Author: Shopping Brake

What To Wear For A Long Day Of Shopping

March 26, 2020

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If you’re going out shopping for your spring wardrobe (or any season really) and you know it’s going to be a marathon long shopping session, you’ll want to make sure that you’re dressed for it. Wearing the right (or wrong outfit) can make a huge impact on your shopping experience. Wear the wrong outfit and you’ll end up frustrated, get slowed down when trying things on (or you may not even bother try things on—because it’s just too difficult to do so), and you’ll be forced into overspending and making snap judgments because you just want to be done with it all.

If you wear the right outfit, trying on clothes will be faster, you’ll be more comfortable, and you’ll be able to focus on what you are buying and your shopping goals (and budget).

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5 Fashion Staples For Spring

March 12, 2020

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Spring’s warmer weather means it’s time to give your wardrobe an update. But spring weather can be fickle, one day it’s warm and sunny, the next, wet and rainy. If your area has constantly changing weather like mine, you’ll want to keep transitional pieces in your wardrobe.

Here are five transitional pieces that will work well with any spring wardrobe:

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5 Steps To Switch Up Your Style

February 27, 2020

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Uncovering your true style increases confidence and makes shopping and getting ready easier, and faster. When you present yourself to the world in a way that you want to be seen—in a manner that is aligned with your true style—everything changes. How you walk. The way you speak. How you hold your posture, the list goes on and on. These changes stem from a place of increased self-confidence. When you think you look good, you feel good, and that feeling manifests in how you interact with the outside world.

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Closet Storage Solutions For Your Inner Neat Freak

February 13, 2020

It doesn’t matter if your closet is small, medium, or large in size, storage space is often a premium. Instead of cutting the size of your closet in half, you can use a variety of storage solutions to create more space for your stuff. Regaining control of your closet will help to decrease stress, and it’ll get you out the door faster because everything is organized and easy to find.

Here are a few unique solutions for the items in your wardrobe.

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Secrets Only Professional Closet Organizers Know — Until Now

January 30, 2020

Most people save their closet cleaning until spring time, but I think winter’s dark, cold, dreary days present the perfect opportunity to sit at home with a warm cuppa tea and organize my closet. A well organized closet let’s me start my day in a stylish way. Here are a few pointers on design tips for crafting a stylish, organized closet.

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How You’ll Shop In 2020

January 16, 2020

With a new year comes new trends with retail and ecommerce. The emergence of instant gratification and the desire for a shopping experience is changing the way consumers make purchases and in turn changing the face of retail. Below are innovative retail trends that you will see in 2020.

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Fall Trend — Cardigan As A Top

November 1, 2019

English Factory Mixed Media Cardigan

Madewell Colorblock Cardigan

1.State Button Front Cardigan

English Factory Mixed Media Cardigan | Madewell Colorblock Cardigan | 1.State Button Front Cropped Cardigan |

Sometimes the best pieces in your wardrobe, are the ones you can sport in more ways than one. One item that is often a staple in wardrobes, that is not always thought of to wear in more than one way, is a cardigan.

According to wikipedia, cardigans are named after James Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan, a British Army Major General who led the Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava during the Crimean War. This piece of clothing is modelled after the knitted wool waistcoat that was supposedly worn by British officers during the war.

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How To Wear A Blanket Scarf For Fall

September 24, 2019

A blanket scarf is an oversized square scarf that is the perfect accessory for fall. Blanket scarves add an instant touch of visual interest to your fall outfits, along with much needed warmth on those transitional fall days. Unlike traditional scarves which only add interest around the neck area, a blanket scarf can drastically change up an outfit.

Here are 3 ways to wear a blanket scarf for fall:

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Stylish Updates To A T-Shirt and Jeans

September 10, 2019

Wit & Wisdom Ab-solution High Waist Denim | BP V-Neck T-Shirt

A t-shirt and jeans is a simple, classic look that is super comfortable to wear. It’s also very easy to put together, grab two things and your done! But it can sometimes get a bit boring to sport the same look every single day.

Here are a few suggestions to help make your t-shirt and jeans outfits interesting again:

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