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Fabulous Fall Finds

Like seasons, fashion trends come and go. Even though it is still blistering hot outside here in Dallas, I am ready for the fall season…and of course fall fashions! Here are my top trends every woman needs in her closet this fall.

Velvet

 

I know what you’re thinking…how and why is velvet coming back. Velvet can easily look outdated and drab, but this fall velvet is getting a makeover with new shapes, patterns and designs. Try a draped velvet dress, or mix it with other pieces and textures. I love this velvet dress by Free People from Macy’s.  Both the shape and ...  More

Going With the Dress Code Flow

Parents are busy shopping for back-to-school, and need to make sure all of their new purchases are acceptable and appropriate for the classroom.  School districts all over north Texas have updated their dress codes and parents should make their school district website their first stop for back-to-school shopping.

Last week I did a segment at Good Morning Texas featuring outfits that are suitable for dress code! You can watch the clip here: http://www.wfaa.com/good-morning-texas/Back-to-School-and-Dress-Code-Legal-270918681.html 

Here are some great ways to make your styles dress code appropriate!

 

Standardized Dress

Many of the larger districts have adopted standardized dress. This mean students must wear a certain attire, such ...  More

Orange Is the New Black

I doubt the creators of the popular Netflix series thought this would become such a hot fashion trend. Throughout this summer and into the fall season, orange really is the new black. The bright hue makes a big statement, whether it’s just a pop of color on top, a bold monochromatic outfit, accessories or makeup, orange is the color of the year!

I love this look from Banana Republic. This is a great way to spice up your everyday outfit. Don’t be afraid to mix different shades of orange!

This maxi dress from Lucky Brand is adorable. When the weather gets cooler, ...  More

Tax-Free Weekend and Runway Revue at Galleria Dallas

It will be a holiday weekend in the great state of Texas starting this Friday. Tax-Free Weekend is upon us at Galleria Dallas. As a mom of three, Tax-Free Weekend is a great way to save on all of the necessities my girls will need for the year!

Beginning Friday, August 8 through Sunday August 11, many items under $100 you need for back-to-school time will be tax-exempt.

 

Understanding the Rules:  What is Tax-Free and What Is Not?

Generally – Clothing and school supplies under $100 are tax-free

Backpacks – Backpacks and messenger bags YES / Briefcases, purses and athletic duffels NO

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Holly’s HOT List: Back-to-School

Summer has flown by, and you know what that means? Back to school shopping begins! As a mother of three, a lot goes into preparing my girls to go back to school, and of course, I want them to be in style!. Back to school clothes are a great way for your kids and teens to make a statement and to show off their own personal style. There are so many great trends appearing in stores this fall. My favorites are: ‘90s flashbacks, Bohemian details, “athleisure”, urban glam and Americana. Here is my “Hot List” with all of the must have ...  More