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What She Wore

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In this post I asked for help accessorizing the dress I was renting from Rent the Runway for a big party at the magazine. I expected to like pumps or funkier shoes, but when I tried them on before the party, I ended up liking a strappy shoe—but in bright red, naturally. I added big…

black.

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Lately I’ve been loving black accessories—they keep a black outfit monochrome, or pull together an outfit with black pieces. Versatile and—in many finishes—unexpected, here are a few pieces I’m currently coveting. David Aubrey black jet necklace / MARC BY MARC JACOBS studded jewelry / Vince Camuto silver snake ring / Adidas kohl jewelry / JULIA…

Gold Shoes

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Spoiler: You should get some. I have a pair of rose gold Sperrys, pictured, that I wear all the time (they are one of three pair of Sperrys in regular rotation, but I digress). I consider them beat up at this point and even occasionally call them my old man shoes because they have custom orthotics…

It’s Always America Time!

Red, white, and blue, star-spangled, stars-n-stripes, whatever you call it, ‘merica is always in style in clothes and accessories. We’d consider only one of these items slightly ridiculous (but plenty useful on cold winter nights). ‘merica time by lifeinaustin featuring an american flag shirt

Over it. Leggings.

You guys. Some top-ranking keywords driving traffic to this site: leggins* and long dress leggings+corti what to wear with leggings in the summer *fact. no g YOU GUYS. First, don’t ever wear leggings and a long dress. That’s just stupid, unless it’s cold outside and no one will ever see the “leggins”. Second, don’t ever…

Celebrity Double Play

Saturday was a banner day in my pretend celebrity lifestyle. Glitz, glam, and the gym—in reverse order. First up, Power 106 All-Star bball on the NBA Nation tour at Universal CityWalk. <— I missed this shot, clearly. Also, yes, those are Dunks crica 1998. Something about Nike sponsorship… Didja know? Power 106 was one of…

High waters

As a 5’9″ tall woman who is all legs, ankle-length pants didn’t make sense to me for many years—probably because they just felt too short, like most pants on me. As it turns out, ankle-length pants are not simply pants that are too short—the new crop (pardon the pun) are a flattering silhouette that will…