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Shop Our Holiday 2013 Look Book: City Chic

Look BookAs of November 1st, Starbucks officially traded out their signature white cups for their (highly-anticipated) red holiday cups. And we all know, once this switcheroo happens the holiday season is in full swing. It’s hard to believe that just a couple of months ago we were lounging on the beach soaking up the sun. Since the holiday season approached pretty fast, we can only assume your wardrobe isn’t fully prepared for all the parties, dinners and family gatherings. That’s where we come in.

Our 2013 City Chic Holiday Look Book will surely influence you for this joyous season. Our inspiration? Gritty meets beautiful: taking bold, elegant pieces and allowing their natural beauty pop out amongst the crowd. There’s no need to be a wallflower, ladies. Show off your style and stand out!

Shop our look book after the jump and watch our behind-the-scenes video from our holiday photo shoot. (more…)

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Layer Up!

Layers For those of you on the East Coast, we assume you’re well aware of the recent temperature drop we’ve been experiencing. The weather has been crisp, cool, fresh and an all-around perfect fall season as of yet. If you haven’t already done so, it’s officially time to break out your layering pieces.

Oh, layering. Where do we even begin? We think of layering as a type of art. If done properly, you can look so effortless and chic like you quickly threw together this masterpiece of an outfit. Someone will always pay you that compliment of, “Oh my god you look so cute today!” and the response is generally, “Really?!! I just threw it on and ran out the door.”

Bottom line: once you know how to properly layer your garments the outcome will always be compliment-worthy. We put together four different layered-up outfits for daily situations all girls encounter.

Watch the video to see how we layer up! (more…)

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How to Wear the Trend: Camo

In the past, most of us reserved camouflage for real, mean, hide-in-the-forest type bustle. And for the brave who rocked it, they infiltrated the military thrift stores and made their own anti-society fashion mark on the world, sometimes alone. We looked at them and thought, man they must be a tough cookie, because if they walk into a dark forest they might just disappear…and then what?

Those days are over. No one will think you’re GI-Woman come to life. But you can be — dare I say it — trendy. Top designers like Phillip Lim, DKNY, Equipment and even Manolo Blahnik have taken this otherwise brute feeling pattern and made it high-fashion and all over the streets of style. The colors are always neutral in nature, ranging from green to khaki, with subtle hints of grey. For the bolder, you’ll see movement into the reds and blues, the special forces of high fashion camo.

So now that you can buy it from SINGER22, how do you wear this pattern? It’s neutral in color and yet so bold in nature, which makes it hard for a lot of us to wrap our heads around how to make it good. Follow some key guidelines: (more…)

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Welcome to the Future: Synthetic Is In

This week I attended a trend forecast presentation by David Wolfe for my design job. For those of you who don’t know what that means – I watched a guy in flamingo print golf pants talk about what all of us will be wearing a year from now. At these gatherings we discuss world events and their influences on fashion. The main focus of this particular meeting? The future and technology. My mind was BLOWN with all the cool tech that’s already out and some soon to be released.

Here are 10 facts and wardrobe options to bring you into the future: (more…)

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Summer Fashions that Transition into Fall

We all want to get the most out of our wardrobe—especially if we paid for quality items. But as the summer sun fades to autumn’s greyer skies and orange leaves, you might find yourself forced to contemplate a shift in your wardrobe.

There are, of course, some things you’ll have to drop your hard-earned cash for like a leather jacket, perhaps. However, here are a few items you can get value out of even as the weather changes.  (more…)

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Meet The Model: Alejandra

Get a closer look at one of our SINGER22 models Alejandra! Find out her favorite movies, where she’s from, her must-have food and more. Shop a few items Alejandra is wearing:

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What Your Shoes Say About You

You can tell a lot about a girl by the shoes she’s wearing. So guys take note of the feet on the girl you’re about to meet. And ladies before you pick your footwear, be aware of the message you are about to send.  (more…)

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Prepare Your Wardrobes! Our Fall Lookbook is Ready to Go

LookbookWe still have a few official days of summer left before fall is in full swing. We’ve been getting a small dose of the crisp fall weather, but it’s definitely time to break out the sweaters, scarves and boots. And, in case you aren’t sure, the first official day of fall in Sunday, September 22.

Take a look (and shop!) at our Fall Lookbook featuring four different trends we’re most excited about for the upcoming season. (more…)

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Behind The Scenes: DuJour Ad Photo Shoot!

Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at our fall photo shoot for DuJour magazine. Fall may not officially be here but it sure feels like it outside. The temperatures are starting to drop and that crisp, cool “fall smell” is in the air. This only means one thing: sweater weather. (more…)

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Make Sure You’re Wearing Your Leggings the Right Way

We love leggings, jeggings, and all that stretchy goodness. They’re far more comfortable than any pair of those constricting skinny jeans that we have been magically able to squeeze into. Sometimes not so gracefully with the classic wide leg squat and jump, with fingers gripping  belt loops upward for dear life maneuver, wondering when would be the day we’d rip one off. Then we’d disguise muffin tops and became pros at sucking in our gut that it became second nature and we actually convinced ourselves we were that skinny. That is, until we got home peeled our jeans off and caught a glimpse of ourselves in the mirror as we exhaled. Ugh. (more…)

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22 Seconds of Style: Finders Keepers, JOIE, Siwy Denim, & IRO

Need an outfit that can go from day-to-night with an effortless touch? Check out our 22 Seconds of Style to put together a simple, versatile look using only a few pieces! Shop all the items here: (more…)

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Behind the Scenes: Too Cool For School

Back to School Believe it or not, it’s almost time to go back to school. Whether you are entering your freshman year of high school, effortlessly strolling into senior year or carting off for your first semester of college we’ve got your must-have, back to school basics!

Check out our list of essential items including J Brand jeans, Wildfox sweatshirts, Splendid tanks, Frye boots, Ray-Ban sunglasses and tons more! Go behind-the-scenes of our back to school photo shoot after the jump and meet our model Paige. (more…)

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I Know What Girls Like: How to Impress Your Lady on Date Night

This one is for the boys who are trying to impress the ladies. Hopefully by now you’ve worked your charm and you got that pretty young thing to agree to go on a date with you. You won her over with your personality and mutual interests, but you need to keep impressing her. She’s going to want to see how dynamic you are and how you flourish in different settings.

Basically, we women, notice details and we’re using them to judge you. While we’re enjoying the moment with you, we’re also trying to determine what a future with you would be like (whether its short term or long term). Your first impressions are vital, so you better dress to the nines and open doors for us – chivalry is NOT dead.  (more…)

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The Art of Dancing the Night Away and Winning Over Hugh Jackman

The end of the week has finally arrived and you’re ready to let loose and let off some steam.  You’re going to get dolled up just so you can go sweat it all off on the dance floor.  Guys don’t understand that, despite the dim lights of the night life scene, and their preference for “natural beauty” (you know the guys who say they don’t like makeup but think Kim Kardashian is hot…um, what?)  that half the fun of going out is the ritual of applying the war paint to our faces and picking outfits in preparation for potentially running into Hugh Jackman on the dance floor. It’s our modern form of meditation.  (more…)

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22 Seconds of Style: joie, IRO, Siwy & Rails

What’s better than plaid, leather and cut off shorts? Nothing, really. We’re loving this versatile look that’s laid-back, effortless and chic. Like the items used above? Shop them here:

  • IRO Mert Leather Vest in Gray/Green
  • joie Dalton Ankle Bootie in Cement
  • Rails Hunter Long Sleeve Button Down in Green/White
  • Siwy Denim Camilla Cut Off Shorts in Jet Obsidian

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What’s your favorite item from the video?

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