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Jul 15, 2015

Great Comfort, Great Prices at Naturalizer Shoes

Naturalizer Shoes, a well-known brand for comfort and style, is offering up to 70% off on select items.

Up to 70% off clearance

If you take advantage of these prices and order enough, they will even throw in free shipping.

FREE Shipping on all orders of $99+

Jul 15, 2015

JC Penney Sale on Levis Jeans

July 15, 2015 -- J C Penney's isoffering sale prices on Levis Jeans for all members of the family -- men, women, juniors, young men, and boys. I have included only one link; you can get the rest of the deals on the site.

As well, this special offer is good only for today, July 15.

Take an extra 25% off online, plus receive free shipping on orders over $49! Use online code SHOP2DAY. Save on select original, regular and sale-priced items. Valid 7.15 only!

Levi's Women's 535 $32.99 now at jcpenney.com! Valid 7/15 - 9/7.

Levis has long been an iconic brand in jeans wear.

Jul 13, 2015

Cater to Your Inner Hecate

Hecate is the original Bohemian gal, but lots of fashion archetypes enjoy mixing colors and textures.

Peruvian Connection offers quality items -- at least the ones I received were -- and ships in a box. That is so rare among clothing retailers, today, and means that garments may not arrive in a mess of wrinkles that need immediate professional attention!

These sales and more are good through Sept. 30, 2015. Please check the site.

PeruvianConnection.com

Shop the Fall 2015 Collection and receive $9.95 flat rate shipping with code: 16USA004 at PeruvianConnection.com!

Maya Sheath - The season's most feminine dress, our jersey sheath is printed in abstract plumes of ink and adobe. Demurely styled with a high neck and asymmetrical shirring at one hip. Get it now for $149 at PeruvianConnection.com!

Chaparral Alpaca Cardigan - A cozy jacket option, the alpaca cardigan falls longer in front, with a ribbed waterfall collar, drop shoulders, self-belt and rib knit trim. Get it now for $249 at PeruvianConnection.com!

And more!

Jul 10, 2015

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Apr 29, 2015

Fabrics and Textiles: Choose Wisely to Feel Comfortable, Coordinate Smartly, and Achieve Style

Fabrics and textiles, from durable denim seductive silk, how to choose wisely to feel and look your best.

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Apr 24, 2015

Cute T-Shirts Are Tops for Comfortable Cotton Chic at Affordable Price

Cute T-shirts offer comfort of cotton, affordable price, colorful variety, for women of all ages.

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Apr 10, 2015

My Leather Handbag Weighs a Ton

I have handbags in colours to go with my wardrobe colour schems. However I cant seem to figure out just what to take with me when I leave for business

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Mar 09, 2015

TravelSmith and BodenUSA Gets Reader's Approval

Have had great experiences with both. Nice quality. Refunds prompt.

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Feb 07, 2015

Norm Thompson.: Poor Quality Zipper Front Sweatsuit Pants Set

My husband ordered this for Christmas. It appears attractive enough, but the quality of the material was not good. It was more expensive than other sets

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Jan 30, 2015

QVC Gets Reader's Thumbs-Up

QVC has several lines that fit my 64-year old figure, plus they have a great return policy. Some lines to try are Denim & Co. and Susan Graver. The clothing

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Sep 30, 2014

Love of Loafers for Comfortable Shoes

I wear pants most work days, so I have begun to indulge in fashion-forward loafers (with lots of arch support) such as a purple pair of LL Bean suede loafers.

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Sep 30, 2014

Lord & Taylor

My first choice for special occasion dresses, formal or weddings. You can count on the quality and ease of tailoring. They are also great for bathing suits

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Sep 30, 2014

Lands End - Dresses, Sweaters, Shirts, Pants

I am happy with the fit, look, and quality of several Lands End garments I have purchased. I have not had any problems with refunds and returns. These

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Mar 29, 2014

Fashion Dresses: How You Can Choose A Flattering Frock in Three Easy Steps

Dress shopping demystified so that you get the right fit and style for your figure.

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Mar 29, 2014

What Colors Go With ?: How to Use Hues to Create Fabulous Fashion Combinations

Learn what colors go with each other so you can create fabulous fashion combinations from your closet.

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Dec 11, 2013

New York Street Style: A Little Bit of Paris

New York street style for winter 2013 favors draped scarves, warm vests, and sweet low-heel shoes.

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Dec 02, 2013

From Combat Boots to Heels

Hello, I am Donna 54 and about to leave the military. Now leaving combat boots and moving onto heels. I am wanting to change my wardrobe from casual to

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Oct 25, 2013

How to Dress With Ageless Style: The Mature Woman's Guide to Fashion

How to dress, fashion, & style for over-50 women. Express your inner goddess. Free fashion archetype quiz, wardrobe planning, trends, gifts, and more.

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Oct 04, 2013

Winter Fashion: 12 Hot Styles to Keep You Warm

Winter fashion from the Rocky Mountains emphasizes infinity shawls, ankle boots, and a fresh color palette.

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Aug 31, 2013

Liminal Space Fall Equinox Is A Between for Alchemical Processes

Liminal space is a container for magic and alchemical processes for transformation. Discover your inner goddess.

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Aug 23, 2013

Fall Fashion Trends: Understated Style Is Your Key to Winter 2015 Fabulousness

Fall fashion trends express understatement from A-line dresses and skirts and belted wool coats with simple lines, to sweater outfits and designer athletic clothes.

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Aug 04, 2013

French Clothing: How You Can Achieve French Chic

French clothing styles emphasize neon accessories and attention to the smallest details.

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Jun 14, 2013

Striped Clothing: Chic Fashion Find with Fascinating History

Striped clothing has come a long way from garments for social text to trendy fashion must.

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Jun 02, 2013

You Don't Have to Be Rich to Find Perfect Fathers Day Gifts

Perfect Fathers Day gifts include handcrafted items for your one-of-a-kind dad, hobby and sports-related.

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Apr 14, 2013

How to Look Taller in Platform Shoes

If you want to look taller to look thinner, consider platform heels. I am comfortable if the platform is less than two inches. You can get another inch

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Apr 07, 2013

Feminine Symbol: Water of the Unconscious Is Source of Emotional Healing & Spirituality

Feminine Symbol: Water, the unconscious and depths of the unconscious where we find emotional healing and spirituality. Fashioning our older selves.

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Mar 27, 2013

Small Mountain Town without Retirees

What are appropriate fashions for my age (57) for going to dinner, events, and for outdoor casual. I live in SW Colorado, a sunny place with a lot of outdoor

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Feb 27, 2013

Hope Symbols Transcend Cultures to Inspire, Motivate, and Embody Female Energy

Hope symbols abound from the Easter egg with its promise of new life, to shooting star with its fiery trail across the sky. Inspiration and fashion advice for over-50 women.

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Feb 24, 2013

Edit Your Outfit for Best Effects

I am over 50 and still working as a designer for a national furniture design center. I want to project an image of being put together, and still fun

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Feb 24, 2013

How to Dress My Age

I just put on a pair of blue jeans and a sweatshirt or baggy tee shirt. My husband has poor health. So we do not go away very often. But I would like to

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