you’re invited: anniversary party & holiday trunk show!

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This December, Holland Cox turns twelve years old, and I’m celebrating with my biggest sale of the year, and with a combination party and trunk show! Local friends, come out to Alexandria and have some champagne and sweets and do a little shopping. I’ll have my complete collection with me, so you can see everything […]

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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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save the dates!

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  I have lots of plans for the coming holiday season, and I don’t want you to miss out on any of it! First up: NPR’s All Crafts Considered is happening Tuesday, November 15. It’s a free event full of local artists, music, and tasty treats. Drop by NPR’s HQ at 1111 North Capitol Street, […]

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private sewing lessons in the DC area

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Although I’ve been teaching sewing since 2010 (and designing sewing patterns since 2011), this is the first time I’m having a sale on sewing lessons! Instead of a big Black Friday hullabaloo, I want to offer my (local) sewing people a pre-holiday deal now:   Purchase any package of private sewing lessons before November 24, […]

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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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five ways to dress yourself between seasons

the trinity everyday bag how to wear it

Even though the magazines and stylists and organizational experts say I should, I never “turnover” my closet when the seasons change. Instead, I re-style! Let me show you a few ways you can do the same, starring the trinity everyday bag from my latest collection.   add a layer on top   with a midi […]

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fall 2016 preview: evolution continues

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  I’m just a few days away from launching my next collection, and I wanted to give you a little preview! I’m always looking to create accessories to wear and use that elevate the everyday. I believe the things you use everyday should be worthy of your daily attention, and that something doesn’t have to […]

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how to style a maxi skirt for the weekend

the regina tote how to wear it

  maxi skirt on the weekend by hollandcox   Two words: easy and stylish. That’s why I love wearing maxi skirts on the weekend – maximum style for minimum effort! I have several featuring different types of wild prints in bold colors, but a black and white striped one will of course go with everything. […]

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how to style a maxi skirt, part 4: oooo shiny!

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  black and gold and roses by hollandcox   Even solid colored maxi skirts can feel quite dramatic when you’re used to a more subdued silhouette. But what about a maxi skirt that’s bold, bright, and shiny? Just because something has a little shine doesn’t mean you can’t wear it during the day! As always, […]

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how to wear maxi skirts to the office

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  how to wear maxi skirts to the office by hollandcox   A wrap top is something simple and easy-to-wear that looks great with maxi skirts. When you pick one with tailored details, you instantly elevate your whole outfit to something worthy of the C-suite! A maxi skirt is definitely a more dramatic option than […]

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