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Oct 20, 2014

Noteworthy #26: Finell Handbags

Noteworthy #26: Finell Handbags


The trapeze bag, bucket bag, whatever, they all begin to look the same after a while. The accessory game has become static as of late with little differentiation between each season, which is why Finell’s new line of handbags is such a breath of fresh air.

Finellis a manufacturer of luxe housewares and accessories. The brand is based in Austin, TX, but distributes globally. Their latest endeavor…

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Oct 15, 2014

AKIRA Fall 2014 Fashion Show: The Last Dimension


I moved to Chicago almost two years ago without knowing anyone who lived in the city, how to get anywhere on public transportation, or how truly bad of a taste Malort could leave in your mouth. I spent many of my first few days wandering the city alone, allowing myself to explore and discover things I hadn’t seen before.

It was around this time that I began frequenting the shopping scene in the…

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Oct 5, 2014

Bigger, Better, Bolder: Fashion In Detroit 2014


The lights dimmed and  a giant countdown appeared on the screens surrounding the runway. Ten minutes flashed, then 9:59, 9:58, 9:57, as it counted down, anticipation growing. Show goers took to their seats, getting out their phones and cameras to ensure they’d be prepared to photograph the exact moment when the models started walking the runway. This was Fashion In Detroitand, as I was to find…

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Sep 26, 2014

Noteworthy #025: Fashion In Detroit 2014

Noteworthy #025: Fashion In Detroit 2014 #FID2014


This weekend I’ll be taking the 5.5 hour Greyhound trek from Chicago to Detroit to attend  Fashion In Detroit 2014. As many of you probably already know, I’m from the Metro Detroit so I’m pretty excited about the opportunity to head home for a weekend filled with local fashion, Coney Island and cuddling with my cat.

Fashion In Detroit 2012 was actually the very first fashion event I ever…

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Sep 21, 2014

How To Transition Summer Staples Into Fall Favorites

How To Transition Summer Staples Into Fall Favorites

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As far as first-world problems go, it really is a shame that many of our favorite fashion pieces can only be worn for a few months out of the year. As common sense as it may seem to ditch certain piece as soon as cooler weather begins to set in, it doesn’t have to be that way. Simple styling tricks and strategic layering make it possible to further the life of certain pieces. Below, I’ve broken…

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Aug 16, 2014

Write For The Style Note: Apply To Be A Contributor Today


Are you as gifted with words as you are with styling? Got a sense of humor and a knack for finding unique noteworthy fashion and art news? Then we want you to write for The Style Note. We’re looking currently looking for writers to contribute starting immediately.   (more…)

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Aug 9, 2014

Q&A: What colors work well with very light sage green?

Q&A: What colors work well with very light sage green?


Carolina Herrera SS14, proof that sage can look pretty damn good.

Q: Thanks this is great :-) but I need HELP! What colors work well with very light sage green? I look great in bright warm colors (and totally washed out drab/light colors), but I was gifted a beautiful (very expensive) light sage sweater-vest (button up) from my mother-in-law and I want to show it off to please her (she keeps…

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Aug 6, 2014

Noteworthy #024: Happy Birthday, Andy.

Noteworthy #024: Happy Birthday, Andy.


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Today, August 6th, marks what would be Andy Warhol’s 86th birthday. From capturing stunning images of pop-culture icons, pushing the boundaries of what art is, and even, to this day, influencing artists around him it’s clear that Andy definitely continues to outlive his “15 minutes of fame.”

However, aside from his bold screen print work and the infamous stories of his party days…

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Aug 3, 2014

Noteworthy #023: Personal Style & The Perfect Wardrobe Workbook

Noteworthy #023: Personal Style & The Perfect Wardrobe Workbook


I first discovered the style blog Into Mind a few months ago while binge searching minimalist style for my own personal enjoyment…(idk),  and was delighted to find it was the perfect blog for tips on how to organize your wardrobe and hone your personal style. Into Mind is a comprehensive, well-rounded, style blog that has what literally every single style blog lacks: substance. The voice of…

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