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4th Annual Trashion Show this Saturday!

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It’s that time of year again! The 4th Annual Trashion Fashion Show is this Saturday, April 19th 6-9pm at Hartford City Hall. Get your tickets here. (All proceeds support the Sustainable Farm School.)

I’ve been lucky enough to vend at the past two shows, but this year will be a [Read on...]

Outfit: The Ladybee: Yellow & Black

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I woke up yesterday and thought, “I want to wear yellow tights.” And so I did! I think my black skirt and shirt offset them nicely though. Come to think of it, the outfit is kind of a cross between a bumble bee [Read on...]

Celebrate Spring with these Pantone Spring 2014 Fashion Finds Under $50

Pantone Spring 2014 Colors

Remember when I put together a few outfits inspired by Pantone’s Fashion Color Report for Fall 2012? I thought it would be fun to do another for their¬†vibrant Spring 2014 palette, especially since the first day of spring is this Thursday!¬†We’ll start with the color of the year, [Read on...]

Outfit: Rust & Roses

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My coworkers love this sweater. Thanks to the little patches on the shoulder, I’ve heard jokes ranging from “you’re ready for tea time at a moment’s notice!” to “It’s the lieutenant of the doily army!” Real pranksters, huh? ;)

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Shop Mieux: the sweetest online consignment shop ever

Okay, ladies. You know how much I love consignment shops, right? (Peonies, Plato’s Closet, and Uptown Consignment are my Connecticut faves.) Well hold on to your stylish pants! I just found the sweetest online consignment shop ever: Shop Mieux. That’s French for “Shop Better,” which is pretty spot-on. (Edit: Mieux & Mieux officially changed their name to Shop Mieux this [Read on...]