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Mailchimp T-Shirt and Leather Panel Pants


This mailchimp t-shirt might be the best free t-shirt ever. Kudos to however designed these and decided to give them away to fashion bloggers at the last Independent Fashion Bloggers event.  I wear mine, a little too often.  It was part of my tin man outfit (I call it that ...

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The Empresse’s New Coat

Steve Madden Coat, Funnel-Neck Belted Flared

I’m with Nicolette Mason, no more black coats for me! Because of my, errrrr horizontal expansion, I recently replaced my camel color Kenneth Cole Reaction coat for this white one.  Before switching to camel, I was an all black coat girl because I thought it was easier to care for ...

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What I Wore: Pretty In Pink

I am a little behind on blog posts, but I guess it’s better late than never.  This is  what I wore to the opening of  Maggie Gardner’s, Gardner’s House event here in Connecticut a few weeks ago.  By the way, I think fuchsia (magenta) is a better pink hue for ...

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And The Title of Cold, Heartless Bitch Goes To

Last year one of my sister’s called me a “cold, heartless bitch” for refusing to forgive her after a 5 year estrangement. I realize that forgiveness (or lack thereof) is an unhealthy emotion to carry and it’s not that I have allowed her, or the circumstance or anyone else like ...

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And The Award For Best Wardrobe Basic Goes To


Man these leather shorts certainly got a lot of mileage this year. I am embarrassed to admit that when inspiration didn’t come I grabbed the shorts and then shut my eyes and reached into my closet.  They really look great with everything and works for almost every informal occasion. I ...

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Red and Black Sheer Top and Black Harem Pants

Black and Red Sheer Top with Black Harem Pants

So long summer! Thanks for your many 90+ degree days and subsequently, my very high CL&P bill.  This goes down as yet another summer that I didn’t make it to those “pristine” beaches of New Hampshire, nor did I get to exercise those green thumbs as I planned and the ...

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