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oh, i’m blushing! soft, dusty, peachy pinks for spring

You can ask anyone in my family–I’m not really big on the color pink. I always associate it with baby showers, cheesy Hallmark cards, and those awful Juicy Couture velour sweatpants. But I love the way couturiers like Chanel use muted shades of pink and peach to create looks that are feminine, but not “girly.” I discovered my ideal shade of pink when my sister was planning her wedding–she isn’t that much of a pink girl either, but loved the worn ballet slipper shade of the Sahara rose. And on this particularly drab February morning (it’s 38 degrees and raining here in Atlanta), these blush hues make me seriously yearn for spring.

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let’s get it on: the prettiest etsy lingerie, just in time for v-day

If you’re anything like me, you giggle during Victoria’s Secret commercials when Gisele and Heidi make tiger-love to the camera in ridiculous, cheap leopard print numbers. Luckily, a collection of Etsy sellers conjure up fabulous lingerie creations that look more like ornate costumery than some skankified, rhinestone-encrusted G-string. From the sweet and pretty to the flirtatious and vivacious, there should be something here to satiate your undie-lust. Valentine’s Day isn’t here yet, but most of these are made-to-order… so get those orders in now, and start practicing your pin-up poses. (NSFW, by the way… especially if you work for Victoria’s Secret.) Continue reading


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