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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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Style: Short & Sweet

On yet another thrifting adventure, I found this sweet little cheongsam-inspired dress. I liked the colors, the fabric, and the details, but the dress itself was too long--not long enough to be a gown, but long enough to look matronly. Y'all know I don't do matronly. So, I took it to Nobby's, a family-owned custom tailoring shop that's been in downtown Cincinnati for over 50 years. As soon as I walk in the door, the tailor

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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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