remix: Four Ways to Style One Black Dress

- Beauty & Style, Featured, Outfit of the Day

Our Style Remix series shows you multiple ways to style one great piece so you can get the most mileage for your fashion dollar.  Start with an Not-So-Basic Black Dress A black dress doesn’t have to be boring – this one has pockets (!!) and ruffled sleeves.   Mix in Some Brown Yes, black and brown DO go together (and so does black and navy!). Just be sure to go for lighter shades versus chocolate tones, and tie it all…

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Stitch Fix Review: Pre-Fall

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I took a hiatus from Stitch Fix for the summer in an attempt to keep my budget in check. But like all good things, it kept calling my name so I thought that awkward season between summer and fall was the perfect excuse to request another fix! That familiar combination of giddy nervousness came flooding back when I pulled into my driveway and saw my Stitch Fix box by the front door. Like a little girl on Christmas morning, I…

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Workweek Outfit Inspo for Real Women

- Beauty & Style, Featured, Outfit of the Day

No idea what to wear this week? Whether you’re heading to the board room or the beach (hey, we can dream, right?!), shop your closet with these tips in mind. Brighten Up with a Pop of Color You can easily take an outfit from boring to bright by adding a pop of color. That pop can be from bright statement jewelry or a bold lip. Add a Blazer It’s the three-piece rule in action: everything looks better with a blazer.…

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Style Remix: 3 Ways to Style Distressed Leggings

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Start With an Amazing Pair of Leggings We picked a pull on pair of cargo green distressed leggings.  Olive green is a neutral, and you’ll be surprised at how much you can pair with this versatile staple.   Fall Flannel Nothing says fall quite like a classic flannel button down. These distressed leggings pair with your favorite flannel and boots to keep you comfortable and stylish from the pumpkin patch to football games this fall.   Go Wild Keep the…

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Style Remix: 3 Ways to Style One Striped Dress

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Multi-tasking products are a working mom’s best friend. I love things that can serve multiple purposes: makeup that’s also skincare, lipstick that can also be a blush, and great clothing that you can style in different pieces. In our Style Remix series, we take one item and show you different ways to wear it. The Foundation Start with a basic striped dress. We picked a navy and white tank dress from our favorite online boutique (yes, it’s our own).  …

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What We Bought In August

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“What We Bought This Month” is a recurring series showing what three real, hard-working mamanistas spent their money on this month. Aimee’s Purchases In the last two months I haven’t purchased the same amount of shoes and clothes as I usually do. I would like to think that I am finally gaining some willpower and self-control over my discretionary spending, but I don’t like to lie (at least not to you, dear reader.) This month, one of my favorite places to…

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Weekly Finds: College Football Edition

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24, 32, Hike! The smell of brats on the grill, the crack of helmets and the roar of the crowd… it’s the most wonderful time of the year. College football season has arrived! From high school to college, or your son’s peewee football game, these football-inspired tees, bags and accessories come in a variety of team colors to keep you cheering in style no matter which team you’re rooting for this weekend.   Football Tees Show Your School Spirit Game…

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11 Things Amazon’s Alexa Can Do to Make Every Mom’s Life Easier

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As a working mom, I’m always on the hunt for products or services that can make my life easier.  Amazon’s Alexa devices have become a member of my #momsquad, a true BFF who can help me get stuff done. Not only is she a true task-masker, but she’s quickly become the best listener in my house. Unlike Siri, who somehow translates “call Mom” into “remember to pick up avocados.” There are a variety of devices and price points available from Amazon,…

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