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Dressing Up with BitterSweet: Chambray Days

April 25, 2014 by

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Oh, those warm, sunny evenings on the Downtown Mall. Here at last! What to wear, what to wear? Easy, breezy chambray is a go-to this season, and BitterSweet has tons of options to choose from, such as this soft chambray shirtdress. From Fridays After Five to a bite at Cinema Taco, chambray is versatile enough […]

Dressing Up with BitterSweet: Flower Power AND a Giveaway

April 11, 2014 by

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For this installment of Dressing Up with Bittersweet, the power of a bold, floral number took center stage. Dressing it up with bright accents and a pair of shades completed this Spring-ready dress. Bursting with flower power, we made our way to the Freedom of Speech Wall for some peace, love, and happiness. Now… do […]

Dressing Up with Darling: Casual(ly) Spring AND a Giveaway

March 27, 2014 by

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Casual. That’s what Spring is this year. Because it’s casually approaching, taking it’s sweet time. And with that classic Virginia style of Spring, Elizabeth Steel of Darling and I created a casual, cool Spring look for this post in the Dressing Up with Darling series. Pastels. Lace. Layers. Sparkle. Kicks. All those Spring trends in […]

Dressing Up with Duo AND a Giveaway

March 14, 2014 by

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Spring, is that you? It smells like you, it feels like you, and local boutiques are filling up with floral clothes like you! Next in our Dressing Up series is local boutique Duo, a new and gently worn clothing store located on Elliewood Avenue. “A fun, ever-changing, eclectic little boutique on the Corner!” – Greer […]

Dressing Up with BitterSweet: Winter into Spring

February 28, 2014 by

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Oh, Spring in Virginia. Ever unpredictable. Snowing one day, 60 degrees the next, as Spring’s fickle warmth battles it out with Winter’s icy fingers. And it sure makes dressing an act of mindful layering. For our second Dressing Up with BitterSweet feature, we found inspiration in those subtle hints of Spring — a pair of […]

Dressing Up with BitterSweet: VDay Edition

February 14, 2014 by

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From the Dressing Up with Darling series comes our next local boutique collaboration – Dressing Up with BitterSweet. BitterSweet moved onto the Downtown Mall from its location in the glass warehouse building in 2010, ushering in a whole new era on the mall for local boutiques, coined as The Garment District. Owner Shannon Iaculli transformed the […]

Dressing Up with Darling: Long and Lovely

January 31, 2014 by

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For this Dressing Up with Darling post, we were inspired by winter layers and even a little V-day lovin’. I adore the new love-themed jewelry, just in at Darling! “We continue our Cville Niche Dressing Up with Darling series with our lovely Ellen and a lovely long dress. This outfit is perfect for this transitional time of […]

Dressing Up with Darling: Winter Whites

January 17, 2014 by

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New year, new Dressing Up with Darling posts! This winter, I can’t get enough of the winter white trend. Dressed up or dressed down, the crisp palette shines against the cold (and snow, in some cases), and opens up the door to a world of accessorizing. For this Dressing Up with Darling look, we played […]

Dressing up with Darling: Happy New Year!

December 20, 2013 by

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For this Dressing Up with Darling post, shop owner Elizabeth Steel shows off some serious New Years Eve sparkle! “New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and it’s never too early to start thinking about your outfit for the big night. Whether you’re attending a big fancy party, going out with friends, or just […]

Dressing Up with Darling: Holiday Cheer

December 6, 2013 by

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Dressing Up with Darling is in full swing for the holiday season. Stay tuned for more holiday-themed outfits AND our special Sequins and Sparkles DIY event next week, December 12th, 5-7pm! From Elizabeth Steel, shop owner at Darling: “HOLIDAY CHEER ALERT: This edition of Dressing Up with Darling is going to get you in the holiday […]