MAKING THE JUMP

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Recently I had the opportunity to participate in an outdoor adventure that scared the hell out of me.  I was to climb a 30 foot pole, balance myself at the top with nothing to hold on to, jump off that pole to touch a ball hanging feet away, and then land on my feet after harnessing down.  I also was to be harnessed and lifted 50 feet off the Continue Reading

WHITE AFTER LABOR DAY

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Hello friends, how was your summer? Wow - it feels impossible to even type, but the unofficial end of summer is upon us. The Chic Files is ready to tackle the fashion question of the weekend: “Can I wear white after Labor Day”? The answer,  of course,  is YES!  Of all places, Time Magazine has one of my favorite articles on how this fashion rule Continue Reading

SPRING 2014 MILAN FASHION WEEK – WEEKEND EDITION

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The shows continued in Milan, and these looks are some of my favorites. I love that there has been debate/comments from readers about what looks good and what doesn't. Part of what I love about fashion is that it is so subjective; what I like may be the opposite of what you like and that is what helps us cultivate our own style.  Personally, I Continue Reading