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Work Style: Blue Velvet

I picked up these pants on yet another thrifting venture and thought they were just right for trotting through the melting (thank God!) snow. Inspired by none other than Chuck Bass (who's a young Heff if ever there was one), I used a colorful silk scarf as a cravat. I've only just begun to appreciate the versatility of scarves, and am now throroughly obsessed. It's especially fun figuring out different ways to tie them--hello Neckclothitania!  Any other suggestions?...

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Street Style

*The real street was covered in snow, so this drawing will have to do. In line with my New Year's Resolution, I've been on the lookout for ways to utilize some of the items in my closet that don't get much play. Since I was looking for a way to spice up basics (jeans, white tee, black ankle boots), I figured I needed something a little over-the-top. The purple velvet blazer was a random thrift find that I only...

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One Piece, Three Ways

Since I'm a pack rat at heart, another one of my resolutions is to find new ways to wear things that are already in my closet. This philsophy also happens to be a little easier on my bank account than my usual "I have nothing to wear so let's go shopping and spend money I don't have" line of reasoning. Inspired by Marian over at The House of Style looking fab in her strapless velvet top, I...

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Thrift Shopping is Fun

I was on a mission. A thrift mission. This past Halloween, I entered a costume contest (there was a cash prize). I was dressed as Prince and figured I had a decent chance of winning, because I reeeaally get into the whole costume thing and darnit if I don't have a purple velvet blazer and suede ankle boots at the ready at all times--you know, just in case. Anyway, one of the other contestants came dressed as...

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