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Chillin’ like Marilyn

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I’ve been indoors a whole lot these days, and you can really tell with these consecutive indoor, lounging-on-the-chair outfit shots! Not to mention the pale skin! Eek.

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The Significance of Being Still While in (de) Stijl

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Before the clothing police knock on my door, I do want to point out that I am at home in these photos. This is pretty much what I wear, my stijl around the house during the winter: A cozy baggy sweater, leggings, and butt/back coverage, which in this case is a skirt. I wear leggings a lot while at home, because this is where I do most of my stretches and relaxation.

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To Infinity (Scarves) and Beyond!

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Contrary to what you might think based on what you see on À LA MODEST, I actually wear jeans and sneakers a lot. I was never really a jeans-and-sneakers kind of person in the past. Being a girl who likes to move a lot now, it’s necessary to wear comfortable clothes. I like wearing statement coats and scarves on top of casual clothes, just to mask the whole laid back and lazy look with something more put together.

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Finding Your Constant During Seasonal Blues (SAD)

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Winter is a time when many of us are feeling sad and lonely, regardless of circumstance. I find myself feeling most vulnerable on winter nights—the combination of cold weather and early darkness just tears me down. I am mostly introverted, but when the sun goes down, I am often needing and wanting company.

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What Colors to Wear on New Year’s Eve

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Photo source: Ben Watts of Self Magazine

I don’t know about you, but I like to think of New Year’s Eve in three colors—gold, silver, and multicolor. Okay, the multicolor part was cheating. You know what I mean though. Not a solid color dress! Here are some last minute tips on what color(s) you might want to opt for your New Year’s Eve party tonight.

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