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At the ripe old age of 32, I've learned a couple things about myself. The first is that when it comes to the hottest trends, I'm better off leaving them to others (memories of such fashion missteps as suspender shorts... Continue reading
Posted 14 hours ago at The City Sage
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Hello, my name is Anne, I'm a pattern phobe. There are exceptions, of course. In my closet and around the house, I hoard stripes like it's my job. When I'm feeling daring, I'll do polka dots. Yet those two prints... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The City Sage
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I'm not sure what's been in the water this past year but babies seem to be popping up (out?) wherever I turn! On the arms of everyone from my colleagues to my childhood best friend, the infant is the accessory... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The City Sage
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Remember a couple weeks ago when I mentioned a party I was hosting to celebrate the premiere of the series Younger ? As you’ll recall, Younger is TV Land’s newest original series. From the creator of Sex In the City,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The City Sage
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Happy Monday, everyone! Hope you had a brilliant weekend! I'm about to hop a flight back to LA from Toronto where I've been visiting my parents. While abroad I was managing a mini kitchen makeover taking place back home (no... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The City Sage
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Earlier this week, when I posted a peak at Emily Henderson's latest videos for Target, I promised I'd return with photos of my own spring decor makeover. And here they are! I'm so excited about how this little project turned... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at The City Sage
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Hello! Happy Hump Day! I'm writing from LAX airport, where I'm about to hop a plane to visit my parents in Toronto for a few days. Before I depart for the friendly skies, I wanted to share two beautiful decor-oriented... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at The City Sage
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I get quite a lot of comments on my last name. It's not a common one, and moreover, it lends itself to a good number of puns—a good or bad thing, depending on what company you're in! I'm careful not... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2015 at The City Sage
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A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of joining Emily Henderson—stylist, designer, and blogger extraordinaire—on the set of her spring video shoot for Target. I've known Emily for ages, and it's always such a pleasure to watch her work.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at The City Sage
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Last spring I worked with the lifestyle site ulive to create a few videos on how to breath new life into old favorites that don't see much use—but that you can't seem to part with. This year we've done it... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at The City Sage
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If you're like me, every year after spring cleaning your closet you find yourself in need of a few new warm weather staples. You know the ones I mean...the now ragged cutoffs, tanks, and sneakers you reached for so often... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2015 at The City Sage
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A few weeks ago I sat down with writer and all-around awesome soul Jennifer E. Snyder for an interview on her Creating Your Own Path podcast. I was honored to share with Jennifer my experience writing my first book (out... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2015 at The City Sage
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How did your pets first come into your life? I vividly remember meeting my cats. I attended an adoption fair to see ten-week-old litter mates named Sophie and James Bond. On the drive there I tried to keep an open... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2015 at The City Sage
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I always love gathering friends for a meal, but something about spring get-togethers feels especially enticing. Setting a welcoming table feels extra doable this time of year, perhaps because Mother Nature lays the groundwork with flowers everywhere we turn! To... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2015 at The City Sage
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What are your favorite fashion blogs? I'll admit that sometimes I feel so overwhelmed by the sheer depth of the rabbit hole that is fashion blogging, I don't read many with great regularity. There are so many out there, and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2015 at The City Sage
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As the weather continues to warm and the days grow longer, one of the most notable effects of Spring is the changing needs of my skin. While the temperate LA environment doesn't cause the drastic shifts that those of you... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at The City Sage
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Every once in a while an opportunity comes along that leaves you pinching yourself, wondering if you're dreaming and about to wake up to real life. Such was the case when my friend and colleague Annette Joseph dropped me a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2015 at The City Sage
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For me, attempts to improve on the basic brownie always bring to mind the saying, 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it.' Fudgy and rich, moist and indulgent, brownies are everything a treat should be—not to mention the fact that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at The City Sage
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The older I get, the more I avoid impulse shopping. By now I've culled my closet enough to know that items bought in the heat of the moment are the ones most likely to linger unused before eventually ending up... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at The City Sage
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I live in a Craftsman bungalow that was built sometime in the early 20th century. Although it hasn't been especially well maintained over the years, most aspects of the house are serviceable. Some are even charming! The bathroom is, unfortunately,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at The City Sage
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Do you have a friend who is soft-spoken, understated, never toots her own horn—but she's such a fantastic person that you think she should be the most popular girl on earth? I've got a few people in my life like... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at The City Sage
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Is it just me, or is it impossible to keep up with all the great TV out there lately? It seems like every day I add another show to my roster of must-watch programs, and I’m especially excited about one... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at The City Sage
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The best things often start quietly, without your even noticing them. They go about their business, planting their seeds in the ground beneath your feed, sending down roots and pushing up sprouts until finally you notice that you're standing amongst... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2015 at The City Sage
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From big box furniture stores to independent artisans, I love to pour over the new decor releases each season, imagine how I'd use them in my own home, incorporate them into photo shoots, or simply appreciate them as lovely objects... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at The City Sage
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Yesterday I shared my thoughts on how to wear a midi skirt. Indeed, the unexpected proportions of long over long are one of my favorite ways to style this wardrobe essential. But the truth is that when it comes to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2015 at The City Sage