Lookbook: Over The Knee Boots

Over the knee boots are, by their very nature, a statement piece.  The real question is how much do you want to turn up the volume on that statement.  I've…


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Designer Collab: Sophie Theallet for Cacique, Valentine Collection

The latest lingerie collaboration from designer Sophie Theallet is here just in time for Valentine's Day.  The collection is equal parts  seductive (luxe lace in red and black, perfectly placed cutouts) and playful (like the nod to the French influence on the "Mon Amour" mesh camidoll).  I love the natural vibe of the campaign images too - it is refreshing to see models who aren't a classic hourglass, and who aren't photoshopped to inhuman smoothness.  I hope to see this trend continue.  

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#pullingoffacroptop (plus TONS of crops for you to shop)

Despite all the speculation that crop tops had no staying power; that they were a flash in the pan one-season trend, they are just as popular this year as they were last summer.  And if the Fall/Winter 2015 shows are any indication, they are not going away anytime soon.  I for one love the trend, and herald this as great news. Unfortunately, some seem to only agree if the wearer is very thin.  

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Body Positivity 101 and #ImNoAngel

My first impression of the #ImNoAngel campaign was something along the lines of HELL YES. A bold, unapologetic celebration of sexiness that includes visible, unretouched fat? I'm all about it. I've since heard some pushback against the hashtag and campaign: Namely, that it isn't radical enough in its inclusion; and that it is pitting thin and fat women against each other. While I think the former is a valid critique, we should not discount the positive impact of widespread representation.

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