Tight mini-dresses. Baggy layers. Jumpers. Crop tops. Platforms. Plaid. Plaid. Plaid. ALL THE PLAID! I was not the right age to participate in many of the best trends of the 90s; I was the right age, however, to adore the older girls and guys who did, which means it will forever live in my head as one of the coolest styles ever. … Keep reading…

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You guys, I made arguably the best autumn decision of all time: I bought a knit cocoon. Yes, I bought a knit cocoon, and you should, too. You know that guilty feeling you used to get when the Snuggie commercial came on T.V.? Maybe it was just me. “Wow, they can stay warm while snacking and playing backgammon?” I’d think. “I love … Keep reading…

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After a long fashion talk with a coworker on my lunch break, I decided today is the day: Today, darlings, we’ll talk about why layering works. Run! Head for your closet! Grab every knit item you own! It’s time! Okay, let’s start with something simple. Sticking to an all-black (okay, mainly black) outfit makes layering super easy; you can focus on the … Keep reading…

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I distinctly remember the conversation. “So, whadya want for Christmas? No, like specifically. You’ve got to want something. Please tell me exactly what it is.” Since our first gift-giving Christmas together—you see, we started dating right around the holidays, so for our first actual Christmas he technically bought me food from the Springfield, Ill., Denny’s, as we weren’t on gift-giving terms yet—it … Keep reading…

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