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How to Have Success “Renting” Subscription Clothes – An Honest Le Tote Review

January 12, 2017



For the past few years I’ve been wanting to fall in love with a clothing subscription company but the reality versus my expectations always fell flat.  For a busy working mom the idea of having clothes handpicked and delivered to my door for a reasonable price seemed like the perfect solution.  I’m not displeased with my wardrobe but like every woman my age I always want something new for the season or for an event coming up or heck even to lift my spirits on a Tuesday.

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Save, Spend, Splurge – Leopard Foldover Clutch

September 25, 2016



Photo Credit: Grace Atwood – www.thestripe.com

I have been eyeing the Clare V. leopard foldover clutch ever since I used “animal print” as the A in my Fashion Alphabet blog post and even more so now that it’s fall . Leopard is always a must and a leopard clutch or shoe is really the cornerstone of a well appointed wardrobe (see my How to Wear Animal Print) blog post.  If I were going to build a 100 piece capsule wardrobe I would absolutely, unequivocally include the Clare V. leopard clutch.  Clearly many of you agree because in the past week between when I started this post and finally sat down to finish it, Nordstrom has sold out.

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Step by Step Guide to Authenticate a Louis Vuitton Neverfull

September 7, 2016

Step by Step Guide to Authenticate a Louis Vuitton Neverfull

The more popular the Louis Vuitton bag, the more likely you are going to come across a lot of counterfeits in the marketplace.  Such is the case for the Louis Vuitton Neverfull.  Despite being around since 1998 this bag has grown wildly popular in the past 5 years and for good reason. It’s classically styled and has so many practical uses that you will never want to get rid of your bag.  I personally would be weary of any used Neverfull because no savvy buyer would ever part with this bag.  I would give up my Speedies before I would part with my Neverfull. So since the Neverfull has drastically increased in popularity, and it’s such a simple design, the market has been flooded with dozens of knock-offs making it incredibly difficult for an untrained buyer to determine if any pre-owned Neverfull being sold online is actually authentic. Let’s look at the step-by-step guide to follow when authenticating a Louis Vuitton Neverfull.

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SAVE SPEND SPLURGE: Custom Latitude & Longitude Coordinates Jewelry

July 25, 2016



N 32.8850878, W -117.2254471 (La Jolla, CA) these are the coordinates that forever changed me.  This is the location for the hospital where both of my kids were born.  Ever since I brought my first baby home from the hospital I wanted to find a jewelry piece to commemorate my motherhood, something that would dress up or down well without just having their names hammered into a circle pendant.   When I discovered my first piece of coordinates jewelry, I knew this was exactly what I had been searching for.

A few years ago, coordinates jewelry was very expensive and hard to find. But now it’s readily available (one of the links is even through Amazon) and you can find the perfect piece to suit any budget and any event you want to memorialize.

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