Posts tagged minimalism
fashion TREND ALERT: White Out

The most iconic summer trend is here and it is louder and bolder than ever before.  Like most summers, it is vital to add some crisp whites to your wardrobe.

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fashion TREND ALERT: That 70's Show

From muted colors and boxy cuts to skinny scarves and bell bottoms, this can only mean one thing: the 70s are back! It’s time to get groovy with color tones such as brown and mustard being reintroduced while playing with the line of femininity and masculinity.

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Winter Launch 2018/19 Magazine

In this issue you will find more Minnesota brands, bringing our vision of community to life! From cozy oversized knits to vibrant pops of animal print and the color red, you are certain to find something you’ll love.

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fashion TREND ALERT: Grey Suiting (Part 2)

Business meets pleasure in the latest fall trend of grey suiting. This classic color and style has been attributed mainly toward menswear, but it’s now being reinvented with a feminine twist.

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Mental Health: Growing through Change

The possibilities of this time of life seem endless. The freedom of this new space sometimes takes my breath away. It’s a time of great unknown and seemingly instability where I don’t know how or where my next steps will unfold.  It is also a time I know and trust myself more than ever before— and that is proving to be everything.

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Let's Kiss Summer Goodbye!

My absolute favorite time of the year: autumn! For whatever reason, I have been eagerly waiting, at the edge of my seat, for autumn to finally grace us with its presence. Maybe it is because my daughter is finally at an age where we can partake in fun family activities, or maybe it is because Midwest fashion is taking over the industry with trends featuring classic plaids, denims, and, of course, as many layers as possible! Either way, I am thrilled to welcome autumn back in style.

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The Beauty Way

In the current state of affairs, it is all too easy to wake up empty and frightened. To wake up this way is often also an experience of people experiencing mental illness. The past four years I have lived and breathed social work, learning in school about mental health and social justice. The knowledge has made me even more aware of the issues facing humanity, while creating a certain kind of rigid mind set needed to manage the academic work in order to attain a degree. I’ve also stayed up nights and woke up mornings reading one troubling news story after another.

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Mental Health: Exploring Self-Care

What do you think and feel when you hear the word self-care? It may appear self-care is a recent trend that only younger generations take part in. I have heard people (mostly middle-aged women) ask, “What is self-care?” and “How do I do it?” I have heard them say, “I am not good at self-care” or “It’s not realistic to take care of myself. I am a mother. I work full-time…” For some, self-care is just one more thing to do and if it’s not done, it’s one more area in their lives to feel badly about. For others, it seems too self-indulgent.

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Because of the Brave

With the weather heating up, and the holiday in the middle of week, many are bustling, getting ready for family cook-outs and late-night fireworks! This holiday is all about spending time with those around you and your outfit needs to be festive, chic and realistic. Don’t worry I have a few looks to help inspire your Fourth July ensemble using classic wardrobe essentials.

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