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What to wear for spring transition

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Tags how to, style, sunshine

Spring weather has it's moments, especially here in the northwest. One day it's warm and sunny, the next could be gloomy with thunderstorms. How on Earth is one supposed to dress for this? Clever accessories, of course! .   .   . A casquette cap is a great everyday style that looks great with a sweater and jeans. Pair the look with a cotton bag, which is a lighter and more season appropriate choice than leather. Photo credit Styled Portland Cate braid trim casquette, block printed cotton tote, and Kensie cotton casquette .   .   . Guys, stick with the long...


Celebrating mothers of every kind

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Tags gifts, style

This Mother's Day, let's not forget the many types of powerful matriarchs in our lives. Whatever title she has - be it aunt, great-grandmother, or maybe she's just the woman you wish was your mom - celebrate her loveliness with a thoughtful and stylish gift. .   .   . Something timeless and classic for grandmother... image: Advanced Style    Allie and Audrey .   .   . For your stylish sister (try not to steal it from her too often)... image: Taza Haley and Becca  .   .   . A fabulous travel hat for your mother-in-law to take on her next trip... image:...


What to get for Mom?

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Tags gifts, style

Well, what's her style? Choose the perfect accessory that she can immediately wear out to brunch. .   .   . Is she girly? Go for feminine shapes and florals. Hazel wide brim boater, Claudette straw cloche, Victoria packable sunhat, floral scarves .   .   . Is she sporty? Keep it casual. Connor panama fedora, Piper woven straw cap, Casey polka dot cap, fabric headbands .   .   . Is she a sun lover? Provide her with some shade while keeping her fabulous style intact. Clarissa wide brim sunhat, Josie raffia fedora, Penny denim ribbon sunhat .   .  ...


Choosing accessories for your wedding ensemble

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Tags bridal, how to, style, wedding

With wedding season approaching, we'd like to take a moment to reach out to the beautiful brides and dapper grooms out there. A few thoughtfully chosen accessories can add visual impact and personality to your special day's outfit.  Here are some tips to help you compose the best outfit you'll ever wear ~ and likely, the most photographed! Take inspiration from some of your favorite everyday outfits. What do you feel most confident in? Decide what about those outfits take it to that extra step. A color that brings out your eyes? A favorite brooch from your grandmother? Look at the little things....


Dress it up, dress it down

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If you're looking to get more miles out of your favorite hat, or perhaps change up one that seems to be collecting dust, look no further. You can change the enitre look of a hat with simple trim changes and clever shaping. Whether you're looking to refresh last year's style, or you have a special occasion to attend, we love the art of transformation. Here are some alterations to get you inspired. .   .   . Switch up your personality with a flip of the brim and a new hat band to take you from jazz percussionist to crooner in the spotlight. Troy .  ...