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5 Ways to Do Your Makeup in No Time at All

Between the low-key makeup-phobics and the fanatical makeup-queens lies a fairly large demographic that doesn’t get enough consideration: those who love makeup, yet have no time for […]

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Evolution of a Dress: How I Took a 1970s Gown and Altered It to Modern Perfection

When the EIC of Philadephia Wedding announced she was having a black-tie New Year’s Eve wedding, our close-knit group of work friends immediately convened for a what-to-wear powwow. Two women […]

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8 Vintage Shopping Secrets That Will Turn You Into A Pro

There are two kinds of shoppers in this world: People who gravitate to quick and easy fast-fashion trends and those of us who dare to navigate the […]

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5 Laundry Mistakes You’re Definitely Making

Laundry: the bane of everyone’s existence. The endless dirty-clean-dirty cycle isn’t the only reason for most peoples’ intense dislike; it’s nearly impossible to keep all the rules straight. […]

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How to (Once and For All!) Get Rid of Static Cling

A few things rank up there on my list of embarrassing fashion fouls: accidental visible bra (also known as AVB; this happened once during a […]

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Shop Talk: The Foolproof Trick to Prevent Your Tights From Running

We won’t say never throw away your stockings again, but we will say this super-simple trick will make your tights last longer. Simply soak and freeze […]

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4 Quick and Easy Hair Styles for Women With Biracial Hair

I like to think my hair is a little bit like me: buoyant and sassy at its best, fickle and uncompromising at its worst. I have been locked […]

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8 Ways to Transform Your Boring Fall Uniform

Things we love: haunted houses, hayrides, corn mazes, apple picking, pumpkin patches, etc. Chances are if you’ve gone to one of these fall activities in the past […]

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Shop Talk: 4 Easy Ways to Break In Your New Boots

We all know that new-shoe drama: elation at that amazing pair you just bought; can’t wait to wear them out; instant blisters within five minutes; […]

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Why You Should Stop Dry-Cleaning and Start Steaming Smelly Clothes With…Vodka?

Not enough time to run to the dry cleaner’s before your event? Got some vintage pieces that just can’t shake the musty, granny-closet smell? You […]

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How to Dress In a Blizzard

Yesterday, I watched as a girl walked very precariously down an icy street in pointed-toe heels, no socks. I walked behind her for a block before I realized that […]

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Denim 101: How to Keep Black Jeans From Fading In the Wash

Sometimes, fading is good. Take old band tees, for instance. The more worn and faded they are, the better. But not all things look best with a lived-in […]

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PICS: How To Stack Rings Like a Pro

  For a very long time, everyone talked about the great arm stack: piles of clanking bangles, all shapes and sizes, lined up on wrists like […]

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How To (Finally) Figure Out Your Glove Size

A few years ago, I found my perfect pair of gloves: gold Nappa leather with tiny red suede ovals on the fingers, sort of like […]

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Market Report: How to Give Yourself a Professional Mani at Home

Everyone knows the basics of a solid at-home mani: base coat, two layers of polish and a top coat. But what bumps it up to the […]