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Room To Breathe

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A few years ago I never would have worn this piece. I wanted everything to be fitted. Not tight all-over, but without realizing it, I had told myself that I needed to prove that I was thin, that if I wore clothes too blousy, baggy or big I would look heavier. [Backstory, I was 20 pounds heavier at one point which at 5’4” and at the time a professional dancer going to work-aka-auditions in a leotard, was a tough season.]

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The Everyday Dress

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I have a new every-dress. I found her while shopping in London and after weeks of traveling realized her versatility. Step one: Keep it neutral. Black, navy or any jewel tone, camel — stick with a solid color to give it maximum versatility. [You’re much more likely to get tired of or self-conscious frequently re-wearing a print.] Step two: Seek an unbelted flattering shape. I love a belt. I belt everything. I find it so flattering. Often when I put

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A Style For Every City

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Traveling throughout Europe for a few months I became aware that certain cities have a style aesthetic. Of course there are tourists, but if you pay attention you can spot the locals and start to see a trend. In Paris the style is drapey, slouchy. It’s fashionable, they’re not drowning in their pieces, there’s a cool cut or hem or fabric happening. But everything nonchalantly says “Oh this? I just threw this on”. I’ve heard this from multiple Parisian friends

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