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how will you wear the color of the year?

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The people at Pantone are obviously on my side…ultraviolet is the color of the year, and as you know purple is one of my favorites! I love to wear it, I love to look at it, and I love to design with it. But maybe you’re not so confident when it comes to wearing such […]

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25 outfit ideas for what to wear to the office

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Getting dressed is supposed to be fun! Given that most of us have to get dressed for work more than anything else, figuring out what to wear to the office should be especially fun. It’s usually not, though. Office outfits tend to be utilitarian, practical. But my friends, practical does not mean plain. Here are […]

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what are you wearing new year’s eve? here are six ideas for you!

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New Year’s Eve is sometimes one of those holidays that can be more trouble than it’s really worth…but only if you do it the hard way. The easy way is to not stress about what to wear on top of where to go (and how to get there, who to go with…et cetera). You can […]

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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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