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The Pretty Files: Red Lipstick, A History

According to Taylor Swift, red lips (among other things) never go out of style. As we slip into the rich, bold colors of fall that may feel like the case, but has red lipstick always been the classic that we consider it now? In honor of the change of season we’re taking a look at the […]

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Boutique 1861: French Fashion and Flair for All

Soundly emphasizing Parisian elegance and nestled in Montreal’s utmost cosmopolitan district, Boutique 1861 lets customers travel back in time to the fashionable glamour of yesteryear with dozens of vintage and one-of-a-kind pieces.

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The Pretty Files: Bronzer Basics

I get a lot of questions and requests as a professional makeup artist. I’ve mentioned some of them before, but there are requests that keep popping up, at least once a week if not more. Eyeliner is a big one, as is the smoky eye. Lately though, people keep wanting me to help them choose […]

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Style in the Mail: A Look at Gwynnie Bee

You can either love or hate shopping. Even if you love shopping, it isn’t always a straightforward affair. Sure, you can try things on in-store, but until you really incorporate an article of clothing into your life and wear it around, it’s hard to tell how it will really work. And if it doesn’t? You […]

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Navigating Fashion After 40: Should There Be An Age Limit on What You Wear?

Representation of women over the age of 40 in the media is seriously lacking. When we do see older women on our television screens and in our magazines, they appear dowdy and their sole purpose tends to be emotional support and comfort. They are almost never the objects of sexual desire. When older women demand […]

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The Pretty Files: Nailing It

When we think about being pretty we usually think about our hair and our skin, how we take care of them and how we enhance them.  But skincare, makeup, and hair aren’t the only elements of being pretty. Our nails are also an important of the appearance and can be their own unique form of […]

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How to Wear This Season’s Power Color: Yellow

Bright, luxurious colors rocked all the runways recently, and yellow is one of this summer’s biggest trends. Yellow is bold and charming, and is associated with energy, joy, and freshness. Who wouldn’t like a little more joy in their lives?

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Fashion Hits at the Oscars!

With the Oscars being known for awarding fine talent and achievements in film-making, it is also one of the biggest nights for fashion! Our writers Elizabeth and Tania team up to highlight some of their personal favorites of the best dressed from the 85th Annual Academy Awards, and who takes top honors with the best […]

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