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Cheap Clothes Cost A Lot

There was a time I used to think it was great if I scored a deal on a piece of clothing. I’d brag about how little I spent and wear that top like a badge of honor… but that was before fashion was fast. Now I know better.

I make it sound as if I’m impenetrable, but like all shoppers I’m still tempted by fast fashion. I feel the tug when cutting thru the clothing section of those big stores on my way to pick up my prescription. That bright colored denim, those pretty flowy skirts and what about those great workout leggings? All so attractive, all so beautifully merchandised, and all soooo cheap…

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4 Fall Outfits to Transition Into the Season

As the weather is (gradually) cooling down, the leaves on the trees are starting to change color, and the subtle scent of pumpkin wafts in on the breeze, there can be no denying that fall is on the way.

But when your mind is in an autumnal mood that the temperature just isn’t matching, what are you supposed to wear?

Take it from me, don’t throw on your favorite chunky knit sweater just because the calendar says September. You may find yourself sweating through a midday meeting with no recourse.

If you want to celebrate the turn of the seasons without looking like you went to a sauna on your lunch break, you have to give yourself options.

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Symbology: As a Feminist Fashion Label, We Must Offer Plus Sizes
Seven years ago, I started Symbology to empower women through fashion. Not just our artisan partners, but customers as well--pear-shaped, petite, big breasted, Amazonian and all lovelies in between. As a curvy woman who loves her carbs, I've always found the emaciated fashion model thing kinda bullshit. And the snobbery that continues to pervade certain boutiques. Fashion is about as democratic a platform as it gets to create positive change--why shouldn't we all as women be able to participate? Aren't we all worthy of empowering each other and feeling empowered?
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