Category Archive: Fashion

Loving: Bow & Drape

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My new motto when it comes to clothes is that less is more.  I want to embrace the French attitude towards clothing: buy the best you can afford and wear it forever.  I’m… Continue reading

The Coolest Pop-Up: Old Ache

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This summer I went on a grand wedding tour of Michigan, starting on the Leelanau peninsula way up north on Lake Michigan. It was all about pontoon-boating, lawn games, lake dips, dune jumping… Continue reading

Check It: Badass Quilted Leather

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I may live in the suburbs and fantasize about stockpiling soup in my freezer, but that doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate a good leather jacket that makes me feel like a badass. The… Continue reading

Check It: 5 Fall Work Basics

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I have a secret to share.  I’m really bad at getting up on time for work.  My snooze button and I have a close working relationship.  That said, I try to make getting… Continue reading

Check It: 5 Casual Fall Favorites

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In typical fashion, the weathermen are saying it could hit 90 degrees by Wednesday.  Too bad my brain has already flipped to fall and all I want to wear are cozy things.  Here… Continue reading

The Perfect Fall Bootie

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Booties are all the rage for fall. And no, I’m not talking about your rear-end.  I’m talking about shoes.  In between work and wedding planning, I have been “relaxing” by looking for the… Continue reading

Check It: Jared Desimio Tote Bags

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Thanks so much to everyone who came out to Picnic Portland last weekend and checked out Fox + Fern’s terrariums and succulent gardens! We had an absolute blast and felt really good about… Continue reading

How to Choose YOUR Perfect Wedding Dress

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Never in a million years did I think I would have so much to say about wedding dresses. But a few weeks ago, a dear (and engaged!) friend of mine went dress hunting… Continue reading

Fashioned Hits App Stores Today!

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Remember when I posted that interview with Jane about her amazing, incredible new app, fashioned, that was going to launch in a few weeks?  Well, guess what people! That day is here! Fashioned… Continue reading

Check It: Mara Hoffman

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Ever since seeing some of her dresses, I’ve been in love with Mara Hoffman.  Bright colors, great prints, and really interesting silhouettes all make her work perfect for spring and summer.  Here are… Continue reading

Check It: Tiny Gold Necklaces

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Now that the sun’s out, I’m looking for something tiny and glinty in necklace form.  You know, perfect against that tanned skin I’ll never have. circle / birds / puzzle pieces / anchor… Continue reading

Kate Spade Saturday

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It’s not often that we talk about fashion here on The Loud and Clear, so it’s kind of surprising to have fashion posts two days in a row. But there’s just something about… Continue reading

Check It: Spring Brights

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You know what you do if the weather isn’t bringing Spring along fast enough?  You go shopping for brightly colored things to liven up your wardrobe.  I know the neon thing has been… Continue reading

Check It: Spring Button-Downs

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I have a real Katharine Hepburn complex.  Aside from being unbelievably beautiful and talented, that lady could work a collared shirt like nobody’s business.  In that vein, every Spring I have this desire… Continue reading

Check It: Spring Totes

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Did you feel it over the weekend?  Spring is coming.  I know it.  The clocks have sprung forward and the extra hour of light at the end of the day is already making… Continue reading