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LOCATION: SAINT JEAN CAP FERRAT, FRANCE
Our French Elopement, Part Two

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LOCATION: SAINT JEAN CAP FERRAT, FRANCE
Our French Elopement, Part Two

After our ceremony in Chateauneuf-Villevieille we headed down the mountain to Villefranche-sur-Mer. This was one of the two alone times Jeremy and I had throughout the day, and all I can remember is that I wanted to lay my head back or on his shoulder, but couldn't do either because of my hair and the [...]

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LOCATION: SANTA MARGHERITA, ITALY
A Place Of Yes

You see the woman walking towards you, “I love what she’s wearing” you think, quickly trying to decipher what exactly it is that makes her look so chic. This simple afternoon on the Italian Riviera ensemble has multiple style principles occurring -- fabric, neutral colors, the waistline, the neckline, the skin tone, the accessories.

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LOCATION: SANTA MARGHERITA, ITALY
A Place Of Yes

You see the woman walking towards you, “I love what she’s wearing” you think, quickly trying to decipher what exactly it is that makes her look so chic.

This simple afternoon on the Italian Riviera ensemble has multiple style principles occurring — fabric, neutral colors, the waistline, the neckline, the skin tone, the accessories.

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LOCATION: SANTA MARGHERITA, ITALY
Listen To Your Desires

I kept noticing floral pants. Which when trying to create a works-with-anything wardrobe while traveling, were totally impractical. [Aside: This was on my four month sabbatical during which I packed almost no clothing to shop along the way.] Yet after a few weeks of shopping I found myself gingerly fingering yet another pair on the hanger and said “Listen to your desires”.

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LOCATION: SANTA MARGHERITA, ITALY
Listen To Your Desires

I kept noticing floral pants. Which when trying to create a works-with-anything wardrobe while traveling, were totally impractical. [Aside: This was on my four month sabbatical during which I packed almost no clothing to shop along the way.]

Yet after a few weeks of shopping I found myself gingerly fingering yet another pair on the hanger and said “Listen to your desires”.

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LOCATION: AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Travel In Style

Mom taught me to dress nicely for airplanes. She recalled the days when it was a treat to fly, like going to a nice restaurant. These days airport style is apparently a thing with endless articles of celebs on travel day. Though they rarely look to me like they’ve thought about sinking into tight spaces for long stretches.

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LOCATION: AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Travel In Style

Mom taught me to dress nicely for airplanes. She recalled the days when it was a treat to fly, like going to a nice restaurant.

These days airport style is apparently a thing with endless articles of celebs on travel day. Though they rarely look to me like they’ve thought about sinking into tight spaces for long stretches.

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LOCATION: PARIS, FRANCE
Paris And The Smallest Ballerina

The tank top didn’t look right under my leotard. None of them, all three I tried in vain. They were bunchy. The other girls’ had looked … different. But why? Eleven years old I stared at myself in the mirror trying to decode how to look like the older girls in my ballet class.

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LOCATION: PARIS, FRANCE
Paris And The Smallest Ballerina

The tank top didn’t look right under my leotard. None of them, all three I tried in vain. They were bunchy. The other girls’ had looked … different. But why?

Eleven years old I stared at myself in the mirror trying to decode how to look like the older girls in my ballet class.

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STYLE, TRAVEL, FASHION
The Two Halves Of Style

Here's the question no fashion magazine ever asks you: How do you want your clothing to make you feel when you walk into {insert simple everyday or smashingly exciting activity}?

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STYLE, TRAVEL, FASHION
The Two Halves Of Style

Here’s the question no fashion magazine ever asks you:

How do you want your clothing to make you feel when you walk into {insert simple everyday or smashingly exciting activity}?

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STYLE, TRAVEL, FASHION
To Leaping With A Net

A year ago I would have been too nervous to wear this outfit on the blog. I was afraid you might look at it and think, "She looks great but if I wore that to work people would give me looks all day ... She can pull that off in fancy New York City but that's never going to fly in my daily mom life ..."

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STYLE, TRAVEL, FASHION
To Leaping With A Net

A year ago I would have been too nervous to wear this outfit on the blog.

I was afraid you might look at it and think, “She looks great but if I wore that to work people would give me looks all day … She can pull that off in fancy New York City but that’s never going to fly in my daily mom life …”

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STYLE, TRAVEL, FASHION
Movie Moments In Everyday Style

Movies make you wish. Wish you were Audrey Hepburn dancing with Fred Astaire or life had moments Nicole Kidman swinging high above the Moulin Rouge.

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STYLE, TRAVEL, FASHION
Movie Moments In Everyday Style

Movies make you wish.

Wish you were Audrey Hepburn dancing with Fred Astaire or life had moments Nicole Kidman swinging high above the Moulin Rouge.

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STYLE, TRAVEL, FASHION
The Little White Dress

I hate rules. No white after Labor Day? Has that person never seen white jeans with a cozy fall sweater, a winter bride or a stunning white peacoat in the snow?!

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STYLE, TRAVEL, FASHION
The Little White Dress

I hate rules.

No white after Labor Day? Has that person never seen white jeans with a cozy fall sweater, a winter bride or a stunning white peacoat in the snow?!

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STYLE, TRAVEL, FASHION
Secrets To A Swimsuit That Flatters Your Figure

Being in a bathing suit is weird. You're, like, almost naked. I don't care how comfortable you are in your skin, it's kind of bizarre that it's socially acceptable to wear so little clothes in public, right? Meanwhile, with so little fabric and so little diversity in shape, it's very hard to apply a lot of the style principles I teach: how to be empowered over a garment, change the shape, the silhouette, the style chemistry, where the eye goes. A few strips of lycra don't give a girl much to be empowered over!

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STYLE, TRAVEL, FASHION
Secrets To A Swimsuit That Flatters Your Figure

Being in a bathing suit is weird. You’re, like, almost naked. I don’t care how comfortable you are in your skin, it’s kind of bizarre that it’s socially acceptable to wear so little clothes in public, right?

Meanwhile, with so little fabric and so little diversity in shape, it’s very hard to apply a lot of the style principles I teach: how to be empowered over a garment, change the shape, the silhouette, the style chemistry, where the eye goes. A few strips of lycra don’t give a girl much to be empowered over!

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