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Hudson Valley Getaway…Whiskey Included!

I am a woman and I am a whiskey drinker. Well, I wasn’t always one but in the past 6 years or so I have really come to enjoy some bourbons and whiskeys. Especially American whiskies which tend to have a sweeter finish than Scottish and Irish whiskies which can be a little too peaty and bitter for me. One particular whiskey brand I adore is Hudson Whiskey. I’m sure you have seen the hip glass apothecary-style bottles at your favorite upscale urban restaurant or hipster watering hole. It’s now distributed internationally but is still a craft whiskey made lovingly at the original distillery in the Hudson Valley.

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Celebrity Style Steal: Karlie Kloss Airport Chic

Model Karlie Kloss takes an easy and chic approach when it comes to airport attire with this all black ensemble and high-top sneakers with a classic camel coat. Karlie Kloss airport chic is an overall easy look; easy to throw together and easy to wear.

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The Best Organic & Sensitive Skin Shampoos and Conditioners

Since I discovered last fall that I have developed allergies to at least a dozen chemicals (many of which are found in beauty products) I have had to literally change everything in my life. That includes not only what I put on my face and body. but what I use on my hair. Now I use organic shampoos and conditioners.

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Spring ’17 Trend: Gingham Gone Wild

For spring ’17 gingham has gone wild! The check print has taken on a whole new look. Thankfully, this is not your Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz gingham print. Instead you will find sculptural shapes, asymmetric gingham, mixed gingham prints, lace overlaying gingham, ruffled gingham, gingham with florals, even deconstructed gingham.

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Hair Talk with Celebrity Colorist Justin Anderson and Kristin Cavallari in Chicago

Celebrity Colorist Justin Anderson was recently in town for a dinner reception at The Belt Room at Soho House Chicago. I had the good fortune to meet him along with other local bloggers, stylists and beauty experts.

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Wearable Trends: Prairie Chic

Yes, you read that correctly, we are taking it to the countryside this month with the super-hot prairie chic trend for the spring. Yes this can be a difficult style to pull off if you are over 35 (frankly, I don’t think I’ll be sporting this trend this year). However, this trend does have a playful and comfortable vibe that can span all ages if you keep it classy.

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Getting Ready To Go Green For St. Patrick’s Day

It’s spring so it’s time to go green! St. Patrick’s Day is less than two weeks away and let’s face it, on that day everybody is Irish! A bright kelly or emerald green is also a great sign that warmer days are just around the corner. So if you can rock the color now is the time!

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