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Kaftan - A great coverup to toss over your swimsuit while lounging poolside. Keep that sun in check!

Cloche Hats - Grace Hats are an elegant option to frame your face and decorate with a vibrant trim.

It's a Wrap- Sheer brilliance! A translucent scarf or wrap is nice balance for staying cool & covered.

Men's Scarves - Light & breezy! Handkerchief Scarves are a unique accessory to toss on for quick style.

Ready, Set, Go! - Bold prints make pulling your look together a simple task leaving more time for sunshine!

Mix Or Match? - Spring pieces are a great wardrobe addition to add dimension to a monochrome look.

Cool Coats for your Furry Friends Custom pet coats so you can coordinate with your bestie!

Plush Pillowy Bolster Beds - Do you know a pillow hog? What about a bunny? Pet Beds...NOT for sharing.

Heavenly Pet Blankets - Favorite color or print? Shop exquisite throws that speak to your pet's soul.

Tissavel Throws - Attention all Kings & Queens! Your home is your castle...so dress it up that way!

Coordinating Pillow Shams Plenty of fabrics, colors, shapes & sizes. Enough to make one hell of a pillow fort!

Soul Comforting Throws - Create the perfect nook for yourself to curl into at the end of a long day.

Ready for Hanky Panky? - An assortment of Handkerchief Scarves at swoon-worthy prices .

Tip of the Hat - There's simply too many hats available to remember them all off the top of my head.

Savings for INSIDE Your Purse Save your pennies AND . have a place to store them! Many style options!

Don’t let your budget stop you - Natia M.

Don’t let your budget stop you

 

Your creativity is your largest resource!

So, if your budget does not meet it with a similar capacity that’s totally OK. Fashion is something that circles around in time and that means something new is often something old. Old is easy to find in many places –grandma’s closet, thrift stores, flea markets. Another good thing about fashion trends is that they tend to stay around long enough to let you discover exciting pieces when they end up in outlet stores.

 

Let’s assemble a couple of outfits together…

Bucket Hats are trending right now. We can match them with a pair of pants that you could wear tucked in your shoes, throw on a men’s plaid or tartan blazer, and maybe top it off with a massive belt and now you’re trendy.

 

And for the next day:

Find yourself a top with oversized Victorian sleeves (floral fabric preferably), a maxi skirt, and make sure your boots are chunky. This is a sleek, yet bold, statement that will stick around.

 

And for the day after that…

You could put on some sharp color tights, a floral midi dress, and match your shoes to your outfit with high heels, which should be sharp, but not necessarily repeating color of your stilettos.

 

A couple decades ago, in order to get familiar with new market tendencies we were forced to buy magazines. I remember having to move to a new home was so much harder with all those heavy magazines that had piled up into mountains. When you are young and don’t have any, or very little, furniture, trying to make relocation relatively easy, it’s like a burden that you willingly collected through the years. In our time, when we can access any information in seconds, we can figure out what we like and hit the outlet stores. I have to say, in my opinion, the best looks out there don’t include big screaming brands that cost thousands in the beginning and then end up on the floor in the outlets. First, they are hanging a few inches apart in a fancy illuminated space, treated with great respect, and in a few months, they are squeezed in with thousands of other markdowns with the holes in their shoulders that often appear from cheap plastic hangers.

To sum up my point, I will repeat the phrase that I began with, “Your creativity is your biggest resource.” and the budget has nothing to do with the fact that you don’t look fashionable. The fashion industry let you get trendy, it’s just your mood that didn’t…

 

- Natia Makatsaria

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