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Fall Fashion: How to Transition Summer Clothes to Fall

It’s that “not quite” time of year. Stick a fork in sun kissed walks on summer sands, while fall’s golden light and crisp winds aren’t yet here to stay. The thermometer can’t commit to a season from day-to-day, hour-to-hour.  We find ourselves smack-dab in the middle of “not quite summer, nearly fall”. So what’s a girl to wear? Here are some tips for transitioning clothing to fall:

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Fashion on Film: Movie Review, Chasing Beauty

The fashion documentary, Chasing Beauty, sets out to answer a big question, “What is beauty and is it worth the cost?” That’s a lot of ground to cover, so we dive right in with interviews with former supermodels, young model wanna-be’s, photographers, agents, beauty pageant judges, make-up artists, psychologists and plastic surgeons. All of them and more have a take on making it in the glamorous yet cutthroat industry of modeling and/or why beauty is the brass ring of our society today.

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A History of Women's Suits Part 2

The suit is the ultimate 20th-century symbol of the workplace. While we’re more likely to associate the look with men, the suit has a long history as a women’s wear category as well. What’s nearly ubiquitous about the woman’s suit is its ensemble of a jacket paired with a skirt or pants. What changes from generation to generation is how designers reinterpret the cut and style of the suit in order to reflect the pulse of an era. As Rebecca Arnold, professor of fashion history at London's Courtauld Institute of Art put it in a CNN Leading Woman article, "What you see from the 1920s onwards, is this negotiating of public space -- using dress to visualize the way women are...

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A History of Women's Suits Part 1

The suit is the ultimate 20th century symbol of the workplace. While we’re more likely to associate the look with men, the suit has a long history as a women’s wear category as well. What’s nearly ubiquitous about the woman’s suit is its ensemble of a jacket paired with a skirt or pants. What changes from generation to generation is how designers reinterpret the cut and style of the suit in order to reflect the pulse of an era. As Rebecca Arnold, professor of fashion history at London's Courtauld Institute of Art said, in a CNN Leading Woman article, "What you see from the 1920s onwards, is this negotiating of public space -- using dress to visualize the way women are...

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5 Stylish, Eco-Friendly Clothing Tips

Dressing with an eye towards our image, as well as our conscience can seem daunting. Eco-friendly designs have had a long history of falling short on the fashion side of things (think tie-dye t-shirts, hemp ponchos and flip flops). That doesn’t mean we can’t make clothing choices that contribute to sustainability without compromising style. Here are some simple ways to think like a tree-hugger, while looking like a fashionista.

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