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Yearly Archive for 2009

Paint Your Own Polo

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Ralph Lauren has a great way to indulge one’s inner child while supporting a worthy cause. The “Paint Your Own Polo” kit lets children decorate their own polo shirts– kind of like tie dye with a modern twist. Made for ages six and up, the kit comes with paintbrushes, paint, stamps– and, of course, a […] [Read More]
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Save it For a Rainy Day

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When you wake up to grey skies and the sound of rain…you can’t help but to feel a bit blue…Trekking into the city for your 9-5? I can’t think of anything worse than starting off the day with cold, wet feet. That’s why investing in a solid umbrella and rain boots is MUST. Lucky for […] [Read More]
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Introducing the New Classics

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Thrifty fashion enthusiasts know that wardrobe mileage depends on keeping a few key classics on hand. This season, I’ have introduced a few new crucial pieces that have slowly become the cornerstone of most outfits I put together. An above-the-knee trench coat always looks smart (and you’’ll feel even smarter come winter if yours has […] [Read More]
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Time Will Tell

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When time is of the essence, a stylish watch is essential. Cell phones and PDAs may have replaced watches as the timepiece of choice, but they won’t complete an outfit like a classic watch can. Take a peek at Watchismo for a wide selection of both new and vintage time navigators. For a more refined […] [Read More]
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Gilt-Y Pleasures

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With a new season comes new style, and I have a feeling that the fashion bug may come a-biting this autumn. I don’t usually turn down a trip to my favorite stores, but its getting colder outside. Point your browser to Gilt Groupe’s website where you can find amazing brands nearly 70% off. Membership is by […] [Read More]
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Baggers Can Be Choosers

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Brown bagging-it may not be everyone’s first choice for their lunch, but it certainly is the most economical ( and we can all use a bit of help, economically!) I find that you can pack a lot of taste into that little brown parcel– and it’s a time-saver on those busy days where you don’t […] [Read More]
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The World Wide Closet

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Chilly weather and holiday festivities of all sorts are just around the corner. Polyvore.com makes it as simple as drag and drop– this site allows me to grab images from anywhere on the Internet and create my own virtual ensemble. Afterwards, I can share my innovation by publishing the new get-up to the Polyvore community. I […] [Read More]
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Fresh Home Décor

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Image Credit: westelm.com Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner, which can mean a home decorator’s favorite (or least favorite!) time of the year. But I don’t fear the art of the abode– instead, I like to think of it as a chance to let my creativity flourish! Check out Hollister Hovey and […] [Read More]
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