Amanda Valentine: Bond Villain Badass

Amanda Valentine: Bond Villain Badass

I  never pass up an opportunity to wear Amanda Valentine - and neither should you. When I wore this outfit to a party and my friend Andrew Clancey told me I looked like a Bond villain I knew it needed to be photographed.

I'm also giving away two tickets to see the Vagina Monologues benefitting Act Like a GRRRL at City Winery!

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Marmi Shoes Revisited

Marmi Shoes Revisited

Last year I introduced you to Marmi shoes, a store that features extended sizes and alternate widths. They specialize in fashionable, European influenced footwear and accessories, including Italian brands Vaneli and Sesto Meucci in sizes 4-13 and Super-Slim to Wide widths. These Kaila boots by Vaneli are an edgy, Italian take on a cowboy boot. They come in narrow, medium and wide widths - which means I can wear them comfortably - and, c'mon, they're just gorgeous!

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Xpandasox Revisited

Xpandasox Revisited

Last November I introduced you to a fabulously clever and stylish hosiery brand called Xpandasox. Read my original post about Xpandasox that I styled with an Amanda Valentine tunic, and this outfit is also featured in their 2016 lookbook. The concept of an expandable calf was originally conceived for plus-sized and athletic women with wide, muscular calves. But Xpandasox has earned a place in the adaptive clothing market as well.

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Baciano

Baciano

As big as I am on shopping locally whenever possible, sometimes circumstances dictate otherwise. Los Angeles based clothier Baciano recently contacted me to try two pieces - the Mallory and the Eleanor -  from their online collection and do a little show-and-tell for my readers. I received these pieces for free to showcase and review, but the opinions are my own.

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Marmi Shoes

Marmi Shoes

Finding beautiful Fall and Winter footwear can be challenging for those of us that need extended sizes or alternate widths. That's why I was elated when Marmi Shoes  contacted me about working with them. Marmi specializes in fashionable, European influenced footwear and accessories in sizes 4-13 and Super-Slim to Wide widths.

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Last Minute Gift Ideas

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Otherwise known as the Christmas Crunch. Let's face it. Christmas is next Thursday; Hannukah starts day-after-tomorrow. If you don't have your gift-giving act together by now you'd better focus. I've been talking shopping for a few weeks now, from the Roman Holiday jewelry collection to other Nashville jewelry artisans and Nashville's best small, independently-owned shops. If you're still not done shopping Here are a few ideas for you, both locally and online.

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