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Studio Sketchpad vol. 3, Spring Style Edition

I’m down 23 pounds at Weight Watchers, and I’m finally finding my style mojo again. Goodbye sweatpants and hello pretty little tops and dresses! Thus, this week’s sketchpad is all about spring style and the things that have caught my eye. Overall, kind of a hippie vibe, huh? What does that even MEAN about me?!?!
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MDS Stripes is how I dress in my fantasy life

Uber-talented designer and all-around preppy tastemaker Mark Sikes designs the chicest line called MDS Stripes. It’s chock full of flowy peasant tops, billowy skirts, young Jackie Kennedy on Nantucket-appropriate frocks and everything else in between. In other words, it’s how I would dress if I too was vacationing and living my Ultimate Stripe Fantasy Life™.
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In praise of the slip-on sneaker

The slip-on sneaker is my new favorite shoe right now when I want to feel a little more hip/casual. Which sounds pretty much the opposite of hip (21-year-old me would be dying of mortification). ANYWAY.  When you’re a little bit Fancy/Dressy but a little bit Sporty Spice, sometimes you want to slum it a bit
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www.pencilshavingsstudio.com Number one trend to try this fall: peplum! The surprisingly flattering and versatile silhouette that works on almost every body type. www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

Peplum EVERYTHING: the prettiest fall trend

Peplum tops are my newest obsession for fall and I’ll admit that at first, I wasn’t sure if this silhouette would work with my pear shape. I mean, the last thing I want to do is attract MORE attention to my hips and rear. But I was pleasantly surprised that this trend is super flattering
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