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Tirade against the cold shoulder trend

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Tirade against the cold shoulder trend

I love discovering and observing trends. Trends are a window into the consumer’s soul and mindset, rich with revelations about cultural realities, nuances and shifts. But, never has the prevalence of a trend such as the “cold shoulder trend” triggered such animus. It’s as if I have an allergic reaction when is see a cold shoulder top. […]

red gingham cold shoulder top
 
 

Style & Beauty

The Athleisure Trend – Now a Lifestyle

This athleisure trend isn’t just a trend, it’s a lifestyle! It’s understandable given that we demand comfort and versatility.

Chelsea Jones Shoes
 
 

Finds & Gifts

Indie Gift Guide Brought to You by Wickedly Chic

‘Tis the season for holiday shopping and we at the Succulent Wife would like to direct your attention to the indie shopping experience (or shopping outside of the big box, as we like to call it.) The #shopsmall movement seems to grow with each passing year and supporting the small business owner is something that […]

fingerless gloves by Natural Clothing Company
 
 

Style & Beauty

Fall Fashion Craving: Velvet

Though the velvet trend hit the runways a few months ago, it’s still not easy to find unless you’re shopping the luxury market.

crushing hard on velvet this fall
 
 

Style & Beauty

You colored your hair? Now save your investment

I don’t know if it’s simply a reflection of my astrological sign (Leo), but my hair has always been really important: the color, the texture, the style… It all counts to me. I have been coloring my hair for past 20 years or so. In the early years, it was to add zest to my […]

Madison Reed Hair Colors
 
 

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Clever Find: the Gripstic, aka the better chip clip

Chip clips and binder clips do the job. But, if you’re a perfectionist and you like your popcorn fresh, the Gripstic is what you need.

gripstic chip clip and bag sealer
 
 

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“Gift in a Card” vs Gift Cards – Quick gifts to send in the mail

Certainly, retail or restaurant gift cards have their place in gift-giving, but most occasions require us to be more creative and personal than that. That’s we’re talking “gift in a card” as opposed to “gift card” here. Something that’s just as easily mailable but much more thoughtful. Isn’t it a rare occasion these days, and a happy-making one, to receive […]

Bolsters Mills Card with Hankie Gift
 
 

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The Enclosed. A Feminine Gift to Self {dedicated}

This is a sponsored post written on behalf of TheEnclosed.com, a luxe panty subscription service. We are so excited to tell you more about this service, equally appreciated by men and women.    WHY WOMEN IN MIDLIFE NEED BEAUTIFUL PANTIES While we most of us pointlessly resist growing older, any woman over the age of 50 will tell you […]

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