Drum roll, please… It’s time for more Tales of Great Sales! They ought to just give me a crown. Wrap a tiara in coupons, sprinkle on some sweet discounts, put a clearance sticker in the middle and name me the discount queen. I’ll start working on my royal wave now. For this legendary example of coupon-ing prowess, I must bring you back to your childhood. … Keep reading…

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WHAT // Rebecca Minkoff at Saks Fifth Avenue in Plaza Frontenac Saint Louis Fashion Week continued with a Rebecca Minkoff runway presentation at Saks Fifth Avenue at Plaza Frontenac. The collection featured that perfect balance between clean lines and bold patterns, like we’ve all come to expect from this designer—plus those seriously amazing handbags. Other parts of the night were spent shopping … Keep reading…

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In my constant—yet somehow ever-failing—quest for a cleaner apartment, I’ve started boxing up old items to be sold. Hidden in the nooks of our closet and in the bins under our bed, I keep finding piece after piece of high school fashion favorites: band tees, patch-covered hoodies, beaded plastic bracelets. Yeah, back then, those were great… Almost as good as the quintessential … Keep reading…

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Ever play the closet matching game? It’s a morning favorite of mine. Hold up two or three unrelated items and see if they could go together in an outfit; it’s kind of like the closet computer from Clueless, except not nearly as strict. Play with the textures, the patterns, the colors, and the cuts to see what new outfits are hiding in your … Keep reading…

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What peculiar weather we’re having… One day, we’re in the middle of a god-awful polar vortex, and practically the next it is 50-some degrees and breezy. Thanks for your always logical weather patterns, Midwest; I’m glad to know you’re consistently inconsistent. On the plus side, January temperatures like this create the perfect time to wear non-warming cold-weather hats, such as the felt … Keep reading…

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