Couture Chronicles

Life's 5 Seasons

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One of my favorite hotels around the world is the Four Seasons. They have a beautiful logo that reflects the conventional winter, spring, summer, and fall seasons in a simple, symbolic manner. I remember relaxing in my room on one occasion, reflecting on just how far both my husband I have come. It had been quite a long time in the making but it seemed that [...]

The Metal Of A Woman

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The metallic trend that sparked a flame in the fashion world many seasons ago has since surpassed everyone's expectations, spreading like wildfire in every facet of the style world. You name it, they've made it in silver, rose, and yellow gold hues. Copper-colored couture pieces, platinum pumps, and seemingly solid gold sneakers are just a few of the fabulou[...]

Beauty Becomes You!

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There is nothing wrong with being fabulous! The fashion world is filled with creatively innovative, imaginative people who use style as a form of distinction. Entertainment in general, seems to attract people who rarely shy away from the opportunity to take center stage and shine. But what if the language of style and glamour is a new interest for you?  Or [...]

Rewarded With Great Results

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Hard work does pay off! I know...I know, we live in an insta-age where everything happens in milliseconds, but the fact still remains that some things are best earned slowly, steadily, and over time. Like getting fit, for example. No pain no gain. Yes, sure, most of what we want could be achieved at a plastic surgeon's office (not that doing so is a crime[...]

A New Definition of Beauty

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The world is changing! If you're watching closely, somewhere underneath all of what seems to be going very wrong in the world there are some things that are going oh so right! One of them is how we define beauty. Several months ago, Barbie released a capsule of diverse versions of the iconic dolls, as well as a squad of matching Ken dolls and good good gi[...]

Bet On Yourself

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NBA finals are over! Even if you are a die-hard fashionista, you couldn't help but stumble (at least on social media) across the hype behind the Warriors vs. Cavs frenzy. Basketball enthusiast were flagrant with their team and basketball star loyalty. Whether it was Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, or Lebron James they favored, many were more than willing to wage [...]

Give It Up...Turn It Loose!

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En Vogue! Who doesn't love a good #flashback! The super chic and sexy nineties r&b diva group had a slew of hits that inspired women. This particular song was ever-so-popular for its catchy chorus, "Give it up. Turn it loose." Those simple six words served as a poignant anecdote for responding to endless, unrequited love. But truthfully, I find myself th[...]

Faith Without [Intentional] Works...

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Faith Without [Intentional] Works Second only to our thoughts is the power we have to act! I often discuss the profound power of habits and routines here in the Couture Chronicles as a pretty reliable way of gauging, even shaping, outcomes. If you want to change an outcome in your finances, relationships, or physical health...change your routines. Read mo[...]

Living a Sensual Life

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Take time to enjoy the roses! Yes, it's an old cliche but the more I live, the more I have come to recognize these familiar words as sage advice, when living in a hectic world. Our body and brain together, create something called sense memory. It's when we are prompted to remember moments from the past, as well as various emotions based on experiencing (t[...]

Clean Inside: Keys to Minimizing Toxicity

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Ever feel weighed down by thoughts, dilemmas, serious challenges? We all have our fair share of baggage. Sometimes, it begins with whatever maladjustments we were born into. Other times, issues arise from the reality of our imperfections inevitably colliding with the imperfections of others. However, there is life on the other side of any given situation, if[...]