Would You Wear Colorful Pants?

You see them hanging on the rack in the store- those vibrant colored pants. You are drawn to these pants and their out of the box color, but, ultimately, you purchase the same blue or black version.

Nervous to try them out? Honestly, what do you have to lose? It’s not like you are required to wear them every day for the rest of your life.

Here are some colorful pants that I’ve worn in the past…

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First Pair of Culottes

While scouring the racks of clearance clothing in the local TJ Maxx, I noticed these khaki pair of culottes hanging delicately between a lace crop top and purple printed blouse. They felt out of place, like I needed to “rescue” them. A little apprehensive at first, I have big calves that sometimes don’t suit cropped pants. Then, I noticed the price tag read only $15. I really couldn’t pass them up.

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Show some holiday love this “Small Business Saturday”

Thanksgiving is only 15 days away- the official beginning of Christmas shopping madness. I am happy to say that I began hunting for gifts in March- no last minute craziness for me, although I do enjoy it.

However, this season I vowed to shop a little differently. I want to purchase the majority of my Christmas gifts from local businesses.

Small Business Saturday, the Saturday following Thanksgiving, was created as a counterpart to the Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It is a day created to support local businesses that create jobs and boost the economy. “For every $100 spent at a local business, $68 returns to the community,” states Civic Economics.

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Embrace the cape!

With the winter chill arriving in Minnesota quicker than I hoped, I needed a new way to stay warm and fashionable. I love my down feather Calvin Klein coat, however, it becomes quite monotonous when worn every single day. I wanted to switch it up occasionally- try a new trend other than a long black coat.

I have already seen several women on the street flaunting their flowing capes (or as some might call a poncho). Could this new fad be the piece of clothing to break up my chilly day boredom?

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