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How To: Keep Your Resolutions

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

I’m a big fan of resolutions and of celebrating New Year’s Eve. There’s something to liberating in intentionally taking time to examine your life and your direction and allowing yourself to make changes or improvements if need be. I think a lot of people dislike the New Year’s Eve resolution bit because more often than not, ...

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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 changes 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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