what to wear to the office

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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upgrade your basics with a button scarf

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The button scarf has been the best seller at Holland Cox since I introduced them in February 2016, and it’s easy to see why! They are bold, colorful, easy to wear, and are the perfect capsule wardrobe accessory: they can make anything you already have in your closet look amazing! Here are some outfit ideas […]

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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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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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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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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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