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Three Jumpers, Three Ways

If there’s one kind of dress I love, it’s a jumper. Seriously, I can’t get enough of them! Good thing they seriously in trend for fall! They’re so easy to wear the entire season because of their versatility. They layer with everything—seriously everything. Warmer fall days, add a tee; cooler fall days, add a sweater. There’s a jumper for every occasion. Dress them up for date night, dress it down for apple picking, dress it cleanly for the office. Not sure  ...

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Splurge v Save: Fall Mules

Mules are one of the best shoes to transition into fall with. They’re closed toed but not as enclosing as boots so they’re the perfect half-way shoe when the sandals just can’t be given up. There are so many cute mules out there that any fall look can be upgraded with a simple slip-on shoe. Of course, at all prices, there’s a mule for everyone. So should your splurge or should you save? You decide once you see the choices. Are the cute expensive ones worth the price?  ...

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Color Crushing on Deep, Dark Green

Well, my favorite color is green so I am so excited that deep greens are ruling fall. Hunter, kelly, forest, olive, I could go on. I’m here for every shade of deep, dark green, on everything from dresses to skirts to field jackets. It’s the perfect for fall as the leaves turn red and orange and yellow. And it’s a great basic to build on as it goes with all the fall neutrals. I mean, imagine a hunter blouse under a camel peacoat and dark jeans. Or a forest green suede skirt  ...

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Style Roundup: 5 Ways to Rock (Vegan) Leather This Fall

Cooler weather means warmer clothes, which opens up closets to whole new fabrics like knits and suede and faux leather. Vegan leather is the perfect fall option. T-Shirt, chunky knit sweater, or blouse. Whatever faux leather is paired with, it makes for a stunning fall look. Check out how to wear vegan leather five different ways this fall and where to wear it to.

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Autumn Trend: Bold, Colorful Stripes

I really had to bring myself to write about this year’s first fall trend even though it’s still August and warm and sunny outside. But no matter how much I don’t want summer to end, it must. That’s okay, because with all the fun of a new season. Let’s transition slowly with warm colors in the form of stripes. Shop Here: Ribbed Striped Sweater • Daisy Street Mini Skirt • Stripe Button Through Dress Faux Seude Colorblock Mini Skirt • WHIT Neil Silk Top • Stripe  ...

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Why You Should Run Straight Into Fear

    I have been afraid a lot lately. I was afraid to board a plane (I love flying, but the thought equally amazes and scares me). I was afraid to go to the conference. I was afraid of making real moves to realizing my dream. Why? It is what I want; it is what I wanted since I was, I don’t know, fourteen or fifteen years old. I have also been very comfortable. I moved home to be with my family; my old bedroom is how I like it, I’m spending time with my dog (she’s  ...

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Your Path is Okay

  I had my life figured out. Get my B.A. in psychology, graduate. Get my masters, graduate. Get my Ph.D., graduate. Move to Boston, work as a clinical psychologist on the psych ward floor at Mass Gen. Meet a doctor in the lunch line of the cafeteria, get married, move to the suburbs, that whole American dream. That was my path. None of that happened. I did graduate with B.A. in psychology but I decided not to go for my masters or Ph.D. I moved back home to Pittsburgh and not to Boston.  ...

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