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Christen’s Cut: The Buying Trip

Thursday, May 8th, 2014
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3:30 AM My alarm sounds after a mere five hours of sleep. I should have had the driver call me to ensure I was awake.

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Patterns Are Back for Spring

Sunday, April 27th, 2014
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While Fall/Winter is texture, Spring/Summer is color and print pattern. This year, prints run the gamut from photographic transfer to mixed/oppositional, from abstract/arty to representational.

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Christen’s Cut: Shoe Size – A Guessing Game

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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I buy shoes for a living. I am the buyer for a shoes and accessories boutique right outside of Washington, D.C. And yes, it’s as

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Christen’s Cut: It’s Not Just How You Shop, But When

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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If you’ve ever stepped foot into a store and hightailed it to the back left corner where you know you will find the sale section,

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Younger Than Springtime
Style Trends for the Young at Heart and Body

Sunday, April 13th, 2014
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Ah youth. You’re likely lithe, wear short, short skirts, crop tops, and things defined as cute.You experiment with style and likely own more, but less

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You Can’t Have Too Many –
Good White Blouses, That Is

Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Always fresh, clean, crisp and they go with everything. Blank canvases really, but they needn’t lack style. Here are some of the season’s new models.

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Chic and Unfussy for Spring

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Beautiful Tailoring Left: Reed Krakoff Strapless Dress- A veritable lesson in imaginative seaming and fine tailoring. Wear with statement jewelry, nothing wimpy here. Artful and

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Christen’s Cut: 2014 – The Year of the Statement Earring

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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For the most part, I have a knack for predicting trends, both momentary and with longevity. I jumped on the pastel-colored hair bandwagon long before

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