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The Best Fashion Advice, Ever.


Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Ahh, the LBD. The garment so loved by all women, it has its own initialism. Even despite its ridiculous popularity, there's so much criticism surrounding it! The little black dress is often viewed as "safe", "lazy" and "boring". That's not quite how I see it. To me, the little black dress is perfect. It's sexy. Timeless. Sophisticated. ...

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Caped Crusader


Monday, September 28, 2015

If you've been a longtime reader of SG, you know how I feel about the transformative power of fashion. A swimsuit that turns you into a gladiator, a skirt that makes you a princess... and now, a blazer that changesΒ you into a superhero. It's no secret that this year has been the hardest one of my ...

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Part 2 : Glam in NYC


Tuesday, March 3, 2015

[ READ PART ONE ] Backstage was some version of organized chaos. On the surface, it seemed like everyone was running around in a mess of tulle, makeup and in some state of undress. But when you looked closer, every designer had their station, every model was readying for her turn on the runway and the ...

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I’m Not Going Anywhere


Monday, February 16, 2015

During some downtime this week with Husband, we watched some re-runs of our favorite show, Modern Family. In the episode, "Queer Eyes, Full Hearts", Haley Dunphy has a job interview. Quickly, she is brushed off and walks out of the office. Later in the episode, we see her back in the office, she brings all ...

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I’m going to New York!


Monday, January 26, 2015

I can hardly believe that just last month designer Jennyvi Dizon of Dizon Couture and I got together to talk about her runway show during New York Fashion Week in February. She would create one plus gown for the show. And I was going to be the one to wear it. I let out a squeal that shattered ...

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Strass DIY: Ruby Slippers


Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Every person has different sides to them. I should just title these posts: "The One Where I Unleash My Inner Show Girl." I have such a terrible obsession with all things sparkly that I swear in another life I made showgirl costumes in Vegas or something. Back in January I posted about my first go around ...

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