the 517 tote

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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why a statement bag is the most practical bag in your closet

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Practical just means something that you can use and wear all the time…so how did we start thinking that practical has to mean plain? Here are six outfits I styled around the persephone 517 tote, to show you how a bold, bright, and unusual handbag might just be the most practical accessory in your closet! […]

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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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versatile style: the anjelica 517 tote five different ways

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Your most versatile accessories are never the plain ones. Your favorites get worn the most because of how they make you feel. How can you feel happy and confident in something dull? How can you fall in love with something plain? Do yourself and your wardrobe a favor, and pass by the plain! Here are […]

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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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