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#TBT to The Designing Life, 80’s Fashion at its Finest

There’s not much I love more than authentic vintage fashion. Something about the history, the stories, the nostalgia, the what-were-they-thinking excites me and makes me wonder what about today’s styles will look absolutely ridiculous in 10 years’ time. So when Cincinnati Magazine’s Managing Editor brought me a book from her archives called The Designing Life—published by W Magazine in 1987—all it took was one flip through the pages and I was obsessed. Take a look at

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Style // #BossBitch

Vintage skirt from Portaluca, H&M turtleneck, Jamawar shawl/blarf, Guess boots, Gucci belt Inspired by the ‘70s vibe on the runways, I added yet another vintage leather pencil skirt to my already gratuitous collection of vintage leather pencil skirts. Paired with a simple black turtleneck, black boots, and gold-accented accessories, this combination has #bossbitch written all over it.   SHOP IT!

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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 // Going Boho

There are times when I feel less “structured Zara” and more “flowy Free People.” On those days, it feels best to mix dressy vintage with random casual wear like this surprisingly cohesive beaded skirt and graphic tee combo. Anthropologie tee, vintage skirt, bag from the BX, Charlotte Russe sandals, random jewelry I've had for years, old prescription glasses I had tinted Sidenote: I always forget I have this belt, which I bought at one of those

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