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The Case for the Waterproof Boot + Tips to Choose Your Best Pair

Sponsored by Zappos

Michigan winters are no time to skip practical shoe wear and I’ll admit I’ve overlooked the practical waterproof boot in favor of a stylish shoe. Most of the time, those boots just aren’t cute to me even though they’re necessary to survive the wet and cold.

A Transitional Boot

For me, I need the combination of a boot that’s something I would normally already wear with the added bonus of practicality and that boot is by La Canadienne. I partnered with Zappos to try these babies out and I may have been a little skeptical that a cool ass pair of boots could check off the boxes of comfort and waterproof. And they did. Read More »

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The $60 Winter Coat You Need

The Winter Coat of My Dreams

I have a slight obsession with coats and jackets, I guess it’s the way I cope with Michigan winters that last half a year. To my surprise, there was still one major gap in my closet: A fuzzy statement coat in black.

I was darting through a shopping mall in Grand Rapids a few weeks back looking for some new, cozy pajamas and on my way out, I spotted this coat. It must be noted that it’s also available in cream and mint. Read More »

Outfits, Style

Winterizing a Maxi Dress

Weekend Style

I remembered all the components for a cozy, chic look last weekend except lipstick so excuse me for looking like a walking corpse. I recall my older women making a fuss over their lipstick when I was younger. They just always had to have it on to feel complete and shit, I’m already at that point in my life now. Read More »

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Styling a Feminine Fall Look

Sweater Style

I mentioned last week my goal was to incorporate various styles of sweaters and make them work for my style, even the super feminine ones with flowers in a classic silhouette. Generally when I’m styling a feminine top, I add it with jeans and a leather jacket. It’s an easy outfit formula I repeat on the regular, but I remembered one of my coworkers gave me this old skirt from her closet. Lately, I’ve been given so many great pieces from stylish women in their 60s and I don’t turn down their cast-offs! Read More »

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How to Downplay a Sexy Dress

A Sexy Dress Styled Not Too Sexy

The 22 year old me would’ve strutted around in this mini dress without care, but these days I choose a dress like this to style a little more modestly. I appreciate the flattering silhouette, color and print, so I incorporated some elements to make it work for my everyday wear. Read More »

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