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My Style || The Basic Button Up

I learned something from my very first styling job that has stayed with me ever since, and even influenced my own personal style. When it comes to style, there’s something to be said for knowing what you like and what works for you and going for it.  You can re-invent the wheel in terms of updating the silhouette with current trends, the fabric, the details, but when it works, it just works.  Take a button up shirt, for example: I’ve worn one here in the summer, here for a super casual look, here for a super femme Valentines …

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Real Talk with Real Moms: A Brighter Future

A couple of weeks ago I was on a plane to New York, two days after election day.  I was about to send out a reminder email for our latest installment of this series and nothing seemed more relevant than the conversations that were happening around the outcome of the election.  It seemed hard to write (or think) about anything else.  Not politics exactly, but what it looks like to fight injustice. What it looks like to teach the next generation to advocate for their own rights, to be world’s biggest proponent of kindness, and to …

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My Style || The Case for Coats

There are a lot of things that I feel passionately about: black and navy as one of the most chic color combinations, boots for all seasons, organic fruits and vegetables, and the importance of good coats in one’s wardrobe.  Here’s why: For starters, they last a long time and people don’t tend to fluctuate in coat size as much as they do in other things like say jeans, so you can likely wear them for years and years and years.  Also, during those cold winter months, your coat is often times the first thing people will …

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Hair Tutorial || 5 Minute Curls

The fact that I have ever owned a hair straightener in my life is completely laughable. My hair is nothing if not stick straight, all on it’s own, no hot tools necessary.  I definitely prefer it with a wave, but the struggle is real when it comes to being short on time some mornings.  We popped into Martha Lynn‘s Austin salon, Mirror Mirror last week and asked her to show us a thing or two about hair that looks pulled together, but doesn’t take a lot of time. You know, that effortlessly chic, not too perfect, but still …

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