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Current Obsession // Pretty, Please

Blame the impending doom of the polar vortex (why God, WHYYYY?), but lately I’ve been in the mood to get pretty. The idea of glowing skin and glossy hair might be an attempt to bring some light to the the cold dark nights to come, but a bit of beautification ain’t never hurt nobody. A few products I’m excited about: 1// The promise of waking up with dewy, baby soft skin after snoring the night away...

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Photo Diary // Stripper Heels and Photo Shoots

I know I’ve been MIA lately, but I’m still outchea! Here’s what I’ve been up to: 1// Took a really fun pole dancing class and loved it! It’s a really good workout--kind of like the uneven bars, but vertical. 2// Y'all know Halloween is my favorite holiday--this year I got myself Urkelized for the office party and won the prize for funniest costume! 3// Spent some time climbing big rocks and enjoying 90-degree weather in Phoenix. I miss...

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Fall Wish List

Ever since the weather cooled off and the days got shorter, I’ve been looking forward to getting down to serious (fashion) business. While summer is all about being floaty and carefree, cooler weather means disciplined layering, and this Fall I’m all about structured minimalism and sharp contrast. Here’s what I’m looking forward to wearing: 1 // White shirts I would like to wear white button-down shirts with everything, please. Bonus points for anything tunic length with...

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How to Publish a Magazine in Four Weeks

We knew it was coming; it was just so sudden. Looming on the editorial calendar, between the Fall issue of Cincinnati Wedding and the October monthly and lord only knows how many custom projects, was Cincinnati SHOPS, the magazine’s first publication dedicated to fashion and shopping from the perspective of young creatives truly living the Queen City lifestyle. Loading View on Instagram Our team got to work, scheduling photo shoots, assigning deadlines, laying out pages, and scouring...

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Style // Fashion Formula

Something about formulas has always appealed to me, even though math has never really been my strong suit. I used to make up “creative equations” during calculus tests, which pretty much negates the purpose of formulas in the first place, right? But the idea of an exact way to do something is heaven to my overzealous organizational tendencies, so I when this look garnered a lot of compliments at a recent party, I tried to break...

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Style // Into the Blue

When the temperature hits 60 degrees, I break out the leather and boots. 1 // Mango choker necklace 2 // Hanky Panky stretch lace bralette 3 // Guerlain liquid eyeliner 4 // Romwe denim shirt 5 // Mint Velvet navy pocket pencil skirt 6 // Lauren Ralph Lauren Vallerie boots 7 // J Crew Downing tote Speaking of leather and boots, there will be plenty of both (and more) at the #SaksStyle Contemporary event, so RSVP now! I’ll also have a few issues...

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As Dope as Ms. Pope

Last week, my friend Will invited me to a sneak preview of The Limited x Scandal collection, a collaborative effort between Scandal costume designer Lyn Paolo, Kerry Washington, and the Limited’s design team. After checking everything out, let me just say that they got the Olivia Pope Look down pat: the tweedy blazers and wide-legged trousers, muted pastel color palette, and yes, white coats and jackets galore perfectly mimic Olivia’s powerful-yet-vulnerable swag. I put together a...

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Style // Fashion Run

Every now and then, something you’ve always wanted to happen actually happens, and you get to run around Saks like a wild-eyed fashion fiend, feverishly grabbing luxurious designer clothes and shoes and bags without even bothering to look at the price tag. It was like the adult lady version of those Toys ‘R Us Nickelodeon Toy Runs, but with Imaginary Friend Manolo Blahnik egging you on instead of Geoffrey the Giraffe. And, of course, the...

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