Products That Have Come Out Fighting For Breast Cancer

October is breast cancer awareness month. Several fashion, beauty, and healthy food companies offer products that specifically give back to breast cancer foundations and services during the month. I prefer to support companies that give back 20% – 100% of their proceeds or profits to respected causes. Purchasing a product not only profits the cause, but will also be a great reminder when enjoying the item purchased. Here are a few of recent favorites! Need a yummy new palette for fall? Learn more here.   Who can say no to a
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Choosing Floral Dresses For Summer

I love floral prints and patterns as they bring to mind warm feelings of happiness. Whether you settle on wearing softly muted or bold and bright tones, there are prints in a variety of styles of dresses for all shapes, sizes, and occasions.   Lighten the weight of fabric selections to linens, rayon, silk, chambray, or georgette for hot weather comfort. Shop for this at Macys.com   Select a dress style that will be most versatile for your lifestyle dressing. If you opt for sleeveless, an exposed back, halter style, or cold shoulder, plan
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Meet Manisha Patel, SouthPark Mall’s Makeover Winner!

In March, SouthPark Mall ran a contest with SouthPark Magazine asking readers to submit why they felt they deserved a VIP makeover. The winner received a total makeover, including over $2,000 in gifts and services! I spent a magically transforming day with Manisha as I journaled this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Before   After   Behind The Scenes   Click the image below to download a PDF of the full article, or pick up a copy of SouthPark Magazine at SouthPark Mall and Barnes and Noble in Charlotte.  
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Fashion Hits For Your Fall 2016 Wardrobe

This year’s fall fashion colors exude a unity of strength, confidence and complexity, according to the Pantone Color Institute. So, be on the lookout for a fall palette led by the blue family, with gray, red, dusty cedar and spicy mustard to complement. I am so excited about these luscious fall fashion colors! And, this year’s fall fashion trends offer something for everyone, including the resurgence of a fuller boot cut pant for women and men. Check out some of my favorite fall fashions for 2016 click on the links
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Putting “How to Dress as a Wedding Guest” to Work!

Yesterday I caught up with Charlotte Agenda senior writer Mary Gross. I was charged with the task of finding a dress for two summer weddings she’s attending. Did she read my newsletter? And how perfect was her timing? She had a short list of requests for the dress: blue, khaki, no pink or too girlie, and most importantly with a sleeve and under $200. My challenge took me shopping at SouthPark Mall to a variety of stores: Nordstrom, Macy’s, The Limited, J Crew, and Dillard. Meeting Mary at the Ebar
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