Some outfits have important stories, like ones worn for special occasions. Others hold their worth in emotions, with that great fit or fabric that makes you feel oh-so-good. This outfit is special largely because of how I acquired the items. Let’s break the outfit down. TOP | Gordmans is one of the first national brands I began working with on a recurring … Keep reading…

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Tell me I’m not alone here, guys. Have you ever seen something in a store and known that younger you would love it, so you’re more inclined to buy it now? In this line of work, I think about shopping a lot—and I’m nostalgic as all hell— so maybe this isn’t a frequent problem for other people; but, I often see an … Keep reading…

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I’m trying my best to contain my pre-Walt Disney World excitement, but I cracked yesterday. The brand recently sent me a little Disney magic—in the form of a t-shirt and cap—and I simply couldn’t wait until Florida to try them out. For a little casual Sunday fun I went full-on Midwestern Minnie, complete with inspiration from my most Disney-filled decade: the 90s. … Keep reading…

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Dear designers, Great work, all around. Bravo to you. Ya know I can’t stop finding apparel I adore, so clearly you’re doing something right. As an over-shopper, I’d like to imagine I’ve earned a few IOUs—you know, like money back but just nonsense entitlement I feel in my brain for spending so much. I’d like to cash in a favor and request … Keep reading…

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