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We can always count on Dusen Dusen for a dose of sunshine in the middle of winter. Ellen Van Dusen's pretty-but-not-prim take on cool-girl style is a refreshingly unpretentious vision that's particularly welcome during the intense season that is Fashion Month. We've got our hands on yet another playful lookbook — and yes, there are dogs involved, as there should be in any self-respecting fashion endeavor.
This time, Dusen Dusen expands on the typically sugar-coated color palette and geometric shapes with the addition of an alphabet print for Fall 2014. And, while we wouldn't say this collection would be out of place in a kindergarten classroom, that's actually a pretty great thing. (School teacher chic, anyone?). That, plus the fact that the sunglasses collection is giving Karen Walker a serious run for her money, makes this a definite entry on our 2014 shopping list.
When we look to other countries for "secret" drugstore beauty products, the usual suspect is France. But, why do we stop there? With hordes of beauty junkies cluing into products like Lucas’ Papaw in Australia and Clio mascara in South Korea, it’s become abundantly clear that there are other beauty brands on the map read
No matter what part of the country you’re from, you’ve probably found yourself coveting a California girl’s beachy style. Take fashion blogger Dylana Suarez — five years ago, the SoCal native took a job as a stylist and moved herself, her blog Color Me Nana, and her bohemian aesthetic to the East Coast. Ever read