Exuberant and Trendy in Atlanta

Atlanta-based Monica Awe-Etuk (41) documents her outfits on Instagram, and on her blog Awed by Monica. She’s a trendy dresser with exuberant style who enjoys playing around with all kinds of different vibes.

Team Winter or Team Spring Dressing

You bat for Team Winter if you prefer wearing Winter outfits to Spring outfits, and vice versa. Note that any type of Winter and Spring …

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The Sectional Wardrobe

The goal of closet organization is to increase visibility and accessibility so that you can efficiently and effectively create fabulous …

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Link Love: Lingerie for 2021

From boxer shorts to Bridgerton-inspired underwear, these are the top lingerie trends for 2021 according to Refinery29. “Why …

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Style Beliefs, Values and Personality

I think it is important that the way I dress aligns with my beliefs, my values, and my personality. The result is a …

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Aging Well, Your Way

I used to think that aging well was about looking younger than your years. These days I believe that it has much more to do with a …

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Link Love: Tips for Buying Sunglasses

Have a look at this article if you’ve ever wondered what the difference is between cheap and expensive sunglasses. Do trendy …

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Assorted Fab Finds

This week’s list of top picks includes items across several seasons, and some new-to-me brands. Some of the items earned a …

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The Evolution of Skinny Jeans

When I wore skinny jeans back in the ‘80s, they were high in the rise, tight, but without stretch because the fabric technology …

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Fashion News Roundup: January 2021

A denim-inspired home goods collection, an activewear brand branching out into sleepwear, the statement-making hair colour trend of the …

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Embracing Your Natural Hair Colour

We add colour to our hair in all sorts of ways. We can go lighter, darker, or richer than our natural colour. We can change the colour …

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Wardrobe Essentials for 2021

Time for the annual wardrobe essentials post. Boring perhaps, but oh so essential because you can’t build a functional wardrobe …

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How to Combine Two Distinct Fashion Personas

Some of us have very uniform sartorial preferences, drawing our looks from a single fashion persona. Others have a wide range of …

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Link Love: Pandemic Style Trends

The Guardian reports that power shoulders are back thanks to seated video meetings in which “waist-up dressing has become the …

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My Style Goals for 2021

Style goals serve as a helpful frame of reference as you edit and review your closet, shop for new items, shop your closet, create …

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Evolving My Style Into 2021

I learned interesting things about my personal style last year, and some of them surprised me. As is true for many people, the …

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Team Iron or Team Steamer

You’re on Team Iron if you prefer pressing clothes with an iron on an ironing board. You’re on Team Steamer if you prefer …

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Finding a Stylish Balance

Balance is often the factor that makes the difference between personal style being a source of stress, or a source of joy. How one …

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Link Love: Fun Fashion Resources to Kick off 2021

Here are some resources if you are interested in going the vintage route this year, want to learn how to make your own clothes or want …

Fashion News Roundup: December 2020

A Gucci collaboration, Pantone’s colours of 2021, the top 10 beauty searches in 2020, and other style news that caught our …

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Putting the “Personal” in Personal Style

An effective, efficient and enjoyable personal style is sustainable and ethical, individual, manageable, practical, authentic and …

Happy New Year

Like many others, I’m very eager to welcome the new year. Although the US is in partial lockdown, and the global pandemic …