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3 On-trend Looks For Skinny Work Pants

We all have that one pair of classic black pants that is our “go-to” in our work uniform. The sad truth is we typically buy “work pants” and keep this perfect fitting garment away from our weekend events. Sad, in my opinion. We should give this classic more time. With a few tweaks this classic will take you from work, to formal, to weekend in a blink of an eye. Here are my 3 Looks for the perfect Skinny Black Pant.

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Today's Jeans: How to Wear them and Finding the Perfect Fit

Designers are really pushing the envelope when it comes to the details they are adding to jeans.  Everything from tuxedo stripes in velvet to lace up hems are in. So, how do you wear the latest trends and find the right fit? A few tips on what's on-trend and how to pair them to create you next favorite outfit. 

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Event Highlights: Our Grand Opening Event

September 14th was our Grand (re) Opening event.  We’d moved from our 1200 square-foot store front on Main Street in East Greenwich to a larger space (with Parking) in July and wanted to celebrate.   Here is a recap of that amazing event!

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How to Dress for Casual Friday and Still Look Professional

Friday! The fifth day of the week. An early start to the weekend. A reason to dress casual to work. The one thing it doesn’t mean, forgetting my personal dress code. If you have been following me, you know, I am passionate about always “dressing” the part. Even on casual Friday. Which leads to the question? How do you dress for Casual Friday? See my latest post for some updated Casual Friday styling tips.

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How dressing the part can help you land your next job!

What do you wear to an interview? My answer, it depends! (I know, not very helpful, stay with me) My opinion, it depends on the position you are interviewing for and the company doing the hiring. Here are my tips on what to wear to that next interview, based on the position.

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How to Style a Black Blazer

Everyone from Jennifer Anniston to Kim Kardashian is wearing this wardrobe essential. So why aren’t we (those of us who aren’t celebrities) wearing this on-trend item.  My guess, how to style a black blazer in this day of street style, casual Friday, be sure to express your personal style, world is a challenge. 

Here are a few tips that are sure to get this classic back into your wardrobe.

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5 essentials for every professional women’s wardrobe

I hate to admit it but summer is almost over. (sad face) Pretty soon Labor Day will be upon us and we will be thinking about Sunday Football, Halloween and Cable sweaters.  It also seems to be the time of year that we start a new.  New exercise routine, new hobby or a new job.  Did you know most new jobs are started in September? (stat from careersidekick.com) That being said, below are some great tips for anyone in the corporate world. Whether you are starting your first job or climbing the corporate ladder, they are tried and true and...

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I Met Patty J.

Bloggers, influencers, and Social Media (the Kardashian phenom, anyone), all stuff that wasn't around when I was "growing up" in this world of fashion.  I am happy to report, you a can teach old dogs new tricks (at least I hope I am learning!).   I was thrilled to meet local RI blogger Patty J (www.pattyj.com) a couple of weeks ago. This was my first meeting, face to face, with a local celebrity (or any celebrity for that matter) and I was excited to meet her. She, like me, is a native Rhode Islander who has a passion for experiencing all...

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New "Behind the Brand" video

Change, according to the Webster dictionary means “to make different”.  I suppose you could say we are changing.  New logo, fresh look, but at the core we remain the same.  The store opened in late 2015 and I hoped to bring back the kind of shopping I love so much.  An intimate environment stocked with high-quality items that would transition from work to a night out. I adore the latest trends but find I consistently go back to those classics that are easy to utilize.  Along the way, I found my customers were looking for similar items.  In my newest...

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Tell Others What You Think: Kari D says this is one of her favorite

This was one of my first items I got from robin b. and it is hands down one of my favorite ! It's super comfy and I love how I can dress it up or dress it down ! Highly recommend this product :)

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