Fall Finds

At the beginning of this fall season I did a huge closet purge. It was time to reassess my wardrobe and get rid of things that were no longer working for me. I don’t have a lot of closet space, so I like to focus on pieces that I am…

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Fall for Virginia

It should come as no surprise that this Florida girl is LOVING her first real fall. Amazing temperatures, crisp air, lack of humidity, pumpkin patches, apple picking, and fall leaves, what more could I ask for? Well, the perfect fall weekend getaway for starters. As lovely as fall is in…

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Fall Trends to Try

I have had a bit too much fun shopping for fall the past few weeks. It is my favorite season and there are so many trends I am loving this year. I’ve already picked up this amazing western belt, this plaid jacket (which I have worn almost everyday), and this…

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Trompe-l’œil

Trompe-l’œil is a French term and an artistic technique that means, to trick or deceive the eye. It uses hyper-realistic shadows and contouring along with perspective to create an optical illusion. Typically it is used to make two-dimensional paintings or frescos look three-dimensional. It was insanely popular throughout Europe in…

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The Great (es)Cape

This. Cape. I am in love. I actually purchased it on a bit of a whim the day before I left for Spain. I saw it online but was quickly disappointed when I realized it was completely sold out. But then I noticed a little button that said “check in…

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Reporting For Duty

I have always loved well-placed military details. Whether on jackets, shoes, or hats, military details have long influenced fashion and mainstream dressing. I am not sure if it is the strength and power associated with the symbols of military uniforms, or the classic shapes and attention to detail, but military…

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