Archive for November, 2011

The Working Closet

with Susan Wagner

The Working Closet is your source for the best of what's hip and fresh in fashion and beauty. Susan Wagner keeps you up-to-date on trends and offers tips and tricks for making everything in your closet truly work for you.

You can also catch Susan over at Friday Playdate.

What to wear for a super casual Thanksgiving

Categories: beyond 9 to 5


Thanksgiving totally snuck up on me this year — I looked at my calendar on Monday and nearly fell over dead because how is it Thanksgiving already??? OMG.

(I love Thanksgiving; it’s my favorite holiday. Lots of eating and no gifts — hooray!)

I’m a big fan of getting dressed up for Thanksgiving dinner, but I know not everyone is. I am totally opposed to showing up at the table in your elastic waist yoga pants, though. I promise you’ll feel more thankful if you put on something more chic than what you wear to pick the kids up at school.

Fortunately, that’s an easy thing to do.

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It’s family photo time!

Categories: basics

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The holidays are coming, which means that your holiday cards need to be going out — which means that it’s time to take a family photo. While it can be hard enough to get the people who live in your house organized for a photo shoot, once you add in the grandparents and aunts and uncles and cousins, well — godspeed to you.

Often the hardest part of the family photo isn’t wrangling the family on the day of but choosing everyone’s outfits ahead of time. Here are a few simple tips to make your family photo a keeper (and not a candidate for Awkard Family Photos).

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