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Blinded by the Bargain

Everyone loves a great bargain, that’s why we’re all here right? What happens though when you find yourself blinded by the bargain and end up with a closet full of mis-matched items and no real sense of style? The trick to creating fashion forward style is to know how and when to shop. No matter what the price of the item, a bargain is never a bargain if it hangs in your closet and never gets worn.  There are a couple of tried and true tips to follow that will ensure that from this day forward you are never blinded by the bargain again.

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Top 3 Beauty Essentials For Spring

Creating a Fashion Forward Style persona revolves around creating a flawless wardrobe as well as stocking your cabinet with the right combination of fashion forward beauty products that will help complete your look.

Moisturizer

Taking care of your skin is an essential part of completing your look for spring. The winter months are hard on your skin and can drain them of the needed moisture to maintain a youthful appearance. Choose a quality moisturizer that will help replace all the moisture lost during the dry winter conditions. As you select a moisturizer look for one that will go on without feeling greasy or interfere with your fragrance selection. Also, consider the convenience factor when choosing a moisturizer. You want one that will dispense well and will go on with ease. If the bottle is too difficult to get the moisturizer out of or there is too much left in the bottle then you should another moisturizer.  I recently received a sample of Spray and Go by Vaseline from Influenster and it is actually the best moisturizer that I have tried in a long time. It meets all the criteria and dries quickly.

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How to Successfully Shop Your Closet

As part of achieving budget friendly style, you must become an expert at shopping your own closet. The more you are able to effectively create new looks from pieces that you already own, the less you will have to spend on buying new pieces to transform your look.

Green With Envy

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The Fashion Forward Formula

Creating fashion forward style is about mastering four basic style elements and creating variations of those elements using pieces that you either currently own or are about to purchase. The four elements that you need to create any look with fashion forward style are a basic piece, an interest piece, a finishing piece and a statement accessory. Before your next big shopping spree decide which of these elements you are in dire need of and work from there. If you keep those thoughts in mind as you shop, you will avoid squandering those valuable wardrobe dollars.

The Fashion Forward Formula

Choosing the Perfect Blazer

The blazer is one of those wardrobe essentials that has made a huge transformation in recent years. No longer do we select the all important black blazer and move on about our day. There are so many more options and so many more ways to style it that your blazer selection now becomes an extension to your style personality, so it is important to choose wisely.Choosing the Perfect Blazer
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