articles by tag: casual style

what to wear: casual weekend

In a recent Michael Stars post,  we highlighted a tee that fits an hourglass and triangle figure.  One of our readers asked us to recommend a tee that would fit a broad shouldered rectangle.  One way to address broad shoulders is to look for tops with draped sleeves as featured in this outfit. Michael Stars [...]

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what to wear: at home activities

Do you gravitate to your most comfortable pair of sweats and sneakers when it’s time to run your errands and do what’s necessary on the weekend to keep it all running smoothly at the homestead? Having just spent the last week unpacking boxes and making my new townhouse in Alexandria a home, I was tempted [...]

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what to wear: independence day

For those of you in the US, our national holiday full of barbecues and fireworks is around the corner.  It’s my favorite holiday because it’s a day when friends and family come together to play, eat good food and listen to music.  The party continues on into the evening with a wonderful fireworks show, whether [...]

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what to wear: summer neutrals

When the weather is hot, wearing lightweight neutrals is the only thing that will keep us cool –  short of running in the sprinklers, uh-em.  And dressing mono-chromatically makes us look polished and lean…gotta love that.  Here’s a simple outfit to wear when you want to look and stay cool.  Happy Summer Solstice weekend!! Theory [...]

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how to: determine what goes with what

I thought a little lesson in color harmony would be fun today since many people have a hard time mixing and matching. As color concepts can be quite confusing, I’m going to focus on how to mix and match with just one neutral. The true neutrals (black, white, gray) go with everything but some of [...]

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what to wear: weekday casual

With jeans becoming the staple in most women’s closets, having a few great pairs to choose from becomes necessary.  If you haven’t tried the Rich & Skinny line of jeans, then I highly recommend you high-tail it to your favorite store and try some on.  They are yummy, not to mention they really do look [...]

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what to wear: mom style on a budget

It’s warm and you want to look put together for the season but you’re on a limited budget.  Invest in some basic neutrals so that you can easily mix and match your new pieces with your current wardrobe. Here we show you an entire outfit for under $125 using navy as our neutral.  The shorts [...]

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