Fashion Picks to Celebrate the Red, White, and Blue

Whether by the pool or inside for a more festive affair, I have picked some of my favorite looks to help celebrate the upcoming July 4th holiday. Keep in mind…when it comes to dressing for the heat, choose breathable fabrics and fewer accessories.   Take this romper to new heights with a casual sneaker for day or woven wedge for night. Shop for this look.   Try pairing this crimson red Theory tank with a white jean or short. Simply add a straw Fedora and small cross-body purse. Shop for
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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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SouthPark’s Newest Store, Johnny Was, Offers A New Twist To Modern And Vintage Style Dressing

Calling all comfort-seeking luxury-boho fashionistas! Say what? Yes…Johnny Was has come to SouthPark Mall in Charlotte. As SouthPark’s personal shopper it’s my duty (gotta love it) to check out all stores and try the goods. We should all have as much fun as I did in trying on this season’s trendiest looks! Johnny Was was created in 1987 from the classic Bob Marley song released a decade earlier. The Southern California designers wanted Johnny Was garments to feel luxurious and waver in style between vintage and modern while also exuding a true sense
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How to Achieve a Comfortable, Classy Look for Summer with the Right Shoes

Fashion this hot summer has been so much fun! I often get asked what shoes go best with what type of outfit. The possibilities tend to be endless, so I have enlisted Mary Gross from Charlotte my new favorite face representing my work as the personal shopper with SouthPark Mall and Wardrobe Consulting. Mary’s own personal style is based on effortless, comfortable dress for her busy life as a copy writer for Boone Oakely and as a freelance writer for the Charlotte Agenda. I am tickled that she is allowing
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Dressing For The Heat

Without a doubt you are as leery as I am that it’s early July and the weather is hovering in the high nineties. Dressing daily for the heat becomes a challenge and takes more planning. Instead of my usual July tips of bathing suits, lengths of shorts, and capris let’s cut to the chase and discuss dressing for the heat! Best Fabric Choices The most natural fiber is cotton. Look for clothing that is made of lightweight linens or wools, seersucker, or chambray. Georgette fabrics are similar to cotton and
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