LAUREN MESSIAH

The Best Ways to Blow Your Tax Return

The Best Ways to Blow Your Tax Return

  by Lauren Messiah

If you were one of the lucky ones that are actually getting a refund from Uncle Sam, I’d say you deserve a little shopping spree. This year the IRS was looking at me with their hands out so I am going to live vicariously through you by [...]

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Tips for Finding Designer Clothing for Less

Tips for Finding Designer Clothing for Less

  by Lauren Messiah

In the days of social-bragging, everyone wants the best of best when it comes to clothing and accessories. It’s hard not to want a beautiful Chanel bag, Christian Louboutin shoes, or a Hermes cuff when they are flooding your Pinterest [...]

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Ask a Stylist: A Curated Wardrobe

Ask a Stylist: A Curated Wardrobe

  by Lauren Messiah

Q: I am in my mid-thirties and am starting to think about improving my wardrobe. I want to shop smarter but I am still hooked on fast fashion. How do I cut myself off of the cheap thrills? A: Girl, I get it! In fact, just today I was [...]

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Ask a Stylist: How to Layer Necklaces

Ask a Stylist: How to Layer Necklaces

  by Lauren Messiah

Stacked or layered jewelry is like the hottest accessory trend of the moment. Sure it looks good but the reason I love it is the fact that you can give new life to your existing jewelry without breaking the bank. Lately I’ve been [...]

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Ask a Stylist: Is It Worth It?

Ask a Stylist: Is It Worth It?

  by Lauren Messiah

Wearing expensive clothing is fun, buying expensive clothing? Not as fun. It’s often painful to see such large amounts of money slip away for a piece of fabric. Is it really worth it? This is the question I answer daily during my [...]

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Personal Style 101: The Minimalist

Personal Style 101: The Minimalist

  by Lauren Messiah

Having great style doesn’t always mean you have to embrace bold colors or striking patterns. Sometimes simple is better. Calvin Klein, Vera Wang, and Celine are all masters on the minimalist aesthetic. I’m talking muted [...]

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