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Category Archives: Dose of Inspiration

How-to: Host an Outdoor Party

We believe that the best thing about summer memories is making them. There is nothing better than a beautiful backyard, a warm night and a cool bottle of your favorite wine (cheese helps, too). Hosting patio parties is one of the items on our annual summer bucket list. This year, we pulled together the three […]

How to Style Your Backpack

Now that college has ended, you were probably thinking your backpack days were over. Think again. Backpacks have become more mainstream for twentysomethings in recent years. The versatility of an all-in-one bag is appealing for millennials who are constantly on the go. Backpacks have the ability to work triple duty: purse, work tote and overnight […]

Pack Like a Pro: Overnight Stay

Summer is packed with opportunities for short getaways and weekend trips. For many of us, summer is also an extremely busy time between work, countless weddings and happy hours al fresco. Sometimes you need to get away, but don’t have the entire weekend to give up. For these quick trips, you need to pack much […]

Pack Like a Pro: Weekend Getaway

Summer means long weekends by the lake and short weeks in the office. Taking a vacation day on a Friday or Monday to extend your time away from work makes the weekend feel luxurious. A weekend getaway is one of our favorite ways to make the most of the long days of summer. Our least […]

Pack Like a Pro: Seven Day Trip

You’ve been counting down for months and it’s finally here: summer vacation. One week of no-stress, carefree, soaking-in-the-sun “you time.” You love the idea of relaxation and getting away for the week, but the idea of packing? Not always the case. Choosing what to pack for an entire week can be difficult. You want to […]

Styles to Outfit Your Week

For many, summer seems to slow down a bit, but not you. Your busy schedule keeps you on your toes, but you wouldn’t have it any other way. Between work, your favorite workout class, happy hour with the coworkers and that last-minute weekend trip, your summer schedule is jam-packed through the end of August. Your […]

A Closer Look: Northern Lights

As June comes to a close, we’re anxiously anticipating the arrival of our new patterns and styles. Launching on Thursday, July 7, Northern Lights is a simple and chic print with a nod to the Mod 60s. Influenced by black and white graphic prints accented with pops of rose and gray, this print is reminiscent […]