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6 Fall Wedding Ideas You Have to Try
Here are 6 amazing ideas that will most definitely be gracing fall wedding aisles all around you. Try them before the season ends!   Pumpkin patch cocktail hour If the weather is still warm enough to permit it, guests can...
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5 Shoes to Guide You Through Fall
As warm weather winds down, the bittersweet retirement of our summer shoes is upon us. However, this allows us all to rejoice in the resurgence of all our booties, heels, and shoes galore fit best for fall! Here are 5...
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5 Tricks to Pack Well for a Summer Weekend
Here are some tips and tricks to pack for a weekend getaway, because if it’s summer, the weekends are NOT meant for staying at home: Roll your clothes Rolling your clothes not only saves space in your weekender bag, it...
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10 Must Haves for a Fall Wedding
While it is the middle of summer, it is the perfect time to start talking about fall weddings — they creep up faster than you think! Here are ten things you need to have a fall wedding as sweet as...
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What to Wear to a Summer Soiree
The weather on the East Coast is finally brightening up, which means it's time to break out the sandals and get to a few parties. If you're staring into your closet wondering what on Earth you're going to wear, here...
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The Best Shoes to Wear While Traveling
No matter the distance, traveling can become super stressful considering traffic, delays, accidents. One of the most important things to think about when choosing your travel day attire is comfort! Being comfortable in your outfit will allow you to be...
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How To Choose Your Bridesmaid Shoes
Choosing the shoes for your bridesmaids is something that is often overlooked, but is a crucial component to the entire outfit. Here are some things to consider before making your decision:   1) Comfort Comfort is key when choosing shoes...
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10 Adorable Gifts For Your Maid of Honor
Your maid of honor is a special person in your life, who deserves to be treated as such. For all the ways she will help you on your big day, here are a few things to give to show your...
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5 Things to Consider When Choosing Your Bridal Party
You may have dreamt of your special day ever since you were young, but all of the complicated decisions probably never crossed your mind until now. Deciding who will be included in your bridal party can get pretty tricky. Here...
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What to Wear to a Steeplechase
The horse racing season has already begun and that means an excuse to go shopping! Horse racing events are the perfect event to show off your style and personality. Here are some tips to keep you stylish and ready to...
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Best Shoes to Wear While Shopping
When you spend a day shopping, you don't want to have to cut it short because you're wearing painful shoes. Here are some recommendations for keeping your feet pain-free.  Leather Slip-ons                 These slip-ons...
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Memorial Day Weekend: A List of the Essentials
Memorial Day is fast approaching, and it looks like everyone is on their toes ready to get away for a nice, relaxing long weekend. Traveling is never easy, so here are a few tips on what to bring to make...
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Pippa Middleton's Wedding: what we can divulge!
Pippa Middleton, nicknamed the "Ultimate Bridesmaid" after her show-stopping debut at big sister Kate's wedding, is finally getting her time in the sun.  Being the little sister to the future Queen comes with its highs and lows, but there is...
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Hottest Summer Shoe Trends of 2017
Try out some of our favorite summer shoe trends of 2017!    Glove Pumps These are perfect shoe for when you want to combine comfort and style! The “glove” portion hugs your toes so they won’t slip off and the...
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Winter Wedding: All Blue Everything
With winter weddings gaining popularity, it’s no surprise that the color schemes we’re seeing revolve around blue everything! Dark blue colors perfectly incorporate the winter weather into all aspects of a wedding. The Invitations     Allow your guests to...
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Red Lipstick: Find Your Shade and Make It Last
Having a red lipstick is an essential item everyone should have in their makeup bag! Although it’s crucial for creating bold looks, finding your perfect shade can be difficult. Here are a few universal shades for very occasion Traditional Red ...
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Easy Does It: Simple Updos for Summer
Braided Bun This style is a summer classic! Start by braiding the front two sections of your hair and then gathering everything into a bun. This style will keep you cool and cute!  Wavy Bun Another hairstyle seen a lot...
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Ladylike Skirts with an Edge
Here are some of our favorite ways to combine new trends with the classic skirts we love! Crossover Pencil Skirts                           These skirts give you enough length to make...
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The History Behind Wedding Traditions
If you’re planning a wedding, you may be wondering the background of some of the traditions associated with your big day. Here are several of the most popular wedding traditions and the history behind them.   The Bouquet    ...
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5 Secret Bachelorette Must-haves
Matching Shirts           There’s nothing cuter than these shirts to match with your best friends on your big night out! There are tons of styles and colors to choose from that best fits the bride’s personality....
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A Girl's Guide to Gambling. How to Bet on the Kentucky Derby.
Gambling on horse racing is as American as apple pie.  Like anything else, there are terms to learn and rules to understand, but none of it is very complicated.  At first glance it might sound daunting, but I can assure...
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