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Teens Speak: What to Wear to Winter Formal

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It’s cold, very cold. And here in Chicago, we need to make sure that we stay warm and look cute. With winter formals just around the corner, let’s take a look at some cute and affordable outfits any girl can pull off. The Little Black Dress. This is a given. But, try to find a dress with a little extra …

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Teens Speak: Winter Wish List!

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We all know that Chicago is famous for its fickle weather patterns, so it’s never too early to start planning for the first winter chill. Enter: my winter wish list. I, as are most teens, am looking for some new additions to my wardrobe and had these items in mind. They may seem like a rag-tag group of things to …

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Teens Speak: Back to School!

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School is just around the corner and it’s time to refresh your wardrobe for the new year. Nothing feels better than walking through the halls on the first day looking absolutely amazing (well, maybe winning a million dollars, but this is the next best thing!). And whatever you’re style, we’ve got some ideas! Prep School. Button downs, cropped jeans to …

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Teens Speak: Levi’s Commuter Series

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  Last week, Levi’s debuted its new Commuter Series. The Commuter Series features clothes designed for the biker. No, not motorcycle type biker, I mean, a biker that rides a real bicycle like how everyone did back in the day. Just kidding, I know nothing about back in the day, I’m fifteen. But I do know that the latest collection …

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Teen Speak: Party On! Sweet 16 Styles!

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Summer is in full bloom, and it’s the perfect time to break out all of those dresses you’ve kept hidden in the back of your closet. Sweet Sixteen parties are just the right occassion to show you’re friends you are the fashionista they’ve always thought you were. A fun brightly colored dress and a nice pair of wedges keeps you …

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Teen Speak: TOMS Eyewear

Teen Speak: TOMS Eyewear

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You already know I posted about Toms before on giving back shoes for every purchased pair. I went to Nordstrom on Wednesday to see the unveiling of the “Mystery Box,” which would reveal the next chapter in the Toms One for One Movement. Can you guess what it is? A new line of eyewear! For every pair of glasses bought …

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Wrist Appeal…..Trendy Bracelets!

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  I’m always looking for a way to add a little something special to my outfits, whether it is a necklace or a fun pair of glasses. But this spring, I’m interested in finding a funky way to wear bracelets. There is a trend budding in my school of wearing skinny belts as bracelets, and I must say, I think …

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Stephanie Speak/How Do You Wear Your Toms?

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(My teen blogger, Stephanie, introduced me to Toms..check out what this company is all about and you too can show your swag with great fashion shoes and give back at the same time!) Toms shoes are becoming more and more popular as the days go by. Toms was just started in 2006 and has flourished into a company that I …

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Stephanie Speak/Harvard Bound!

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As I mentioned in my previous post, I was going to be traveling to the east coast to one of the nation’s top universities for a debate tournament, and that university was Harvard! The speech and debate tournament at Harvard over President’s Day weekend is the biggest and hardest tournament in the country. So many great things happen at Harvard, …

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Stephanie Speak/Prep Star!

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Next week I’ll be heading to the east coast for a debate tournament at one of the nation’s top universities, so I’m taking this as the perfect opportunity to add a little prep to my wardrobe. Collegiate inspired looks always make the wearer look smart and sophisticated. It’s easy to find a vintage-looking t-shirt or jacket from your favorite university …

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