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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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    The Fashion Plate: Spring Trend Report

    May 20, 2013 at 6:00 am

    Spring has officially sprung! It may not feel like it quite yet, but according to the calendar it’s here. That means buds blooming, birds chirping, grasses greening and daylight lengthening. That also means it’s time for a 2013 spring trend update on the fashion front. Welcome to the Block Party! Spring’s bold designs and high-contrast […]

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    Time For Lime

    April 18, 2013 at 1:37 pm

    Kristin Tucker checked out the new Mexican Food location at 140 West.

  • Fashion Forward

    March 18, 2013 at 5:14 pm

    This past Sunday I stepped into a glamorous evening of Fashion and Fun at Belk Crabtree Valley Mall to benefit the Junior League of Raleigh.

  • Dress To Impress

    February 27, 2013 at 10:47 am

    Dress to Impress Ready to land your dream job? That’s the modern professional’s ultimate quest. You research, study and prepare to knock your next employer’s socks off. But how do you decide what to wear? Clothes could be the deciding factor between two similar candidates. A whopping 65 percent of hiring managers admit it!  Inappropriate […]

  • Top 10 Chic Pieces To Wear Right Now

    February 10, 2013 at 1:46 pm

    This may be Fashion Week in New York City, but that means Fall 2013 Collections are on the runways.  And local boutique retailers have recently returned from market but many with their spring and summer fashion finds.  Since it’s still mid-winter, let’s talk about what you’re wearing right Now!  Items you might have splurged on […]

  • Countdown to Super Bowl Kick Off!

    January 29, 2013 at 1:06 pm

    Let me guess. You’ve been invited to a Super Bowl party on Sunday…maybe even more than one. If you’re a 49ers or Ravens fan, then you’re probably going for the game watching and will be glued to the flat screen (or staying home out of superstition). If you’re a big-time NFL fan, but your team […]

  • A Few of My Fashionably Favorite Things

    January 15, 2013 at 11:45 am

    The holidays have wrapped, so it’s time to reflect on what stood out. Here is a very short list in pictures and words of a few of my favorite things from holiday sightings to current and future trends. Color… My favorite fashion mantra that I never get tired of sharing remains…Don’t be afraid of color! […]

  • Bling in the New Year…

    December 27, 2012 at 2:24 pm

    The countdown begins! Whether it’s watching the acorn descend in downtown Raleigh or viewing the ball drop in Times Square from the comfort of your couch, the pressure is on to find a way to memorably send off 2012 and ring in 2013. Add to that pressure, finding the perfect outfit! And what’s in store […]

  • Men's Merry Must-Haves

    December 14, 2012 at 7:15 pm

    To kick-off the holiday soiree season style card The Fashion Plate featured a short list of Merry-Must Haves featuring burgundy, sparkle and statement pieces. Ladies, got you covered! Guys, now it’s time to throw some suggestions your way. There’s still plenty of potential parties left to attend: your office’s holiday open house, the in-laws’ annual […]

  • Merry Must-Haves

    December 2, 2012 at 4:56 am

    Holiday soiree season is here! No doubt your December calendar has started to fill up. Time to celebrate! And it’s possibly time to shop or re-invent something special from your existing wardrobe. In true holiday spirit, The Fashion Plate is here to share some of the hottest holiday trends.   Burgundy – Red will always […]