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Wardrobe Essentials: Basic Blouses, Vol I.

Upper Row //  Cuyana Silk Tee ($155) // Iris & Ink Tie Neck ($140) // Boden Animal Print Top ($59) // Lower Row // Mango Flowy Shirt ($46) // 3.1 Phillip Lim Muscle Tee ($137) // Otte Sylvia Top ($289)  // A wardrobe is built on a foundation of basic pieces.  When your closet is filled with the right basics it simplifies your style and your morning routine.  Imagine never worrying about confronting a closet-full-of-nothing-to-wear ever again. In this feature we’ll discuss pieces that bring style and ease to the task of dressing for daily life.  “Wardrobe …

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Political Convention Do’s and Don’ts

From Upper Left, Julie Vos Elephant Pendant ($145) and Large Patriot Donkey Pin ($13) // BCBGeneration Open Front Blazer ($118) // Tahari Crepe Dress ($118) // Kate Spade Wedges ($298) // Ted Baker Red Lace Dress ($143) // WHBM Taffeta Skirt ($99) // Caslon Gauze Wrap ($149) Every four years the party faithful, the press, and the protesters gather to celebrate republican democracy.  The days are packed with speeches, meetings, dinners and parties.  And with most attendees sleeping miles from the main site, you leave your hotel in the morning in the clothes that you will be wearing all day. Dressing and …

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Winter Is Coming: Refresh Your Basic Intimates

Every fall, I clean out my dresser drawers.  Worn out undergarments, tights, and tanks all make their way into the trash bin, to be replaced by new versions.  Refreshing my foundation garments ensures that my bras fit properly, my tights are free of runs, and everything feels and fits like new (or almost new). 1. Hanky Panky Bare Eve Thong ($22) .  Smooth and sleek under even the tightest-fitting clothes, these …

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Work Wednesdays: Decoding the Mystery

Every week, I receive an e-mail from a woman in her 20s/30s who is thinking critically about fashion for the first time.  They often tell me that they never really thought about what they wear until they entered the working world and realized that presentation is a significant part of professionalism.  But dressing well isn’t a mystery.  In fact, it can be decoded into a simple equation. This is very …

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