By Kristin Tucker A native of the Midwest, Kristin attended journalism school at UNC-Chapel Hill and has never left the southern part of heaven. She has written for Chapel Hill Magazine as a style editor and keeps busy with non-profit event-planning for several philanthropies.
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    Closet Cleansing: Steps To De-Clutter And Feel Better

    April 14, 2015 at 5:00 am

    When was the last time you REALLY surveyed your wardrobe? Last season? Last spring or summer?   The last time you moved, five years ago? Confess! Your closet needs a barium enema and you know it. I’ll be the first one to admit that mine does. I avoid closet cleansing like the plague. There’s always something […]

  • The Essential Winter Accessories

    January 14, 2015 at 5:22 pm

    Time to break out all those wardrobe accessories you unwrapped this holiday season! They made great gifts; jewelry, scarves, gloves and hats always do. If you don’t own these essential accessories, it’s time to invest and/or upgrade. Especially now that we’ve plunged into polar vortex temperatures, some of these accessories are critical to brave the arctic […]

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    The INspiration List – Fashion Trends for Fall/Winter 2014

    November 21, 2014 at 1:14 pm

    Once the extended Indian summer we experience here in the southern slice of heaven truly turns to fall, it’s time to start thinking about attire and accessories for the cooler temps ahead. What’s hot? Global references have inspired everything from clothing to jewelry. There are also plenty of repeat performances from seasons past. Here’s a […]

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    Galloway Ridge Goat Parade

    November 20, 2014 at 5:00 am

    Galloway Ridge held their festive Goat Parade Gala to auction off goat sculptures decorated by local artists. It was an evening of dancing and spirited bidding, all to benefit charities for seniors.

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    The Art Of Tailgating

    November 6, 2014 at 10:07 am

    A fall Saturday without Carolina football just doesn’t seem right. Any college football fan would agree that a mid-week game or “bye” weekend for your team leaves you longing for the tight spiral of the pigskin leather, the emotional roller coaster roar of the fans, the come-from-behind fourth quarter play to tie or win the […]

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    Men’s Fashion Sins

    August 19, 2014 at 6:00 am

    Listen up, guys! We know a fashionable man is sometimes considered an oxymoron. But I totally disagree. Men and fashion can go hand in hand. Sometimes you may just need a little sartorial assistance. To save many a man from stepping out like a fashion faux pas, here are six fashion sins to avoid. Cargo […]

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    Red, White & Blueberries…

    July 3, 2014 at 3:06 pm

    As we approach yet another highly traveled holiday weekend, it’s time to start thinking about what to take to the beach or the lake…

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    Summer 2014 Fashion Trends

    May 29, 2014 at 6:00 am

      Whether your Memorial Day Weekend consisted of a staycay or a vaycay, either way it’s the unofficial start of summer. And that means it’s time to assess your summer wardrobe essentials. What’s hot? Plenty of repeat trends that you may already own and some new twists. You decide what works for your taste and […]

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    Who’s Your Clothes Mentor?

    April 24, 2014 at 6:00 am

    Have you been to Chapel Hill’s upscale resale fashion chain yet? If not, it’s time to check out Clothes Mentor at 241 South Elliott Road in Chapel Hill. The Grand Opening kicked off earlier this year, in January. And word has it that a line formed in 10 degree weather for the launch. Ladies must […]

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    MAXImum Style

    March 28, 2014 at 9:45 am

    Have you taken the town and your closet to new lengths with floor-gliding maxi dresses? If so, you’re not alone. Maxis have actually been back on the fashion scene the past few years. It seems their popularity increased last spring and summer seasons, but they continue to crop up everywhere. Because a maxi dress is […]

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