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three ways to wear the crossbody bag this weekend

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The crossbody bag is the newest addition to the Holland Cox family. I designed it to be big enough to use everyday, but not too big…it’s still quite compact and petite. So while it’s a stylish and hands-free way to carry your essentials during the day, it’s equally awesome at night…it’s actually the perfect day-to-night […]

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versatile style: six outfit ideas featuring the cassandra 517 tote

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I wear my favorite outfits over and over again because they make me feel happy & confident…they feature my favorite patterns, my favorite colors, and cuts and styles that make me feel good! That’s the secret to solving your ‘what to wear’ problems forever…falling in love with your favorites and sticking to them. But how […]

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six more outfit upgrades with a button scarf

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I’ve already shown you how to upgrade your wardrobe basics (like a pencil skirt) with a button scarf. Now that the new collection is out, here are six more outfit ideas for you, proof that accessories as bold and colorful as a button scarf can also be versatile and practical!   your date night outfit […]

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how to wear gray, part 2

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Most of the time, plain neutrals can be too dull to make you feel happy and confident. But there is definitely a way to make neutrals amazing, and to wear them without fading away (check out part 1 of how to wear gray)! Here are a few more ways to wear gray (starring the simone […]

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denim high style

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You’ve probably noticed I love to design and sew with denim. I have used it in every single collection since I started Holland Cox in 2004! I’ve used it on every accessory and every style of handbag. I use it so much because I love to wear it, and I truly believe it can work […]

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how to shop smarter this fall

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Even if you’re not technically going back to school, this time of year is still about starting fresh! You might be eyeing your closet right now with a mind to update, but without having an idea of how to go about such a thing…here’s some ideas to get the most out of your “back to […]

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get inspired: free coloring page!

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I try to find something to get inspired about (or get excited about!) every day, and it’s always been my goal for this blog to do the same for you: to offer a little bit of inspiration (or maybe even education). Last week, I found inspiration in many places, and actually had a pretty amazing […]

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how to experiment with color: red and purple

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If you’ve seen my latest collection, it’s no surprise to you that red and purple are two of my favorite colors, and that I love mixing them together! Maybe the idea of mixing these bold, confident colors is daunting to you? Here are five ways you can give it try, starring the simone everyday bag […]

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how to wear gray without fading away

the sibyl everyday bag how to wear it

Gray is a neutral that is often hailed as being softer than black but just as versatile…which is true, but I think it can very easily look deadly boring as well. (sometimes even a little dingy or dirty…nobody wants that.) Here’s five outfits I’ve styled starring the sibyl everyday bag, with five ways to wear […]

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four more ways to wear your button scarf

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New button scarves are now available in the shop, designed especially for those autumn days that quickly shift between hot and cold. Not only do they make a great accessory for your transitional outfits, they make an awesome addition to your year-round capsule wardrobe! I’ve already shown you 7 ways to wear your button scarf […]

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