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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    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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    Buy Something Unexpected

    February 17, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    The Fashion Plate’s last article focused on eight staple looks. But let’s flip the switch. If adding a little more style and flair is on your wardrobe bucket list, let me help get you started. Time to step outside your fashion comfort zone! It’s a new year, so here’s a new suggestion. Buy something unexpected! […]

  • Eight Looks That Will Never Go Out Of Style

    January 14, 2014 at 6:00 am

    You may wonder from season to season if your fashion accumulation is out of style. It’s easy to follow what’s “in style,” but how do you keep up with what’s going “out of style?” (There are websites that actually make trend reports of “What’s Not Hot” their business.) Yet, as we brace ourselves for brisk […]

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    Holiday Fashion Trend Report

    December 10, 2013 at 10:07 am

    The holidays are the perfect time to be fabulous with a festive flair! Here are some inspirations for the host of holiday soirees bound to be on your calendar. Step out in style, whether it’s an office party, cocktail hour, black tie bash or wedding celebration! Glam Rock – It’s time to put a little […]

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    Ten To Fall For This Fall

    November 27, 2013 at 2:00 pm

    Autumn is still in the air, with winter rapidly approaching. If you continue to build your fall wardrobe or plan to take advantage of the deeply discounted super sales of Thanksgiving week, then here are some ideas. Try this collection of 10 cozy-chic essentials for enviable style all season long. Here are some iconic wardrobe […]

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    Orange County’s 12th Positive Rabies Test Confirmed

    October 25, 2013 at 6:53 am

    There have been as many positive rabies results this year, as there were for all of 2012… and it’s only October.

  • Favorite Fall Fashion

    October 7, 2013 at 6:00 am

    It’s official – autumn has arrived! What trends are you hoping make a comeback this fall? And what are you hoping stays in the closet of no return? Favorite tops for fall are all about embellishment. When the bling is built in—who needs accessories?! Embellishment appears even on casual tee shirt styles. Find them everywhere […]

  • What to Wear When Working from Home?

    September 12, 2013 at 5:11 am

    So you think all those telecommuters are working from home in coffee-stained PJs and bunny slippers? Think again.

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    Check Out Radius Pizzeria & Pub

    August 19, 2013 at 5:52 am

    Ever have a food tradition growing up? In my household Saturdays meant pancakes for breakfast and homemade pizza for dinner. Some traditions tend to stick.

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