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as I write this I’m curled up in my bed watching The Walking Dead, periodically peeking out the window to see how much snow has accumulated. Between Wednesday and today (Saturday… I wrote this Saturday) the weather has worked mightily to piss me off: unscheduled icy windshield 15 minutes before catching a train to work, …

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building or rather re-building your wardrobe is not the short distance race I tend to treat it as. After a bout of buyer’s remorse–left still wanting more (to go with this shirt or for a second option with that dress)–I have to give myself the “from now on, one treat a paycheck” lecture or “one splurge a …

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whenever I get questions and compliments about my hair it, quite honestly, boggles the mind. Not because my hair is in some irreparable state and not because it’s hidden under scarves and protective styles but because… I manage to put forth the least effort possible to achieve natural hair equanimity.

welp, Christmas is almost upon us which means you’re probably feeling the pressure of shopping for family and friends. So that I don’t lose sight of CHRISTmas in midst of the consumerist culture that has increasingly surrounded the holidays, I like put a lot of thought and love into the few gifts I purchase for …

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it was Wednesday and raining. I was dreading the traffic I’d encounter on the way home and then my mind drifted into the danger zone: Are my dreams far-fetched and unattainable? Should I rethink some things? Am I doing this in vain?–you know, typical Wednesday thoughts. Then I see it:  adorned on a simple canvas ModCloth tote these …

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december is coming and with it the promise of new fashion, recipes, and fun and inspiring articles! But you gotta stay plugged in to keep up! Here’s where you can stay abreast of the cool new things happening on Dresscapades this December through 2015! Like Dresscapades on Facebook for great reads, hilarious and inspiring photos, …

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summer may be long gone and Spring an obscure concept, but it doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy some lovely spring and summer themed clothes this fall. Just my luck, and yours, that H&M has lovely separates in stock to achieve a lovely look for the last rooftop shindig before below-zero weather ruins everything.

i‘ve been thinking about Korina Emmerich’s attitude on latest episode of Project Runway. First, how it was shamefully satisfying to tweet and retweet about Korina’s self-inflicted downward spiral. Second, I’ve been thinking about how I saw a little of myself in Korina and the lessons I learned from being the grouch.