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navy shirt dress now + later

With the stores transitioning clothing from sweaters and coats to light tops and dresses for Spring, it can be a little difficult trying to find something to wear for the weather now. Here’s one idea on how to use the classic spring shirt dress (this cute Carissa Rose navy dress is based on bust size)


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how to wear: a brooch

Do you know how to wear a brooch?  Worried that it may be too close to ‘the girls’ and that people may think other things have fallen too? I’ve decided to demystify the process on how to wear a brooch to further avoid the “Pin the Tail on the Donkey” methods I’ve seen. Kenneth Jay


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how to wear: the lbd

Reader Question of the Week: I love the idea of the “LBD” as a closet staple. I am willing to make an investment in such a classic and iconic item, but need to know that it can work for any occasion. Can you offer some variations on a single black dress – work, evening, luncheon,