This time, per reader request, we are pitting Misa Endless Keys against China Glaze Orange Marmalade . I thought this was a good one to do now while we are all awaiting the hot sizzlin' days of summer. China Glaze Orange Marmalade on pointer and ring, Misa Endless Summer on...

They add structure and polish to any ensemble, dress up or down, and come in such a huge variety of styles. For this purpose, the ideal blazer will have some seaming at the sides to give the impression of curves, and hit at mid-hip. I'd recommend wearing it unbuttoned, and pretty much as...

This Reader Request Maeg-it Yourself was inspired by and made for Kaitlyn who submitted the Amanda Pearl Vintage Crystal & Grosgrain Necklace $298.00 . Thank you Kaitlyn, and Congrats! I hope you like it ...but if not, I'll gladly keep it for myself ;) Email your whereabouts to...

* Trim off any excess or to slim them down a bit if they are uncomfortable. If you're new here, you should know that I've decided to make the Reader Request MIY {I make it, you get it!} a weekly feature. I will continue to go through your suggestions & hopefully choose yours next! I've posted...

In the meantime, please enjoy this post from the archive!* * * * * * Reader Kerry e-mailed me this question: Whenever I buy new dress pants for work, I have to have the length altered. Each time, they languish in my bedroom while I try to determine which shoes I should wear to the...

Wear a column of colour, this works particularly well if the colour is darker and wear a lighter jacket or cardigan, left open to create lengthening vertical lines. 6. Blend shoe colour to pants or skin (if wearing a skirt or dress) as they won't draw attention and will make you legs appear...

I can put together cute work outfits pretty easily, but feel like I look bland in the evening. How can I take casual work clothes and make them work for going out? Great question! And a few easy pieces, tucked away in your bag or car, can help transform a dressed-down day look into a...

Reader K. dropped this question into an e-mail: ... as a young, single college student (think age 20), I find that a lot of the messages my age group receives to look normatively beautiful come from a societal pressure to attract the opposite sex. And while I consider myself pretty...

Dressing down work wear is a bit of a hobby for me, and I've been honing my skills for a while now! But I'm sure there are other techniques I've overlooked? How do YOU dress down your work wear? QUICK NOTE: This post originally appeared as a reader request, but as two astute commenters...

After Jos' comprehensive guide to the lounge suit last week, many readers pointed out that they loved to dress down their suit by utilising other key pieces such as knitwear, t-shirts and the like. With this in mind, Jos and I set out to conquer the whole concept and method of dressing down a...

 

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